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Allied Health Assistant Supervision and Delegation

This module aims to provide ongoing support and training for allied health assistants (AHAs), allied health professionals (AHPs) as well as allied health team leaders and managers. This has been developed collaboratively by the Department of Health and Human Services, Monash Health and Wodonga TAFE.

Assist with Medication- Online Theory

This online theory course provides learners with the essential knowledge required to safely and effectively assist clients with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace. For disability support workers and team leaders. NOT a nationally recognised unit of competency. Cost $38.50.

Decision-Making and Capacity E-Learning Course

Tailored for families, carers, people working in health, law, finance, disability, ageing and social work sectors - this 30-minute, interactive E-Learning module provides an overview on giving people with disabilities more control in making their own decisions.

Enabling Risk: Putting Positives First

​This course provides an introduction to enabling risk. It will introduce ways you can support people with cognitive disabilities, including people with intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injury, to make choices and be involved in activities that may involve some risk, while minimising potential harm to themselves or others. Provider: La Trobe University

Engaging Families

This online course consists of four modules on client engagement: Building Effective Working Relationships with Clients, Building Further Engagement, Effective Engagement with Aboriginal Clients, and Effective Engagement with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Clients. Provider: NGO Learning Centre.

Every Moment Has Potential

This free online course is a learning resource developed specifically for disability support workers. The resource provides an introduction to Person Centred Active Support - a way of working that enables everyone, no matter their level of intellectual or physical ability, to make choices and participate in meaningful activities and social relationships. You will learn the skills you need to practice Person Centred Active Support in your workplace and the positive outcomes this way of working achieves. Provider: Greystanes and La Trobe University

Hidden Carers

Many people do not recognise their care of a person with a disability as care, instead seeing it as an extension of their relationship to the person. This course will develop your knowledge and skills to identify hidden carers that may present themselves in social housing. Once identified, your help in connecting these carers to existing services will support them, develop their capacity, and improve their well-being and engagement with their communities.

Identifying & Supporting Young Carers 

There are 105,000 young carers in NSW. That’s at least one in every classroom. This course has been developed to help front line workers (and their managers) to be able to identify and support young carers. It will explain who young carers are, the kinds of things they do, and the impact being a young carer can have on a child or young person. Provider: NGO Learning Centre.

Intellectual Disability Mental Health e-Learning

These modules has been developed for health practitioners in order to improve their ability to meet the mental health needs of people with an intellectual disability. The modules were designed to be an interactive education resource for everyone with an interest in intellectual disability and mental health. Provider: idmh e-Learning.

Making Effective Referrals

This online course provides referral guidance and tips for workers who come into contact with children, their carers and/or their families. Learn when to make a referral; where to refer - including Family Referral Services; and how to make effective referrals. Provider: NGO Learning Centre.