SERVICES

Empower Social Work Services is registered with the NDIS and is approved for the following services:

 

Support Coordination

Behaviour Support

Assist Life Stages Transitions

Therapeutic Supports

Accommodation/Tenancy

Innovative Community Participation

Early Childhood Supports

 What Does this Mean for You?  

Empower Social Work Service can be your single point of contact for any  or  all of the following supports:

SUPPORT COORDINATION

  • Assistance with finding and connecting to services that are best-fit for you

  • Building capacity and resilience

  • Breaking down the barriers to receiving support and reducing complexities

  • Referrals to other quality assured services

  • Accessing resources

  • Assistance with housing

  • Assistance with advanced care planning, including obtaining guardianship and/or administration orders if necessary to support decision-making

ASSESSMENT

  • Strengths-based psycho-social assessment

  • Risk assessment (such as family violence and abuse)

  • Capacity, functioning and development assessment, including support and participation requirements, housing and accommodation

PLANNING

  • Facilitating your planning, goal setting, and developing strategies to get you there

  • Providing information about resources that will maximize your choices and create opportunities to live the life you want - Supporting you and your family to resolve conflict between yourselves or with others

  • Crisis interventions

COUNSELLING & THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
  • Individual, family and group work

  • Grief and loss, including adjustment to illness/disability and associated lifestyle changes

  • Dealing with emotional aspects of life transitions

  • Inter-family relationships and dynamics

  • Positive Behaviour Support approaches, including the development and implementation of behaviour support plans

SUPERVISION & EDUCATION
  • Supervision and education

  • Training and development of support workers and or friends/family to improve or increase their level of support

  • Professional supervision of social workers

  • Education for service providers including workshop facilitation, information packs, seminars, etc

CAPACITY BUILDING
& COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
  • Building your and your family's capacity to navigate systems and  communities

  • Assistance with research and making informal connections & networks  in your community

  • Assistance with joining community groups and/or similar activities  to make connections

  • Assistance in beginning a circle of support and/or keeping connected with friends and family