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Autism & Positive Behaviour Support (PBS): 8th November 2024

8 November 2024, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Presented by Leah Dalton & Jenny Reid

This is a 1-day workshop delivered online via Zoom live webinar.

Cost Information:

$240 inc GST: General

$120 inc GST: Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS, Orygen clinicians, Take Two, Victorian headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, Childrens' Health & Wellbeing Locals (Brimbank-Melton/Loddon-Bendigo/Southern-Monash)


Please note our workshops sell out quickly and therefore may not be available. We are sorry if you cannot access the training you would like to at this time.  

Who is the training for?

Mental health clinicians, psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, teachers, early intervention workers, family support workers, headspace clinicians, paediatric fellows, and trainees in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Who provides the training?

Leah Dalton, Mental Health Social Worker

Jenny Reid, Speech Pathologist & Clinical Educator

Both presenters have extensive experience in autism and positive behaviour support intervention. They have worked with autistic children, adolescents, and young adults in the mental health and community sectors.

What does the training include?

This one-day online workshop focuses on the child and adolescent age group and encompasses skill development in the following areas:

  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Understanding behaviours of concern and how to create an autism friendly environment
  • Collaborative problem solving with the young person and carers
  • Writing an autism specific profile and behaviour support plan (please come with a specific client or case study in mind)
  • Writing a plan to respond confidently when challenging behaviour occurs
  • Teaching new skills to promote independence and quality of life

Pre-reading materials will be emailed 1-2 weeks before the workshop. This information will be assumed knowledge for the training.

What do participants say about the training?

“Enjoyed the shared knowledge and experience of the presenters and the generous resources provided.” (Aug 2023)

“Loved the whole thing - so informative and practical!!” (Aug 2023)

“Real world examples and resources that I can use with future clients.” (Aug 2023)

“(I liked) The level of detail and resources provided. The information, links and resources were very practical and immediately useful.” (Aug 2023)



Cancellation and No Show Policy

Registered participants who are unable to attend and notify us of this in writing prior to fourteen days before the workshop may either:

(1) cancel their registration and receive a refund of their payment minus administration fee of 20% or $40, whichever is greater;
(2) transfer their registration once to another eligible participant within the same workplace (no fee);
(3) in some circumstances may be able to transfer their registration once to an equivalent-cost ASD workshop in the same calendar year, if space is available.
Participants who cancel 14 to 2 business days before the workshop may be permitted to transfer their registration once to another eligible participant (no fee). In exceptional circumstances, please contact Mindful.

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All information correct at October 2022. Mindful reserves the right to make changes to the training calendar or any general or specific information published in this calendar. Mindful reserves the right to cancel courses that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case, course fees will be refunded.