NDIS and the Art of Support Coordination
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 assist participants to navigate the NDIS, link with community and mainstream supports, service providers and government agencies. Support Coordinators are emerging as playing a significant role in helping participants to get the best outcomes from their NDIS-funded plans.
- 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.
- Bronia Holyoak - CEO Valued Lives Foundation
- Chloe Grant – Peer Network Advisor – Specialist Support Coordination
- Paula Elliott – Network Manager
|16 October 2018||NDS Training Room - 12 Lindsay St, Northbridge||9:30am – 4:00pm|
|19 November 2018||NDS Training Room - 12 Lindsay St, Northbridge||9:30am – 4:00pm|
- Early Bird (closing 2 October) - $150.00
- Standard - $180.00
- Early Bird (closing 2 October) - $190.00
- Standard - $210.00
About the presenters
Bronia Holyoak is the CEO and Founder of Valued Lives Foundation. Bronia has a strong interest in capacity-building and the development of peer-to-peer networks in WA. She brings with her many years of experience across the disability sector as the CEO of a user-led organisation, trainer, LAC and area manager.
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 with her 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.