AcceSex Workshop – Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women with Disabilities


Date and time: Tue 4th Aug, 2020, 1:00pm - 4:30pm.

Venue: Online

AcceSex is a highly practical half-day training for any health and community workers in the Northern Metro Region of Melbourne. This includes workers in the local council areas of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Yarra. The aim of the workshop is to support health and community workers to create more inclusive and accessible … Continued

DSP Help launch


Date and time: Thu 6th Aug, 2020, 2-3pm

Venue: Webinar

short webinar session launching and introducing DSP Help and how it can be used to help DSP applicants and those supporting them. RSVP to DSP Help is a free online resource for Disability Support Pension (DSP) applicants and the people who support them, aimed at helping them understand the DSP and what they can … Continued

Building Trauma Awareness


Date and time: Tue 11th Aug, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Venue: Online


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, learners will: Learn about the impacts of Complex Trauma Understand more about trauma and the brain Learn about the Window of Tolerance Discuss … Continued

Working Together


Date and time: Thu 13th Aug, 2020, 12:30pm

Venue: Webinar

The webinar is targeted at anyone supporting people with disability to engage with the Disability Royal Commission, including disability advocates. The webinar will cover: how Your Story resources can support engagement with clients the supports Your Story provides how to spot legal issues how to make referrals to Your Story different ways we can work … Continued

Wellbeing and Emotional Awareness when Working with Complex Trauma


Date and time: Tue 18th Aug, 2020, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online


This one and a half hour webinar provides information about wellbeing and self-care when working with clients who have Complex Trauma. By participating in this webinar, learners will: Learn about the different stress responses when working with Complex Trauma Understand the impacts of working with trauma material Learn more about vicarious resilience and compassion satisfaction Undertake … Continued

Public hearing to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on people with disability


Date and time: Tue 18th Aug, 2020,

Venue: Sydney

The hearing is expected to gather evidence from people with disability, peak advocacy groups, public health and disability experts as well as government representatives. The hearing will examine whether, in preparing for and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments and other entities adequately considered measures to prevent violence, abuse, neglect … Continued

Employment Futures – Webinar


Date and time: Wed 19th Aug, 2020,

Venue: Online

Cost: Free for ASID Members | $25 Non-Members

Bringing research to practice. This forum will be a blend of academic paper and academic projection on employment futures, and examples of people with disability attempts to open up new employment opportunities for themselves

Creating Safety and Connection


Date and time: Tue 25th Aug, 2020, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Online


This one hour webinar provides information on the importance of relationship and creating safety when working with people who have experienced Complex Trauma. By participating in this webinar, learners will: Learn about the dimensions of safety Understand the role of attachment when working with trauma Discuss how healing occurs within relationships

Disability and Disaster Resilience Forum


Date and time: Thu 27th Aug, 2020, 10:30am - 2:00pm

Venue: Zoom webinar

The purpose of this forum is to identify and explore priority issues in emergency management for people with disability and examine why responses are failing to be consistently inclusive in spite of the rights-based frameworks and policies that are in place. Synopsis: This year is a strong contender for the ‘Year of the Disaster’ with … Continued