SHine SA’s sexual health course for disability workers. The course aims to help workers include relationships and sexual health education and support in their work. The final day includes assessment tasks which result in participants gaining a unit of competency in providing sexual and reproductive health information to clients. 20 May, 28 May and 3 June 2013 at Carers SA, 95 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge. Cost: $350. Book online at: www.shinesa.org.au/go/education-and-training/fresh-freedom-to-explore-sexual-health Enquiries: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 8300 5317.
JFA Purple Orange Workshops for people living with disability, family and friends to be held May, June and July 2013 in Adelaide.
JFA Purple Orange is holding a series of workshops in Adelaide from May through July. The workshops explore how people living with disability can move towards a good life, especially given the changes to how disability support is funded. All workshops are held from 1:00pm—3:30pm at Our Space, 104 Greenhill Road, Unley, Adelaide. The workshops are free to attend (cancellation policy applies) and refreshments will be provided. Registration is essential.
These workshops target people living with disability and their families who are able to engage in an ordinary workshop format. A separate workshop will be held in September for people who may need extra help with learning. Contact us for details.
Workshop 1 is called You and Your Life. The description of this workshop is as follows. Thinking about who you are and the life you want to live. Explore how you see yourself and imagine a good life. The workshop is based on our Model of Citizenhood Support and explores a life that doesn’t have to be just about receiving disability services. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 22 May 2013.
Workshop 2 is called Making a Plan, Moving towards the life you want. The description of this workshop is as follows. Explore different approaches to planning to achieve what works best for you and examine the government requirements if your plan includes spending government money. This workshop will be held on Friday 24 May 2013.
Workshop 3 is called Choices and Voices, Finding information and being heard. The description of this workshop is as follows. An overview of the changes to disability funding locally and nationally: what is individualised funding and how will it affect you? Explore how to get the information you need and where to get help to make informed choices and have your voice heard. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 29 May 2013.
Workshop 4 is called Connected, Navigating into community life. The description of this workshop is as follows. Explore ways people actively connect into community life, including going beyond standard respite and day support options. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 5 June 2013.
Workshop 5 is called Choosing your Personal Assistance, It’s your support. The description of this workshop is as follows. Explore the relationship between a person and the formal assistance in their lives, and what you might look for when choosing a person or agency to assist you. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 12 June 2013.
Workshop 6 is called My Home, My Castle, Creating your sanctuary. The description of this workshop is as follows. Explore the difference between a house, a home and a support staff workplace, and what might work best for you. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 19 June 2013.
Workshop 7 is called Safeguarding for a Good Life, How to stay safe while living your life. The description of this workshop is as follows. Explore the relationship between vulnerability and risk, and how greater awareness of safeguards, and thinking about your own attitude to risk, may help you do more of the things you want. This workshop will be held on Wednesday 3 July 2013.
Workshop 8 is called Leadership. The description is as follows. Explore the options of consumer led entities and the NDIS. The date for this workshop is still to be confirmed.
A cancellation policy applies to all workshops. Once registered it is important you attend or nominate a proxy or provide seven (7) days notice of cancellation as places are limited. Otherwise you may be charged a cancellation fee of $20 (except in extenuating circumstances). By registering you agree to these terms.
The next Introduction to Volunteering course will be starting in May 2013. This course is being run from Trott Park and is free.
Learn about rights and responsibilities of the volunteer and the organisation, what volunteer roles are out there and assistance to match you with an appropriate role.
Do you know someone who needs to update their resume, improve their interview skills or just get some more confidence to get out there and sell themselves?
This course could be for them! It is especially designed for someone who is trying to get back in the workforce, change career or just needs more motivation.
Please find flyer attached for the Win that Job! program.This was Adult Learning Program of the Year 2012!! One not one to be missed……..
A new course will start next term. It is called ‘I want to be a better me!’ This is a free, 9 week course!!
It is designed for participants who would like to change their lifestyle to a healthier one….. people will learn about cheap opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating.
All participants will get the opportunity to create their own goals to gain more confidence and motivation.
Please look at the attached flyer for more information.
This course for health professionals provides an opportunity to increase the knowledge and skills of working well with people living with dementia and overcoming barriers by understanding the impact of depression, and respecting the rights of intimacy and sexuality.Learn more…
Moving Towards Wellness – 6 week course
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.
Learn to manage your symptoms, such as pain, sleeping problems, lethargy and concerns for the future.
Attain a level of ‘wellness’ that allows you to get on with your life!
Healthy Active Lifestyles Onkaparinga (HALO) is pleased to offer FREE Leader Training for Easy Moves for Active Ageing (EMAA®)
EASY MOVES FOR ACTIVE AGEING (EMAA®) – an interactive two day training format of lectures, demonstrations, practical sessions and assessments conducted by physiotherapists with experience working with older adults. EMAA® leaders are trained to conduct safe exercise programs for older adults, with a focus on core exercises for flexibility, strength and balance.
HALO will be hosting a course on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March 2013 in the City of Onkaparinga Civic Area.
The course will be free of charge and includes the EMAA® manual (5th edition published August 2012), Statement of Attainment, Certificate of Competency, morning tea and lunch both days.
A one day refresher course will also be offered on Thursday 7 March 2013 for those who have previously received EMAA® training but have not attended a course in the previous two years.
To register, please complete the attached EMAA Registration form and return to HALO before COB Friday 8 February.
Enquiries can be directed to HALO on 8384 0666 or email email@example.com
For more information about the EMAA® program visit the website www.activeageingaustralia.com.au
Places are strictly limited and eligibility criteria apply.
Please see attachments for a course on how to set up a Micro or home-based business which is specifically designed for people with disability. The course is run as a 12-day program (4 blocks x 3 days) and the Adelaide course commences on 4 February 2013.
BSB30307 Certificate III in Micro-business Operations is designed specifically to support people with disability
• Run your own home based business
• Earn additional income
• Turn a hobby into a business
• Be self-employed
• Increase your employability skills
• Gain skills & knowledge of small business
The course is fully funded for eligible participants through the South Australian Government’s Skills for All initiative
For further information or to attend a free information session on 15 January 2013, please contact: 0401 126 379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org