professional development

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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Demystifying Diverse Communication – a video about diverse communication needs

In this video JFA Purple Orange interviews 6 people with diverse communication needs about how they communicate and interact with the world. This video is important because it lets us know how we can better connect with people who have diverse communication needs. It also lets us know some things we shouldn’t do- Things that …

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ASORC Webinar – Supporting People with Cancer to Return to Life and Work, 28 Nov

Offered by ASORC,  this PD may be of interest to Developmental Educators who have undertaken the Rehabilitation Counselling studies within the BDDE. Due to treatment advancement, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. The speed of discovery is accelerating at a rapid rate and survival outcomes will only improve once advanced genomic and immunological …

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NDS Practice Leadership Workshop #2 for Behaviour Support Practitioners – Live Webinar

NDS Practice Leadership Workshop #2 for Behaviour Support Practitioners Location: Online Date: 13/11/2019, 1-3pm AEDT Register now The second webinar of this series will focus on how to engage staff teams in reflective practice and how practitioners can reflect on their own practice. Learning objectives for the Practice Leadership workshops will be linked to the NDIS …

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Webinar: Parent–child play: A mental health promotion strategy for all children

Webinar series: Focus on infant and child mental health Presenters: Sarah Seekamp and Ben Rogers Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 1:00-2:00pm AEDT. Find your time zone. Child-led play is an approach to playtime that relies on the parent following the child’s choices, leads and prompts without teaching or correcting. It helps parents to focus on the individual …

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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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PD Opportunity – e-Safety: Developing Digital Awareness

This event is co-hosted by the AASW SA Wellbeing & Mental Health and Child Protection Practice Groups. Join us for a robust presentation by Greg Gebhart, Office of the E-Safety Commission, on all aspects of Cyber Risks and Safety.  A representative speaker from each practice group will share their groups perspective on the impact of …

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Webinar Series: Sleep with Disability

Sleep with Disability is an education service developed by Annie O’Connell that aims to increase the knowledge, skill and confidence of allied health professionals and educators who support families with children and teenagers with sleep difficulties. Sleep with Disability supports the training of professionals through SIX online webinars and links to resources. This series of 6 webinars provides the information …

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