Building Inclusive Communities is for managers and coordinators of disability services. It supports services to build connections with communities beyond the disability sector that will enhance inclusion for the people they support. It includes a 20 week guided practicum while participants put into place positive change for the people who use services
This professional development workshop is for management and staff of organisations intent on meeting and improving outcomes for Māori. It is co-facilitated by Maori and Pakeha facilitators. Grounded in current frameworks and guidelines in the health, disability, social and public sectors, the workshops have negotiable objectives, and are tailored to the current needs, policies and resources of each organisation.
This four day course includes a 12 week practicum during which participants support one or two people with disabilities to contribute to their communities.
The Advocacy Toolkits are designed to support peer and self-advocates to reflect on their work and learn skills that support empowerment. There is an introductory workshop and an advanced one. Each workshop has three 4 hour sessions, usually with a fortnight between each so participants can practice the skills. The workshops are interactive, with participants working in small groups. In the afternoons, new learning and skills are applied, using scenarios based on issues commonly facing disabled people and their families. Handbooks covers processes and approaches
29 Sep 2017 This workshop is for managers, leaders and anyone else who wants to become really good at handling feedback conversations. The ability to receive feedback is just as important as the ability to give because in reality what happens to feedback is entirely in the hands of the receiver. This workshop will help take your feedback skills to whole new level by developing your skills as both a giver and a receiver. Te Pou $245
This three-day, six-module generative learning experience has been designed to support you to become a more confident and competent community mentor as you practice in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. This course will include understanding the role of the mentor, the mentoring process and give you some basic mentoring tools for your toolkit. Enjoy gaining new insights and new learnings to generate new actions and new ways in your mentoring practice.