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February 2018
$50 - $140

Medication Management – 2018

Date February 15, 2018, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location Room 302

Everything you wanted to know about medications and medication management in a supported living setting but were too afraid to ask. This workshop is aimed at support workers and managers, and covers: What are medications? Adverse drug reactions Medication errors Specific medications Practical aspects Documentation, administration, hygiene Storage and disposal Medication administration errors- prevention & response Supporting self-administration Consent About the facilitators: Dr Seeta Durvasula has extensive expertise in Development Disability medicine. Rebecca Stack is the Clinic nurse for CDS.…

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$440

I-CAN V5 Facilitator Training- 2018

Date February 20, 2018, 9:30 am - February 21, 2018, 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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March 2018
$200

Working Together to Build Better Social Connections- 2018

Date March 15, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Course Information: This workshop invites people with disability to attend accompanied by a support person of their choice, and participate in the process of identifying their own gifts and assets, mapping opportunities within their community and developing strategies to enhance existing social and community connections. Participants will leave with a plan that can form part of their NDIS planning preparation. Intended Audience:  Support staff and/or family members are encouraged to invite a person with disability to join them to attend…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – Darwin

Date March 19, 2018, 8:30 am - March 20, 2018, 3:00 pm
Location YWCA Darwin

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

Supervision, Mentoring and Peer Support – DARWIN

Date March 21, 2018, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location YWCA Darwin

Workshop Information This one day workshop is designed for disability practitioners/therapists who are new to supervisory roles or just want to know more about supervision. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: What supervision, mentoring and coaching are and their unique differences The role and importance of supervision, mentoring and coaching Reflective supervision practices Documenting supervision plans, agreements and minutes About the Facilitators:  Emma Doukakis – Co-Leader Education and Training Emma has a background in law and advocacy for…

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Free

Person Centred Practice and Planning – Katherine

Date March 22, 2018, 8:30 am - March 23, 2018, 3:00 pm
Location Knotts Crossing 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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April 2018
$50 - $185

Supervision, Mentoring & Peer Support – 2018

Date April 11, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Workshop Information This one day workshop is designed for disability practitioners/therapists who are new to supervisory roles or just want to know more about supervision. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: What supervision, mentoring and coaching are and their unique differences The role and importance of supervision, mentoring and coaching Reflective supervision practices Documenting supervision plans, agreements and minutes About the Facilitators:  Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science.) She also holds a…

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May 2018
Free

Person Centred Practice and Planning- Alice Springs

Date May 1, 2018, 9:00 am - May 2, 2018, 3:30 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

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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$50 - $185

Angerwise (Anger management workshop)- 2018:

Date May 9, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Anger is a part of the human experience. If not managed properly, anger can be destructive. But anger can also be used for your benefit once you learn to identify, manage, and channel it wisely. In this course, you’ll learn how to identify your triggers, how to get to the root of your anger, and how to control and manage anger for your highest good. Topics include: Acknowledging an anger problem Getting and staying safe when anger strikes Using calming…

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June 2018
$50 - $185

Understanding & Managing Behaviours of Concern-2018

Date June 20, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Behaviours of concern can greatly affect the safety and quality of life of people with disability and the people that support them. In this one day workshop, we will be looking at behaviour as a form of communication and learn to ask questions such as: What is this person trying to tell us? How can we use this information to address their wants and needs? By using strategies such as functional analysis and positive behaviour support, we hope that you…

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