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Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, assault and exploitation (public course)

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is available for you or your organisation as:
•    a standard face to face group course; or
•    a customised course to suit your learning needs and delivered at your venue or ours.

Why choose this course?

This course is for employees who support individuals who have a disability including disability support practitioners and managers of disability support services. You will be provided with information that will assist you to identify early warning signs and understand best practice strategies that will help prevent violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation, and have the opportunity to discuss and apply the concepts using case studies and structured activities. This course includes concepts introduced through the NDS Zero tolerance initiative and aims to reduce and eliminate incidences of abuse for people with disabilities by examining individual values and ways of working that protect people.

What content does the program cover?

This course equips participants to have an awareness of the issues and to understand their responsibilities in responding to and reporting incidents. 
The course content will enable participants to: 

•    Explore what violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation may look like in disability services, including early warning signs

•    Explain the causes and risk factors of abuse, violence and neglect including individual values and workplace culture

•    Identify ways of supporting people with disabilities that will protect them from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation

•    Outline how to respond to incidents of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation

Does the program have any prerequisites?

This course is offered with an optional online module which is completed prior to the workshop.  We recommended this blended approach for learning on this important topic.

How long is the course? 

Duration: Half day
Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire

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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