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Quality Disability Support Workshop Series

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Sparked by the peer network Disability Elders of All Ages, the Quality Support project aims to raise the quality and consistency of formal disability support. We do this through training and support to disability support workers and others in the sector. We offer free workshops to anyone and everyone to learn, share and develop. We seek to further connect and build leaders through our Community of Practice for support workers. We host monthly workshops on topics identified by people who receive and provide support as those that are often overlooked or misunderstood.

Our events have finished for 2023.

We are working on a human-rights based series of workshops and support worker community of practice sessions for 2024. Please check back in late 2023/early 2024 for details.

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*Dates and presenters may change. All changes will be communicated via Humanitix and direct emails to people who have registered.

Past events:

18th May - Trauma Informed practice, presented by Alison Vivian

20th June - Dr Michael Kendrick on creating the 'right relationship' between support workers and the people they support.

22nd June - What People with Lived Experience Want from Disability Support PhD research, presented by Megan Topping.

10th and 24 August - Fundamentals in Sexuality and Disability, Opportunities and Threats in Sexuality and Disability presented by Ralph Brew

5th and 12th October - Supported Decision-Making presented by Cher Nicholson and Debbie Knowles 

14th November - Everyday Steps to addressing everyday harms in support relationships presented by Professor Sally Robinson

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Please note that this these sessions will be recorded for internal purposes and may be shared publicly for those who cannot attend on the day. By registering and attending, you consent to JFA Purple Orange recording the webinar and using your contributions to inform future work. When you register to attend, you will be asked to acknowledge that you understand this privacy notice. 

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