An Introduction to Person Centered Active Support

Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

MFB Auditorium , 92-94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050


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Person-Centred Active Support is an evidence-based approach that teaches disability professionals how to provide the right amount of support for people with disability to be engaged in meaningful everyday activities of their choice.

This one-day introductory workshop will cover:

  • the evidence base
  • the approach
  • implementation tips and tricks
  • resources and much more.

Intended Audience:

This one day workshop is suitable for anyone working in the disability field such as direct support professionals, group home/day program staff and staff in management positions.

About the Facilitators:

Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist (Bachelor of Applied Science). She also holds a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability) and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Laura has significant experience working with people with disability across the lifespan with a special interest in supporting adolescents and adults with complex support needs.

Sarah Wagstaff holds a BA (Psych)(Hons), M(Teach)(School Counselling) and is currently undertaking a Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability). She has extensive experience supporting the behavioural needs of people with disability in various roles, including behavioural therapist, teacher and school counsellor.

Cost: $265 pp inclusive of GST, includes a full-day workshop, training materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.