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SUPPORT FOR YOU
Building your resilience
The workshop is for parents of children (0-18 years) with Asperger’s Syndrome who are interested in learning strategies for surviving and thriving whilst bringing up a child on the spectrum. The aim of the workshop is to assist parents to recognise and stop the stress cycle more often and reap the benefits. Decreasing our own stress as parents can feel impossible at times, particularly in the context of raising a child who is on the autism spectrum. Increased parental stress in the household can add to the problems our children experience and leave us feeling guilty and even more stressed! Fortunately there is another way. Enhancing one’s own personal coping has a ‘flow-on’ effect to the rest of the family. The workshop will include information and practical activities to assist you to increase your coping strategies and sense of well-being. Benefits of these methods include better health, more effective parenting and a happier family life.
Saturday 21 April 2012 9.30am - 4.00pm
Red Bridge Motor Inn 380 Connection Road Nambour
Closing date: Thursday 5 April 2012 OR
WITH DR LOUISE FORD AND SALLY WILIAMS
Dr Louise Ford DPsych (Clin) MAPS MCCP. Louise is a clinical psychologist who completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Griffith University. She conducted her Doctoral research on the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders, which remains of ongoing clinical interest to her. Louise has recently co-written a group program for 4-6 year olds with an autism spectrum conditions and difficulties with managing their negative emotions. She has also co-developed group programs for adolescent girls with Asperger’s Syndrome and siblings of children on the autism spectrum. She is skilled in the diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents and is particularly passionate about working with younger children on the autism spectrum. Louise is the Clinic Manager at Minds and Hearts. Sally Williams MPsych (Clin) MAPS. Sally completed her post graduate studies in Clinical Psychology at Deakin University in Victoria. She went on to work in Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) whilst working part time as an Army Officer and Psychologist in the Australian Defence Force (Reserves). She then moved to Europe and worked in Ireland as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in a variety of senior positions, all in the area of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and mental health. She has also run a successful private practice for the last 6 years and worked as a Consultant in the area of ASC. She recently returned to Australia to take up a position in Minds and Hearts.
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN: EARLY BIRD RATES UNTIL 13 APRIL
Murrumba Downs Tavern Corner Dohles Rocks and Ogg Rds Murrumba Downs
Closing date: Friday 8 June 2012
Saturday 23 June 2012 9.30am-4.00pm
COST (parent carer): FREE
COSTS ARE GST-FREE. SERVICES FUNDED THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES, DISABILITY SERVICES ARE CONSIDERED TARGET
Parents, carers and grandparents of children with Asperger’s Syndrome including 0—18 year olds.
ATTENTION! HOW TO APPLY TO BE A PART OF THIS EVENT
PLEASE FILL IN ALL FIELDS OF THE REGISTRATION FORM & FAX TO: (07) 3404 1493 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: (07) 3237 1497 FREE CALL NUMBER AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS & UNPAID CARERS: 1800 851 848
The Disability Sector Training Fund (DSTF) target group includes: workers in community based organisations who receive funding from Dept of Communities, Disability Services; unpaid carers; and family members of people with a disability. DSTF is funded by Dept of Communities, Disability Services.
DSTF NORTH COAST REGION SUPPORT FOR YOU: BUILDING YOUR RESILIENCE NAMBOUR: Saturday 21 April 2012 9.30am - 4.00pm (applications close: Thursday 5 April 2012) Murrumba Downs Tavern: Saturday 23 June 2012 9.30am-4.00pm (applications close: Friday 8 June 2012)
REGISTRATION FORM & TAX INVOICE ABN: 32 330 317 817
COST FREE (parent/carer only)
SERVICES FUNDED THROUGH DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES, DISABILITY SERVICES ARE CONSIDERED TARGET
If this event is over-subscribed, preference will be given to our target group and unpaid parent carers. Upon closing date you will receive confirmation of your place via email. If you are unsuccessful you will receive a full refund and notification. Please call (07) 3234 0190 if you wish to confirm your registration has been received, as the Workforce Council will not be responsible for attendance opportunities lost due to applications not being received. This activity closes 14 days prior to activity date. Substitutions will be accepted with prior notification. No refunds will be given without written notification of cancellation at least 7 days before the activity. “No Shows” will be charged the full registration fee. No payments can be accepted at the event. Application form will become a tax invoice on payment. Payment must be received prior to attendance.
PLEASE COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW
PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY
(2 PEOPLE MAXIMUM PER FAMILY) Are you a parent/family member or unpaid carer of a person with a disability? Yes
Address Town/suburb E-mail Phone
I WISH TO ATTEND:
Personal address Work address
Postcode Fax Total Amount Payable
Either Nambour (21 April) Murrumba Downs (23 June) Do you have any essential dietary requirements? (please also state to whom this applies) _____________________________________
We endeavor to accommodate the dietary needs of participants wherever possible; however, this is at times limited by the catering options available at individual venues.
Do you have any disability related needs that may require support? (please contact us to arrange details) ______________________________
OFFICE USE ONLY: ACTIVITY IDs — 5610 Nambour 5619 Murrumba Downs AO:
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HOW TO PAY
IF PAYING BY CREDIT CARD: Complete all fields of the credit card payment form below Send completed application by fax to (07) 3237 1497 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org DO NOT post the original copy or duplication of payment may occur A receipt will only be sent on request WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS BY PHONE
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REMITTANCE ADVICE PAYMENT TYPE: VISA MASTERCARD CHEQUE/MONEY ORDER AMOUNT PAYABLE: $___________________
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The information provided by you on this form is collected by the Workforce Council for the purposes of recording participant data for reporting purposes. Information identifying individuals will not be released to a third party except where required by law or requested by your employer, where your employer has paid for this activity. For further information refer to the Workforce Council’s Confidentiality Policy at www.workforce.org.au
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