Events & Training

Increase your skills and knowledge by signing up for one or more of DDWA’s Workshops

Make sure to include Training in your NDIS Plan

Not sure if you are eligible to register?   No funding?  Call us on 08 9420 7203


NDIS Parent & Carer Training 2020


Your Training Workshops are here!


Have you started your NDIS Planning yet?


Make sure to include Training in your NDIS Plan. 


Number to Quote:

The reference number to quote is the NDIS Price Guide “Training for Carers/Parents Support Item”:

Ref No:  15_038_0117_1_3










Understanding Challenging Behaviour

Workshop UCB #1

Everyone has behaviour that challenges other people from time to time, however behaviour that is of such an intensity or frequency can be seen by others as ‘challenging behaviour’.

Cost: $234.08

Duration: 4 hours (9.30am-1.30pm)
  • 24 Feb ,West Perth
  • 22 June, Marangaroo










Is There a Better Way?

Workshop BW#2

This workshop program assists families & their supporters to use a ‘Positive Behaviour Support’ approach when responding to people with disability whose behaviour can cause us stress or concern.


Cost: $585.20

Duration: 10 hours (2 day course, 9.30am – 2.30pm)
  •  14 May & 21 May, West Perth
  •  29 Oct & 5 Nov, Nedlands












Behaviour Support into Practice

Workshop BSP#3

Do you have a child with a disability whose behaviours can sometimes be challenging.  Join us at this weekend workshop to connect & learn alongside other families.


Cost:  $936.32

Duration: 16 hours (Friday evening until Sunday mid morning)
  •  Fri, Sat & Sun 1,2 &3 May, location TBC









Complex Communication Needs and the NDIS

Workshop CCN#4

The NDIS is all about having choice & control.  Is yours one of the many families who are wondering:   How can my family member who cannot speak be included in the NDIS planning process?

Cost:  $234.08

Duration: 4 hours (9.30am – 1.30pm)
  •  17 Sept, Melville









Standing Up For Someone You Love

Workshop SU #5

Family Advocacy – Being strong in difficult meetings and negotiations.

Cost: $117.04

Duration: 2 hours (9.30am – 11.30am)

  •  29 July, West Perth 










Understanding Family Strengths

Workshop UFS#6

All families have strengths.  However, sometimes when life is stressful and things are difficult, it can be hard to recognise those strengths in ourselves or in our family as a whole. 


Cost: $229.28

Duration: 4 hours









Supporting Friendships & Relationships

Workshop SFR#7

Do you find it difficult, at times, to support your son or daughter to develop and nurture healthy friendships & other close relationships, such as romantic or family relationships?

Cost:  $702.24

Duration: 12 hours (4 x 3 hour session over 4 weeks, 9.30am – 12.30pm)
  •  9,16,23 Mar & 6 Apr, West Perth
  • 3,10,17 Aug & 7 Sep, Cannington









Circles of Support

Workshop CS#8

Would you like to learn how to create and grow a ‘Circle of Support’  around a family member who may be vulnerable or socially isolated?

Cost:  $234.08

Duration: 4 hours (9.30am – 12.30pm)

  •  19 Oct, West Perth

When meeting with your NDIS Planner, quote this number from the NDIS Price Guide “Training for Carers/Parents Support Item”

Ref No:  15_038_0117_1_3










Introduction to Recruiting & Managing Staff
Workshop RMS #9

Are you feeling confused about how to find the right people for your staff team?  Are you unsure how to teach your team to work for you in ways which suit your needs? 


Cost: $234.08

Duration: 4 hours (9.30am – 12.30pm)

  •  23 Nov, Marangaroo









How to Self-Manage Funding

Workshop SMF#10

Are you feeling concerned about the responsibilities of being an employer and how to find out about legal and other considerations when engaging your own supports?


Cost: $234.08
Duration: 4 hours (9.30am – 12.30pm)
  •  Date TBC, West Perth 










Future Planning

Workshop FP#11

Would you like to learn how to plan for a financially secure, safe and stable future for your family member?  This session will assist you in understanding the things that you should consider throughout this planning process.

Cost:  $204.82

Duration: 3.5 hours

  •  2020 Dates TBC










Safe Guardianship

Workshop SG#12

Does your adult family member have ‘capacity’ to make informed decisions about their lives?  If not, a formal Guardian and/or Administrator may be appointed, if necessary, to ensure that they are given the support and protection they require.

Cost:  $204.82

Duration: 3.5 hours (9.30am – 1.00pm)

  •  12 Feb
  •  16 Jun
  •  13 Oct 

Location: Wembley/ Churchlands



DDWA Workshops 

All non-NDIS funded or supported training workshops are listed here!

Workshops are being added regularly; check back to find out what is new.


Training is your pathway to skills and information.


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Frequently Asked Questions

General enquiries:  Please call 9420 7203 if you have any questions regarding registration.

Pricing: Please check the Flyer for each workshop and event for pricing options. You will notice that from some workshops will continue to be free or low cost. Others will reflect the NDIS hourly pricing rates.  DDWA will continue to deliver free and low-cost workshops wherever possible. When you are registering for an event and are perhaps unsure which ticket option is right for you please call us on 9420 7203 or email