Facilitating Self-Advocacy for the NDIS (Mental Health) – final workshops


Date and time: Mon 1st Mar, 2021 - Thu 1st Apr, 2021, 1:30 - 4pm, 1:30 - 4pm, 1:30 - 4pm, 1:30 - 4pm, 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. The training will: Increase knowledge and skills of NDIS service workers with an interest in professional development, to be able to train … Continued

Regulated Restrictive Practice 


Date and time: Wed 3rd Mar, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Venue: Zoom

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum series. About this session The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission released the Regulated Restrictive Practices Guide  in November 2020 that supports a contemporary positive behaviour support framework and explains what a restrictive practice is. It was developed for registered NDIS providers and NDIS behaviour support … Continued

Building Trauma Awareness Webinar


Date and time: Wed 3rd Mar, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

Cost: $45

This one hour webinar provides foundational knowledge in the area of Complex Trauma. This webinar is aimed at a diverse range of roles and focused on understanding trauma. By participating in this webinar, participants will: Learn about the impacts of Complex Trauma Understand more about trauma and the brain Learn about the Window of Tolerance … Continued

Towards a better life


Date and time: Wed 3rd Mar, 2021, 10am - 1pm

Venue: Online

This 6 session course, presented by John Armstrong, will inspire participants to reflect on the value of obtaining the good things in life and consider how we may support people who may have been marginalised or disadvantaged to have better lives and greater involvement in their communities. This event is designed to assist participants to: Understand … Continued

Building Community Networks – Circles of Support


Date and time: Thu 4th Mar, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Venue: Zoom

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum series. Presented by Teresa Micallef, Belonging Matters About this session Advocates stand alongside the person with disability to make sure that their voices are heard in all matters that affect them. However, skilling up people with disabilities to utilise choice and control,  takes time and … Continued

What LGBTIQA+ people with disability are saying in 2021


Date and time: Thu 4th Mar, 2021, 4pm—5pm AEST

Venue: Zoom

Want to learn more about community led projects and world-leading research supporting LGBTQIA+ people with disability? This webinar includes  highlights of Pride Foundation’s granting program, including launch of the “More Than Ticking a Box” 2021 Report, a world-first qualitative study on the lived experiences of LGBTIQA+ people with disabilities.

Universal and inclusive engagement


Date and time: Thu 11th Mar, 2021, 3-4pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is exploring better practice approaches for regulators seeking to implement universal and inclusive engagement, especially with consumers experiencing vulnerability. Launching at this webinar Is a guidance paper for sensitive and appropriate engagement with consumers experiencing vulnerability, developed in partnership with the University of Melbourne’s Social Equity Institute. Dr Yvette Maker and Research Fellow … Continued

A Right to Respect: Preventing violence against women with disabilities


Date and time: Tue 16th Mar, 2021 - Tue 30th Mar, 2021, 10:00am - 1:00pm, 10:00am - 1:00pm, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: Online,

Cost: $25 - $120

Women and girls with disabilities are twice as likely to experience violence as those without disabilities. This online workshop, aimed towards disability and social services workforces, will show how gender and disability inequality drives violence, and how you can prevent it. The training will be delivered over three sessions and you can register for individual or … Continued

Supported decision-making and the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act


Date and time: Tue 23rd Mar, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00pm

Venue: Zoom

This webinar introduces the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 and explores how supported decision-making and good communication can help ensure that all individuals are at the centre of decisions about their own health. This session includes hearing from people with lived experience of disability. The session will include information about: What the Act … Continued