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April 2018

Introduction to Facilitation, Brisbane 2018

April 18 - June 13
Community Resource Unit, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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3 days: April 18, May 16 and June 13, 2018 The purpose of this facilitation course is to assist people to intentionally develop the necessary skills and confidence to facilitate groups that support and benefit people with disabilities. We want people to strengthen their networks by learning together and from each other. The workdays will provide comprehensive teaching about foundational principles for facilitating groups of all types – formal work teams to informal community and support groups – where skilled…

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May 2018

VIAA: Towards a Better Life – an Introduction to SRV

May 1 - May 2
Kedron Wavell Services Club, 375 Hamilton Road
Chermside, QLD 4032 Australia
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THIS IS NOT A CRU EVENT. This workshop is an exploration of the Social Role Valorisation (SRV) framework with regard to people who are marginalised. Explore a theoretical overview of Social Role Valorisation Theory. Appreciate the dynamics of social devaluation and its impacts on marginalised people. Examine how getting valued roles can contribute to changed societal perceptions and strengthen the likelihood that the person with a devalued status will get a better life. Completion of this event allows entry to the 5-day PASSING practicum. Accredited Teacher of SRV - Jane…

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Getting to the Heart of What Matters: The Role of a Support Worker. Woombye

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Red Bridge Motor Inn, 380 Nambour Connection Road
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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A$100.00

BOOK TICKETS HERE About the workshop The role of a support worker is complex and multi-faceted. Paid staff can make a significant contribution to a person’s life – enabling the person to live a rich life and pursue their own unique goals and dreams. What lies at the heart of the role is, however, frequently invisible. When we fall into the habit of talking about “hours”, and tasks, routines and schedules, it’s easy to be distracted from what really matters…

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Introduction to Facilitation, Cairns 2018

May 24 - July 27
Disability Services Conference Room – CitiCentral Building, Ground floor, cnr Sheridan & Spence Streets
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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3 workdays, over a 2 month period. 1.5 days in May and 1.5 days in July The purpose of this facilitation course is to assist people to intentionally develop the necessary skills and confidence to facilitate groups that support and benefit people with disabilities. We want people to strengthen their networks by learning together and from each other. The workdays will provide comprehensive teaching about foundational principles for facilitating groups of all types – formal work teams to informal community…

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Ensuring school inclusion is more than “being there”: Building participation in curriculum & supporting students to belong

May 25 @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
The Autism Hub, 141 Merton Road
Woolloongabba, QLD 4000 Australia
A$65.00

BOOK TICKETS HERE Children with disability have a right to be included and welcomed in their local school, and many families choose inclusive education because it provides a strong foundation for lifelong community inclusion. However, genuine inclusion requires more than mere physical presence in a regular classroom. It requires approaches which enable that child to have an authentic student experience – participating in the same curriculum and learning, and socially belonging in the class, in the playground, and in the…

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June 2018

International SRV Conference

June 4 - June 6
2 Lombard Place Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 0Y3, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, manitoba R3B0Y3 Canada
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THIS IS NOT A CRU EVENT The 7th International Social Role Valorization (SRV) Conference will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada June 6-8, 2018. Pre-conference events will take place June 4 and 5. SRV theory, derived from the principle of normalization, was first defined by Wolf Wolfensberger in 1983. Over the past 35 years, many have used SRV theory to guide their work in supporting individuals and families, in education, training and advocacy. The focus of this conference will be on the implementation…

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July 2018

VIAA: Towards a Better Life – an Introduction to SRV

July 11 - July 12
Kedron Wavell Services Club, 375 Hamilton Road
Chermside, QLD 4032 Australia
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THIS IS NOT A CRU EVENT. This workshop is an exploration of the Social Role Valorisation (SRV) framework with regard to people who are marginalised. Explore a theoretical overview of Social Role Valorisation Theory. Appreciate the dynamics of social devaluation and its impacts on marginalised people. Examine how getting valued roles can contribute to changed societal perceptions and strengthen the likelihood that the person with a devalued status will get a better life. Completion of this event allows entry to the 5-day PASSING practicum. Accredited Teacher of SRV - Jane…

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September 2018

PASSING – The SRV practicum

September 3 - September 7
Brisbane International Virginia, Sandgate Road
Boondall, QLD 4034 Australia
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THIS IS NOT A CRU EVENT. Participate in a five-day practical workshop. Work in small teams led by a Team Leader and visit two local services and use the PASSING evaluation tool. Explore, in depth, the life circumstances of service recipients and their needs. Identify the extent to which the service meets the needs of the people, using Social Role Valorisation (SRV) principles and strategies. You will learn how to apply both qualitative and quantitative scoring in your evaluations and…

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October 2018

DATE CLAIMER: Inspiring, Connecting, Acting for Change: Three Events to mark three decades.

October 26 @ 9:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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This year CRU celebrates its thirtieth anniversary and we invite you to join us on the 26 & 27 October at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for three events to mark three decades. You are welcome to join us for one, two or three of the events. The first is a workshop on Friday 26th with Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift from British Columbia, Canada, who run Broadreach Training and Resources.  The second event is a dinner…

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