Massive win on accessible housing – what does it mean?
In what is a major win for seniors, the nation’s building ministers have agreed to include accessible design on the National Construction Code (NCC), creating better options for older Australians.
Grief Tending Workshop for Community Members
This FREE workshop invites participants to explore their relationship to grief through creative exercises and shared practice wisdom. It is an opportunity to explore how our relating with initiatory human experiences like grief shapes who we are as carers, individuals and communities in the face of loss. A diverse range of presenters will explore grief tending from across palliative care, education, arts and therapy backgrounds.
9:00 am – 11:30 am AEST
Carer Gateway Webinar For Service Providers
The webinars are designed to provide an introduction to Carer Gateway and how it may be relevant to the clients and families you are working with.
The webinar will provide an overview of:
- What is Carer Gateway?
- Eligibility criteria
- The Carer Gateway model of service delivery
- Supports and services available
- Additional Carers WA programs
- Access and referral pathways
(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 10:45 am
The Pit Carer Workshop
Carers WA presents an informative workshop for carers delving into some of the common challenges associated with caring for a family member, friend or loved one and exploring self-supporting behaviours and skills to help build longevity and resilience within the caring role.
The Pit carer workshop is externally facilitated by private practitioner, Louisa Holmes, a registered Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor. “The Pit” focuses on how carers can come to feel trapped or stuck in the ”‘dark of the pit” in their caring role and struggle to find the way out into the light.
(Monday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Compassion Fatigue And Healthy Boundaries Workshop
Carers WA presents an interactive workshop for carers exploring some of the common challenges experienced when caring for a family member, friend or loved one. Compassion fatigue is a natural part of the caring role and can often result in feeling burnt out. One of the best preventatives for burn-out is having clear boundaries and being able to communicate them effectively.
Together, we will practice self-supporting behaviours and learn skills to create longevity and resilience within the caring role. This engaging workshop will include reflective tools and strategies for you to take home.
(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Older single women without children - Webinar
An exciting panel will discuss recent research by COTA NSW Board member Associate Professor Myra Hamilton and colleagues entitled Security in old age for older single women without children.
The research has revealed that the common belief that single women without children generally have uninterrupted careers and a healthy superannuation balance is a misconception
Date: 20 May 2021
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Delivering Digital Skills For Groups
Our ‘Delivering Digital Skills Sessions for Groups’ webinar will give you hints and tips to get started wth your Be Connected program. This webinar is designed for organisations who are about to start their digital literacy program, or those wishing to learn more about tried and tested methods. We will explore how to plan and deliver your first group sessions using a ‘blended learning’ approach. Blended learning combines people and digital, allowing your learners to get the benefit of understanding and practising a new skill while knowing they’ve got someone to turn to if they need help.
Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 13, 2021 – 2pm
June 3, 2021 – 2pm
June 24, 2021 – 2pm
CaptureIT Learner Management: Registrations & Reports
Learn about how to register learners and view reports using CaptureIT.
In this webinar, we will discuss how to manage your learners on CaptureIT, as well as the differences between the Learning Portal and CaptureIT.
Join us to become an expert on learner management through Be Connected programs.
Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 6, 2021 – 2pm
May 27, 2021 – 2pm
June 17, 2021 – 2pm
Get Started - Introduction to Be Connected
Join this interactive webinar to learn about the Be Connected program. We will cover who our Network is, how they run their programs, as well as funding information, the support we provide and an overview of the websites/resources.
Please choose only one webinar to attend
April 29, 2021 – 2pm
May 20, 2021 – 2pm
June 10, 2021 – 2pm
Hairdressers are uniquely placed to respond to family violence, but is it ethical to ask them to?
A number of programs have emerged in Australia in recent years that aim to train salon workers to act as informal helpers around family violence and abuse. For example, in Victoria the Eastern Domestic Violence Service’s HaiR-3Rs program has been designed to train hair and other salon workers to recognise, respond to, and refer clients who disclose experiences of family violence. In Queensland, the Hairdressers with Hearts program has been launched to target both domestic violence and elder abuse.