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Geelong Jobs Fair: Careers in Disability

Don't miss this opportunity for job seekers to connect with disability service providers, in response to the rapidly expanding workforce across the sector.
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Goulburn CEO, Senior Management and Board Member Network Meeting

NDS invites strategic leaders of organisations transitioning to the NDIS to attend the Goulburn CEO, Senior Management and Board Member Network Meeting on Wednesday 27 March 2019.
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Goulburn NDIS Implementation Workshop #2

Service delivery and NDIS intake managers, team leaders and frontline managers are invited to the second NDIS implementation workshop.

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TAS Support Coordination Workshop

Don't miss our interactive, comprehensive workshop, Support Coordination Pathways

NDIS and the Art of Support Coordination

Allied health worker working with a young client in a classroom setting.
Location: Northbridge
Date: 20/02/2019
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This workshop is tailored to new, existing and aspiring Support Coordinators in Western Australia.

As the landscape of the disability sector in Western Australia continues to evolve, people with disability and their families and carers are seeking various supports to assist them to navigate the NDIS - in order to self-direct, exercise choice and control and achieve their goals for a good life.

Support Coordinators help participants navigate the NDIS, link with community and mainstream supports, service providers and government agencies. Support Coordinators are playing an increasingly significant role in helping participants get the best outcomes from their NDIS-funded plans.

Learning outcomes:

  • Background and context for Support Coordination in Western Australia
  • Exploration of key NDIS concepts as they apply to the Support Coordination role
  • Applying the 'Lens of Possibility' - Flexible and creative approaches in the NDIS
  • How to walk alongside an individual as they navigate the federal NDIS
  • Breathe life into an individual’s NDIS plan – Bringing it off paper and into reality
  • Is it reasonable and necessary?
  • Working in the NDIS world of billable hours
  • Understanding plan reviews and reporting requirements
  • The Support Coordinators’ Peer Network in Western Australia

Who should attend:
This is a practical workshop for new, existing and aspiring Support Coordinators to learn about the Art of Support Coordination.

Presenters

  • Chloe Grant – Peer Network Advisor – Specialist Support Coordination
  • Paula Elliott – Network Manager

Event details:

Date and Time: 20 February 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm

Location: NDS Training Room, 12 Lindsay Street, Northbridge

Cost

Members:

  • Early Bird (closing 6 February) - $150.00
  • Standard - $180.00

Non-Members:

  • Early Bird (closing 6 February) - $190.00
  • Standard - $210.00

About the presenters

Chloe Grant joined Valued Lives Foundation in 2018 as a Peer Network Advisor and Specialist in Support Coordination. Chloe is a qualified social worker and trainer/assessor, and enjoys sharing her knowledge in areas such as person-centred active support, disability and sexuality, and protective behaviours.

Paula Elliott joined Valued Lives as a Network Manager in September 2015, bringing extensive professional and lived experience as a passionate disability advocate and peer support networker to the team. She has many years’ experience in the disability sector including as a Local Area Coordinator, My Way Coordinator, Supervisor and Area Manager.

Contact information

Jackie Breasley, Project Lead - Learning and Development WA, 08 9208 9831,