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January 2019

Early Days Workshops – Northern Territory

Wednesday 23 January @ 11:57 pm - Saturday 15 June @ 12:00 am
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Early Days is a series of free workshops for parents, grandparents, and families of children (0-6 years) who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or who are going through the assessment and diagnostic process. Upcoming workshops for 2019 Progression to school Berrimah, Darwin My child and autism (intro) Berrimah, Darwin Understanding Behaviour—Part 1 Berrimah, Darwin Understanding behaviour—Part 2 Berrimah, Darwin Understanding behaviour Alice Springs Tips for everyday living Alice Springs Coping with change Berrimah, Darwin Play and social learning Berrimah, Darwin…

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February 2019

Resiliency – The Grit Factor

Tuesday 19 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Level 1 Jock Nelson Building, 16 Hartley Street
Alice Springs,
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$89

What’s it all about? This workshop provides participants with an understanding of resilience and its five key components which strengthen people’s ability to bounce back in the face of adversity in the workplace and at home. Participants learn how to recognise their own levels of resilience and emotional intelligence. They explore a range of skills that can be developed to increase resilience levels and how these skills can be used to guide behaviour and thinking to keep them emotionally strong…

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A full day workshop with Dr Amanda Nickson Making the most of Supervision in a remote setting

Wednesday 20 February @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mercure Alice Springs Resort, 34 Stott Terrace
Alice Springs,0870
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AASW (NT) is delighted to announce that Dr Amanda Nickson, Interactive Solutions will be offering social workers and community/health professionals in Central Australia this valuable development opportunity. The workshop is based on best practice research and will guide participants through supervision effectively applied in a remote setting (as per AASW Supervision Standards and AASW Code of Ethics). In this training, Amanda will explore how supervision is an ongoing requirement for all social workers throughout their careers. The presentation will arm…

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A full day workshop with Dr Amanda Nickson Making the most of Supervision in a remote setting

Wednesday 20 February @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mercure Alice Springs Resort, 34 Stott Terrace
Alice Springs,0870
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In this training, Amanda will explore how supervision is an ongoing requirement for all social workers throughout their careers. The presentation will arm participants with tools and knowledge about factors that help or hinder supervision and explore how performance management fits with supervision. At the completion of the workshop participants will have: a genuine understanding of supervision; structured and unstructured, external and internal a sound knowledge of what makes supervision work well an understanding of the core functions of supervision…

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The Accidental Counsellor workshop (2 day)

Thursday 28 February @ 8:30 am - Friday 1 March @ 4:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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The Accidental Counsellor workshop aims to provide non counsellors with a range of skills to work effectively with people who may be distressed, agitated or in crisis. This course draws on Lifeline's vast experience in crisis counselling. The training gives participants a practical framework for managing these issues, while achieving a sense of structure and confidence. The safety and well being of the Accidental Counsellor is addressed in the session on Self Care. Cost: $395 pp (incl GST) for Volunteers,…

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Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

Thursday 28 February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Yes - Please contact DAS for further information.
Disability Advocacy Service Office (Alice Springs), 4 / 54 Reg Harris Lane
Alice Springs, Northern Territory,0870
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Free

PARKINSONS SUPPORT GROUP: You’re invited to come along to meet others with Parkinson’s Disease, caring for people with PD or an interest in Parkinson’s. Come along for talks on Parkinson’s medications by a Pharmacist and an Intern Pharmacist, plus a question & answer session. Contact Disability Advocacy Service for more information on 08 8953 1422. (Supported by DAS) NEXT MEETING: Date: Thursday 28 February 2019 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Gillen Club Board Room – 57 Milner Road, Alice Springs

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March 2019

Workforce Development Training

Tuesday 5 March @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workforce Development Training  - training to community members to better recognise and work more safely with men who choose to use family violence Without specific training, it is tricky identify manipulative behaviours practiced by men who use violence, and therefore difficult to hold men to account for their behaviours. Consultations undertaken for this project, indicate that little or no specific men’s behaviour change training had been undertaken by people working in a range of settings who come into contact with…

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Wednesday 13 March @ 8:30 am - Thursday 14 March @ 4:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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ASIST is a 2 day interactive workshop, founded on the principle that everyone can make a difference in preventing suicide.  The more people in the community who have suicide intervention training, the more likely it is they will be able to identify someone at risk and intervene to keep them safe.  The training provides participants with the confidence to ask about suicide and know what action to take.  By learning to recognise and assess someone with thoughts of suicide, participants…

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Introduction to Child Safe Practice

Tuesday 19 March @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 29, 2019 at 9:00am

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Child Wise have scheduled a number of training sessions in the NT for an Introduction to Child Safe Practice in Darwin and Alice Springs. It introduces participants to learning the key elements of child safe practice and how to apply them in day-to-day interactions with children and young people in workplace.   9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday 19th March, 2019 St John's Catholic College 10-54 Salonika Street, The Gardens , NT 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday 20th March,…

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Keeping Well at Work – Sleep Well

Tuesday 19 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Level 1 Jock Nelson Building, 16 Hartley Street
Alice Springs,
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$89

Having a good nights sleep is important for maintaining good health and for working effectively. The sleeping brain is very active, restoring body and brain cells essential for detoxing, learning, memory, concentration, problem solving and creativity. Although individuals vary in their need for, and their satisfaction with sleep, it is estimated that people need 8-9 hours per night. On average, most adults get 7.5 hours or less and one in five experience insomnia and suffer the consequences of sleep deprivation.…

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