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March 2018

CRUcial Conversation: Virtues, Values and Better Lives

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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A$20.00

BOOK TICKETS HERE   CRU often talks about values that guide our thoughts and behaviour; virtues are similar but are the things that are universally valued by all. Virtues are ‘strengths of character’ we all possess that add to the uniqueness of who we are. We use many virtues in our everyday such as, trust, honesty, integrity, and respect. In this informal, interactive session Penny will discuss: • The use of the five strategies from the Virtues Project • How…

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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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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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