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July 2019

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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Festival of Inclusion – SOLD OUT

November 20, 8:00 am - November 21, 5:00 pm
$25 – $150.00
Festival of Inclusion 20-21 November 2019

The Centre for Disability Studies and the Inclusive Research Network invites you to a celebration and investigation of the very best of what is currently happening in the area of inclusion for people with disability across all areas of Australian society. See full details on the Festival site   Thank you to everyone who has registered, this event how now sold out.

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Key Word Sign Basic Workshop in Orange

November 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orange Aboriginal Medical Service, 27-31 Perc Griffith Way
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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$200

This workshop is relevant for anyone living or working with a person with communication difficulties including parents, grandparents, teachers, health professionals, child care workers, disability support workers and volunteers. No signing experience is required. For more information about Key Word Sign, please visit https://www.scopeaust.org.au/services-for-individuals/specialised-communication-services/key-word-sign-australia/ Facilitator Katherine Shannon is a Speech Pathologist and holds a Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management and Certificate IV in Disability work. Cost: $200 pp and includes a copy of the book 'Getting Started with Key…

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CDS Annual General Meeting and Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards

November 25, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
MFB Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, 2050 Australia
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Free

 The Centre for Disability Studies is pleased to announce the 2019 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards to be presented at CDS’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 25 November 2019, 4.30 to 7.30pm.  The evening will start with our AGM followed by the Trevor Parmenter Lecture to be presented by Dr Alice Schippers and Casper Boot. There will be light refreshments and drinks. The program for the evening is: 4.30 pm | AGM 5.40 pm | Canapes and drinks 6.00…

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I-CAN Follow Up Webinar #1

November 27, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This event is for people who have attended the one day I-CAN workshop in Melbourne on Wednesday 16th October or Sydney on Tuesday 12th November. You will receive the link for the webinar once you register

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