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May 2018

Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Murwillumbah

29 May 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Murwillumbah Golf Club, 233 Byangum Rd
Murwillumbah, NSW 2484 Australia
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Free

This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia. As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with: Opportunities…

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June 2018

Emotional Intelligence – for leaders and teams

7 June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Social Futures, Keen St. Office – Jacaranda Room, 16 Keen St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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$250

This training is for leaders and team members in the human services sector (aged care, disability services and youth among others). It will also help business managers, HR professionals and individuals interested in having more effective relationships with peers, supervisors and staff alike. Participation Price: CHSP/CCSP Worker $200/ All Others $250 The course will explore the theory and science behind emotional intelligence (EI), where the GENOS model came from and why EI is useful in business. Participants will complete an…

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Mental Health Awareness – Lismore

12 June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Social Futures Training Room, 256 Molesworth St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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Free

This Free half day workshop is aimed at professionals working in the ageing and disability sectors and aims to build your awareness of mental health problems and how to respond. Participants will get an overview of common mental health problems, how you may encounter these through your work, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, signs of a mental health crisis and who can help. Mental health issues explored include: Depression Anxiety Trauma Psychosis Substance…

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Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Casino

12 June 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Casino Community and Cultural Centre, 35 Walker St
Casino, NSW 2470 Australia
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Free

This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia. As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with: Opportunities…

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Communicating Consciously in Conflict Situations – (1 day) – Lismore

13 June 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Social Futures Training Room, 256 Molesworth St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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$195
Communicating Consciously in Conflict Situations

This training is for people who would like to improve their ability to engage constructively in conversations that matter. Participants will be introduced to principles of conflict transformation, facilitation, negotiation, dialogue, as well as Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-Violent Communication.   Participation Price: CHSP/CCSP Worker $165 / All Others $195.   Participants will be supported to ‘step-back’ and observe the effect dominant patterns of communication (such as giving advice, or wanting to be right) have in daily life, and to explore alternative…

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Vicarious Trauma Workshop – 27 June

27 June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Social Futures Training Room, 256 Molesworth St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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$250

This workshop is for anyone working / supporting in the human services sector whose clients have experiences of traumatic life events, including physical, emotional, psychological abuse. Participation Price: CHSP/CCSP Worker $210 / All Others $250. Learning detailed accounts of these experiences and / or supporting clients through them can be stressful and distressing for the support worker as a natural part of connecting and empathising.  An accumulation of this stress can be damaging and result in burnout among other consequences,…

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July 2018

Free Deaf Awareness Training

12 July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Social Futures Training Room, 256 Molesworth St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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Free

This two-hour deaf awareness training is designed to help organisations improve their service delivery to deaf clients and ensure that deaf colleagues are included in the team. The course provides information and practical tips to improve interactions with deaf people. Participants will learn: about the misconceptions and realities around deafness and the notion of the Deaf Community; practical strategies to make the workplace more inclusive of deaf people; practical communication skills for interactions with deaf people; about the practical applications…

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Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Tweed

24 July 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
South Sea Islander Room, Tweed Heads Civic and Cultural Centre, Cnr Brett St and Wharf St
Tweed Heads, NSW 2485 Australia
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Free

This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia. As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with: Opportunities…

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August 2018

Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Grafton

22 August 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
South Grafton Ex-Servicemens Club, 2 Wharf St
South Grafton, NSW 2460 Australia
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Free

This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia. As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with: Opportunities…

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September 2018

Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Murwillumbah

18 September 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Murwillumbah Golf Club, 233 Byangum Rd
Murwillumbah, NSW 2484 Australia
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Free
family carer

This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia. As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with: Opportunities…

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Registration, Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Registration is required to secure your place in Social Futures’ workshops. For fee-paying workshops, you may pay by credit card or by Electronic Funds Transfer upon check out. Your registration details will be confirmed upon receipt of your payment.

As we are a not for profit organisation we are unable to provide refunds, but are if you are unable to attend, you may transfer your place to another person who meets the entry criteria. Please let us know of any changes to the participants who will attend.

Workshops may occasionally be cancelled due to insufficient numbers. If this is necessary, we will notify you as soon as possible and a full refund will be given.

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