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ASID QLD - What makes a good support worker

Friday, 1st Sep 2017
2:00pm 4:00pm
New Farm, Brisbane
Contact:   Morrie O'Connor
Phone:   (07) 32665633
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Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID): Queensland Division


What Makes a Good Support Worker: From the Perspective of People with Intellectual Disability and from Families/Unpaid Carers.

Cost:  $10 (ASID Members only) $30 (Non Members)

Guest Speakers:

Dr Kathy Ellem - School of Public Health and Social Work, Qld University of Technology. Kathy will be discussing research that has been completed around the perspective of families and unpaid carers on ‘what makes a good support worker’

The Star Trainers – A group of self-advocates who have been working together to develop training for support workers who support people with intellectual, cognitive and learning disabilities. They will be discussing ‘What makes a good support worker?’

Sarah MacDonald – UQ PhD Student - Will be discussing the Action research process involved in supporting the Star Trainers in developing their training program.

When:  Friday 1 September 2017
Time:  2.00pm - 4.00pm
Where: Merthyr Road Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane

Cost:  $10 (ASID Members only) $30 (Non Members)

If you have any questions about the event please contact Morrie O’Connor at Community Living Association
by phone: (07) 32665633 or email:

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