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Person centred active support

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is available:
•    For Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only

Why choose this course?

This course is an introduction to active support. It focuses on the importance of using active support strategies that ensure maximum participation and independence as a method to achieve enhanced quality of life.
You will have the opportunity to reflect on current practices and consider how to improve your way of working, to deliver a quality service, make a difference and deliver great outcomes for the people you support.
All Disability Support Practitioners or Disability Support Workers who commenced with CPA after 1 January 2021, are required to attend this course as part of their mandatory induction at CPA. Other roles that may also benefit from attending this course include:
•    Youth workers
•    Assistant Managers (accommodation)
•    House Managers
•    Site coordinators 
•    Team leaders 

What content does the program cover?

The content of this course will enable participants to:
•    Explain how to assist a person to identify and communicate their priorities in any given situation
•    Recognise active support strategies and reflect on own work practices
•    Implement creative solutions whilst working with people to enable them to engage in any activity or task
•    Use person centred principles to overcome identified barriers to implementing active support

Does the program have any prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites to this course however it is to be completed in line with the DSP learning journey stage 3.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course for CPA employees.

How long is the course?

Duration:  Half Day           
Time:  Please see scheduled times or enquire below.

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715
Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Mon 26 Apr 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Prairiewood Register
Tue 18 May 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Fri 11 Jun 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 15 Jun 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Tue 29 Jun 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Prairiewood Register