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May 2019

Putting Active Support into Practice – SOLD OUT!

May 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$265

This one day workshop builds on the one day introduction workshop and is for people who already have a good knowledge/practical base of person centred active support. What you will learn This day will: Review putting active support into practice Workshop barriers and challenges Review supervision and mentoring strategies Workshop the strategies to maintain active support in practice. About the facilitators Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science), she also holds a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability)…

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June 2019

Person Centred Group Facilitation

June 4, 9:30 am - June 5, 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$495

This two day workshop will address both theoretical and practical elements of person centred facilitation. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to develop a toolkit of skills and strategies for use within the role of facilitator and practice these in the workshop environment. About the Facilitator: Ray Murray is a training consultant to the Centre for Disability Studies and is currently leading the delivery of the Person Centred Professional Development Program for Person Centred Champions.  Cost: $495 pp inclusive…

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Building Inclusive Communities – WORKSHOP FULL

June 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$100 – $265

This full day workshop is designed for people with disabilities and will look at strategies for building communities with our support networks, our families and extended community. About the Facilitators: Professor Patricia O'Brien is the  Director of CDS and works as part of the CDS Inclusive Research Network. Patricia gives leadership within the Centre to a range of person centred activities and manages research projects that are underpinned by the question: What makes for a good life for people with…

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July 2019

I-CAN Facilitator Training

July 9, 9:30 am - July 10, 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$495

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 psychosocial disability. Workshop participants will learn to facilitate I-CAN interviews with a client and their circle of support and generate an individual support needs report which helps guide service delivery and planning. If you intend to use I-CAN with plan- and agency-managed NDIS participants, we suggest that you are registered to provide therapeutic supports…

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Supporting and Serving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Who Have a Disability

July 26, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
MFB Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, 2050 Australia
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$200

This half day workshop will address the barriers faced by indigenous students and clients with a disability and strategies for effectively serving this cohort of students or clients in a culturally safe way. What you will learn This workshop will provide the opportunity for participants to: Learn about the challenges being experienced by Indigenous students with a disability and how these vary from those experienced by non-indigenous students Ask questions in a respectful environment and be provided with answers by…

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August 2019

Relationships and Sexuality Workshop

August 14, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$100 – $265

This full day  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 and supports. There will also be the opportunity to reflect on where…

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September 2019

An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support

September 26, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
MFB Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, 2050 Australia
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$265

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 of their choice. This one day introductory workshop will cover: the evidence base the approach implementation tips and 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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Medication Management – FULL!

September 27, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
MFB Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, 2050 Australia
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$250

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 and response Supporting self-administration Consent. About the Facilitators: Dr Seeta Durvasula has extensive expertise in Developmental Disability medicine. Rebecca Stack is the Clinic nurse for…

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October 2019

One Day Melbourne I-CAN Facilitator Training

October 16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Green Room, Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$495

A special one day Melbourne I-CAN Facilitator Training. 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 psychosocial disability. Workshop participants will learn to facilitate I-CAN interviews with a client and their circle of support and generate an individual support needs report which helps guide service delivery and planning. While this workshop is one day face-to-face, please note that in order to become…

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November 2019

One Day Sydney I-CAN Facilitator Training

November 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$495

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 psychosocial disability. Workshop participants will learn to facilitate I-CAN interviews with a client and their circle of support and generate an individual support needs report which helps guide service delivery and planning. While this workshop is one day face-to-face, please note that in order to become an I-CAN facilitator you will also need to…

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