Melbourne: Tuesday 27 March | Adelaide: Thursday 12 April
9:30am - 3:30pm
(Registrations open 9:00am)
Beginners - Intermediate
A WORKSHOP ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHANGES THE NDIS BRINGS FOR ADEs
This workshop is designed for ADE Managers and Board Members. Attendees will learn about the key changes and will be stepped through a process to review their current business models and develop successful strategic responses to the NDIS.
This workshop will cover:
Changes in practice – supported employment funding under the NDIS (and the intersection with open employment)
Working with the new approach to participant outcomes and goals
Managing the cultural shift – a culture of higher expectations is coming
Succeeding through enhancing employment pathways for people with disability
Reviewing your organisation's readiness for change
Implementing best practice in supported employment
Analysing the range of strategic responses available to ADEs
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489 Elizabeth St
Ann is the very model of a modern Major General, a woman who gets stuff done at DSC with serious NDIS commercial smarts and an inimitable straightforward style. She has worked in the disability, mental health, and aged care sectors for over 25 years in a diverse range of management roles for both not-for-profit and for-profit organisations. Prior to joining DSC, Ann led the transition of a national organisation to the NDIS, developing Core, Capacity Building & SDA services in trial and rollout sites. Ann has first-hand experience with system and process review, acquisitions, the integration of merged/acquired services and the NDIS registration process across four states,
Ann has established and run a number of social enterprises and her experience includes designing, creating and implementing new services and products across employment, accommodation, community inclusion and training.
Matthew is a Brisbane based consultant with extensive experience across the community, government and private sectors. He is passionate about helping organisations embrace change, pursue authentic partnerships with their customers and have the conversations that matter.
Matthew’s previous roles include managerial positions in the human services sector, leading government teams to develop quality systems and lecturing in management and planning. This diverse background enables him to respond to the particular needs and circumstances of a client.
Despite evidence to the contrary, Matthew still holds out hope that St Kilda can win a second AFL Premiership.
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Don't just take our word for it. Over 3,100 people have now attended a DSC NDIS workshop. Here's what previous participants had to say about our training:
The challenge for Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating under the NDIS is to attract a new generation of supported employees. Faye explores the secret to developing a business that Participants want to work in.
One of the most exciting promises of the NDIS was that it would lead to an increase in employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Faye explore why the number of plans with employment supports is so low and what we can do to ensure participants understand their options.
We have been searching high and low to answer your (and our) questions about what exactly School Leavers Employment Supports are and how on earth it works. This article provides the SLES 101, so that you and your organisations know what to expect in the school leavers space.
There are many sources of support people with disabilities can utilise when seeking employment. Ann explores the different services available, and how providers and participants can navigate them.
The snippets of information fed to DES providers on Budget Night 2017 did little more than bring further uncertainty to the sector. Perhaps the answer to better work outcomes lies somewhere buried deeply in the NDIS and the tragically under-utilised employment supports, writes John Donnon.
The 2017 Budget was touted as the moment we would finally know the policy intentions of the government for job seekers receiving DES supports. The reality was far more underwhelming, writes John Donnon.