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November 2018

CDS Annual General Meeting – 2018

November 8, 2018, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building, 92-94 Parramatta road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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Free

Please come and join CDS for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 8th November from 4.30pm. The Program will also include the Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards. Program: 4.30pm - AGM | Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country - Professor Patricia O'Brien 4.40pm - AGM | Chair's Report - Amanda Mead 4.50pm - AGM | Director's Report - Professor Patricia O'Brien 5.10pm - AGM | Adoption of Financial Accounts 5.20pm - Break for canapes and drinks 5.45pm - Trevor Parmenter Lecture | Dr Jeffrey Chan Achieving Dignity…

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2018 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards

November 8, 2018, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
The Auditorium, Ground Floor, Medical Foundation Building, 92-94 Parramatta road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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The Centre for Disability Studies is pleased to announce the 2018 Trevor Parmenter Lecture and Awards to be presented at CDS' Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 8 November 2018. The Trevor Parmenter Lecture: Achieving Dignity without Restraints presented by Dr Jeffrey Chan. A rights-based approach to the reduction and elimination of restrictive practices in disability services. With the establishment of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, the Australian Government is committed to empowering the lives of people with disability…

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Relationships & Sexuality Workshop – 2018

November 21, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$50 – $185

Information: This 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 & supports.  There will also be the opportunity to reflect on where to…

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February 2019

An Introduction to Person Centred Active Support-Rescheduled to February 2019

February 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$50.00 – $185.00

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 or their choice. This one day introductory training will cover: the evidence base, the approach implementation tips & 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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Person Centred Planning and Graphic Recording Workshop – The PATH Process

February 14, 9:00 am - February 15, 5:00 pm
MFB Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, 2050 Australia
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$100.00 – $440.00

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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March 2019

I-CAN Facilitator Training v5- March 2019

March 19, 9:30 am - March 20, 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$495.00

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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May 2019

Putting Active Support into Practice – SOLD OUT!

May 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$265

This one day workshop builds on the one day introduction workshop and is for people who already have a good knowledge/practical base of person centred active support. What you will learn This day will: Review putting active support into practice Workshop barriers and challenges Review supervision and mentoring strategies Workshop the strategies to maintain active support in practice. About the facilitators Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science), she also holds a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability)…

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June 2019

Person Centred Group Facilitation

June 4, 9:30 am - June 5, 4:30 pm
Room 302, MFB, Lvl 3 , 92-94 Parramatta Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
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$495

This two day workshop will address both theoretical and practical elements of person centred facilitation. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to develop a toolkit of skills and strategies for use within the role of facilitator and practice these in the workshop environment. About the Facilitator: Ray Murray is a training consultant to the Centre for Disability Studies and is currently leading the delivery of the Person Centred Professional Development Program for Person Centred Champions.  Cost: $495 pp inclusive…

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Building Inclusive Communities – WORKSHOP FULL

June 20, 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 is designed for people with disabilities and will look at strategies for building communities with our support networks, our families and extended community. About the Facilitators: Professor Patricia O'Brien is the  Director of CDS and works as part of the CDS Inclusive Research Network. Patricia gives leadership within the Centre to a range of person centred activities and manages research projects that are underpinned by the question: What makes for a good life for people with…

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July 2019

I-CAN Facilitator Training

July 9, 9:30 am - July 10, 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. If you intend to use I-CAN with plan- and agency-managed NDIS participants, we suggest that you are registered to provide therapeutic supports…

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