Mon, 03 May | Canberra

Optimising Recovery Under the NDIS - Training

Practical knowledge and skills to support workers to understand the NDIS 
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Time & Location

03 May, 9:00 am – 04 May, 5:00 pm
Canberra, 20 Genge St, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

About the Event

This two-day course provides practical knowledge and skills to support workers understand the NDIS and how to achieve optimal outcomes for service users by applying recovery oriented practice to the planning process.  Over the two days we will be exploring different perspectives of recovery and how to use both informal and formal supports, including the NDIS, to achieve personal goals of recovery. Content covered includes

  • Understand the concept of personal recovery and the different definitions of recovery and how these contribute to the process of goal setting in the NDIS.
  • Be able to think critically about their own life story and what NDIS supports and other informal/community supports could contribute to living a better life using the CHIME recovery model
  • Have a general understanding of the NDIS application, planning and review procedures and where to go for more information
  • Have self-care and safety strategies in place to manage wellbeing and support recovery

The Facilitators: Terri Warner Terri is an educator and advocate. She believes that lived experience can bring about positive change in health services and improve community understanding about mental health challenges and mental distress. Her lived experience informs her work towards these goals, which she undertakes through community education, the delivery of peer-facilitated programs, systemic advocacy, and research. Ben Matthews Ben has worked in mental health education for over 10 years and specialises in lived experience education, recovery, and peer work. Ben is currently the Sector Development Officer at the MHCC ACT and was involved in the coproduction of this training with Terri Warner and the ACT Recovery College

This course was developed in partnership with the ACT Recovery College.

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