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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

NOTE:  New virtual sessions released during 2021 Covid lockdown.

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         NOTE:  NEW VIRTUAL SESSIONS RELEASED DURING 2021 COVID LOCKDOWN  
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
Fri 01 Oct 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Tue 05 Oct 2021 at 12:30PM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Thu 07 Oct 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Fri 15 Oct 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Fri 22 Oct 2021 at 12:30PM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Wed 27 Oct 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Tue 16 Nov 2021 at 12:30PM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Thu 25 Nov 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Fri 03 Dec 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Mon 06 Dec 2021 at 12:30PM 1 class Virtual Learning Register