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Takarangi competency framework fact sheet

[Please note that Te Pou is no longer involved in this work. The Takarangi Framework resources available on our site are for legacy reference purposes.]

The Takarangi Competency Framework provides a yardstick against which practitioners in the alcohol and other drug, problem gambling and mental health sectors can measure their professional capacity, capability and personal competency to work with Māori. The framework also provides a basis for creating workforce and service development pathways for individuals and organisations. The Takarangi Competency Framework is an important tool to assist in the development of competent practitioners working towards whānau ora.

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