Disability Services

Short Course Working with Children and Adolescents with a Disability

Working with Children and Adolescents with a Disability?

Looking to increase your knowledge and skills in the vital areas of autism, behaviour, and using augmentative and alternative communicate strategies?

This skill set is designed for support workers, TA’s, teachers, parents and families, or anyone with an interest in the area.

You will explore the relationship between autism, communication and behaviour. You will have the opportunity to work with and hear from a range of service providers, therapist, and parents.

The workshops are an opportunity to increase skills and knowledge and gain an understanding of the issues and challenges in providing services to children and adolescents with autism.

There are 3 accredited units that will be delivered through workshops and private study:

  • CHCCCS024 Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behavior supports

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

Participants will be required to commit to 10, 5 hour workshops in conjunction with out of class activities and assessments.

  • Next Intake:  Monday, 3 September – 19 November 2018 (not including October School Holidays)
  • Duration:  10 weeks, 1 day per week, Monday – 9.30am to 2.30pm
    • There will also be 3 Thursday evening Study Sessions.  These are optional, and dates will be negotiated.
  • Information Session:  Monday, 27 August 2018 – 10am OR 5.30pm
    • Venue:  Room B1.04, Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register for an Information Session

NORTH
Launceston Campus

Participants will be required to commit to 10, 5 hour workshops:

  • Next Intake:  October 2018
  • Duration:  10 x 5 hour workshops – Monday – 9.30am to 2.30pm
  • Venue:  Wellington Square, Launceston
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTHWEST
Devonport Campus

Participants will be required to commit to 8, 6 hour workshops:

  • Next Intake: 2019
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Cost:

$337 per person

Outcome

Statement of Attainment for 3 units listed below.

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