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May 2017

I-CAN v5 Facilitator Training

Date May 30, 9:30 am - May 31, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

A 2 day workshop The Tool The I-CAN is a support needs assessment, planning and resource allocation tool designed to assess and guide support delivery for people with disability including people with mental health concerns. The tool provides a person centred, holistic assessment that is conceptually based on the WHO ICF Framework. The I-CAN is a useful tool as part of pre-planning for the NDIS, by providing an independent needs assessment encompassing whole of life domains. By the end of…

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June 2017
$95 - $195

Is there such a thing as a good group home?

Date June 9, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location Seminar Room 020 (Level 0)

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Presented by  Professor Christine Bigby (La Trobe University, Living with Disability Research Centre) Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) in partnership with Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID), NSW is hosting this topical and timely workshop: What does the research tell us? What action do we need to take to improve the quality? What are the alternatives? Group homes are a very significant part of the system of services that supports people with intellectual disability.…

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Relationships and Sexuality Workshop

Date June 21, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

An information Session facilitated by Jemima MacDonald & Laura Hogan Information: This information session will provide a brief introduction and opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities. What you will learn: The following topics will be covered: Social skills, relationships and sexuality from a human rights perspective Values Myths and assumptions Providing sex education Duty of care Participants will take from the session an overview of the above, a knowledge of where to access resources & supports. …

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Person Centred Planning and Graphic Recording Workshop- The PATH Process

Date June 27, 9:30 am - June 28, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

PATH is a person centred planning tool to graphically map out a desirable future for an individual with or without a disability. Part of the unique strength of this process is the colourful visual record that is created which is dynamic, affirming, motivating and action oriented. PATH specifies achievable goals and clarifies the first steps for their  implementation. PATH explores and identifies: the current situation short and long term goals where support may come from possible obstacles first steps for…

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July 2017

Person-centredness in Employment Settings

Date July 25, 9:30 am - July 26, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

A 2 day Workshop Facilitated by Professor Vivienne Riches & Ray Murray What you will learn about: The Person Centredness in Employment Settings workshop covers the following topics: Rationale for developing a culture of Person Centredness in disability organisations The meaning and value of work Values that underpin Person Centredness and work Culture and Person Centredness in employment contexts Demystifying the myths about Person Centredness and work Enhancing Employment Services through Person Centredness Supporting one another and growing in Person…

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