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February 2019

Getting to the Heart of What Matters – The Role of a Support Worker – Brisbane

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AU
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BOOK TICKETS   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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Making the Most of Change – Managing Your Supports ~ Daytime Session

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AU
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A$35.00 - A$75.00

BOOK TICKETS HERE About the Workshop What does it mean to direct and manage your own supports? For people interested in self-management, this workshop draws on experience and wisdom from families already self-managing. Look at ways to both manage and direct the support needed to sustain a good life, including recruiting the right staff for the role. This is one of a series of workshops developed for CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It will assist people to think creatively about…

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March 2019

Attending the local school- Inclusion that’s good for everyone MACKAY

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mackay Women’s Centre, 418 Shakespeare Street
West Mackay, QLD 4740 Australia
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BOOK TICKETS   CRU is running this workshop in Partnership with All Abilities Mackay About the Workshop: For children with disability, being included in your local school can provide a strong foundation for an inclusive life. Despite solid research evidence about the benefits of inclusive education for students with and without disability, there is confusion about what good inclusive education looks like in practice. About the Topic: This workshop will provide the opportunity to learn from an experienced educator and…

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CRUcial Conversation: A Brief History of Disability – why inclusion is elusive

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AU
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A$20.00

BOOK TICKETS CRUcial Conversation: A Brief History of Disability - why inclusion is elusive About the topic:  Why are our efforts for inclusion so often met with resistance? Where do these ‘roadblocks’ come from? Are they actual or attitudinal? Dr Bob Jackson will help us take a look at the history of the treatment of people with disability. He believes that many of the attitudes holding people back today are deeply and often unconsciously embedded in our collective psyche from the…

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Seven Steps to Self-Direction – Brisbane

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AU
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A$65.00 - A$150.00

  BOOK TICKETS   About the Workshop: What are the fundamental of a self-directed arrangement that helps you live the life you want? This workshop breaks down a values-based framework for sustainable self-direction, and how to develop supports that work respectfully and constructively together. The seven steps provide a simple, helpful guide that can be worked through, or started at any step. This workshop draws on the resource developed by Griffith University as part of the NDS Innovative Workforce Fund…

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Making the Most of Change – Managing Your Supports ~ Evening Session

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AU
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A$35.00 - A$75.00

BOOK TICKETS About the Workshop What does it mean to direct and manage your own supports? For people interested in self-management, this workshop draws on experience and wisdom from families already self-managing. Look at ways to both manage and direct the support needed to sustain a good life, including recruiting the right staff for the role. This is one of a series of workshops developed for CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It will assist people to think creatively about supports…

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