Welcome to our Workshops and Events Page! At DCCA, we are dedicated to fostering growth, understanding, and improved communication within the disability community. Through our carefully curated workshops and events, we aim to bring together providers, companies, participants, and workers to create a stronger, more inclusive support network.

Our commitment to enhancing service quality and promoting effective communication drives our diverse range of events. We understand that the disability sector is dynamic and ever-evolving, which is why we offer a variety of opportunities to connect, learn, and share insights.

Our workshops and events are designed to provide valuable resources, actionable strategies, and a platform for open dialogue. Whether you're a service provider seeking to elevate your offerings or an individual seeking to expand your knowledge and network, our events cater to a broad spectrum of interests and objectives.

By participating in our workshops and events, you'll benefit from:

  • Expert Insights: Gain valuable insights from industry experts, thought leaders, and experienced professionals who are passionate about advancing the disability sector.
  • Practical Knowledge: Acquire practical skills, tools, and techniques that can be immediately applied to enhance service quality and communication.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, build meaningful relationships, and collaborate with peers who share your commitment to creating positive change.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage in interactive sessions, discussions, and activities that encourage active participation, idea sharing, and collective problem-solving.
  • Upcoming Event Highlights: Explore our calendar of upcoming events that cater to a wide range of topics, from service innovation and person-centered care to effective communication strategies and more.

 Join us on this journey of growth, connection, and empowerment by participating in our upcoming workshops and events.

Browse through the list of our upcoming events below and secure your spot today.

We look forward to welcoming you and embarking on a transformative learning experience together.

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NDIS Provider Networking & Support

We host regular NDIS provider networking events in Coffs Harbour to help local providers come along and showcase their business, meet other providers, and support and encourage one another. Bring your business cards, and flyers and share who you are, what you do, and WHY you do it! Let's build a strong supportive community.

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S.O.S Support Worker Toolkit

Our workshops are specifically designed for Independent Disability Support Workers to help them become better professionals within the industry, Learn how to fix the key aspects and mistakes that most support workers make (and they don't even know it), and help them grow to secure a more valuable long term career within the disability industry. 

This Upcoming Event will focus on:

  • Invoicing
  • Quoting
  • Pay Rates
  • & More…

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Breaking Barriers | Part 1

The first workshop Breaking Barriers™ and Becoming Disability Aware is very much about building disability awareness and talking about the sensitivity essential to provide superior service.

Topics Covered:

  • Disability awareness and sensitivity. What is it and what is my role as a DSW?
  • The disability community, & and the impactful nature of their historical experience. We also take a moment and unveil the rich culture underneath.
  • What is person-centered care?
  • Effective communication and what some barriers might be? A case study into some misconceptions and barriers to communication and learning how to smash them wide open.
  • Disability diversity! What is it and what is my role in supporting it?
  • My participants support TEAM! Let's talk about families, carers, and friends and the role of the support worker within that team.
  • Why do I need to be an expert in learning about people and what on earth is the “trip up effect?” An in-depth look at some of the barriers to learning.

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Breaking Barriers | Part 2

The second workshop Breaking Barriers Part 2™ and Becoming Disability Aware details can be found below.

Topics Covered:

  • Scope of practice, S.O.P How to find your own S.O.P accurately, and why everyone's S.O.P can be different.
  • Professional boundaries, what are they and why do you need them?
  • Ethical considerations in regards to disability service provision, including a discussion about dignity of risk and duty of care.
  • Decision making frameworks. What are they? Empowering you to build safe and sound frameworks as a DSW.
  • TURBO BOOSTING your participants! The essential guide to being part of curating a powerful change and progressive future for the disability community. Helping your participants to empower and reach goals!
  • Self care and preventing burnout. Forging towards long term success as a DSW.

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