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Agosci National Tour 2018 - Online Webinar

  • 28 Nov 2018
  • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
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2018 Agosci National Tour Webinar
Speak Up and Be Safe From Abuse

Promoting Rights and Safety for Adults with Complex Communication Needs Presented by Scope Australia


Webinar is presented online and an email link will be sent out 3 days prior to event.


This workshop is based on recent work completed by Scope's Communication and Inclusion Resource Centre (CIRC) for the "Speak up and be safe from abuse" project. This is the morning session of the full day workshop offered around the country.

Presenters: Hilary Johnson, Naomi Rezanni and Liz Weston.

Audience: Open to anyone, however, this training is primarily targeting

  • Professionals, i.e. Speech pathologists, teachers, educators, justice, advocacy, counsellors
  • People who work with/support people with a disability and communication difficulties
  • Family members
  • People with a disability and communication support needs


COST (GST inclusive):

To enable better participation for people with complex communication needs, full ticket prices will subsidise the attendance for people with complex communication needs (CCN) to the event.

TO ACCESS MEMBER RATES PLEASE LOG INTO YOUR AGOSCI ACCOUNT BEFORE REGISTERING

  • Person with complex communication needs (includes spot for one carer)
    • Agosci member rate - $40
    • Non-Agosci member -  $60
  • Professional, staff, family members
    • Agosci member rate – $80
    • Non-Agosci member - $120

INFOMRATION ABOUT WORKSHOP - PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTRATION 

MATERIALS FOR THE WORKSHOP:


Participant notes

Scope will provide the participant notes electronically 3 days before the event. Please bring the notes with you wither on your device or printed.

You will receive a copy by email in the week prior to the event in you have registered for.

Resources

You can view many of the resources on www.speakupandbesafe.com.au prior to the event.

The multi-level communication book

This item is not kept on the website. Following attendance at the event, you can request a an electronic copy of the multi-level communication book.

Items for purchase

You can purchase a full kit $500 inc GST (includes communication board sets, multi-level communication book, 2 posters and record sheet) or just the multi-level communication book ($250 inc GST).


SCHEDULE FOR DAY

Please arrive at 2:30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Savings Time (VIC/NSW/ACT time)

This is the same as 1:30pm QLD, 1:00pm NT, 2:00pm SA and 11:30am WA

Audience: All participants

Expected outcomes:

  • participants will gain knowledge about the different presentations of abuse and neglect
  • participants will gain knowledge about the relevant state-based legislation regarding abuse and neglect
  • participants gain awareness about communication tools and resources to help adults with communication support needs to report abuse

Content

The first session will cover the theoretical background including:

  • participants will gain knowledge about the risk factors of abuse and neglect for people with communication support needs
  • participants will gain knowledge about how abuse and neglect presents for people with disability
  • participants gain awareness about communication tools and resources to help adults with communication support needs to report abuse
  • participants will learn practical communication strategies to avoid leading conversations about abuse and neglect
Research demonstrating the vulnerabilities of people with disability and those with communication support needs from a human rights framework
  • Legislation/training/policies relevant to abuse and neglect
  • Identifying abuse and neglect and its relevance for people with communication support needs
  • Presentation of current work by Scope and others around abuse and neglect including research findings from the Speak up and be safe from abuse project

 

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:

Registration is only confirmed upon full payment of fee. If payment is not completed upon registration, places will be held for 72 hours to complete payment. Registrations not fully paid after 72 hours can be cancelled. Cheque payments must be received by Agosci within 5 business days or place will be cancelled. To access discounted rate for members, you must log-in to your Agosci account to registering. Organisational membership enables up to one position to be purchased at the discounted rate. Cancellation policy: full refund until 60 days before event, 50% refund 59-8  days, no refunds within 7-0 days. Waitlist registrations will be taken upon all positions being filled.

For further enquiries about this event, please contact education@agosci.org.au 

ABN 74 607 243 620
AO A0022584B

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