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SENSORY OVERLOAD IN AUTISM: UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIFFERENT SENSORY EXPERIENCES AND SENSORY OVERLOAD FROM A NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PERSPECTIVE

ALL STAFF IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS INCLUDING SCHOOL AND CURRICULUM LEADERS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, SPECIAL EDUCATION COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, WELLBEING COORDINATORS, SCHOOL ASSISTANTS, SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND SCHOOL THERAPISTS SUCH AS OT AND SPEECH THERAPISTS

PRESENTED BY BRUCE MEATHERINGHAM, 2018 AUTISM CRC, FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM GRADUATE

This workshop is ideal for educators who would like to develop a deeper understanding of the sensory aspects of autism in order to help minimise sensory overload and the behavioural consequences that might follow. In this workshop Bruce will cover two aspects of the autism sensory experience. He will provide background information to understand the seven senses, and will present the causal relationships of different sensory experiences in autism.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • An understanding of what sensory experiences causes sensory overload both directly and indirectly
  • What is one thing that can be done to help prevent sensory overload?
  • What is one thing that can be done to help deal with sensory overload?
  • What are the sensory experiences that occur after sensory overload as part of the causal relationships?

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Event Date 06/03/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 06/03/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 01/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00
$80.00

INSTANT INSIGHTS: COACHING SKILLS FOR COMPLEX LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

ALL SCHOOL STAFF IN PRIMARY SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL, SECONDARY SCHOOLS, AND FLEXIBLE LEARNING OPTIONS - including school and curriculum leaders, teachers, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school support officers


PRESENTED BY ABBIE-LEA VERCO, STUDENT WELLBEING LEADER, NASSSA COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student welfare. The workshop will focus on coaching skills for effective engagement, behavioural management and social - emotional learning development. The aim of this workshop is to equip teachers with the understanding of brain based coaching principles and methodologies to build the teacher-student relationship.

Please note: this workshop is suitable for staff working in Flexible Learning Options and other complex environments.

FLIER

Event Date 08/03/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 08/03/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 05/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00
$150.00

UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS: PREVENTION, IDENTIFICATION AND SUPPORT IN SCHOOLS

ALL SCHOOL STAFF IN PRIMARY SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS - including school and curriculum leaders, teachers, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school support officers


PRESENTED BY DR ANNE O'SHEA, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, AND SAM BOOTS, REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student welfare. The workshop will provide information about:

  • Types of eating disorders and their identifying characteristics in children and adolescents
  • Prevalence and detection rates in school aged children
  • Myths and misconceptions
  • Warning signs
  • How to approach a student identified as high risk of an eating disorder
  • Treatment and support options
  • Risk factors and protective factors (including social media use, peer relationships and bullying)
  • School-based prevention programs
  • Practical suggestions to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors in schools

Learning outcomes for this workshop include: 

  • Understanding eating disorders and their occurrence in school age cohorts
  • Ability to recognise signs of eating disorders within your student population
  • Awareness of strategies you can use on your site to decrease the risk of eating disorder for your students

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Event Date 29/03/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 29/03/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 25/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00
$150.00

PUBLIC VS PRIVATE BEHAVIOUR: USING THE RIGHT TO KNOW FRAMEWORK FOR STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND IMPAIRED SOCIAL AWARENESS

STAFF IN MAINSTREAM SCHOOLS, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS INCLUDING COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY TERESSA RESCHKE, EDUCATION CONSULANT AND KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all staff working with children and young people who need extra support and explicit instruction in learning the difference between appropriate public vs private behaviour. The workshop will provide information for staff to effectively teach behaviours to children and young people who may not inherently understand the risks due to intellectual disability, lack of social awareness, or trauma related difficulties.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • How to use the Right to Know framework to effectively plan student instruction
  • Awareness of the prerequisite concepts a student will need to be taught to support comprehension of the public vs private concept
  • Specific instruction around concepts such as: public and private spaces; public and private behaviour; and public and private touching

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Event Date 03/04/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03/04/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 01/04/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00
$80.00

ADOLESCENT ENGAGEMENT IN EDUCATION: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF THE UNENGAGED LEARNING RELATIONSHIP

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - NORTHERN VENUE - COOPERS ALEHOUSE, GEPPS CROSS

STAFF IN MAINSTREAM MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS - including leadership, wellbeing coordinators, counsellors, classroom teachers, and support staff

PRESENTED BY KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student wellbeing. This workshop will suit staff who work with students who are either: typically developing; on the Autism spectrum; exhibiting challenging behaviour; or socially anxious or depressed. Learning outcomes from this research-informed workshop include:

  • Awareness of brain development in the teenage years
  • Understanding of how brain development effects learner readiness in the teenage years
  • Understanding the impact of factors such as trauma, disability, cultural heritage, and lifestyle on secondary student engagement
  • Strategies for changing practice to maximise secondary student engagement and learner readiness
  • Skill building for constructing an Engagement Plan for implementation at your site

FLIER

Event Date 15/04/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 15/04/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 10/04/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00
$150.00


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