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TEACHING CHILDREN AFFECTED BY TRAUMA

THIS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WILL ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:  Introduction to trauma -Types of trauma - Impact of trauma on development and learning - Strategies to promote a sense of safety, Build trust on development and learning - Strategies to promote a sense of safety - Build trust and address learning needs of children impact by trauma - Understanding compassion fatigue and care for ourselves.

Where:  Morley Noranda Recreation Club, 85 McGilvray Avenue, Noranda WA

When: 23 January 2019

Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 3.00pm

Presenter: Dolly Bhargava 

Contact: Email: behaviourzen@mail.com

Registration close: 21st December 2018

      ASSESSING, PREVENTING AND MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR

      Introduction to challenging behaviour - Causes of challenging behaviours -Internalised and externalised challenging behaviours -Utilising the positive behaviour support framework to identify proactive, active and reactive strategies for school, home and community.

      Where:  Morley Noranda Recreation Club, 85 McGilvray Avenue, Noranda WA

      When: 24 January 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 3.00pm

      Presenter: Dolly Bhargava 

      Contact: Email: behaviourzen@mail.com

      Registration close: 


      Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

      Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder -Social, emotional, motor, cognitive, sensory, communication needs of individuals with Autism -Strategies to address the needs and -Develop their skills at school, home and in the community

      Where:  Morley Noranda Recreation Club, 85 McGilvray Avenue, Noranda WA

      When: 25 January 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 3.00pm

      Presenter: Dolly Bhargava 

      Contact: Email: behaviourzen@mail.com

      Registration close: 


      Developing Emotional Regulation Skills in Individuals with Anxious, Oppositional and Aggressive Behaviours

      Development of emotions -Understanding anxious, oppositional and aggressive behaviour -Effectively responding to anxious, oppositional & aggressive behaviour -Developing emotional regulation skills at school, home & community

      Where:  Morley Noranda Recreation Club, 85 McGilvray Avenue, Noranda WA

      When: 29 January 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 3.00pm

      Presenter: Dolly Bhargava 

      Contact: Email: behaviourzen@mail.com

      Registration close: 

      Dysphagia Disorders Survey Workshops as designed by

      Dr Justine Joan Sheppard

      Deakin is proud to present these workshops as developed by world-renowned scholar and researcher in feeding and swallowing disorders, Dr Justine Joan Sheppard. We will offer the certification workshop for the revised 2013 edition of DDS, DMSS, CRA and PRA. Two other workshops Understanding and improving swallowing and feeding function in children and adults with I/DD: Transition to safe, mature skills and Understanding and treating swallowing and feeding disorders in children with cerebral palsy will be held on subsequent days between 11 and 13 February 2019.

      Where:  Deakin Downtown, Collins Street, Melbourne

      When: 11 February 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.15 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Prof. Susan Balandin and Dr Kate Anderson

      Contact: Email: hsd-shortcourses@deakin.edu.au

      Cost:  A special early bird rate of $350 each , or $1000 rate for 3 days is available

      Registration close: 28 January 2019

      Kids Chat 2 You workshops

      Find the right communication aid for your child

      At Kids Chat 2 You, we provide communication aids, such as books, picture-based timetables, social stories and apps for children with complex communication needs.

      Book your free workshop!

      More info at bit.ly/kidschat2you


      Two Day Introductory PODD Workshop

      The two day workshop provides participants with an understanding of the theory and practice related to Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) communication systems. PODD systems assist people with complex communication needs to learn to understand and use language to enable autonomous communication. This workshop will enable participants to learn how to use the PODD templates to customise PODD resources and to implement PODD everyday at home, school and in the community.

      When: 22nd February 2019

      Where: Sydney Workshop, Royal Rehab - Blunt & Schardt Conference Rooms, 225 Morrison Road, Ryde, NSW, 2112

      Presenter: Harriet Korner

      Cost: $500 Full rate by 12 February, $450 Early Bird by 12th January

      Contact: hkorner@netspace.net.au



      PODD Alternative Access One Day Workshop

      The focus of this workshop is on PODD communication books designed for individuals who cannot point directly to a display with their hands. The content will build on the information relating to the purpose, design principles, intervention strategies and use of PODD communication books covered in the two-day introductory workshop. Note: Completion of a two-day PODD introductory workshop is a pre-requisite for this course. More information and registration details can be found at www.interactivespeech.com.au

      More information and registration details can be found at www.interactivespeech.com.au

      When: 25th February 2019

      Time: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm

      Where: Perth

      Registration: yvette@interactivespeech.com.au closes 08th February 2019

      Presenter: Gayle Porter & Yvette Theodorsen

      Cost: $275 inc gst (includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

      Contact: Yvette Theodorsen : yvette@interactivespeech.com.au

      PODD for Speech Generating Devices One Day Workshop

      The focus of this workshop is the design features of PODD pagesets to suit speech generating devices. The content will build on the information relating to the purpose, design principles, intervention strategies and use of PODD communication books covered in the two-day introductory workshop. Note: Completion of a two-day PODD introductory workshop is a pre-requisite for this course.  

      More information and registration details can be found at www.interactivespeech.com.au

      When: 26th February 2019

      Time: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm

      Where: Perth

      Registration: yvette@interactivespeech.com.au closes 08th February 2019

      Presenter: Gayle Porter & Yvette Theodorsen

      Cost: $275 inc gst (includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)

      Contact: Yvette Theodorsen : yvette@interactivespeech.com.au


      Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre Information Session

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 5th March 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.30 am - Finishing at 11.00 am

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: Free

      Registration close: 26th February 2019

      Positive Behaviour Support Training

      Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      What this space for more information shortly.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 29th April 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Registration close: 22nd April 2019

      Talking Mats Foundation Workshop (Two Half Day Sessions)

      Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      This two day workshop (Friday 15th March & Thursday 28th March) will focus on supporting people who have little or no speech to meaningfully engage, control and contribute to discussions utilising a conversation strategy known as TalkingMatsTM.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 15th March 2019

      Time:  Starting at 01.00 pm - Finishing at 4.00 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $400

      Registration close: 8th March  2019

      Better Communication to Positively support people with a disability who have behaviours of concern.

      Individuals who have difficulty communicating with others may use behaviours that are a concern to themselves and those around them. In this workshop you will learn the importance of recognising and understanding an individual’s communication skills when completing a Functional Behaviour Assessment, and developing a Positive Behaviour Support Plan.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 22nd March 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 15th March  2019

      Meaningful Planning for people with Complex Needs

      Details to be provided shortly.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 2nd April 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 26th March  2019

      Easy English Introduction

      This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the basic skills in writing documents in Easy English for people with non-functional literacy. Techniques to make your written language accessible will be explored. You will have the opportunity to put this knowledge into practise, with the expert assistance of the trainer. Other aspects of developing your document into Easy English will be introduced.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 8th April 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 1st April 2019

      Disability Awareness Training

      Details to be provided shortly.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 11th April 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 4th April 2019

      Got a Communication System, now what? How to support AAC needs?

      Are you working with someone who doesn’t use speech to communicate? Are you looking for practical ideas and tips to use a communication book with a child?

      Do you know where to start with an adult who uses an iPad to communicate? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) uses other ways of communicating, including communication books (for example, PODD) and high tech systems (for example, a Minspeak device or Proloquo2Go on an iPad). This workshop will cater to ANYONE who supports individuals using ANY comprehensive AAC system. A comprehensive system means that people can use it across the day to communicate many different messages to many different people. This workshop will be practical and you will leave with new ideas and strategies to get started straight away!

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 14th May 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 7th May 2019

      Better communication to positively support people with a disability who have behaviours of concern.

      Individuals who have difficulty communicating with others may use behaviours that are a concern to themselves and those around them. In this workshop you will learn the importance of recognising and understanding an individual’s communication skills when completing a Functional Behaviour Assessment, and developing a Positive Behaviour Support Plan.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

       

      When: 27th May 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 20th May 2019

      AAC for Clinicians

      Details shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 13th June 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 6th June 2019

      AAC for Clinicians

      Details shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 13th June 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 6th June 2019

      Counselling and Complex Communication Needs

      Details shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 20th June 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close:13th June 2019


      Talking Mats Foundation Workshop (Two Half Day Sessions)

      This two day workshop (Monday 24th June and Monday 22nd July) will focus on supporting people who have little or no speech to meaningfully engage, control and contribute to discussions utilising a conversation strategy known as TalkingMatsTM. Through video interaction guidance, participants will practice the TalkingMatsTM framework and have an opportunity to reflect on their skills to support people who have little or no speech to co-design plans and effectively make their own decisions.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 24th June 2019

      Time:  Starting at 01.00 pm - Finishing at 4.300pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $400

      Registration close: 17th June 2019


      Talking Mats Foundation Workshop (Two Half Day Sessions)

      This two day workshop (Friday 13th and Friday 27th) will focus on supporting people who have little or no speech to meaningfully engage, control and contribute to discussions utilising a conversation strategy known as TalkingMatsTM. Through video interaction guidance, participants will practice the TalkingMatsTM framework and have an opportunity to reflect on their skills to support people who have little or no speech to co-design plans and effectively make their own decisions.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122


      When: 13th September 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 6th September 2019


      Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre Information Session

      Details provided Shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 25th July 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 11.00 am

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: Free

      Registration close: 18th July 2019


      Ipads for Communication

      Details shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 30th July 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 23rd July 2019


      Positive Behaviour Support Training

      Details Provided shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 15th August 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 8th August 2019


      Visual Supports and Social Stories

      Details to be provided shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 26th August 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 19th August 2019


      Better communication to positively support people with a disability who have behaviours of concern

      Individuals who have difficulty communicating with others may use behaviours that are a concern to themselves and those around them. In this workshop you will learn the importance of recognising and understanding an individual’s communication skills when completing a Functional Behaviour Assessment, and developing a Positive Behaviour Support Plan.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 12th September 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 5th September 2019


      Talking Mats Foundation Workshop (Two Half Day Sessions)

      This two day workshop (Friday 13th and Friday 27th) will focus on supporting people who have little or no speech to meaningfully engage, control and contribute to discussions utilising a conversation strategy known as TalkingMatsTM. Through video interaction guidance, participants will practice the TalkingMatsTM framework and have an opportunity to reflect on their skills to support people who have little or no speech to co-design plans and effectively make their own decisions.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122


      When: 13th September 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 6th September 2019


      Speak up and be Safe from Abuse Training

      Details to be provided shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122


      When: 20th September 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 13th September 2019


      Disability Awareness Training

      Details to be provided shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 3rd October 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 26th September 2019


      Easy English Introduction

      This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the basic skills in writing documents in Easy English for people with non-functional literacy. Techniques to make your written language accessible will be explored. You will have the opportunity to put this knowledge into practise, with the expert assistance of the trainer. Other aspects of developing your document into Easy English will be introduced.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 11th October 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 4th October 2019



      Got a Communication System, now what? How to support AAC needs?

      Are you working with someone who doesn’t use speech to communicate? Are you looking for practical ideas and tips to use a communication book with a child?

      Do you know where to start with an adult who uses an iPad to communicate? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) uses other ways of communicating, including communication books (for example, PODD) and high tech systems (for example, a Minspeak device or Proloquo2Go on an iPad). This workshop will cater to ANYONE who supports individuals using ANY comprehensive AAC system. A comprehensive system means that people can use it across the day to communicate many different messages to many different people. This workshop will be practical and you will leave with new ideas and strategies to get started straight away!

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 29th October 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 22nd October 2019


      Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre Information Session

      Details provided Shortly

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122

      When: 15th November 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 11.00 am

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: Free

      Registration close: 8th November 2019


      Talking Mats Foundation Workshop (Two Half Day Sessions)

      This two day workshop (Friday 6th and Friday 20th) will focus on supporting people who have little or no speech to meaningfully engage, control and contribute to discussions utilising a conversation strategy known as TalkingMatsTM. Through video interaction guidance, participants will practice the TalkingMatsTM framework and have an opportunity to reflect on their skills to support people who have little or no speech to co-design plans and effectively make their own decisions.

      Where:  Scope Hawthorn - Level 2, 302 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC  3122


      When: 6th December 2019

      Time:  Starting at 09.00 am - Finishing at 4.30pm

      Presenter: Scope's Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre

      Contact: Email: circ@scopeaust.org.au

      Cost: $330

      Registration close: 29th November 2019




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