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Human Rights in Disability Services

  /  Human Rights in Disability Services

OVERVIEW

In an interactive and practical session, participants will gain a greater understanding of their human rights responsibilities in the current legislative context.  Participants will explore the concept of disability, the history of disability rights and different approaches to disability.  Participants will also have the opportunity to apply the human rights-based approach to a particular situation.

Designed for: Managers, team leaders, teachers, employees and volunteers

New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) accredited

Program Length:  3.5 hours in total

This program may be adapted to suit your timeframe

CONTENT

  • Concept of Disability
  • History of Disability Rights
  • Different Approaches to Disability
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Creating a Human Rights Culture
  • Human Rights Based Approach
  • Conflicting Rights
  • Respond to Concerns and Issues

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Understand responsibilities within the current legislative context
  • Explain the main features of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Identify barriers faced by people with a disability
  • Apply a human rights based approach to particular situations
  • Understand how to respond appropriately to issues and concerns
DELIVERY OPTIONS
Consulting
In-house

The program can be delivered in your organisation and adapted to suit your needs.

Price: $150 per person

(Min 5 Participants)

Introductory Offer – $100 per person!

Training
Public Program

Dates and locations for 2019 to be advised. Price: $150 per person

(Min 5 Participants)

Online
Webinar

(Min 5 Participants)

The Building-Block Approach

Right Approach adopts a building-block approach that exposes participants to a series of workshops to apply human rights, or simply attend a one-off workshop.  Providing a number of different training options enables time and budget flexibility.