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Online Training Modules - Live Webinar

Please note that Online Training Module 1 (Introduction to People with Intellectual Disability) is now at capacity and no more registrations can be taken for the training suite. Please register for Module 2 & 3 here.

Register for all three Online Training Modules for a discounted price.
Student Non-Members: Please phone 07 3090 3718 or email aaswqld.admin@aasw.asn.au to register.

Training Module 1 - Introduction to People with Intellectual Disability

  • Definitions and prevalence of intellectual disability;
  • Lived experience of intellectual disability, including historical, social, and personal functioning dimensions; and
  • Helpful practices for supporting people with intellectual disability in daily life.

Presented by: Siobhan Gibbs - Siobhan is a Victim of Crime Support Worker at WWILD and has worked within the disability sector for 4 years before joining WWILD in 2019. Siobhan is passionate about rights, accessibility and exploring the use of creativity and performing arts in social work.

Training Module 2 - Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence

  • Sexual rights, consent & sexual violence;
  • The trauma effects of sexual violence and abuse;
  • Vulnerability of people with intellectual disability to sexual violence and abuse, including perpetrator practices; and
  • Guiding principles and supportive practices for responding to disclosure of sexual violence or abuse.

Presented by: Leona Berrie - Leona has worked within the disability sector since 2008 as a support worker and case worker before becoming the manager of WWILD in 2012. Leona studied a Bachelor of Social Work and have worked in the Disability sector as a direct support worker, as a case manager and now as the manager of WWILD.

Training participants new to the disability field are asked to complete Module 1 prior to undertaking Module 2. People with established knowledge and experience are strongly encouraged to complete Module 1 as a contemporary refresher, prior to undertaking Module 2.

Training Module 3 - Supporting Recovery from Trauma

  • The experience of trauma by people with intellectual disability;
  • General principles for supporting people with intellectual disability to recover from trauma;
  • Specialist skills and useful approaches for counselling people with intellectual disability who have experienced trauma

Presented by: Jill Oliver - Jill is a psychologist and counsellor and has worked at WWILD for over 10 years in which she has developed a depth of knowledge and flexibility of practice to meet the needs of people with intellectual disability recovering from trauma through a range of creative, visual and narrative practices.

Please note - The information presented in Topics 3, 4, & 5 of this module is designed to assist qualified counselling practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills for working with clients with intellectual disability. This information may also assist non-counselling service providers and support people to identify appropriate counselling opportunities for people with intellectual disability, but does not provide foundational counselling training.

Who should attend?

All levels of the social work profession.

Learning Outcomes? - if attending all 3 Training Modules

Improved knowledge and practice in:

  • Definitions and prevalence of intellectual disability;
  • Lived experience of intellectual disability, including historical, social, and personal functioning dimensions; and
  • Helpful practices for supporting people with intellectual disability in daily life.
  • Sexual rights, consent & sexual violence;
  • The trauma effects of sexual violence and abuse;
  • Vulnerability of people with intellectual disability to sexual violence and abuse, including perpetrator practices;
  • Guiding principles and supportive practices for responding to disclosure of sexual violence or abuse.
  • The experience of trauma by people with intellectual disability;
  • General principles for supporting people with intellectual disability to recover from trauma;
  • Specialist skills and useful approaches for counselling people with intellectual disability who have experienced trauma

Meet the Presenter

As above Modules.

Cost:

Members $150.00 (inc GST)

Student Members- $60.00 (inc GST)

Non-Members- $190.00(inc GST)

Student Non-Members - $90.00 (inc GST)

Venue

Via Webinar - please register to the right of this panel.

Details on how to join the Live Webinar will be emailed to you 2 days prior.

Date: Module 1 -Tuesday 03 September 2019 - 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Module 2 -Tuesday 10 September 2019 - 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Module 3 -Tuesday 17 September 2019 - 4.00pm - 6.00pm

CPD: 6 Hours

Members - Please log on to the website prior to registering to take advantage of the member rates.

Group Bookings: - please contact the Qld Branch on 07 3090 3718 or via email (aaswqld.admin@aasw.asn.au) to enquire about a group booking.

Events Included

  1. Webinar - Online Training Module 1 - Introduction to people with Intellectual Disability
  2. Webinar - Online Training Module 2 - Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence
  3. Webinar - Online Training Module 3 - Supporting Recovery from Trauma

To register for all events, click the Register button below.

Registrations Open: 31st May 2019 at 12:00 PM
Registrations Close: 3rd Sep 2019 at 11:00 PM
Non-Member Price: AU $ 190.00



Registrations are closed

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