New Program

Day One – Tuesday 19 February 2019

 

8:00am: 

Registration desk opens 


8:30am: 

Official opening – acknowledgement of traditional land owners and scene setting
The importance of DSW’s in our communities: part 1
Joanne Jessop, CEO Multicap


9:00am:

Hesta presentation (Presenting Rights Partner)


9:10am:

Workshop – How the NDIS can work for me
Tristram Peters, Customer of Montrose, and Renee Baines, NDIA

This workshop will provide a real life account of the challenges, learnings and impact on those around them as South East Qld transitions 


10:30am:

Morning tea and exhibition

11:00am: 

Workshop 1 – Complex Communication
Stephanie Sievers, Griffith University

Workshop 2 – Self-determination: knowing and doing what’s best for oneself
Heather Forsyth, VALID* customer and advocate, and Jon Slingsby, DSW

Workshop 3 – Person Centred Practice (PCP): how we design services from a customers’ perspective


12:45pm: 

Lunch and exhibition  


1:30pm:

Workshop 1 – Community Dynamics, What makes a high performing team?
Richard Fryer, Performance Psychologist

Workshop 2 – Leadership: different styles in different circumstances

Workshop 3 – The Value Of Mentors: how do I find one that’s right for me? How can I be a good coach?


2:45pm:

Afternoon tea and exhibition


3:00pm:

Panel discussion – A pragmatic approach to coping with change and supporting customers
Chair: Seth Grantley, COO, Multicap
Deb Braga, Clincial psychologist, Queensland Government
Simon Brown, Carers QLD rep
Joel Guest, Service Manager, Multicap
CPL family/representative
Paige Armstrong, CEO, Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) 

4:30pm:

Day 1 Closing Remarks
Joanne Jessop, CEO Multicap

 
4:40pm:

Conference closes 

 

Day Two – Wednesday 20 February 2019

 

8:00am: 

Registration desk opens 


8:30am: 

The importance of DSW’s in our communities: part 2
Rhys Kennedy, CEO CPL                                                                                          


9:00am:

Joint presentation: How you facilitate a Person Centred Plan (PCP)
Heather Forsyth, VALID* customer and advocate and Jon Slingsby, DSW

10:30am:

Morning tea and exhibition

11:00am: 

Workshop 1 – Advanced autism
Prof. Jacqueline Roberts, Chair of Autism, Autism Centre of Excellence (ACE), Griffith University

Workshop 2 – Mental Health: supporting people with intellectual disability and mental illness
Dr Fiona Davis, Head of Clinical Services for National Non-Government Disability Service

Workshop 3 – Positive Behaviour Support
Simon Wardale, GM Specialised Services, Multicap


12:45pm: 

Lunch and exhibition – Access Arts (free)


1:30pm:

Workshop 1 – Quality and Safeguards Framework
Simon Wardale, GM Specialised Services, Multicap

Workshop 2 – Design Thinking: discovery process for a DSW
Samantha Frain, Executive Director for Northcott Innovation

Workshop 3 –
Expectations Of The Customer


2:45pm:

Afternoon tea and exhibition


3:00pm:

Panel discussion: the role of technology and how it supports customers to build capacity
Apple and Life Tech Newmarket (supplier of equipment and technology for people with disability).

Virtual Reality by Endeavour

4:30pm:

Day 2 closing remarks
Rhys Kennedy, CEO CPL


4:40pm:

Conference closes

 

 

*VALID is the Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability. It is the peak organisation in the Victorian disability sector. VALID is run by, and for people with disability and family members.

 

 

 

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