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  • Support is offered at each stage of deployment: Pre-deployment: Pre-deployment wellbeing briefing – interview & psych inventories Training at ILOPP – culture shock, stress management Consultation – Psych & FLO available Deployment Supportive contact calls – wellbeing checks, contact plan, consultation as required, shared responsibility Routine post visits – wellbeing checks Critical incident post visits – assess & monitor wellbeing, intervention or referral Post –Deployment Debrief Program – NMSOC/MIN, DESK, Wellbeing Services etc Consultation – Psych & FLO available Support & consultation with Psych is confidential
  • 800 am afp colombia presentation november 2011 terence

    1. 1. OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL DEPLOYMENT GROUP AND AFP WELL BEING SERVICES NOVEMBER 2011 Detective Superintendent Terry Nunn Australian Police Adviser to the United Nations New York
    2. 2. <ul><li>The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and its </li></ul><ul><li>predecessor, the Commonwealth Police, have </li></ul><ul><li>participated in traditional peacekeeping missions </li></ul><ul><li>since 1964. </li></ul><ul><li>The International Deployment Group (IDG) was </li></ul><ul><li>established in 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>The IDG manages deployment of Australian Police </li></ul><ul><li>overseas participating in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity Development Projects; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional/Bi & Multi-lateral Programs; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UN Peacekeeping Missions; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External Territories Community Policing; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern Territory Emergency Response Task Force. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>GOAL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide leadership within the law and justice sector in the delivery of offshore law enforcement initiatives. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PURPOSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To contribute to regional and international stability and security on behalf of the Government of Australia. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACHIEVED BY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributing to offshore law enforcement initiatives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating in capacity development programs within the law and justice sector. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>IDG STAFFING MARCH 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Deployable pool of over 532 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 366 deployed in Missions (additionally 166 members either on leave or in training for missions). </li></ul><ul><li>149 Australia based staff providing support to missions. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition the Operational Response Group (ORG) of 132 . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions from some other Australian police services. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>International Training Complex </li></ul><ul><li>Officially opened by the former Prime Minister on 23 June 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose built facility to replicate overseas mission environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Training includes capacity development, human rights, cultural awareness and basic skills such as four wheel driving and field first aid. </li></ul><ul><li>Used by other organisations. </li></ul><ul><li>The training program received formal UN recognition in November 2007. </li></ul>INTERNATIONAL DEPLOYMENT GROUP
    6. 6. <ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Defence Force </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State & Territory Police </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Police (NZPol & PIC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Host Governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United Nations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Governments & Agencies </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7.
    8. 8. April 2010 PACIFIC Honiara Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Wellington Bali Bangkok Beijing Chiang Mai Colombo Dili Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City Hong Kong Islamabad Jakarta Kuala Lumpur Manila Dhaka Phnom Penh Rangoon Singapore Delhi ASIA AMERICAS Bogotá New York (UN) Washington DC Los Angeles EUROPE & AFRICA Beirut Belgrade Dubai The Hague London Lyon (Interpol) Pretoria Currently – 88 Officers at 33 posts in 27 Countries AFP International Network
    9. 10. AFP Organisational Health, Wellbeing & Recognition Coordinator Recognition & Ceremonial Manager Organisational Health, Wellbeing & Recognition Coordinator Medical Health & Fitness Services Coordinator HR Policy & Governance Coordinator Occupational Health, Safety & Rehabilitation Coordinator Confidant Network Coordinator Wellbeing Principal Medical Advisor National Manager Human Resources
    10. 11. IDG Mission Component Welfare Officers x 4 IDG Wellbeing Services National Coordinator Psychologists and Social Workers Chaplains Family Liaison Officer Support Staff EAP Davidson Trahaire Corpsych
    11. 12. IDG Wellbeing Services <ul><li>Provided by Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC) </li></ul><ul><li>Professional, confidential counselling for members and their immediate families. </li></ul><ul><li>Free of charge. </li></ul><ul><li>Counselling is short-term and solution-focussed. </li></ul><ul><li>Issues covered include: conflict/tension, stress, AOD, child/family, work problems, relationship difficulties, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, health and lifestyle. </li></ul><ul><li>Confidential. DTC does not share information unless authorised by you in writing. </li></ul><ul><li>24 HOUR NATIONALLY www.davcorp.com.au includes online information and resources </li></ul>Employee Assistance Program
    12. 13. IDG Wellbeing Services A Based Support <ul><li>Selection/Clearances prior to deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with the preparation of members deploying </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct lectures, workshops and seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Support to families of deployed members </li></ul><ul><li>Counselling and support for A-Base personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Periodic Mental Health assessments and mental health promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Management advice / IDG Strategic Input </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in the management of Critical Incidents </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare the IDG Family Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Input to Wellbeing Services policy </li></ul><ul><li>Pastoral care </li></ul><ul><li>Religious ceremonies </li></ul>
    13. 14. IDG Wellbeing Services Missions and Operations Support <ul><li>Mission and operations visits </li></ul><ul><li>Periodic mental health assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Psych education sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with the re-integration of members before returning home </li></ul><ul><li>Counselling and support for deployed members </li></ul><ul><li>Mission / Operations extension interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures and training support in missions and operations </li></ul><ul><li>Repatriation assistance and family support </li></ul><ul><li>Management advice & liaison </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in the management of Critical Incidents </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor trends in missions and operations </li></ul><ul><li>Research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Pastoral care </li></ul><ul><li>Religious ceremonies </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>