Ruby's Dad children's book with guidelines for clinicians
16 August 2014
A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for clinicians on how to use Ruby's Dad as part of their work. It is for children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is an honest, encouraging story to help children and families talk about alcohol and how it can affect family life.
The M.A.P (My Aspirations & Potential) resource is a fold out A3 worksheet. It is a visual goal setting tool that can help young people to map out their skills, social connections, hopes, and aspirations. It also helps to identify how alcohol use may be impacting on these goals and be used as a trigger for making changes.
It can be used by individuals and with groups. This resource may be a useful tool for students working on the NCEA Health Education Achievement Standard 1.1 'Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being'.
An A4 guideline document about safe zones at large events. It is for event organisers and Safe Zone providers and helps them plan for and provide a Safe Zones for intoxicated patrons at large events, as part of an Alcohol Management Plan. These Guidelines supplement, and should be used in conjunction, with the HPA's Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events which recommends that it is sensible for organisers of large events to provide a safe place for intoxicated patrons.