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Centre for Disability Studies

May 2019

$265

Putting Active Support into Practice

Date May 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

This one day workshop builds on the one day introduction workshop and is for people who already have a good knowledge/practical base of person centred active support. What you will learn This day will: Review putting active support into practice Workshop barriers and challenges Review supervision and mentoring strategies Workshop the strategies to maintain active support in practice. About the facilitators Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science), she also holds a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability)…

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June 2019

$495

Person Centred Group Facilitation

Date June 4, 9:30 am - June 5, 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

This two day workshop will address both theoretical and practical elements of person centred facilitation. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to develop a toolkit of skills and strategies for use within the role of facilitator and practice these in the workshop environment. About the Facilitator: Ray Murray is a training consultant to the Centre for Disability Studies and is currently leading the delivery of the Person Centred Professional Development Program for Person Centred Champions.  Cost: $495 pp inclusive…

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$100 – $265

Building Inclusive Communities

Date June 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

This full day workshop is designed for people with disabilities and will look at strategies for building communities with our support networks, our families and extended community. About the Facilitators: Professor Patricia O’Brien is the  Director of CDS and works as part of the CDS Inclusive Research Network. Patricia gives leadership within the Centre to a range of person centred activities and manages research projects that are underpinned by the question: What makes for a good life for people with…

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July 2019

$265

Six Steps to Universal Learning Design

Date July 2, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Designing learning and communication materials and experiences so that they are accessible for students and clients with diverse access needs. Both face to face and online delivery models will be addressed. In this workshop, participants will be considering the communication and participation needs of students with physical, sensory, psychological and cognitive disabilities.  What you will learn Focus will be given to: Inherent requirements for courses and how these need to be articulated in curriculum and learning materials Practical methods for initiating…

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$495

I-CAN Facilitator Training

Date July 9, 9:30 am - July 10, 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

The I-CAN is a support needs assessment, planning and resource allocation tool designed to assess and guide support delivery for people with disabilities, including people with psychosocial disability. Workshop participants will learn to facilitate I-CAN interviews with a client and their circle of support and generate an individual support needs report which helps guide service delivery and planning. If you intend to use I-CAN with plan- and agency-managed NDIS participants, we suggest that you are registered to provide therapeutic supports…

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$265

Relationships and Sexuality Workshop

Date July 18, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

This workshop 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 and supports. There will also be the opportunity to reflect on where to from…

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$200

Supporting and Serving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Who Have a Disability

Date July 26, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location 201

This half day workshop will address the barriers faced by indigenous students and clients with a disability and strategies for effectively serving this cohort of students or clients in a culturally safe way. What you will learn This workshop will provide the opportunity for participants to: Learn about the challenges being experienced by Indigenous students with a disability and how these vary from those experienced by non-indigenous students Ask questions in a respectful environment and be provided with answers by…

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