MHCC Mental Health Rights Manual

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Chapter 11 Section B: Common acronyms

ABI Acquired Brain Injury
ABF Activity Based Funding
ACI Agency for Clinical Innovation
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution
BH Boarding House
CID Council Intellectual Disability
CJS Criminal Justice System
CMH Community Mental Health
CMO Community Managed Organisation
COAG Council of Australian Governments
FaCS Department of Family and Community Services
GD Guardianship Division
ICB Integrated Care Branch
ID Intellectual Disability
ILC Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (formerly Tier 2 NDIS)
IPHA Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
ISC Industry Skills Council
ISP Integrated Services Program
JH Justice Health
LGA Local Government Area
LHD Local Health District
MHA Mental Health Australia (previously MHCA)
MHA Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW)
MHC Mental Health Commission NSW
MHCC Mental Health Coordinating Council
MHDAO Mental Health Drug & Alcohol Office
MHPN Mental Health Professional Network
MHRM The NSW Mental Health Rights Manual
MHRT Mental Health Review Tribunal NSW
MoH Ministry of Health
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NADA Network and other drugs agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDS National Disability Service
NGO Non Government Organisation
NMHS National Mental Health Standards
NMHSPF National Mental Health Service Planning Framework
NMHC National Mental Health Commission
OPG Office of the Public Guardian
OV Official Visitor
P4H Partnerships for Health
PHaMS Personal Helpers and Mentors
PHNs Primary Health Networks
PIR Partners in Recovery
SDM Supported Decision Making
SMHSOP Specialist Mental Health Service for Older Persons
RANZCP Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychology
ROSSAT Recovery Oriented Service Self- Assessment Tool
TICP Trauma-informed Care & Practice
TOR Terms of Reference
UNCRPD United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
VET Vocational Education Training
WDOs Work and Development Orders
WHS Work Health and Safety

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  • The legal and other information contained in this Section is up to date to 31 August 2015
  • This Manual only refers to the law and practices applying to the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) - unless it states otherwise.
  • MHCC does not guarantee the accuracy nor is responsible for the content or the currency of the content of external documents and websites linked to this Manual.