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Towards A Better Life Caulfield

Belonging Matters

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 at 9:00 am - Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 4:30 pm (AEDT)

Towards A Better Life Caulfield

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
This rate is for people with a disability and families/carers paying out of their NDIS plan (this ticket price is ex GST)
23/03/2020 $40.00 $0.00
General Concession
This rate is for people with a disability, families, Health Care Card Holders who are attending and paying as an individual from their own resources.
23/03/2020 $44.00 $0.00
This rate is for professionals or people with a disability and families who are attending who are employed by or represent a service, support or advocacy organisation, company or corporation.
23/03/2020 $88.00 $0.00
Agency Sponsored
This rate is for agencies who wish to sponsor people with a disability or families who use the services of their organisation.
23/03/2020 $66.00 $0.00
Student Full Time
This rate is for students who are studying full-time. A copy of a current student card must be provided
23/03/2020 $44.00 $0.00
Student Part Time
This rate is for students who are studying part-time. A copy of a current student card must be provided.
23/03/2020 $66.00 $0.00
Companion Card   more info 23/03/2020 Free $0.00

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When and Where

Tuesday 24th & Wednesday 25th March, 2020

9.00 am to 4.30 pm

Caulfield Park Sports Club,  280A Balaclava Road, Caulfield North, Victoria, 3161


What is this Workshop About?

This two day event will inspire participants to reflect on the value of obtaining the good things in life and consider how we may support people who may have been marginalised or disadvantaged to have better lives and greater involve- ment in their communities. This event is designed to assist participants to:

  • Understand social devaluation and its consequences,

  • Learn about Social Role Valorisation as a means of addressing experiences of devaluation,

  • Strengthen onesmotivation to counteract devaluation,

  • Clarify the qualities of the good things in life and how they might be facilitated,

  • Understand the importance of valued social roles and how to develop roles that lead to authentic inclusion in ones community.

You will also hear some real lifestories from people who were inspired by this workshop and how they have changed the course of their life! This workshop and will use a combination of lecture, interactive exercises, refection and discussion!


Who is this workshop for?

This event is for anyone who is serious about improving the lives of people who may be at risk of being marginalised or disadvantaged, such as people with disabilities, people with a mental illness, people who are aging and people experiencing poverty or homelessness. It would be of particular interest to people with a disability, their families, students, support workers, planners, LACs, NDIS personnel, professionals, managers, CEOs, policy makers, people in leadership positions and other concerned citizens.

About the Presenter

 John Armstrong has a long involvement in the lives of people with disabilities, in informal advocacy and friendship roles as well as the formal roles of service provider, teacher, adviser and service planner. John is one of two senior Social Role Valorisation and Passing trainers in Australia. He is particularly interested in uncovering the reasons behind the abuse of vulnerable people and the things that influence beneficial instead of detrimental actions. His events seek to increase consciousness and the development of the qualities needed by people who intend to act with integrity and leadership.





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To guarantee a place please register early by completing the registration form on line. If requiring a tax invoice please copy the registration form for your records. A receipt will be issued once payment is received. Final Registration refers to registrations and payment received by noon on the 6th March, 2019. If payment is not received by noon on 6th March, 2019 attendance will be declined. Registrations will not be accepted without a fully completed on line registration listing all attendee names and detals.

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Caulfield Park Sports Club
280A Balaclava Road
Caulfield North, Victoria 3161

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 at 9:00 am - Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 4:30 pm (AEDT)

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Belonging Matters

Belonging Matters is a small not for profit community education and advisory service developed by families who have a passion for social inclusion! We are people friendly and value driven. On this web site you will find a range of useful resources that aim to inspire and build the knowledge of people with a disability, their families and allies to enable people with a disability to have opportunities and pathways typical of other citizens in the community - lives that are personally fulfilling, unique, socially inclusive and empowering.

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