WWILD Training Webinars – Presented by WWILD & the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
Dates: Tuesdays 03,10th & 17th September 2019 4pm – 6pm.
Training Module 1 – Introduction to People with Intellectual Disability – Presented by: Siobhan Gibbs
Siobhan is a Victim of Crime Support Worker at WWILD and has worked within the disability sector for 4 years before joining WWILD in 2019. Siobhan is passionate about rights, accessibility and exploring the use of creativity and performing arts in social work.
Learning Outcomes include:
• Definitions and prevalence of intellectual disability;
• Lived experience of intellectual disability, including historical, social, and personal functioning dimensions; and
• Helpful practices for supporting people with intellectual disability in daily life.
Training Module 2 – Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence – Presented by Leona Berrie
Leona has worked within the disability sector since 2008 as a support worker and case worker before becoming the Manager of WWILD in 2012. Leona studied a Bachelor of Social Work and have worked in the Disability sector as a direct support worker, as a case manager and now as the Manager of WWILD.
Learning Outcomes Include:
• Sexual rights, consent & sexual violence;
• The trauma effects of sexual violence and abuse;
• Vulnerability of people with intellectual disability to sexual violence and abuse, including perpetrator practices; and
• Guiding principles and supportive practices for responding to disclosure of sexual violence or abuse.
Training Module 3 – Supporting Recovery from Trauma – Presented by Jill Olver
Jill is a psychologist and counsellor and has worked at WWILD for over 10 years in which she has developed a depth of knowledge and flexibility of practice to meet the needs of people with intellectual disability recovering from trauma through a range of creative, visual and narrative practices.
• The experience of trauma by people with intellectual disability;
• General principles for supporting people with intellectual disability to recover from trauma;
• Specialist skills and useful approaches for counselling people with intellectual disability who have experienced trauma.
Individual Modules Price:
Member – $65; Student member – $30; Non-member – $80; Student non-member – $40
Training Suite of 3 Price:
Member- $150; Student Member-$60.00 Non-Member- $190; Student Member-$90
Register individually or as a Training Suite at a dis-counted price.
Details on how to join the Live Webinar will be emailed to you 2 days prior.
For further information see attached Flyer – AASW Event Flyer WWILD Training Modules Sept 2019