Working Alongside People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

Monday 24th July - Brisbane - Supporting people with intellectual disability experiencing mental health issues/disorders workshop

Community Living Association and WWILD-SVP Association are offering a training workshop for professionals, support workers, and university students who are studying Social Work, Human Services or Psychology and are interested in learning about supporting people with intellectual and learning disabilities experiencing mental health disorders and issues.


The aim of the workshop is to improve individual students/worker’s understanding of the lived experience of intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders/ issues, and appropriate support of these people experiencing dual disability. It is also to demonstrate the usefulness of the bio-psycho-social and community-based mental health model to support people experiencing dual disability.


The topics covered include:

  • Developing knowledge of the lived experience of Intellectual Impairment/Disability
  • Good communication when supporting people with intellectual disabilities
  • The experience of mental illness for People with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Appropriate response and support of People with Dual disability in terms of prevention, early intervention, crisis response and recovery approaches.


Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided.

Please note you can only register one person at a time.
This event is an endorsed CPD event for Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) members.
For further information about the workshop, please contact Victoria at WWILD on ph 3262 9877.  

Event Properties

Event date: 24-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date: 24-07-2017 3:00 pm
Capacity 20
Registered 14
Available place 6
Cut off date 24-07-2017
Individual Price $50.00
Location WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Association
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WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Program is funded by the Department of Communities, QLD. & the WWILD Victims of Crime Disability Training Program is funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney-General, QLD

WWILD Phone: (07) 3262 9877 Email: Address: 211 Hudson Road, WOOLOOWIN QLD 4030 Contact hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm