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Supporting Self-Advocacy

 

 Making Control & Choice REAL - Supporting Self-advocacy Logo

Want to learn more about supporting people with disabilities to speak up for themselves?

  • Gain confidence to support people with disabilities making their own decisions
  • Recognise when you are supporting self-advocacy and how not to overstep the mark
  • Gain skills in this emerging contemporary service development
  • Support people with disabilities to take advantage of the NDIS and self-directed funding

 

Come along to a Supporting Self-advocacy workshop

Who:   
Anyone who wants to support people with disabilities to speak up for themselves : community and support workers, family members, teachers, coaches, neighbours - you.

What:  
In this course you will learn about:

  • Advocacy, self-advocacy and supported decision making
  • Human rights for people with disabilities- what are they, how do you safeguard them
  • Balancing duty of care, dignity of risk and self-advocacy
  • Skills and strategies to assist people to develop their self-advocacy skills
  • Local resources & information

Where:
Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St, City

When:
See our Training Calendar for current dates

Cost:
Cost: $130 per community organisation participant + booking fee
Cost: $180 per government/corporate participant + booking fee

Register on Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/making-control-choice-real-supporting-self-advocacy-tickets-12455818689

 

Find out more about our Supporting Self-advocacy and Human Rights workshops

 

Supported by the ACT Government - Community Services Directorate and Department of Social Services