NDS Manual Handling is more than training workers to use hoists, slings and slide sheets. It includes principles of manutention, so teaches your workers how to position themselves and move their bodies to decrease the risk of injury to self and participants.

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.

This virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to learn practical steps to ensure a duty of care while supporting client choice.

The Conversations that Matter workshop has been designed to improve the ability of individuals to have authentic and effective workplace conversations - learn the tools for navigating challenging conversations with skill and empathy.

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.

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.

Learn how to successfully report, respond, investigate and prevent incidents to improve outcomes and meet NDIS reportable incident requirements.

This interactive and enjoyable workshop, will help you and your team to understand the building blocks of emotional intelligence: emotions, thinking, feeling, self-awareness, decision making and performance.

Working It Out is Tasmania's gender, sexuality, and intersex status support and education service. This online webinar is only for disability support workers in Tasmania.

In this 2-hour virtual workshop we’ll work with you, embedding techniques you can adopt to build your resilience in and out of the workplace, so that you can stay strong in tough times, leading your team and maintaining a positive outlook.

This masterclass will give you an understanding of what Lean Thinking is, how it can help in the disability services sector (sharing case studies and examples) and how building a culture of improvement can help you lead your organisation through the challenges ahead.

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 2021

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.

This webinar is an opportunity for all ACT disability stakeholders to better understand the issues and processes involved in the application of Rapid Antigen Tests for both people with disability and staff.

Mental Health Victoria (MHV), supported by the Department of Social Services, is leading a national project to grow workforce capability among NDIS providers of psychosocial supports in recovery-oriented practice.

These short online workshops will give attendees the skills and resources to conduct training within their organisation to: promote a better understanding of the NDIS Code of Conduct and what that means for service delivery; provide guidance about how to use the free resources to meet national requirements; and the role of the NDIS Commission in enforcing the NDIS Code of Conduct.

The Queensland Government is currently engaged in a process to determine how the state's authorisation framework for the use of restrictive practices could better align with the new roles and responsibilities under the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework and national principles.

If you're located in TAS, join NDS for Nutrition Education workshops designed to upskill those that support people with disability. The workshops will be facilitated by Dietitians from Nutrition Solutions Tasmania.

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.

How do we promote genuine commitment to quality and safeguarding, rather than mere compliance? The workshop is an opportunity to learn from and share learning with other organisations seeking purpose-full approaches to quality and safeguarding, as well as from the workshop facilitators. Wednesday, 14 July 10.00am - 3.00pm (AEST) plus 15 minute consultations Online

We know Queensland disability service providers are doing a great job keeping their staff and participants safe during the current outbreak of COVID-19. To support the disability service sector, and so that we can hear your issues and concerns and help you address them, NDS in Qld plans to host weekly COVID-19 updates while there is a need.

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.