David Ackling-Jones

David Ackling-Jones

David is a Training and Development Officer with a background in Positive Behaviour Support for people with Disabilities. He worked for sixteen years with NSW Family and Community Services as a Senior Clinical Consultant and Behaviour Support Specialist, commencing in 1999. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, and operates a private training consultancy. His passion is to assist health and human service professionals build person-centred communication skills. He joined with CDS in September 2016. David has coordinated the Person-Centred Active Support training, and has facilitated training of professional staff in the I-CAN.


Bachelor of Health Sciences, 2003

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, 2008

Advanced Diploma in Management, 2009