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HoNOSI guide for New Zealand clinicians

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI) is a member of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) family of measures. It is a clinician-rated tool developed by the Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network.

In New Zealand, HoNOSI is the outcome measurement tool mandated by the Ministry of Health for measuring the health and social functioning of infants (under the age of 4) accessing specialist infant mental health services.

The guide has been developed as a resource for:

  • clinicians and managers in mental health services
  • site coordinators and data quality personnel
  • outcomes trainers (to assist deliver training in their respective services).

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