ASID event: Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

ASID event Want to learn more about the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability? Maurice Corcoran, former Principal Community Visitor for South Australia is now a Senior Policy Officer for the Royal Commission. He will be the guest speaker at the next ASID event. The presentation will be followed […]

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions.

The Disability Royal Commission web site can be accessed here. The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions. Visit their page here at submissions.  A submission is the main way people and organisations can provide information to the Royal Commission about their experiences of violence, neglect, […]

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Community Trauma Toolkit

The Emerging Minds Community Trauma Toolkit is a suite of resources developed to help support children and families before, during, and after a disaster or traumatic event. The information and training materials have been tailored to six key audiences – educators, first responders, community leaders, parents/carers, GPs and health and social service practitioners. The toolkit […]

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Posted by DARU (Disability Advocacy Unit) 8 April 2018 Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability– Department of Social Services (DSS) On 5 April 2019, the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Minister for Families and Social Services, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, announced the establishment of the […]

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SACID Workshop: Disability Pathways Project working to improve 1800RESPECT referral pathways for women with disability experiencing violence

Disability Pathways Project. 1800RESPECT is currently undertaking the Disability Pathways Project is working to improve 1800RESPECT referral pathways for women with disability experiencing violence.  They are keen to meet with services supporting women with disability who are experiencing, or at risk of, violence and abuse. Your feedback can help 1800RESPECT improve referral pathways into and […]

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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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Report – Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability

The Centre for Children and Young People (CCYP) at Southern Cross University has released research results into what makes young people (16 to 30) feel safe in their communities. The team spoke to young people across four states and conducted two surveys. The young people identified social inclusion as being just as important as physical […]

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Less Silence More Safety Testimonies Project launch: Stories of resilience and survival

Less Silence More Safety, in the Health and Community Services Complaints Commission (HCSCC), promotes greater vigilance about violence and abuse against people who live with a disability in South Australia. Less Silence More Safety has made connection with people who have been happy to tell their story as part of raising people’s consciousness about what […]

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