Who is it for?
Committee members and staff within organisations that want to ensure people with cognitive disabilities have a say.
How long is the course?
3 hours OR two half-day sessions
Who are the facilitators?
Cameron Bloomfield and Eva Sierlis, experienced consumer advocates who have completed Voice at the Table Training, will lead the session together with Voice at the Table project worker, Mike McEvoy.
Where is it?
The training can be run in your workplace or at Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
The purpose of this training is to build your organisation’s capacity to work in an inclusive way with people with cognitive disabilities.
The topics that can be covered include:
- Disability, advocacy & inclusion – an introduction
- Living with an ABI or ID
- Inclusive practice – how to include people with cognitive disabilities
- Support workers – best practice
- Involving people in design
- Involving people in meetings or consultations
- Build an understanding of why inclusive practice is important
- Identify barriers to participation for people with cognitive disabilities
- Learn and practice skills and techniques for inclusive practice