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May 2018
$30.00 - $88.00

Enhancing the Links

Date May 30, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location University of Sydney Business School

Enhancing the Links is a seminar for school staff and service providers working for people with disability as well as families and students. The focus of the event is on the transition of high school students with disability and the various post school pathways. Presentations and up-to-date information will be provided from the National Disability Insurance Agency, Department of Social Services, Job Access, Australian Network on Disability, TAFE and more. There will also be opportunities for attendees to ask questions…

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June 2018
$50 - $185

Understanding & Managing Behaviours of Concern-2018

Date June 20, 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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August 2018
$440

I-CAN Facilitator Training v5- 2018

Date August 15, 9:30 am - August 16, 4:30 pm
Location The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building

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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September 2018
$50 - $185

Supervision, Mentoring & Peer Support-2018

Date September 12, 9:30 am - 4:00 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 Masters…

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October 2018
$50 - $185

An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support-2018

Date October 17, 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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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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