HOME    ABOUT US    TRAINING    RESOURCES    ADVOCACY    MEMBERSHIP    NEWS    FAQ    CONTACT US    DONATE HOME EVENTS AND TRAINING PROGRAMMES JANUARY 2018 FEBRUARY  2018 MARCH 2018 - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH TUESDAY 2 & 9 JANUARY Grover Counter Scale APRIL 2018 MAY 2018 JUNE 2018 JULY 2018 AUGUST 2018 Website by David Butler Mail: davidbutler@openmailbox.org Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy © 2016 Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability PRIVACY POLICY TERMS OF USE SEPTEMBER 2018 OCTOBER 2018 NOVEMBER 2018 7 feb - dual diag 21 feb 23 feb 27 feb 28 feb 6 march 7 march 18 Apriil 2 may - understanding 8 may 9 may 15 may 22 June 30 may 6 june 25 june 1 aug - sensory 8 aug 14 aug 28 Sept 11 sept 19 sept 26 sept 17 oct 23 oct 7 nov 13 nov 30 nov WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY Self Advocates: A journey to self discovery (Part 1/4). WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY Dual Diagnosis: Intellectual disability and psychiatric illness - the why, what and how of treatment. TUESDAY 13 FEBRUARY Assistive Technology for People with Intellectual Disability. WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY Managing Your Stress: A practical workshop to learn about stress and how to cope with it. FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY Social Workers Journal Club: Overview of challenging behaviour with specific focus on intervention strategies  with families and the approach with a low functioning client. TUESDAY 27 FEBRUARY Principals Meeting: All principals/supervisors of special care centres/24 hour care facilities for people with severe or profound ID. WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY Behaviour Management in the Classroom. TUESDAY 6 MARCH QUARTERLY FORUM MEETING: Management at the time death  (unexpected and expected) of a client at a facility (school, centre,  residential facility or workshop), and supporting fellow clients and staff. WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH Intellectual Disability in South Africa: Looking back, looking forwards - a reflective. WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL An overview of the policy for the provision of quality education and support services for children with severe or profound intellectual disability (CSPID) and the Learning Programme for CSPID. WEDNESDAY 2 MAY Self Advocates: Labels vs Masks (Part 2/4). WEDNESDAY 2 MAY Understanding the rights of the client with intellectual disability and how to communicate these rights to the client. TUESDAY 8 MAY Principals Meeting: All prinicpals/supervisors of special care centres/24 hour care facilities for people with severe or profound ID. WEDNESDAY 9 MAY Learning to Think: A step-by-step graded training programme for young children with intellectual disability. TUESDAY 15 MAY Non Profit Organisation (NPO) Governance and Compliance: What does ‘compliance’ mean and how does your organisation become compliant? FRIDAY 22 JUNE Social Workers Journal Club: The Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (Part 1/2). WEDNESDAY 30 MAY Early Identification and Intervention for Children with Intellectual Disability. WEDNESDAY 6 JUNE The Importance of 24-hour Posture Management for Buggy and Wheelchair Clients. MONDAY 25 JUNE Behaviour Management: 1 day STUDIO III workshop on basic principles of managing challenging behaviour. TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, 26, 27 & 28 JUNE 19 HPCSA & 12 SACSSP CPD Points A New Approach by STUDIO III: Management of challenging behaviour of the person with intellectual disability (ID). WEDNESDAY 1 AUGUST Self Advocates: How to be a self-advocate (Part 3/4). WEDNESDAY 1 AUGUST Understanding Sensory Stimulation in Adults with Intellectual Disability: A practical session showcasing a sensory checklist and toolkit. WEDNESDAY 8 AUGUST Toilet Training for The Child with Intellectual Disability. TUESDAY 14 AUGUST Principals Meeting: All principals/supervisors of special care centres/24 hour care facilities for people with severe or profound ID. FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER Social Workers Journal Club: The Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (Part 2/2). WEDNESDAY 5 AND THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER Step by Step: Lifeskills, sexuality education including guidelines for counselling, testing and living with HIV for adults. TUESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 32nd WCFID ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:  A Vision for the Intellectual Disability Sector - Looking Forward. WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER The Right to Protection: Identifying and reporting sexual abuse of children and adults with intellectual disability. WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER Practical Communication Skills for Children and Adults who Struggle with Verbal Communication. WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER Bridging the communication gap between staff such as therapists,  carers and parents TUESDAY 23 OCTOBER Principals Meeting: All principals/supervisors of special care centres/24 hour care facilities for people with severe or profound ID. An update on the Right to Education court judgment WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER Self Advocates Social (4/4 Session). Learn to surf! TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER Quarterly Forum Meeting: Topic and presenter TBC. FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER Social Workers Journal Club: Research presentation. An investigation of stress experienced by care givers of children with intellectual disability in a Western Cape Province population. 13 feb THURSDAY 19 & THURSDAY 26 APRIL Accredited Course for Carers (Closed Group). Home Based Care: Disability Care.This course is offered in partnership with Robin Trust Nursing College. For more information contact, Aimee Isaacs: programmes@wcfid.co.za THURSDAY 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 MAY Accredited Course for Carers (Closed Group). Home Based Care: Disability Care.This course is offered in partnership with Robin Trust Nursing College. For more information contact, Aimee Isaacs: programmes@wcfid.co.za THURSDAY 7, 14, 21 & 25-29 JUNE Accredited Course for Carers (Closed Group). Home Based Care: Disability Care.This course is offered in partnership with Robin Trust Nursing College. For more information contact, Aimee Isaacs: programmes@wcfid.co.za THURSDAY 19 & THURSDAY 26 JULY Accredited Course for Carers (Closed Group). Home Based Care: Disability Care.This course is offered in partnership with Robin Trust Nursing College. For more information contact, Aimee Isaacs: programmes@wcfid.co.za THURSDAY 2, 16 & 23 AUGUST Accredited Course for Carers (Closed Group). Home Based Care: Disability Care.This course is offered in partnership with Robin Trust Nursing College. For more information contact, Aimee Isaacs: programmes@wcfid.co.za FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID FIRST AID MONDAY 23 & TUESDAY 24 JULY First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 6 & TUESDAY 7 AUGUST First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 20 & TUESDAY 21 AUGUST First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 27 & TUESDAY 28 AUGUST First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 3 & TUESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 17 & TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER First Aid on-site training with WCFID (Closed Group). MONDAY 30 JULY The Designation of Mental Care as an Essential Service 30 July WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities And Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability: Workshop on sharing experiences and teachings To book, please contact: coordinator@wcfid.co.za