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September 2019


Angerwise (Anger Management Workshop)

Date September 11, 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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An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support

Date September 26, 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 of their choice. This one day introductory workshop will cover: the evidence base the approach implementation tips and 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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Medication Management – FULL!

Date September 27, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

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 and response Supporting self-administration Consent. About the Facilitators: Dr Seeta Durvasula has extensive expertise in Developmental Disability medicine. Rebecca Stack is the Clinic nurse for…

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October 2019


One Day Melbourne I-CAN Facilitator Training

Date October 16, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location Green Room, Multicultural Hub

A special one day Melbourne I-CAN Facilitator Training. 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 psychosocial disability. Workshop participants will learn to facilitate I-CAN interviews with a client and their circle of support and generate an individual support needs report which helps guide service delivery and planning. While this workshop is one day face-to-face, please note that in order to become…

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November 2019

Festival of Inclusion 20-21 November 2019
$25 – $125

Festival of Inclusion

Date November 20, 8:00 am - November 21, 5:00 pm

The Centre for Disability Studies and the Inclusive Research Network invites you to a celebration and investigation of the very best of what is currently happening in the area of inclusion for people with disability across all areas of Australian society. See full details on the Festival site   Purchase Tickets Below Early Bird tickets available until 8th September, 2019. Save $30 by purchasing early!

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