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June 2017
$95 - $195

Is there such a thing as a good group home?

Date June 9, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location Seminar Room 020 (Level 0)

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Presented by  Professor Christine Bigby (La Trobe University, Living with Disability Research Centre) Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) in partnership with Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID), NSW is hosting this topical and timely workshop: What does the research tell us? What action do we need to take to improve the quality? What are the alternatives? Group homes are a very significant part of the system of services that supports people with intellectual disability.…

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$185

Relationships and Sexuality Workshop

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

An information Session facilitated by Jemima MacDonald & Laura Hogan Information: This information session 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. …

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$440

Person Centred Planning and Graphic Recording Workshop- The PATH Process

Date June 27, 9:30 am - June 28, 4:30 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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Free

NSW Person Centred Active Support (PCAS) Community of Practice – Complex Support Needs Planning

Date June 29, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location Cliftons Sydney

The NSW PCAS Community of Practice aims to provide a place for networking, collaboration and resource sharing among Person Centred Active Support practitioners in NSW. We welcome interested practitioners and trainers to attend this networking event either in person or via live video stream. AGENDA 9:30am – 10am  Welcome & Introductions (registration from 9.15am) 10am – 11am Guest Presentation “A tool for your toolkit:  complex support needs planning” by Dr Angela Dew Bio:  Dr Angela Dew is a sociologist with…

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July 2017
Free

NDCO Seminar Series – Starting your own business

Date July 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Ashfield Civic Centre

Do you have an idea for a new business? Are you interested in finding out how you or someone you know can create self employment? This session will provide information on the step by step process of how to start your own business, or how to help someone you know start their own business. Presenters include Industry NSW and Ignite Ability who will share their business knowledge and know how to get your business started as well discuss the supports that are available…

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$440

Person-centredness in Employment Settings

Date July 25, 9:30 am - July 26, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

A 2 day Workshop Facilitated by Professor Vivienne Riches & Ray Murray What you will learn about: The Person Centredness in Employment Settings workshop covers the following topics: Rationale for developing a culture of Person Centredness in disability organisations The meaning and value of work Values that underpin Person Centredness and work Culture and Person Centredness in employment contexts Demystifying the myths about Person Centredness and work Enhancing Employment Services through Person Centredness Supporting one another and growing in Person…

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$66

Enhancing the Links

Date July 27, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre

Enhancing the Links is a seminar for school staff and service providers working for people with disability. The seminar will focus on the transition of students 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, NSW Training Services, tertiary education and vocational education providers.   Who should attend? Teachers; career advisers; other school staff; government providers; non-government services; and anyone else who supports students…

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$140

Supervision, Mentoring and Peer Support

Date July 27, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Course Information: This half 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 Intended Audience: This half day workshop is designed for disability practitioners/therapists who are new to supervisory roles…

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August 2017
Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – Katherine

Date August 8, 9:00 am - August 9, 3:30 pm
Location Katherine Town Hall

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. The NT Quality and Safeguarding Framework recognises the importance of person-centred approaches that are essential for the safety, security and well-being of people with disability.…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – August – Darwin- SOLD OUT

Date August 10, 9:30 am - August 11, 4:00 pm
Location GTNT Darwin

This workshop is now FULL.  The next session for Darwin will be held in October.   Please click on following link to see more details: https://cds.org.au/event/person-centred-planning-and-practice-workshops-october-darwin/ 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…

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