HOME    ABOUT US    TRAINING    RESOURCES    ADVOCACY    MEMBERSHIP    NEWS    FAQ    CONTACT US    DONATE HOME EVENTS AND TRAINING JANUARY 2017 FEBRUARY  2017 MARCH 2017 - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH TUESDAY 3 & 10 JANUARY GROVER COUNTER SCALE CLOSED GROUP THURSDAY 2 & 16 FEBRUARY BASIC INTRODUCTION TO NPO COMPLIANCE  AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2 Day workshop - essential to attend both days) WEDNESDAY 8 FEBRUARY ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD) AND ATTENTION DEFICIT  HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) - What does it mean, how is it diagnosed and how is it managed? TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY PRINCIPALS/SUPERVISORS MEETING: All principals and supervisors  of special care centres/24 hour care facilities for people with severe or profound intellectual disability. WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH UNDERSTANDING INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY TUESDAY 14 MARCH QUARTERLY FORUM MEETING: SASSA GRANTS Government grants as they apply to the disability sector WEDNESDAY 22 MARCH CEREBRAL PALSY AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY APRIL 2017 MAY 2017 JUNE 2017 JULY 2017 AUGUST 2017 NOTE: CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO COURSES SCHEDULED FOR APRIL WEDNESDAY 3 MAY SELF ADVOCATES: Labels vs Masks (Part 2/4) WEDNESDAY 3 May THE IMPORTANCE AND IMPACT OF AN ACTIVITY PROGRAMME FOR ADULTS IN A GROUP HOME (Day 1 of 2) Second full day practical workshop on 10 August TUESDAY 9 MAY SUPERVISORS/PRINCIPALS MEETING Recruitment, Induction, Staff Contracts and Job Descriptions FRIDAY 23 JUNE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS JOURNAL CLUB: Employment opportunities for learners with intellectual disability TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, 4, 5 & 6 JULY A NEW APPROACH BY STUDIO III: Management of challenging behaviour of the person with intellectual disability 19 HPCSA AND 12 SACSSP CPD POINTS WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST (previously 29 August) SELF ADVOCATES: How to be a self advocate (Part 3/4) THURSDAY 10 AUGUST PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY IN A GROUP HOME (Day 2 of 2) Website by David Butler Mail: davidbutler@openmailbox.org Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy © 2016 Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH DOWN SYNDROME AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PRIVACY POLICY TERMS OF USE WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE THE IMPORTANCE OF STRUCTURED INDOOR AND OUTDOOR PLAY AND HOW TO ADD IT TO YOUR DAILY PROGRAMME MONDAY 3 JULY BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT: 1 Day STUDIO III workshop on basic principles on managing challenging behaviour SEPTEMBER 2017 TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER WCFID ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Compliance with consistency WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER TOILET TRAINING AND THE SPECIAL CARE CHILD WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER THE RIGHT TO PROTECTION: Identifying and reporting sexual abuse of children and adults with intellectual disability. THIS IS ALSO A SACE ACCREDITED  COURSE - 25 OCTOBER 2017 THURSDAY 7 & FRIDAY 8 SEPTEMBER STEP-BY-STEP: Lifeskills, sexuality education including guidelines for counselling, testing and living with HIV for adults. POSTPONED TO 8 & 9 NOVEMBER OCTOBER 2017 TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER SUPERVISORS/PRINCIPALS MEETING: Lessons learned in 2017 WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT IN THE CLASSROOM POSTPONED TO FIRST TERM 2018 WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER LEGISLATION AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY NOVEMBER 2017 WEDNESDAY 8 & THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER STEP-BY-STEP: Lifeskills, sexuality education including guidelines for counselling, testing and living with HIV for adults. FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN ID GROUP THIS WILL ONLY BE HELD IN THE FIRST  AND THIRD TERMS FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER (PREVIOUSLY 17 NOVEMBER) SOCIAL WORKERS JOURNAL CLUB: Referral process and social work Intervention services offered at  Alexandra Hospital WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER SELF ADVOCATES SOCIAL (Part 4/4)  Board games 03 & 10 JAN 2017 03 & 10 JAN 2017 01 FEB 2017 08 FEB 2017 14 FEB 2017 23 FEB 2017 24 FEB  2017 01 MARCH 2017 08 MARCH 2017 14 MARCH 2017 22 MARCH 2017 24 MARCH 2017 03 MAY 2017 9 MAY 2017 10 MAY 2017 BIENNIAL MEETING RESCHEDULED TO  1 AUGUST 2017 26 MAY 2017 31 MAY 2017 21 JUNE 2017 23 JUNE 2017 03 JULY 2017 30 AUGUST 2017 10 AUGUST 2017 16 AUGUST 2017 22 AUGUST 2017 25 AUGUST 2017 12 SEPTEMBER 2017 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 22 SEPTEMBER 2017 18 OCTOBER 2017 24 OCTOBER 2017 01 NOVEMBER 2017 24 NOVEMBER 2017 THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY HOW TO START AND RUN A PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS JOURNAL CLUB - For all OT’s in the intellectual disability sector FRIDAY 24 MARCH SOCIAL WORKERS JOURNAL CLUB   For all social workers in the intellectual disability sector DOWN SYNDROME AND HOW TO SUPPORT A NEW PARENT WEDNESDAY 10 MAY COMMUNICATION AND THE SPECIAL CARE CHILD (This workshop replaces THINKING AHEAD) THURSDAY 18 & FRIDAY 19 MAY ALL ABOUT ME - Lifeskills, sexuality education including guidelines for counselling, testing and living with HIV for children FRIDAY 26 MAY SOCIAL WORKERS JOURNAL CLUB - Topic TBC WEDNESDAY 31 MAY NUTRITION AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY - Including menu planning for your organisation WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST (previously 29 August) ADULTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM 01 AUGUST 2017 TUESDAY 1 AUGUST 2017 BIENNIAL INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY MEETING: Lifelong Learning WEDNESDAY 16 AUGUST THE IMPORTANCE OF WRITTEN COMMUNICATION AND HOW TO EFFECTIVELY WRITE MANAGEMENT REPORTS TUESDAY 22 AUGUST PRINCIPALS/SUPERVISORS MEETING: Human Resource Policies FRIDAY 25 AUGUST SOCIAL WORKERS JOURNAL CLUB: Curatorship FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN ID GROUP 27 28 29 30 WEDNESDAY 20 AUGUST ONE-TO-ONE DAY CAPE TOWN STADIUM WCFID SACE Accredited Training.pdf WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER THE RIGHT TO PROTECTION: Identifying and reporting sexual abuse of children and adults with intellectual disability. SACE (South African Council for Educators) accredited course.  Click here for more information. 01 NOVEMBER 2017 01 NOVEMBER 2017 20 SEPTEMBER 2017 NOTE:  THERE IS NO QUARTERLY FORUM MEETING  FOR THE FOURTH TERM.