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September 2017
I-CAN
$440

I-CAN V5 Facilitator Training

Date September 4, 9:30 am - September 5, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information: 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 mental health concerns. Workshop participants will learn how to administer the I-CAN and generate an individual support needs report is which helps guide service delivery and planning. Resource allocation for individual funding Intake and discharge for people with acquired disabilities such as brain injury or quadriplegia Planning for the move to community living…

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Free

NDCO Seminar Series – Advocacy in education

Date September 5, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Ashfield Civic Centre

Are you a student with disability interested in finding out about advocacy in education?  This session will provide information on the rights of people with disability in education and how to advocate for yourself or someone else in this setting. There will be presentations from both a student and educator perspective as well as a session from Family Advocacy on the rights of students and tools and tips on effective advocacy.  Who should attend? This session is for people with disability…

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$220

Anxiety & Depression Workshop

Date September 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Building Capacity to Better Assist Adults with a Dual Disability A one day workshop Mental health problems occur more frequently in people with developmental disability than in others in the community.  These conditions can significantly affect the quality of life and general well-being of the individual, family members and / or other carers.  Workshop Goals This workshop aims to build the capacity of existing staff to provide psychotherapy/counselling/support to: People who experience mild to moderate intellectual disability and who are…

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$400

Caring, Leading and Impacting in Turbulent Times

Date September 26, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Woolcock Building

Information: Leadership in the 21st Century is paradoxical. In the face of extraordinary social uncertainty and changes we are called up upon to lead with confidence and care.  With the advent of the NDIS, leaders face the disruption of the traditional service system, and the challenge of reframing the new environment from a challenging one to one which presents unique opportunities for innovation and growth. In this workshop Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack consider questions of how organisations can hold…

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Free - $50

Achieving Impact

Date September 26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information:  Every community, despite its challenges and imperfections has proven ingenuity.  Families of people with disabilities have proven this time and again, generating novel solutions and responses to create better lives for their relatives. This workshop will explore new ways of thinking, new approaches to working together, new methods of financing and new social technologies. It will feature practical examples of local and international disruptive, bridging and receptive innovators as well as build on the successful track record of social…

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October 2017
$185

Cross Cultural Awareness Training: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Date October 6, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location New Law School Seminar room 117

Cross Cultural Awareness is the ability to look away from ourselves and have an awareness and understanding of the cultural values and customs of other cultures. What may be normal and acceptable to us, could be unusual to other cultures. An awareness and respect of the different value systems handed down in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, in relation to family, land, sea and heritage. Cross Cultural Awareness is also about challenging people’s attitudes and mindsets of the way…

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$440

Research Fundamentals for Disability Service Organisations

Date October 12, 9:30 am - October 13, 4:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information: This two day workshop covers practical research planning and design, and is tailored to support organisations to design effective in-house or collaborative research projects that will assist with program evaluation and the development of feedback channels from service users to management. Topics will include an overview of the research process, literature reviews, researchable questions, data collection/analysis and reporting, as well as an overview of the philosophical foundations of disability research, and the co-production of research with people with disability.…

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$275

Creative Engagement in NDIS Planning

Date October 12, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location SCA

Workshop Description: This workshop will explore the power of art and creativity to identify the hopes, dreams and needs of people with disability so that planning processes directly reflect their choices and desires. Participants will learn about a range of different tools to work creatively with people with disability including self-portraiture, themed collages, dioramas, photo-montage, and mapping, as well as tools to help translate the discoveries made into part of an NDIS plan. Art in planning can help people to:…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – October – Darwin

Date October 16, 9:30 am - October 17, 4:00 pm
Location Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

Information Person-centred planning and practice delivers positive outcomes to people with disability by being flexible and tailored to individual strengths and needs. Providers that adopt person-centred planning and practice deliver supports that competently recognise and respond to needs and wishes of participants. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is underpinned by person-centred principles and approaches. The NT Quality and Safeguarding Framework recognises the importance of person-centred approaches that are essential for the safety, security and well-being of people with disability.…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – Nhulunbuy

Date October 19, 9:30 am - October 20, 4:00 pm
Location NHULUNBUY Town Hall

Information Person-centred planning and practice delivers positive outcomes to people with disability by being flexible and tailored to individual strengths and needs. Providers that adopt person-centred planning and practice deliver supports that competently recognise and respond to needs and wishes of participants. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is underpinned by person-centred principles and approaches. The NT Quality and Safeguarding Framework recognises the importance of person-centred approaches that are essential for the safety, security and well-being of people with disability.…

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