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September 2018

Free

WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support – Alice Springs

Date September 25, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop will provide an introduction and opportunity to explore positive behaviour support in the context of providing support to people with complex needs. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: Key concepts and definitions Knowing the person, and building positive relationships Observing patterns of behaviour in order to understand unmet needs Addressing harmful behaviour by promoting new skills and strategies Strategies for developing positive environments and relationships Participants will take from the session an overview of…

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WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Relationships and Sexuality – Alice Springs

Date September 26, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop is now full. Please contact emma.doukakis@sydney.edu.au to have your name placed on a waitlist in the event that space becomes available. This one day workshop will provide a a brief opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: Social skills, relationships and sexuality from a human rights perspective The impact of values on service provision Myths and assumptions Providing sex education Duty of care Participants will…

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October 2018

$440

I-CAN Facilitator Training v5- 2018

Date October 3, 9:30 am - October 4, 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

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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November 2018

$100 – $440

Research Fundamentals for Disability Service Organisations – 2018

Date November 1, 9:30 am - November 2, 4:00 pm
Location The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building

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 An overview of the philosophical foundations of disability research The co-production of research with people with disability The Facilitators:  Professor Patricia O’Brien is…

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CDS Annual General Meeting – 2018

Date November 8, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location Room 302

Please come and join CDS for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 8th November from 5pm. The Program will also include the Trevor Parmenter Lifetime Achievement Award. Program: AGM / Appointment of new Directors / Retiring Directors AGM / Adoption of Financial Accounts Award / Trevor Parmenter Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation/  To be Announced Refreshments /  Canapés, wine, juice and water will be provided                 ****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Please scroll to bottom of screen to RSVP.

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$50 – $185

Relationships & Sexuality Workshop – 2018

Date November 21, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Information: 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 & supports.  There will also be the opportunity to reflect on where to…

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February 2019

$50 – $185

An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support-Rescheduled to February 2019

Date February 13, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Person Centred Active Support is an evidence based approach that teaches disability professionals how to provide the right amount of support for people with disability to be engaged in meaningful everyday activities or their choice. This one day introductory training will cover: the evidence base, the approach implementation tips & tricks, resources and much more. Intended Audience: This one day workshop is suitable for  anyone working in the disability field such as direct support professionals, group home /day program staff, and…

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