Disability Confidence for Staff

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Freshwater Room

Level 4, 17 Wally's Walk

Macquarie University, NSW 2109

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Building capacity to support and promote the inclusion of people with disability within your workforce

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Building capacity to support and promote the inclusion of people with disability within your workforce will ensure that you can attract and retain from the entire talent pool and build a workforce that is representative of the broader community.

Disability confidence training for work forces assists staff to identify ways to develop an inclusive and accessible environment for employees, customers and stakeholders.

The training will be done through discussion, group activities, scenarios and video.

Learning outcomes:

o Understand the importance of disability confidence for individuals and the whole organisation

o Have greater awareness of what disability is in the Australian society

o Be confident in using the right language and doing the right things

o Understand the value of inclusive behaviors and attitudes

o Understand the key concepts, such as workplace adjustments, inherent requirements and sharing information

o Understand good practice and ensuring the recruitment and selection processes are barrier free

o Understand disclosure of disability from both employees and employers perspective

o Be able to provide advice and support to Managers, including discussions on performance management

o Have awareness of the legislative requirements and considerations to the management of risk

o Know where to find further information and assistance.

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Freshwater Room

Level 4, 17 Wally's Walk

Macquarie University, NSW 2109

Australia

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