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July 2018

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

July 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101Australia
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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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August 2018

Making the Most of Change – Understanding & Managing Your Supports, Brisbane

August 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101Australia
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BOOK TICKETS HERE About the Workshop:  This popular series of three (3) practical, hands-on half-day workshops was developed as part of CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It is designed for people with disability and their families to turn their vision of a good life into reality. Come to one, two or all three workshops. These workshops will assist people to be clear about their goals, to think creatively about supports and build an understanding of some of the nitty-gritty of…

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Making the Most of Change – Understanding & Managing Your Supports, Brisbane

August 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101Australia
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BOOK TICKETS HERE About the Workshop:  This popular series of three (3) practical, hands-on half-day workshops was developed as part of CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It is designed for people with disability and their families to turn their vision of a good life into reality. Come to one, two or all three workshops. These workshops will assist people to be clear about their goals, to think creatively about supports and build an understanding of some of the nitty-gritty of…

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

August 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Townsville Sports House, 3-9 Redpath StreetNorth Ward
Townsville,QLD4810Australia
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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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Making the Most of Change – Understanding & Managing Your Supports, Brisbane

August 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101Australia
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BOOK TICKETS HERE About the Workshop:  This popular series of three (3) practical, hands-on half-day workshops was developed as part of CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It is designed for people with disability and their families to turn their vision of a good life into reality. Come to one, two or all three workshops. These workshops will assist people to be clear about their goals, to think creatively about supports and build an understanding of some of the nitty-gritty of…

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October 2018

Seven Steps to Self-Direction – Ipswich

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WG Hayden Humanities Centre Auditorium, 56 South Street
Ipswich,Queensland4305Australia
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Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers   BOOK TICKETS HERE   About the Workshop: How have other people made self-management work? This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of 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 (Dr Margaret Ward) as…

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Evening Discussion for Brothers and Sisters

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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Family members have a natural authority in each other’s lives. This can seem obvious for parents of a person with a disability, but what does it mean for siblings?   BOOK TICKETS HERE   About the evening: This informally facilitated evening discussion will be an opportunity for brothers and sisters to discuss the natural authority of families and consider what is 'family business' and what is 'service business'. These things can help siblings be clearer in getting the foundations right…

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

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Glenelg Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101Australia
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Inclusive Education: Rethinking Ability and Opportunity

October 29, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:45 pm
The Autism Hub, 141 Merton Road
Woolloongabba,QLD4000AU
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Book tickets here About the workshop This is a rare opportunity to hear from people with disability who have first-hand experience of being educated under different models of education. In this workshop, Norm Kunc and Emma Van der Klift will reflect on their student experiences, both the challenges and successes. They will also draw on educator experiences and research to challenge us to rethink ideas of “doing inclusion” so schools can intentionally build and maintain a sense of belonging for…

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November 2018

Making the Most of Change – Understanding & Managing Your Supports Brisbane

November 2, 2018 @ 9:30 am - November 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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Book tickets here Workshops Series Overview This popular series of three practical, hands-on half-day workshops was developed as part of CRU’s NDIS Participant Readiness work. It is designed for people with disability and their families to turn their vision of a good life into reality. Come to one, two or all three workshops. These workshops will assist people to be clear about their goals, to think creatively about supports and build an understanding of some of the nitty-gritty of self-direction…

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Seven Steps to Self-Direction – Rockhampton

November 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frenchville Sports Club Ltd., 105 Clifton St
Berserker, Rockhampton,Queensland4701Australia
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Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers   BOOK TICKETS HERE   About the Workshop: How have other people made self-management work? This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of 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 (Dr Margaret Ward) as…

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December 2018

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

December 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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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February 2019

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

February 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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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Inclusive Education: Making a Good Start – Planning and Partnerships to Support your Child’s Inclusion

February 27, 2019
Community Resource Unit Ltd, CRU OFFICE Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,Qld4101Australia
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There are 2 sessions to choose from to attend this event. Please choose one session - daytime or evening, when booking tickets BOOK TICKETS About the workshop: Every parent wants their child’s school years to be happy and successful – for school to be a place where their child learns, has friends, participates and belongs. As the 2019 school year starts, it is timely for parents to consider what they can do to develop an effective partnership with their child’s…

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March 2019

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

March 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mackay Women’s Centre, 418 Shakespeare Street
West Mackay,QLD4740Australia
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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, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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  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, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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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April 2019

Finding My Place

April 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
City Golf Club – Albatross Room, 254 South Street
Toowoomba,Qld4350Australia
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BOOK TICKETS Overview A one day forum for sharing stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People will share their experience of school life; moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The presenters who live with disability and the people who support them will share their thinking and the down to earth strategies they have used to get started and keep going. It’s never…

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May 2019

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

May 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lagoon Creek Cafe & Function Room, 11 Toovey Street
Caboolture,QLD4510Australia
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BOOK TICKETSAbout 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 about supporting…

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Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Gold Coast

May 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
CSi – Club Southport, 154A Scarborough Street
Southport,QLD4215Australia
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  BOOK TICKETS   About the Workshop: Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person. Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning…

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Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Sunshine Coast

May 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue 114 (formerly known as Lake Kawana Community Centre), 114 Sportsmans Parade
Bokarina,QLD4575Australia
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BOOK TICKETS About the Workshop: Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person. Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning through stories.…

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Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Brisbane

May 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
QLD Baptist Centre, 53 Prospect Road Gaythorne
Brisbane,QLD4051Australia
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BOOK TICKETS About the Workshop: Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person. Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning through stories.…

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July 2019

Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Brisbane South – Day 1 of 2

July 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
• What an inclusive education looks like
• How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
• Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
• Communication tips and how to work with your school

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August 2019

Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Townsville – Day 1 of 2

August 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
• What an inclusive education looks like
• How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
• Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
• Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Implementing Your NDIS Plan – From Goals to Action – Brisbane

August 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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This is a new series of two practical, hands-on half-day workshops. It is designed for people with disability and their families with an NDIS plan to turn their NDIS goals into reality. This first workshop will assist people to put their NDIS plan into action and think creatively about how best to use their supports.

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Sunshine Coast – Day 1 of 2

August 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
• What an inclusive education looks like
• How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
• Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
• Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Preparing for Your NDIS Review – Record, Reflect, Plan – Brisbane

August 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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This is a new series of two practical, hands-on half-day workshops. It is designed for people with disability and their families with an NDIS plan to turn their NDIS goals into reality. This second workshop is for people who want to be prepared for their annual NDIS review, and get clear about the goals they would like to see into the future.

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Mackay – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

August 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mackay Women’s Centre, 418 Shakespeare Street
West Mackay,QLD4740Australia
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Mackay – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

August 23, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Mackay Women’s Centre, 418 Shakespeare Street
West Mackay,QLD4740Australia
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Cairns – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

August 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Roma – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

August 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Cairns – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

August 28, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Roma – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

August 28, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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September 2019

Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Mount Isa – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

September 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Mount Isa – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

September 6, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

Find out more »

Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Ipswich – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

September 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Cleveland – Day 1 of 2

September 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Redlands RSL, 8 Passage Street
Cleveland,Qld4163Australia
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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

September 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Community Resource Unit Ltd, CRU OFFICE Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,Qld4101Australia
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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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Implementing Your NDIS Plan – From Goals to Action – Brisbane September

September 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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BOOK TICKETS   About the Workshop: This is a new series of two practical, hands-on half-day workshops. It is designed for people with disability and their families with an NDIS plan to turn their NDIS goals into reality. This first workshop will assist people to put their NDIS plan into action and think creatively about how best to use their supports. WORKSHOP 1: Implementing Your NDIS Plan – From Goals to Action Thursday 26th September, 9:30am – 12:30pm This workshop will help…

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October 2019

Preparing for Your NDIS Review – Record, Reflect, Plan – Brisbane October

October 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
CRU Office, Level 2,, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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BOOK TICKETS About the Workshop: This is a new series of two practical, hands-on half-day workshops. It is designed for people with disability and their families with an NDIS plan to turn their NDIS goals into reality. This second workshop is for people who want to be prepared for their annual NDIS review, and get clear about the goals they would like to see into the future. WORKSHOP 2: Preparing for Your NDIS Review – Record, Reflect, Plan  Thursday 10th October, 9:30am…

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Seven Steps to Self-Direction, Sunshine Coast

October 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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BOOK TICKETS Seven Steps to Self Direction; Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers About the Workshop: How have other people made self-directing work? This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of 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 (Dr Margaret Ward)…

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Webinar – Planning Successful Transitions: Top tips to help your child

October 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Free

Webinar 1:  Planning successful transitions.  Top tips to help your child Every school year brings new and exciting opportunities – but to ensure your child is set up for successful inclusion, it helps to be well prepared. This webinar will discuss: How leading with vision opens up effective transition planning conversations Sharing your child’s strengths and gifts What to look for in an inclusive school and building a relationship with the school team Top tips for school entry, year to…

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Self Management – Confident, Connected & In Control: Gold Coast

October 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Upper Coomera Centre, 90 Reserve Road
Upper Coomera,QLD4209Australia
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BOOK TICKETS Self Management - Confident, Connected and in Control, Upper Coomera About the Workshops: Self-managing doesn’t have to mean doing everything on your own. Come to one or both of these short workshops to share creative ideas, develop the confidence to self-manage well, and connect with other people on the same journey.   WORKSHOP 1: Starting to Self-Manage with Confidence 9:00AM - 11:30AM Are you just starting out with self-managing your NDIS plan, or wondering if self-management is for you?…

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Toowoomba – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

October 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Rockhampton – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

October 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Frenchville Sports Club, 105 Clifton Street, Berserker
Rockhampton,QLD4701Australia
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Seven Steps to Self-Direction, Cairns

October 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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BOOK TICKETS Seven Steps to Self Direction; Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers About the Workshop: How have other people made self-directing work? This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of 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 (Dr Margaret Ward)…

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Virginia (Brisbane North) – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

October 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Gold Coast – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

October 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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November 2019

Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Mount Gravatt – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

November 1, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
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Free

Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:

- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Sunshine Coast – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

November 7, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:

- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – LOGAN – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Self Management – Confident, Connected & In Control: Upper Mt Gravatt

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt Gravatt Bowls Club, Carson Room
Upper Mount Gravatt,QLD4122Australia
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BOOK TICKETS Self Management – Confident, Connected and in Control, Upper Mt Gravatt About the Workshops: Self-managing doesn’t have to mean doing everything on your own. Come to one or both of these short workshops to share creative ideas, develop the confidence to self-manage well, and connect with other people on the same journey. WORKSHOP 1: Starting to Self-Manage with Confidence 9:00AM – 11:30AM Are you just starting out with self-managing your NDIS plan, or wondering if self-management is for you?…

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Self Management – Confident, Connected & In Control: North Lakes

November 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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BOOK TICKETS Self Management – Confident, Connected and in Control, North Lakes About the Workshops: Self-managing doesn’t have to mean doing everything on your own. Come to one or both of these short workshops to share creative ideas, develop the confidence to self-manage well, and connect with other people on the same journey. WORKSHOP 1: Starting to Self-Manage with Confidence 9:00AM – 11:30AM Are you just starting out with self-managing your NDIS plan, or wondering if self-management is for you? Join…

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Towards a Better Life: Exploring SRV in regard to people who are marginalised – Townsville

November 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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BOOK TICKETS   Towards a Better Life: Exploring Social Role Valorisation (SRV) for people who are marginalised. Townsville About the Workshop: SRV helps to explain why people with disability are highly vulnerable to being excluded from everyday life. While this rich framework explores how people are marginalised, importantly it also offers strategies to address these processes and increase the chances of people with disabilities to belong to, and contribute in our community. In this interactive workshop the core themes and…

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December 2019

Christmas Closure

December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020
CRU Office, Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane,Queensland4101Australia
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CRU will be closing on 5pm on Friday the 20th of December 2019 and will be reopening at 9am on the 6th of January 2020.

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February 2020

Towards a Better Life: Exploring SRV in regard to People who are marginalised – Gold Coast

February 13 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
The Glades Golf Club, Glades Drive
Robina,QLD4226Australia
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Book your tickets here About the Workshop: SRV helps to explain why people with disability are highly vulnerable to being excluded from everyday life. While this rich framework explores how people are marginalised, importantly it also offers strategies to address these processes and increase the chances of people with disabilities to belong to, and contribute in our community. In this interactive workshop the core themes and principles of SRV will be explored through presentations and discussion. Who should attend? The…

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

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Community Resource Unit, 43 Peel Street#2
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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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…

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Self Management – Confident, Connected & In Control: Gaythorne, Brisbane

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
QLD Baptist Centre, 53 Prospect Road Gaythorne
Brisbane,QLD4051Australia
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Click here to register Self Management – Confident, Connected and in Control, North Lakes CRU has funding from the NDIA to provide individual capacity building activities as part of the ILC program. Between October 2019 and May 2020 CRU will deliver workshops in six locations on self-management. People say it can be all too hard – but find out what’s actually involved and what the benefits are. About the Workshops: Self-managing doesn’t have to mean doing everything on your own.…

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Inclusive Education: Setting the Direction for Success – Richlands – Workshop 1 – Half Day Event

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lions Richlands, 133 Pine Rd
Richlands,QLD4077Australia
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Come along to a free introductory workshop for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- What an inclusive education looks like
- How to develop a positive vision to set goals for school and school life
- Inclusive Education Policies and other supports that help make inclusion possible
- Communication tips and how to work with your school

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Chermside – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

February 28 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Kedron-Wavell Services Club, 21 Kittyhawk Drive
Chermside,QLD4032AU
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Come along to a free introductory workshop in Chermside for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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March 2020

Seven Steps to Self-Direction, Brisbane

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Community Resource Unit, 43 Peel Street#2
South Brisbane,QLD4101AU
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Book your tickets here Seven Steps to Self Direction;  Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers About the Workshop: How have other people made self-directing work? This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of 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…

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Inclusive Education: Working Effectively with your Child’s School – Ipswich – Workshop 2 – Full Day Event

March 5 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Club Services Ipswich (CSI), 5 Lowry St
North Ipswich,QLD4305Australia
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Come along to a free introductory workshop in Ipswich for parents of students with disability in state schools to learn about:
- Using your positive vision to help your child meet their goals in school and in life
- Building an effective relationship with your school
- The Department’s Inclusive Education Policy
- What good school inclusion looks like
- Communication tips and advocacy skills
- Overcoming challenges and who can help

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April 2020

Starting to Self-Manage with Confidence: Webinar

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Click here to register Starting to Self Manage with Confidence Webinar CRU has funding from the NDIA to provide individual capacity building activities as part of the ILC program. Between October 2019 and May 2020 CRU was to deliver workshops on self-management. Due to restrictions on events due to COVID-19, we are trialling the workshops as webinars. People say self-management can be all too hard – but find out what’s actually involved and what the benefits are. About the Webinar:…

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May 2020

Self Managing for the Life You Want : Webinar

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Click here to register Self Managing for the Life You Want : Webinar CRU has funding from the NDIA to provide individual capacity building activities as part of the ILC program over the next three years. As part of this new work, we are trialling some of our workshops as webinars. People say self-management can be all too hard – but find out what’s actually involved and what the benefits are. About the Webinar: Self Managing for the Life You…

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Webinar – Communication with School: Building a Foundation for Partnerships

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Click here to register Webinar 2:  Communication with School - Building a Foundation for Partnerships Successful partnerships between the student, family and the school are critical for successful inclusion, and the best educational and social outcomes for students with disability.  Currently Queensland students, families and teachers are facing new challenges with learning from home, but effective collaboration remains as important as ever, perhaps more so with less opportunity for informal and face-to-face interaction. This webinar will discuss: Building blocks for effective partnerships…

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Zoom Sessions – Supporting families to engage with Learning at Home

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE - Click here to REGISTER During the months of April and May CRU will host 4 zoom conversations to assist families of students with disability to feel more comfortable and confident with supporting their children and young people in online and home based learning. Each session will provide some strategies and tips for learning at home, the opportunity to learn about helpful technology/resources for students with disability, and to problem solve issues such as how to engage your child…

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Zoom Sessions – Supporting families to engage with Learning at Home

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FREE - Click here to REGISTER During the months of April and May CRU will host 4 zoom conversations to assist families of students with disability to feel more comfortable and confident with supporting their children and young people in online and home based learning. Each session will provide some strategies and tips for learning at home, the opportunity to learn about helpful technology/resources for students with disability, and to problem solve issues such as how to engage your child…

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Webinar – Communication with School: Building a Foundation for Partnerships

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Click here to register Webinar 2:  Communication with School - Building a Foundation for Partnerships Successful partnerships between the student, family and the school are critical for successful inclusion, and the best educational and social outcomes for students with disability.  Currently Queensland students, families and teachers are facing new challenges with learning from home, but effective collaboration remains as important as ever, perhaps more so with less opportunity for informal and face-to-face interaction. This webinar will discuss: Building blocks for effective partnerships…

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