Disability awareness training

Over 20% of Australians have a disability. This workshop has been developed to empower you to work effectively and confidently with people with disabilities, and to explore strategies for establishing a disability-friendly workplace. It provides a general awareness of disability and focuses on attitudinal and practical issues for people with disabilities.

Who should attend

All staff from government and non-government sectors.

Learning outcomes

This training will help you to:

  • explore a short history of disability
  • examine definitions and types of disability
  • learn appropriate language and terminology
  • challenge myths and stereotypes
  • gain insight into critical issues for people with disabilities
  • learn appropriate communication strategies
  • find out about the key legislation in the disability sector
  • learn about key program areas in the disability services sector
  • hear personal experiences from the presenter and/or guest speakers

You will also have the opportunity to participate in scenarios and exercises which foster empathy and enhanced communication with people with a disability.

Duration

This is a one-day workshop from 9.30am-3.30pm.

Fee

This training is only available in-house. Email or contact us for details or to discuss your training needs.

Events

There are currently no events for this workshop.

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