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Supporting Young People in Decision Making
This workshop will explore how disability service staff can support young people with their decision making in a way that builds individual confidence, enhances independence and promotes real choices. Through this process young people will be better assisted to identify their long term goals and incorporate them into their NDIS plan.
Jessica Buhne holds a Bachelor of Social Science and Diploma in Counselling. She has worked with people with disability and their families in the areas of employment, capacity building and advocacy. This has included working with families to develop their capacity and confidence around self-directing supports for the genuine interests and aspirations of their family member with disability. Jessica is passionate about people with disability having the same opportunities and experiences as people without disability and being valued members and contributors of their community.
Kate Flannery has a background in social work, social policy, project management, training, research and evaluation. She has worked in the areas of mental health, family violence, child protection, out-of-home care and disability, in both government and non-government agencies. Most recently, she worked with the NSW Public Guardian managing a statewide supported decision making training project.
8 people are attending Supporting Young People in Decision Making