Upcoming events and workshops

We have a huge range of workshops, training sessions and events on offer between now and the end of the year. To view our training calendar with more detailed information about each workshop, click here

November

Positive Behaviour Support (for parents of children aged 2-5 years)

Saturday 9th November

10:30am-12:30pm
DSV Office: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford
This workshop's primary focus will be on the early childhood years and will develop your understanding on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and how behaviour can be viewed as a means of communication. You will learn how to use PBS to interpret what your child is trying to communicate via their behaviour, along with strategies and techniques you can begin to introduce with your child in order to address and manage behaviours following a strength-based approach.
Guest Speaker: Jenni Salathiel, Specialist Education Teacher and ECIS Specialist
Cost: FREE
Register here.

New Parent Workshop

Saturday 16th November

10:30am-12:30pm
DSV Office: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford
For more information about this workshop contact our Family Support Manager Sonia Bonadio on 9486 9600 or soniab@dsav.asn.au

Legal Matters

Saturday 16th November - THIS EVENT IS NOW FREE

11:00am-1:00pm
Thornton Hall - Long Gully Community Centre BENDIGO
Lawyer and father of Alfie who has Down syndrome, Trent McGregor, will guide you through all the tricky areas of legal practice and disability including wills, special disability trusts and more. 
Guest Speaker: Trent McGregor
Cost: FREE
Register here.

Positive Behaviour Support (for parents of children aged 6-12 years)

Saturday 30th November

10:30am-2:30pm
DSV Office: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford
This workshop will focus on the later stages of childhood. In this workshop you will learn how to use PBS to interpret what your child is trying to communicate via his/her behaviour along with strategies and techniques you can begin to introduce with your child in order to address and manage behaviours following a strength-based approach.
Guest Speaker: Jenni Salathiel, Specialist Education Teacher and ECIS Specialist
Cost: $80 DSV member | $105 Non DSV member
Register here.

December

Positive Behaviour Support (for parents of teens aged 13+ years)

Thursday 5th December

7:00pm-8:30pm
DSV Office: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford
This workshop will develop your understanding of behaviour and positive behaviour support strategies, along with the challenges that may present in adolescence and the years of early adulthood.
Guest Speaker: Belinda Webb, Behaviour Consultant, Owner of The Resource Kit, Special Education Teacher and Lecturer and Victoria University
Cost: $30 DSV member | $50 Non DSV member
Register here.





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