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November 2017

Supporting Young People in Decision Making

Date November 23, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Room 302

Information: 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. Facilitators: 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…

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Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – Alice Springs- SOLD OUT

Date November 28, 9:30 am - November 29, 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop is now Sold out… please email cds@cds.org.au to register your interest for 2018 Northern Territory workshops- please state preferred location in your email. 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. The…

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An Introduction to Supervision, Mentoring and Peer Support-Alice Springs

Date November 30, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

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…

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Medication Management

Date November 30, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location Room 302

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 & response Supporting self-administration Consent About the facilitators: Dr Seeta Durvasula has extensive expertise in Development Disability medicine.

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December 2017

Working Together to Build Better Social Connections- POSTPONED

Date December 1, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

This workshop has been postponed. To be notified of the next available date, and be put on a waiting list please email cds:   cds@cds.org.au  Course Information: This workshop invites people with disability to attend accompanied by a support person of their choice, and participate in the process of identifying their own gifts and assets, mapping opportunities within their community and developing strategies to enhance existing social and community connections. Participants will leave with a plan that can form part of…

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