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April 2018

Webinar: Risk Enablement and Person Centredness

Date April 23, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Content: Managing risk is an ongoing challenge to service provision. This webinar will explore the risk enablement approach and steps that organisations can take to safeguard all involved parties while maintaining person centred services Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions either during the webinar or submit questions in advance to be answered during the webinar How to participate:` Participants will require a computer with stable internet connection Webinars will run via Adobe Connect through your browser The webinar…

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May 2018

Person Centred Practice and Planning- Alice Springs – WORKSHOP NOW FULL

Date May 1, 9:00 am - May 2, 3:30 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop is now full. Please email emma.doukakis@sydney.edu.au if you would like to add your name to a waitlist in the event of any cancellations.  Information Person-centred planning and practice delivers positive outcomes to people with disability by being flexible and tailored to individual strengths and needs. Providers that adopt person-centred planning and practice deliver supports that competently recognise and respond to needs and wishes of participants. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is underpinned by person-centred principles and approaches.…

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$50 - $185

Angerwise (Anger management workshop)- 2018:

Date May 9, 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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$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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