Presentation on theme: "1 Driving Change: Improving access to driver licensing for young Aboriginal people in NSW Patricia Cullen, Jake Byrne, Kate Hunter, Professor Rebecca Ivers."— Presentation transcript:
1 Driving Change: Improving access to driver licensing for young Aboriginal people in NSW Patricia Cullen, Jake Byrne, Kate Hunter, Professor Rebecca Ivers
22 How will Driving Change impact health outcomes for Aboriginal people in NSW?
33 Driving Change: Licensing Support Program Aims Reduce barriers to licensing for Aboriginal people aged both in attainment of licenses and re-establishment after license suspensions Strengthen licensing and road safety services Provide communities with a more coordinated approach to address community identified shortcomings Community ownership, consultation and engagemen t Twelve sites Youth worker Local steering committee Youth engagement committee Project steering committee
44 Driving Change: Licensing Support Program Driving Change Provides case management and mentoring young people through the licensing system Facilitates access to existing local services Addresses the issue of state debt/unpaid fines Assisting communities to establish a learner driver mentor program Evaluation Program sustainability Formative, process and outcome Stepped wedge design Mixed methods approach utilising epidemiological data, program data, qualitative interviews and focus groups
55 Driving Change: Process Evaluation Focus groups and stakeholder interviews How is Driving Change assisting young Aboriginal people seeking a licence in NSW? Is the program meeting the needs of Aboriginal people seeking a licence in NSW? Is the program delivery effective, efficient and appropriate? Stakeholder Mapping Identify stakeholders Analyse stakeholder interaction and impact on licensing services Explore level of engagement with the program
66 Driving Change: Outcome Evaluation Routinely collected licensing data from RMS Changes in licensing rates and licensing offences in regions where program implemented Driving Change program data Success in obtaining ID documents Number of learner, provisional and regained licence Hours logged in learner driver mentor program Financial assistance provided Literacy assistance Focus groups and stakeholder interviews What was the impact of the program in the community in terms of services provided? What was the impact of the program on participants’ opportunities, including educational and employment opportunities?