Monthly Archives: May 2013

Challenging Behaviour Workshops

June 5th – Half day workshop for Disability Professionals Victoria. Melbourne City Venue. Contact DPV on Phone: 9629 1010 Fax: 9629 1818 Email: info@dpv.org.au June 11th – Full day workshop. Outer Eastern Melbourne Venue. Contact Praxis on 0427 813840 or … Continue reading

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Learning from UK Employment Practices.

Work Capacity assessments or JCA’s in mainstream employment services have always been a contentious affair in Australia, whilst in the UK they’ve also been a topic of much discussion. ┬áMental Health Today reported that in the UK, three judges have … Continue reading

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Professional Development Solutions for Disability Staff

A complete list of currently available solutions is available for download. We develop solutions for you or we can contextualise an existing solution. Download at: http://www.praxisdisabilityconsulting.com.au/PDC/Welcome.html

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Promising Practices in Transition for Predominantly Minority Youth: Results of Multi-Year, Multi-Site Studies

Attended this webinar this morning (at 3.00am) Presented by Dr. Ellen Fabian, Dr. Paul Gold & Dr. Richard Luecking. The informational webinar discussed the results of a multi-year, multi-site study of personal and contextual factors contributing to employment for predominantly … Continue reading

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Strengths Based Approach to Practice.

Drawing on Choice Theory and current strengths based thinking, this program will equip staff to have the conversation with clients that will uncover their real strengths and desires. Download the course flyer at: http://www.praxisdisabilityconsulting.com.au/PDC/Disability_Support_Training.html

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Disability Professional Victoria Workshops.

DPV Behavioural Workshops (5th June) Two great workshops, one great day. Behaviour that Challenges (9.30am – 12.30pm) This course is for anyone that works or supports someone whose behaviour challenges you. Challenging behaviour is very rarely challenging for the person … Continue reading

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Pathologising Normality in Intellectual Disability

Therein lays the problem. When is a delusion or delusional behavior a real issue or is it something else? Have we pathologised normal behavior because someone has a disability, whilst the same behavior would be seen as a little different, … Continue reading

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