Resource – ‘Understanding Abuse’ Learning Bites

Understanding Abuse Learning Bites – a resource developed by National Disability Services The ‘Understanding Abuse’ Learning Bites are 3-5 minute videos addressing eight life areas. They can be used to promote discussion and personal reflection by support workers. Each Learning Bite has a printable worksheet to be completed and signed off by the supervisor

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Free Webinar – Engaging parents of children approaching adolescence

Webinar – Engaging parents of children approaching adolescence. Register now and attend this free webinar by Emerging Minds to gain insights into practice that will assist you in proactively engaging parents on how to tackle problems arising from their child’s adolescent years – a period of substantial change for families. Learn more and register now. Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018 […]

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MHPN Webinar – Unravelling the Myth: Somatic Symptom Disorder

Hosted by Mental Health Professionals Network. Register now for an interdisciplinary Q&A about somatic symptom disorder and gain an understanding of this complex illness. Somatic symptom disorder is a common presentation to health professionals with many patients experiencing significant disability and a history of trauma which complicates the therapeutic relationship. Presented by MHPN, this live […]

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Free webinar – What is infant and child mental health and why is it important for all practitioners to think about it?

Webinar series: Focus on infant and child mental health Presenters: Brad Morgan and Helen Francis Tuesday 9 October 2018, 1:00–2:00pm AEST. Find your time zone. This webinar is the first in an upcoming series of webinars being facilitated in partnership between Emerging Minds and CFCA, with a specific focus on the mental health of infants and children. […]

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Webinar – Pathways to self-regulation

Description: The Zones of Regulation® is a framework to foster self-regulation, supporting students in recognizing and managing their emotions and sensory needs.   Participate in this two hour live webinar and learn how applying The Zones of Regulation framework can help develop essential skills and gain powerful tools for managing emotions and sensory needs. Brief overview of:  • The […]

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Social Haptic Communication Method for supporting individuals with deafblindness

Able Australia invites you to a training session on ‘Social Haptic Communication Method for supporting individuals with deafblindness’. Join Dennis Witcombe (Winston Churchill Fellow) and Carla Anderson (National Manager, Deafblind Services) for a unique training experience. Social-Haptic Communication is an efficient and discrete way of giving social messages to a person who is vision impaired […]

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Flinders University Disability & Community Inclusion Research Monday, 3 Sept.

Guest speaker, David Hobbs will talk about “Using Design, Technology and Serious Games to Improve Hand Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy”. David has bachelor degrees in Physics (1992-1994) and Biomedical Engineering (1996-2000), with First Class Honours, from Flinders University. He has extensive experience as a Rehabilitation Engineer in the field of disability, rehabilitation engineering […]

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Southgate Institute’s 10th Oration, Flinders University

You are invited to attend the Southgate Institute’s 10th Oration with guest Orator Professor Anne Kavanagh, who will focus her talk on the health of people with a disability. Professor Anne Kavanagh is the inaugural Chair of Disability and Health at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. Anne […]

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Free National Domestic and Family Violence Response Training (DV-alert)

Domestic and family violence Response Training (DV-alert) is a free national training program designed for health, allied health and community frontline workers. By the end of your training, you will confidently: Recognise – signs of domestic and family violence Respond – with appropriate care Refer – women and their children subjected to or at risk […]

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Person Centred Active Support Workshop

Presented by Ruth Firstbrook, Director at Firstbrook Training and Advisory Service, and Developmental Educator. Organised by the DEAI and asid (SA Chapter), this 1 day Workshop will focus on how Developmental Educators and other allied health professionals can utilise the principles of Person Centred Active Support in their daily practice of providing support to disability support workers and families, to advance […]

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