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September 2017
$400

Caring, Leading and Impacting in Turbulent Times

Date September 26, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Woolcock Building

Information: Leadership in the 21st Century is paradoxical. In the face of extraordinary social uncertainty and changes we are called up upon to lead with confidence and care.  With the advent of the NDIS, leaders face the disruption of the traditional service system, and the challenge of reframing the new environment from a challenging one to one which presents unique opportunities for innovation and growth. In this workshop Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack consider questions of how organisations can hold…

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Free - $50

Achieving Impact

Date September 26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information:  Every community, despite its challenges and imperfections has proven ingenuity.  Families of people with disabilities have proven this time and again, generating novel solutions and responses to create better lives for their relatives. This workshop will explore new ways of thinking, new approaches to working together, new methods of financing and new social technologies. It will feature practical examples of local and international disruptive, bridging and receptive innovators as well as build on the successful track record of social…

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October 2017
$185

Cross Cultural Awareness Training: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Date October 6, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location New Law School Seminar room 117

Cross Cultural Awareness is the ability to look away from ourselves and have an awareness and understanding of the cultural values and customs of other cultures. What may be normal and acceptable to us, could be unusual to other cultures. An awareness and respect of the different value systems handed down in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, in relation to family, land, sea and heritage. Cross Cultural Awareness is also about challenging people’s attitudes and mindsets of the way…

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$440

Research Fundamentals for Disability Service Organisations

Date October 12, 9:30 am - October 13, 4:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information: This two day workshop covers practical research planning and design, and is tailored to support organisations to design effective in-house or collaborative research projects that will assist with program evaluation and the development of feedback channels from service users to management. Topics will include an overview of the research process, literature reviews, researchable questions, data collection/analysis and reporting, as well as an overview of the philosophical foundations of disability research, and the co-production of research with people with disability.…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – October – Darwin

Date October 16, 9:30 am - October 17, 4:00 pm
Location Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

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 – Nhulunbuy

Date October 19, 9:30 am - October 20, 4:00 pm
Location NHULUNBUY 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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November 2017
Free

NDCO Seminar Series – Return to Work

Date November 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Ashfield Civic Centre

Have you been out of work for some time? Would you like some useful information to help you get back into the workforce?  This session will provide information on the principles of returning to work including; key the things to consider, the types of support that are available, how to build your skills, and useful tips for resumes and interviews.  Who should attend? This session is for people with disability who are currently looking for work or who have been out of work…

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$185

Supporting Young People in Decision Making

Date November 23, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location MFB Auditorium

Information: This workshop will explore how disability service staff can support young people with their decision making in a way that builds individual confidence, enhances independence and promotes real choices. Through this process young people will be better assisted to identify their long term goals and incorporate them into their NDIS plan. Facilitators: Jessica Buhne  holds a Bachelor of Social Science and Diploma in Counselling. She has worked with people with disability and their families in the areas of employment, capacity…

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Free

Person-Centred Planning and Practice Workshop – Alice Springs- SOLD OUT

Date November 28, 9:30 am - November 29, 4:00 pm
Location Centre for Remote Health

This workshop is now Sold out… please email cds@cds.org.au to register your interest for 2018 Northern Territory workshops- please state preferred location in your email. 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…

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$140

Medication Management

Date November 30, 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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