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THE BOUVERIE CENTRE

Acquired Brain Injury: A Family Perspective - One Day Workshop

Date : 4 th April 2006

Time: 9.15am – 4.30pm

Location: Bouverie Centre 50 Flemington St Flemington 3031

Cost: Free for workers with DHS funded caseloads.

$140 for workers with compensible system caseloads.

$70 for workers with caseloads both in compensible and non-compensible system

further details (rtf)

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April 3rd

Hume Region ABI Consumer Group

Invites you to a CONSUMER FORUM

When: April 3 rd, 2006

Venue: Benalla Bowling Club

Time: 10am-3:30pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: 28/03/2006

Contact: Robyn Bos (02) 6056 8188

[email protected]

Bistro Lunch Provided

Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements

Download flyer (782kb doc)

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April 10th

‘Introduction to ABI’

This workshop gives an overview of issues faced by people with an Acquired Brain Injury, identifies different causes of brain injury and their impact and discusses practical strategies.

Topics include:

  • Definitions, incidence and causes of ABI
  • Differences between ABI, intellectual disability and other disabilities
  • Common cognitive and behavioural changes
  • Recovery and rehabilitation

This session is suitable for people who are new to working with clients with an ABI or those who have an interest in learning more about this area. Trainer: Jan Loewy, from the ABI Behaviour Consultancy.

When: Monday 10 th April, 9.30 am-12.30pm

Where: Multipurpose Room Portable, McKellar Centre Nth Geelong

(opposite Unit 12)

Cost: $30 (includes morning tea). Discount available for registrations of 5 or more.

Registration Deadline: 4pm Friday 31 st March

Information: Registration form available from Bernie Franke ph 52792387, email: [email protected]

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April 11th

Northern Disability Case Management Action Group BI MONTHLY FORUM

Guest Speaker: Arvinder Rakhra, Disability Officer, Centrelink

Arvinder will talk about the changes occurring at Centrelink particularly in regards to the Welfare to Work reform. This is also an opportunity to ask any specific Centrelink questions that you may have.

When: Tuesday 11 th April
Time: 9.30-11.30am
Venue: Conference room 1, DASSI, 86-88 Herbert St, Northcote

Download flyer (234kb doc)
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April 26th

Compacts, costs and the future of the community sector

The Sector Sustainability Task Group, which comprises representatives from VCOSS, the community sector peak organisations and state-wide networks, invites you to the second in a series of dynamic forums exploring the social policy agenda

International Guest Speaker Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations in the United Kingdom presents…

Time: 10am – 12noon
Place: Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur St Building, East Melbourne

PLACES ARE LIMITED

Register early to avoid disappointment

RSVP to: Kate Johnson
Victorian Council Of Social Service
Level 8 , 1 28 Exhibition St. Melbourne Vic 3000
Ph: (03) 9654 5050 Fax: (03) 9654 5749 Email: [email protected]

Download flyer (70kb doc)

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April 26th

Working with Cognitive Impairment Workshop

To be held in the Western Suburbs

The Journey - Place for Living and Learning Inc

 or call Sandy Batten on 9813 1152.

This follows the successful workshop held in the Eastern Suburbs earlier this month.

Download flyer (47kb doc)

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Carers Victoria April Training

Presentation Skills – Friday, 7 April 2006, 9.30am to 12.30pm – Fee $55.00 per person

Working with the Media – Friday, 21 April, 2006, 9.30am to 12.30pm – Fee $55.00 per person

Carer Loss and Grief – Friday, 28 April 2006, 9.30am to 4.30pm – Fee $110.00 per person

The Accredited Course and Professional Development workshop brochures can be accessed at www.carersvic.org.au/educationprograms/professionalEd.htm

 For additional information please contact Dot Kennedy on ph 9396 9500 or email [email protected]

 

 
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