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Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation - for Therapists

Is this course suitable for you or your Organisation?

This course is available for:

  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees

This course is designed to be presented as a blended course with the Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation online course as a prerequisite.

Why choose this course?

This course is designed for therapists working in 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 of the clients and families you support. You will have the opportunity to discuss and apply these concepts through structured activities. This course includes concepts introduced through the NDS Zero tolerance initiative and aims to identify, 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 1.5 hour virtual course on Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation equips participants to have an awareness of the issues and to understand their responsibilities of responding to and reporting incidents as a therapist. 
The course content will enable participants to: 

  • Explore what violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation may look like in disability services, including early warning signs for children and adults. 
  • Explain the causes and risk factors of Abuse, Violence & Neglect including individual values and workplace culture.
  • Identify ways of supporting people with disabilities that will protect them from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation at all ages.
  • Outline how to respond to incidents of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following online learning course must be completed prior to attending this course.

  • Preventing and responding to abuse, assault and risk of harm – Online

This online course must be completed at least 1 business day prior to attending the virtual workshop and can be accessed via the Online Learning System.  

How long is the course? 

Duration: 1.5hrs
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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