Clinical Services Unit

The Samaritans ‘Clinical Services Unit’ (the CSU) is a resource for you. The team provides advice and tailored support to individuals, families, professionals and other partnering agencies.

Services offered by the CSU

Disability Behaviour Support

Behaviour support is an evidence based approach used to support people with disabilities who have challenges regulating their thinking, feeling and behaviour.

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Behaviour Support Training and Consultation for Professionals

Samaritans Behaviour Support Team has extensive experience and training in behaviour support practices. Samaritans offers a range of professional development opportunities to people working in the non-government sector; from support staff to senior management

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Restrictive Practices Portal and Panel

The Restrictive Practices Portal and Panel provides disability service providers and organisations with a way to effectively review, monitor and report on restrictive practices.

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Get in touch

Families/agencies wishing to engage with the CSU and see how we can support you, please contact us at


If you would like to make a referral to the CSU for support, please click here and complete our referral form. If you are making a referral for someone who does not currently receive support from Samarians services, please select ‘external referral’  from the service drop down list in the form.