Trauma Informed Support Films by NDS Zero Tolerance

The NDS Zero Tolerance initiative have released their Trauma Informed Support Films. You can access these here and the vimeo links are included below: Film 1 – Understanding Trauma: https://vimeo.com/395869419 Film 2 – What is Trauma Informed Support?: https://vimeo.com/395870408 Film 3 –A Trauma Informed Approach to Positive Behaviour Support:https://vimeo.com/395866704 Film 4 – How Can Organisations Embed a Trauma […]

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Online Course (free): Strategies for Managing Abuse Related Trauma Program

Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) are offering a free online course called ‘SMART Online’ (Strategies for Managing Abuse Related Trauma). Information about the course (from ACF’s website) is below: The SMART (Strategies for Managing Abuse Related Trauma) Program is an online learning course that focusses on supporting children and young people in a range of educational and […]

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Introduction to Universal Design – New Online Course Available (free)

Centre for Universal Design Australia are offering a free short online course called ‘Introduction to Universal Design’. Information about the course (from CFUDA’s website) is below: Universal design is a term that is often used but not always clearly understood. This free introduction to universal design will clarify what it is, why we need it, […]

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Disability Advocacy In Action – New Online Course Available (free)

DARU (Disability Advocacy Resource Unit) are offering a free online course called ‘Inclusive Education’. Information about the course (from DARU’s website) is below: In this course you will learn: • Why we should integrate rather than segregate • The decision making process in developing an integration program • The integration support group best practice processes […]

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Free Online training for VET staff and educators

National Disability Co-ordination Officer (NDCO) Program and Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) have collaborated to develop 2 training programs to explore ‘disability’. Program 1: VET Staff – Supporting Students with Disability Designed for all staff who work in the VET sector and focuses on promoting awareness about the rights of students with […]

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Autism SA – Workshops for families and professionals

Autism SA offers a variety of training sessions – held at both the Netley and Elizabeth sites. Autism SA’s workshops are delivered by a highly experienced and diverse training team which includes consultants, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and facilitators who have extensive experience in working with individuals on the autism spectrum in a range of […]

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Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Program – Expression of Interest

Make the most of your AAC investment This Program has been developed for those who support individuals who use AAC to communicate. We see you as ‘communication partners’. The program aims to build the capacity of you as a ‘communication partner’ over a 10 week block – comprising of 5 fortnightly face to face sessions. […]

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Support Coordination workshops in 2020 – Disability Services Consulting

2020 Workshop Dates Support Coordination 2 Day Intensive   Launceston: January 14-15 Adelaide: January 28-29 Darwin: February 11-12 Melbourne: January 16-17 Sydney: January 30-31 Brisbane: February 18-19   You can expect resources, insight and practical activities around:   Support Coordination Roles & Responsibilities NDIS Pride Guide & Funds Flexibility   Transport Funding Supporting Participants through Planning […]

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WEBINAR: Education to Employment – Preparing for Work with Barb Cook, 11 Dec

Leaving school/uni and heading into work is one of the most important transitions experienced in life. It is one that requires considerable preparation and planning to ensure success in gaining meaningful employment. This webinar will explore a person-centered and collaborative approach in identifying career pathways, goal setting, vision planning, identifying strengths, self-advocacy and self-determination, identifying […]

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MHPN Webinar Collaborating to recognise and address conduct disorder

Register now and join an interdisciplinary panel of experts to explore challenges and treatment opportunities for people living with conduct disorder. Speakers include psychiatrist Professor Dave Coghill, family therapist (mental health nurse) David Hong, psychologist Dr Georgie Fleming and general practitioner Dr Andrew Leech. In a conversation with GP – Professor Steve Trumble. Date: Tuesday 3 December Time: […]

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