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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.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Accessibility

Learn how to measure an organisation’s ICT accessibility and assess the importance of maintaining an inclusive workplace for both employees and customers with disabilities. This course will enable you to identify ICT accessibility issues, analyse specific needs, and evaluate possible solutions. Provider: edX (Course provided by Georgia Institute of Technology).

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.

Marketing from the Frontline

Developed by Forte Training and provided by NDS Learn and Develop, this e-learning training course works with front line support workers and their leaders to build their capacity to make better decisions, to develop the tools to become more client focused and to learn the right mindset and behaviours to unlock your real potential under the NDIS. Note: You will need to create an account prior to accessing this course. Provider: National Disability Services (NDS) Learn and Develop.

Mealtime Management 

The course will build your understanding of good practice in assessment and intervention when supporting a person with disability at mealtimes. It illustrates the person-centred nature of mealtimes and outlines how to promote active participation. The course focuses upon a team consultation, with ethical decision making at its core. Provider: NGO Learning Centre.

OOHC Fundamentals: Legislation

This OOHC Legislation course identifies and explains sections in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 that relate specifically to the provision of out-of-home care services in NSW. Provider: NGO Learning Centre.

Supervision and Delegation Framework for Allied Heath practitioners and assistants in VIC

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services in collaboration with Wodonga TAFE and Monash Health have developed a free e-learning module focusing on delegation and supervision in disability. This self-paced module is based on the newly created Supervision and delegation framework for allied health assistants and the support workforce in disability (Department of Health and Human Services 2018).

Supervision and delegation framework for assistants in disability

This online course provides examples and practical resources to help allied health professionals, allied health assistants, support workers, managers and organisations to safely and effectively delegate allied health tasks to maximise client independence and inclusion.

Supported Decision Making (FREE for NSW)

Developed and distributed on behalf of NSW Public Guardian, this e-learning module introduces the Supported Decision Making Practice Framework and discusses in detail the various elements of the framework. This course is FREE for people in NSW, and has several fact sheets that are useful to promote and practice upholding people’s decision making rights.