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Centre for Disability Studies

October 2018

Free – $50

uni 2 beyond Celebration & Awards Ceremony

Date October 29, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location MacLaurin Hall

uni 2 beyond Celebration & Awards Ceremony Monday | 29 October 2018 | 4.30pm | MacLaurin Hall | The Quadrangle | University of Sydney Please join us for a cocktail reception after   Register your attendance by selecting a ticket below by 15 October. This is a free event, however, CDS appreciates a voluntary contribution toward the cost of the event. Please note, this is an invitation only event. If you have not received an invitation but would like to…

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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, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building

Please come and join CDS for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 8th November from 4.30pm. The Program will also include the Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards. Program: 4.30pm – AGM | Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country – Professor Patricia O’Brien 4.40pm – AGM | Chair’s Report – Amanda Mead 4.50pm – AGM | Director’s Report – Professor Patricia O’Brien 5.10pm – AGM | Adoption of Financial Accounts 5.20pm – Break for canapes and drinks 5.45pm – Trevor Parmenter Lecture | Dr Jeffrey Chan Achieving Dignity…

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2018 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards

Date November 8, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Location The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building

The Centre for Disability Studies is pleased to announce the 2018 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards to be presented at CDS’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 8 November 2018. The Trevor Parmenter Lecture: Achieving Dignity without Restraints presented by Dr Jeffrey Chan. A rights-based approach to the reduction and elimination of restrictive practices in disability services. With the establishment of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, the Australian Government is committed to empowering the lives of people with disability…

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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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