This report presents the findings from the first KODY Policy Stakeholder Group workshop held at the University of Melbourne on the 29th of November 2022. The KODY Policy Stakeholder Group (PSG) brings together professionals from across Australia who are interested in improving the policy environment and services for families experiencing issues with substance use and family violence. Stakeholders came from a range of sectors including alcohol and other drugs (AOD), domestic and family violence (DFV), child protection, child and family welfare and government policymakers. This report contains a summary of key topic areas discussed in the PSG Workshop:
- A synthesis of current knowledge on the relationship between AOD and DFV.
- A snapshot of the systems targeted by the PSG.
- A summary of presentations adhering to the knowledge diamond heuristic.
- An action plan with key priorities identified to guide the PSG’s future work.
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Researchers: Nguyen, V. Kertesz, M. & Humphreys, C.
Citation: Nguyen, V. Kertesz, M. & Humphreys, C. (2023). KODY Policy Stakeholder Group: Leverage Points for policy development across sectors: a systems approach. Report of Workshop 1, November 2022.