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Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council

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Title

Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council

Other title

Tabled Paper 381

Collection

Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1991-08-15

Description

Tabled by Eric Poole

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/294313

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396548

Page content

Given the alcohol milieu in N.T., it is likely that the proportion of school children suffering from the effects of parental problem drinking is high. It is therefore necessary that all teachers receive adequate training in alcohol education as well as the recognition and/or referral of children of dependent parent/s to support services within the school. In addition, there is a need for training in classroom management strategies which will enhance the self esteem and personal responsibility of all students. Professional education & training Although various workshops/seminars are available throughout the year to assist professionals in the recognition, management, and referral of people with alcohol related problems, there is no award program available at the N.T.U. which will ensure even a basic level of competency in the recognition, management and/or referral of these people. Recommendations That the N.T. Government be requested to: 1. fund a series of advertisments to promote community awareness of: a) high risk drinking behaviour; b) problem drinking indicators; c) alcohol related brain damage indicators; 43


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