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January 2017
Free - $2500

PERSON-CENTRED ACTIVE SUPPORT TRAINING, 2 Day Workshop

Date January 17, 9:00 am - January 18, 4:30 pm
Location The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building

Stand Out and Progress Your Career Option 1: Attend as a Practitioner  If you attend as a practitioner, at the end of this dynamic 2 Day workshop you will: Transform the lives of the people you support Be a certified practitioner of Person Centred Active Support Add a new qualification to your resume, valued by clients and employers You will be able to: Bring new insights to your team Increase your confidence as a disability professional Engage people in new…

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February 2017
Free - $2500

PERSON-CENTRED ACTIVE SUPPORT TRAINING, 2 Day Workshop

Date February 15, 9:00 am - February 16, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Stand Out and Progress Your Career Option 1: Attend as a Practitioner  If you attend as a practitioner, at the end of this dynamic 2 Day workshop you will: Transform the lives of the people you support Be a certified practitioner of Person Centred Active Support Add a new qualification to your resume, valued by clients and employers You will be able to: Bring new insights to your team Increase your confidence as a disability professional Engage people in new…

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$140

Medication Management Workshop

Date February 24, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

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, and Psychologist Sam Arnold has previously worked and developed…

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March 2017
Free - $2500

PERSON-CENTRED ACTIVE SUPPORT TRAINING, 2 Day Workshop – Hornsby NSW

Date March 14, 9:00 am - March 15, 4:30 pm
Location Hornsby RSL

Stand Out and Progress Your Career Option 1: Attend as a Practitioner  If you attend as a practitioner, at the end of this dynamic 2 Day workshop you will: Transform the lives of the people you support Be a certified practitioner of Person Centred Active Support Add a new qualification to your resume, valued by clients and employers You will be able to: Bring new insights to your team Increase your confidence as a disability professional Engage people in new…

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April 2017
Free - $2500

PERSON-CENTRED ACTIVE SUPPORT, 2 day workshop – Grafton NSW

Date April 11, 9:00 am - April 12, 3:30 pm
Location South Grafton Ex-Services Club.

Tuesday 11 April: Start 9:30am, Finish 4:30pm Wednesday 12 April: Start 8:30am, Finish 3:30pm   Stand Out and Progress Your Career Option 1: Attend as a Practitioner  If you attend as a practitioner, at the end of this dynamic 2 Day workshop you will: Transform the lives of the people you support Be a certified practitioner of Person Centred Active Support Add a new qualification to your resume, valued by clients and employers You will be able to: Bring new…

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$220

Anxiety & Depression Workshop

Date April 19, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Building Capacity to Better Assist Adults with a Dual Disability A one day workshop Mental health problems occur more frequently in people with developmental disability than in others in the community.  These conditions can significantly affect the quality of life and general well-being of the individual, family members and / or other carers.  Workshop Goals This workshop aims to build the capacity of existing staff to provide psychotherapy/counselling/support to: People who experience mild to moderate intellectual disability and who are…

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May 2017
$440

I-CAN v5 Facilitator Training

Date May 30, 9:30 am - May 31, 4:30 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

A 2 day workshop The Tool The I-CAN is a support needs assessment, planning and resource allocation tool designed to assess and guide support delivery for people with disability including people with mental health concerns. The tool provides a person centred, holistic assessment that is conceptually based on the WHO ICF Framework. The I-CAN is a useful tool as part of pre-planning for the NDIS, by providing an independent needs assessment encompassing whole of life domains. By the end of…

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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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