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Introduction to Supported Decision Making – free one day workshop – Tweed Heads

6 February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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In coordination with Social Futures, the NSW Public Guardian is offering free tailored workshops in northern NSW for disability services staff to promote the decision making rights of people with disability.

This training will:

  • Be suitable for Team Leaders, Ability Linkers, Local Area Coordinators and Key Workers
  • Cover building the ability of people with disability to make their own decisions
  • Be considered in the context of the NDIS
  • Focus on effective steps and strategies for providing support for decision making
  • Discuss dilemmas and tensions, as well as strategies to address these
  • Be run over one full day
  • Offer additional train-the-trainer component for those wanting to take this approach further within their organisation

To register for this event you will need to print and fill out the attached registration form and email it to To discuss you participation, you can also call Social Futures Training Program Coordinator on 0439 137 207.

Trainer Profile: Carolyn Smith works for the NSW Public Guardian in the Information and Support Team. She has worked in the disability sector for 20 years, has a background in education and is a strong advocate for upholding the rights of people with disabilities. Carolyn has been working on the supported decision making project for 2 years and has trained hundreds of sector staff on the supported decision making framework.

The venue for this event in Tweed Heads is yet to be confirmed. We will advise participants as soon as this information is available.


6 February 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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