An interactive Community of Practice exploring safe systems of work in relation to minimising risks related to occupational violence.

This workshop aims to provide information and unpack the process, core components and challenges of a Restrictive Practice Audit for disability service providers in Western Australia.

The Behaviour Support Consultancy Team (Department of Communities) will provide an overview and answer questions regarding application of the Authorisation of Restrictive Practices in Funded Disability Services Policy.

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.

Learn how to provide an excellent induction to new care and support staff, improving the experience of the person receiving services and reflect NDIS Quality Standards during this 2-part workshop available from 13 March

Frontline workers, team leaders and coordinators within disability service organisations are most suited to attend this 2-hour workshop.

This network will focus on health matters and concerns, including COVID-19 that disability workers and providers need to manage.

Network meetings bring people together and provide opportunities to support one another and leverage each other's knowledge and skills.

This virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to discuss effective methods of record keeping, and learn the leading method to document professional, legal and competent progress notes.

This course will simplify the way you document and give you the confidence to document the support you provide in a way which is accurate, legally defensible, provides evidence of person-centred care and improves outcomes for staff, your service, and the people you support.

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.

Come along to a free half-day workshop on 18 January, led by a team of vibrant and engaging presenters, all of whom have lived experience of disability. Small to medium businesses across Tasmania who may be interested in diversifying their workforce by employing a person with disability are urged to attend these sessions.

Businesses and organisations across Tasmania are invited to attend a workshop on Friday 27 January that will show you the steps you can take to diversify your workforce. Covering topics such as recruitment, legal obligations, supports you can access and best practice, this is a workshop you cannot afford to miss.

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.

The NDIA invites providers to an information session aimed at supporting a shared understanding of NDIA payment processes, including provider and participant responsibilities. The session aims to assist providers to reduce potential issues when claiming payments for NDIS supports and avoid providing supports that are not funded by the NDIS.

Learn how to successfully respond and report to incidents to improve outcomes for staff, services and the people they support during this 2-part online workshop available from 6 March.

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.

Learn to identify and manage psycho-social risks that are often complex at this six-hour online workshop on 21 March

NDS invites providers to a briefing with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission on the revised high intensity support skills descriptors (HISSD).

Nutrition Education workshops designed to upskill those that support people with disability

The Federal Government’s Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 became law in December 2022. The passage of this legislation will see a number of changes to Australia’s workplace relations framework in the months and years ahead.

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.