The Practical Application Of Socially Inclusive Pathways
And Valued Roles
Presenters: Deb Rouget and Jan Kruger
19th and 20th October 2016
9am – 5pm
Canberra Mercure (Olims Hotel)
Corner Limestone and Ainslie Avenue, Braddon
This two-day course is an extended learning for people who are committed to the full inclusion of people with a disability in society but may be uncertain of how to enact such a vision. The course will include presentation material, individual and group work, practical exercises and guided discussion.
This workshop is designed to assist participants to:
- Design and pursue socially inclusive pathways
- Discover and harness potential, gifts, interests and passions
- Design socially inclusive pathways
- Establish and deepen valued roles
- Learn the art of asking
- Understand and embed people in culture and customs
- Learn the role of mentors and support
- Create a context for relationship and friendship
- Face challenges
- Learn about the stories of people who are enjoying lives well connected to the community
About The Presenters
Deb Rouget is the CEO of Belonging Matters. For nearly 30 years, she has been involved in the lives of people with a disability and their families. During this time she has gained much practical experience and wisdom about what separates people, what brings people together and the value of roles and inclusion.
Jan Kruger is the Director of Imagine More in Canberra. Jan revels in using her study of Social Role Valorisation and community development in practice. Jan has learned a lot from having a child with a disability and walking alongside many Canberra individuals with a disability and their families to get the good things in life – love, meaningful contribution, work and a place to call home.
Date: 19th & 20th October 2016
Time: 9:00am -5:00pm
Venue: Canberra Mercure (Olims hotel), Corner Limestone And Ainslie Avenue, Braddon
Cost: Free. This workshop is supported by the ACT Government with funding from the NDIS Commonwealth Sector Development fund.
PLACES ARE LIMITED. Book now
If you would like to attend please contact Community Connections
Phone: 02 62961133