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February 2018
$140

Medication Management – 2018

Date February 15, 9:30 am - 1:30 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. Rebecca Stack is the Clinic nurse for CDS.…

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Free

Webinar: Creating Person Centred Organisations

Date February 19, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Content: Full implementation of Person Centredness requires a whole of organisation approach, starting from upper management and from a ground swell from staff (top down/bottom up). This webinar will explore what is means to be a person centred organisation and practical steps to start this process or next steps if you are already on the journey. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions either during the webinar or submit questions in advance to be answered during the webinar How…

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$440

I-CAN V5 Facilitator Training- 2018

Date February 20, 9:30 am - February 21, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

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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March 2018
Free

Webinar: Person Centred Tools Revisited

Date March 5, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Content: Participants will have the opportunity to explore the application of 3 of the tools presented in 2 day Person Centred Planning and Practice workshops. The webinar will provide a brief review of the tools and then explore each one via a case example. 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…

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April 2018
$50 - $185

Supervision, Mentoring & Peer Support – 2018

Date April 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 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…

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Free

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
Free

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: NOW FULL

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- WORKSHOP FULL

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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