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Centre for Disability Studies

April 2018

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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August 2018

Free

WORKSHOP FULL – Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support – Darwin

Date August 21, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location YWCA Darwin

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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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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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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