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Support Coordination Network

The NDS Support Coordination Network will focus on practical advice for support coordinators and professionals working in key operational roles.
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Sector Meeting

Allied Health Network and Roundtable

National Disability Services invites allied health professionals from around the state to join a roundtable discussion and network.

Free webinar: Crisis communications during the Disability Royal Commission

Learn how to best manage reputational and sector issues that may arise in the media from the Disability Royal Commission.

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One Day Seminar
One Day Seminar

Lean Thinking - The Basics of Lean Management Systems (Melbourne)

The training is based on the Lean Transformation Model (adapted by John Shook, President of Lean Global network). It is presented by Denise Bennett of Lean Enterprise Australia.
Sector Meeting
Sector Meeting

Research Advisory Group Meetings

The NDS Research Advisory Group brings together researchers from universities across Victoria and service providers with different specialities to discuss the latest disability research.
Special Event
Special Event

Consultation on Disability Workers Registration and Victorian Code of Conduct

Victoria will enact new new legislation on 1 July 2020. Be prepared with this consultation workshop on Disability Workers Registration and the Victorian Code of Conduct.

Understanding Abuse e-Learning Program

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Location: National (Online)
Date: 25/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
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Understanding abuse is about recognising abuse as a violation of a person's human rights. A focus on what makes life good for each person is the best way to enable rights and minimise risk of abuse. It is also about knowing what signs to be aware of that abuse is happening or has taken place.

This is a 30-minute video-based e-learning program for disability support workers. There are three options for accessing the Understanding Abuse e-learning modules.

1. Preview the course directly here. Please note, completion of the course is not tracked from this site.

2. To access the course with your progress tracked (including certificate of completion), and to access a range of NDS training, log in to the Learning Management System here.

3. To enquire about using the course in your organisation's Learning Management System, contact, at . Fees may apply.

To review the Zero Tolerance Framework and download additional free resources, please click here.
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