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Centre for Disability Studies

September 2018

Free

WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support – Alice Springs

Date September 25, 2018, 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, 2018, 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, 2018, 9:30 am - October 4, 2018, 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, 2018, 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, 2018, 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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Free

2018 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards

Date November 8, 2018, 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, 2018, 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

$50.00 – $185.00

An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support-Rescheduled to February 2019

Date February 13, 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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$100.00 – $440.00

Person Centred Planning and Graphic Recording Workshop – The PATH Process

Date February 14, 9:00 am - February 15, 5:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

PATH is a person centred planning tool to graphically map out a desirable future for an individual with or without a disability. Part of the unique strength of this process is the colourful visual record that is created which is dynamic, affirming, motivating and action oriented. PATH specifies achievable goals and clarifies the first steps for their  implementation. PATH explores and identifies: the current situation short and long term goals where support may come from possible obstacles first steps for…

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March 2019

$495.00

I-CAN Facilitator Training v5- March 2019

Date March 19, 9:30 am - March 20, 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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