Telepractice is emerging as an option to expand access to a larger pool of qualified behaviour support practitioners. Behaviour Support Practitioners across Australia, join NDS for 'An Introduction to TelePBS' for a workshop exploring the research project conducted by Aspect and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy at the University of Sydney.

We invite Behaviour Support Practitioners to a series of four free professional development webinars. The webinars relate to some of the knowledge and skills needed to meet the Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework. We hope you find them useful to build on formal training you may have undertaken.

What happens if your care or support is questioned? Do your progress notes provide evidence of your duty of care or is it absent, irrelevant or incomplete? This course will introduce you to defensible documentation and it will change the way you write.

Emerging Leader is for new and emerging supervisors and leaders within the disability sector. The workshop focus is on the transition from team member to team leader/supervisor and some of the challenges faced in managing others and managing work.

NDS is pleased to offer information sessions for Allied Health Practitioners on ACROD parking permits, Companion Card and Changing Places.

A fun, interactive, half-day workshop, led by people with lived experience that lifts the lid on disability. Delivered either in-person at your workplace, or by Zoom. Available until 31 December 2022

Let’s Talk Disability is a fun, interactive, half-day workshop that talks about lived experience of disability, communication and attitudes. The workshop is led by people with disability whose honest, no-nonsense approach will have you laughing while learning.

The NDIA invites support coordinators to an information session on Tuesday 31 May, to enhance their understanding of the changes to the NDIS assistive technology (AT) process.

Would you like to improve your conflict resolution skills? Would you like to learn about health conflict and how to respond productively? Our Productive Conflict workshop will examine some basic communication strategies and will promote the development of negotiation and influencing skills.

This workshop is designed to enhance conflict resolution skills by examining what conflict is and how conflict affects people. You will explore positive and negative conflict and decide how conflict can be dealt with in your work and personal life. The workshop will examine some basic communication strategies and will promote the development of negotiation and influencing skills.

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) and Child Wise are hosting a free webinar for service providers who work with children and young people. Come along to learn about how to respond when a child or young person discloses sexual abuse, and the support available under the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

The Royal Commission has highlighted the responsibilities of Boards and senior management for what goes on in their organisation. The Right on Board program, for Boards and executive, will provide an overview of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as the essential elements for robust governance and management of quality and safeguarding.

All support services involve some degree of risk. Managing risk well helps every service provider to meet NDIS requirements and safeguard the safety and wellbeing of participants. These interactive workshops will assist sole, small and medium providers to implement relevant and effective risk management systems in their organisations and are the next step to the sessions held last year. The workshops will include an introduction to new resources for providers supporting people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Your Risk, Incidents and Complaints Management Register plays an important part in meeting NDIS requirements and safeguarding the safety and wellbeing of participants. This interactive workshop will build your understanding and improve your risk, incidents and complaints management systems using the NDS suite of Excel registers developed in line with NDIS requirements.

Do you want to embed within your organisation a zero tolerance commitment to safeguard the rights of people you support? Drawing on the highly regarded NDS Zero Tolerance suite of tools and resources, we can customise Zero Tolerance workshops for your organisation.