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Self Determination and Higher Education

The National Gateway to Self Determination project in the USA has today released it’s sixth volume covering Self Determination, College and Higher Education. It’s full of useful and essential information for anyone with a disability or their supports about the … Continue reading

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Where’s The Evidence For Evidence Based Practice In Your Organisation?

The use of the term “evidence based practices” by organisations to promote and differentiate themselves from other service providers is almost the norm these days. No doubt with the coming of the NDIS we’ll be bombarded with another round of … Continue reading

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Behavioural workshops

On tuesday last I ran two half day workshops; one on challenging behaviour and the other on Motivational interviewing and self determination, both on behalf of Disability Professionals Victoria. I’m pleased to say that the well attended workshops included people … 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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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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Self Determination

Self Determination Theory proposes that people have three basic psychological needs: relatedness, competence, and autonomy (Deci & Ryan, 2000; Ryan, 1995). Relatedness is the extent to which a person feels connected to the people around him or her, competence is … Continue reading

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Motivational Interviewing & Self Determination

I’ve just finished writing a new program for DES that brings the best features of our Self Determination workshops and combines them with Motivational Interviewing to create a new program that will add another dimension to consultant skill-sets and enhance … Continue reading

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