Events

Facilitating Self-Advocacy for the NDIS: Mental health

1Oct

Date and time: Fri 1st Oct, 2021 - Fri 8th Oct, 2021, 1:30 - 4pm, 1:30 - 4pm

Venue: Online

An online train-the-trainer program for NDIS service providers aimed at fostering self-determination and mainstream connections for people who may be eligible to access, or are accessing, the NDIS under the psychosocial disability stream.  advocating at each stage of the NDIS process.   The training format consists of 3 hours prerequisite learning and 2 x 2:30 … Continued

Got a Communication Aid – Now What?

6Oct

Date and time: Wed 6th Oct, 2021 - Wed 13th Oct, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Online

Cost: AGOSCI Member $140.00 | Non-Member $180.00

At thistwo-part practical workshop you will develop a practical plan with interactive strategies to support the use of comprehensive communication aids such as multilevel communication books and electronic aids and apps This workshop will cover: The different types of communication aids and their purposes How use comprehensive communication aids effectively Goal-setting for improved AAC use … Continued

Shining a Light on Parents with Intellectual Disability

7Oct

Date and time: Thu 7th Oct, 2021, 4pm - 5pm (AEST)

Venue: Online

Cost: Free for Members & Concession | $25 Non- members

Keeping families together, including addressing questions of capacity and supporting parents to speak up for their rights and the rights of their children, are areas of work that are bringing hope for change and new thinking about parenting for people with intellectual disability. Dr Susan Collings is a passionate academic and she will be joined … Continued

Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (P-CEP) in Action

11Oct

Date and time: Mon 11th Oct, 2021, 11am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

The Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (P-CEP) planning tool was co-designed with people with disability, services that support them and emergency services. It helps to match emergency planning to the supports that people with disability need. In this webinar you will be provided with an overview of the 4-action steps to preparedness as well as tips to … Continued

Q&S Requirements: Behaviour Support & Restrictive Practices

11Oct

Date and time: Mon 11th Oct, 2021, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

Cost: $320

Behaviour Support is a heavily regulated area in the NDIS, make sure you understand your organisation’s Q&S responsibilities.  This half day workshop will explore: Behaviour Support Responsibilities in the NDIS Regulated Restrictive Practices State and Territory Authorisation Requirements The Behaviour Support Capability Framework NDIS Practice Standards for Specialist Behaviour Support Providers (Module 2) and Implementing … Continued

Public hearing 17: The health and safety of women and girls with disability

13Oct

Date and time: Wed 13th Oct, 2021,

Venue: Hobart and Livestream

Public hearings gather evidence about violence, neglect, abuse and exploitation of people with disability. They are formal proceedings in which witnesses give evidence, under oath or affirmation, about events and issues that are relevant to the Disability Royal Commission’s terms of reference. All public hearings of the Royal Commission are recorded and streamed live on … Continued

Trauma Informed Diversity Awareness (Masterclass)

13Oct

Date and time: Wed 13th Oct, 2021,

Venue: Virtual classroom

This professional development day goes beyond ‘standard’ LGBTIQ+ diversity training. This masterclass will build the knowledge and skills to work competently and confidently with the rising numbers of transgender and gender diverse (including non-binary) people accessing therapeutic and other services. It will explore the intersectionality of complex trauma, discrimination, and minority stress to develop understanding … Continued

Trauma Responsive Leadership

15Oct

Date and time: Fri 15th Oct, 2021, 9am - 4:30pm

Venue: Adina Apartment Hotel 189 Queen Street Melbourne

This training program explores the application of a trauma lens when supporting teams and individuals who work with complex trauma. Being trauma responsive means both individual and organisation recognise and respond to trauma which can enable change and strengthen resilience and protective factors. A trauma responsive leader embeds trauma informed principles into practice and creates … Continued

Coordinating NDIS Assistive Technology

22Oct

Date and time: Fri 22nd Oct, 2021 - Fri 10th Dec, 2021, 1pm - 2:15pm, 1pm - 2:15pm, 1pm - 2:15pm, 1pm - 2:15pm

Venue:

Cost: $55 per session. Discounts available for multiple session registration.

The process for getting assistive technology funded in plans is full of hidden frustrating challenges. This 4-part webinar series for Support Coordinators, Allied Health Practitioners and AT providers shows how to cut through the detail to get great outcomes.  Each webinar works through a specific category of assistive technology, unpacking the need-to-know detail using real … Continued

Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (P-CEP): A primer for service providers

25Oct

Date and time: Mon 25th Oct, 2021,

Venue:

Are the people you support prepared for an emergency? Every NDIS and aged care provider is required to develop an emergency plan with their clients. The Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (P-CEP) planning tool was co-designed with people with disability, services that support them and emergency services. It helps to match emergency planning to the supports that … Continued

Session 1 TBC

26Oct

Date and time: Tue 26th Oct, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series which provides in depth expert knowledge on topical issues which directly impact on the practice of disability advocacy. Session details coming soon.

An introduction to thinking about home

26Oct

Date and time: Tue 26th Oct, 2021 - Tue 9th Nov, 2021, 10am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online,

This two part webinar series is open to people living in the Bass Coast and Gippsland regions. You must attend part 1 to participate in part 2. Home is a vital part of our lives. It not only provides us with security, privacy, comfort and control but it reflects our identity, our deep sense of … Continued

Session 2 TBC

27Oct

Date and time: Wed 27th Oct, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series which provides in depth expert knowledge on topical issues which directly impact on the practice of disability advocacy.

Session 3 TBC

28Oct

Date and time: Thu 28th Oct, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series which provides in depth expert knowledge on topical issues which directly impact on the practice of disability advocacy.