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August 2018

uni 2 beyond Open Day 2018

Date August 21, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location The University of Sydney

Want to go to University? uni 2 beyond is having an Open Day. uni 2 beyond supports people with intellectual disabilities to study courses for interest, take part in university life and do internships.  uni 2 beyond students can come to university for up to 2 years.   Does this sound like something you would like to do? Come to our Open Day to find out more!   Questions?  Email micaela.bucich@sydney.edu.au or call 02 9036 3600   To register for the…

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Free

WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Relationships and Sexuality – Darwin Workshop

Date August 22, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location YWCA Darwin

This one day workshop will provide a a brief opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: Social skills, relationships and sexuality from a human rights perspective The impact of values on service provision Myths and assumptions Providing sex education Duty of care Participants will take from the session an overview of these topics, and a knowledge of where to access resources and supports. There will also be…

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September 2018

Intellectual Disability and Dementia Public Lecture by Dr Seth M Keller

Date September 4, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location Auditorium, Level 5 Kolling Building

Intellectual Disability and Dementia Public Lecture by Dr Seth M Keller MD, Advocare Neurology of South Jersey USA About Dr Seth Keller Dr Keller’s extensive clinical and organisational experience includes: Co-chair, National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices Chair, Special Interest Group Adult IDD, American Academy of Neurology Past President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry Dr Keller’s presentation will explore: the history of ageing with those with intellectual developmental disability (IDD) a discussion on how healthcare practitioners…

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$50 – $185

Supervision, Mentoring & Peer Support-2018

Date September 12, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Room 302

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 Masters…

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Free

WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support – Alice Springs

Date September 25, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop will provide an introduction and opportunity to explore positive behaviour support in the context of providing support to people with complex needs. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: Key concepts and definitions Knowing the person, and building positive relationships Observing patterns of behaviour in order to understand unmet needs Addressing harmful behaviour by promoting new skills and strategies Strategies for developing positive environments and relationships Participants will take from the session an overview of…

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WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Relationships and Sexuality – Alice Springs

Date September 26, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop is now full. Please contact emma.doukakis@sydney.edu.au to have your name placed on a waitlist in the event that space becomes available. This one day workshop will provide a a brief opportunity to explore relationships and sexuality for people with disabilities. By attending the workshop, practitioners will develop an understanding of: Social skills, relationships and sexuality from a human rights perspective The impact of values on service provision Myths and assumptions Providing sex education Duty of care Participants will…

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October 2018

$440

I-CAN Facilitator Training v5- 2018

Date October 3, 9:30 am - October 4, 4:30 pm
Location Room 302

Information: 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 mental health concerns. Workshop participants will learn how to administer the I-CAN and generate an individual support needs report is which helps guide service delivery and planning. Resource allocation for individual funding Intake and discharge for people with acquired disabilities such as brain injury or quadriplegia Planning for the move to community living…

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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

Free

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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