Respond to suspected abuse and neglect

Course Code 3120AGE008
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Study Mode Online, Short Course
Length Three hours
Commencement Follow the book now button for upcoming dates
Timetable Three hour online course
Course Overview
Introduction

In this short course, you will build skills and knowledge on abuse and neglect is, how it will impact the person with disability, identifying signs of abuse and the appropriate steps needed to report and take action.

What will I Learn?

Issues of abuse and neglect

  • Rights of persons with disability
  • Human rights
  • What is abuse?
  • The Disability Royal Commission
  • Life area domains

Identify suspected abuse

  • Type of abuse
  • Restrictive practice
  • Perpetrators of abuse
  • Indicators of abuse and neglect

Legal and reporting requirements

  • The Disability Service commissioner
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Reportable incidents in the NDIS

Course Requirements
Units offered

This short course does not include accredited units and training.

Fees
Course Fees

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Course Fees $33.00
No concession or government funding applies
How do I pay for the short course?

You can book and pay for your place in a short course online by following the book now button. Alternatively, you can call us on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus for assistance in your booking.

If your course is to be invoiced to a third party, (eg. Work Cover, employer or agency) an Authority to Invoice (ATI) form needs to be completed and signed by the third party. Please contact us via the live chat below, calling 1300 648 911, or email short.courses@swtafe.edu.au to receive the form.

Next Steps
How to book

There are four simple steps when applying for a course with us. 

  1. Book – you can book and pay for your place online via the book now button.  A tax invoice/receipt is automatically emailed to you upon payment.
  2. Get ready – you will receive an email confirming the date, time and location of the course from the short course team. The email will also include the next steps with links to complete a pre-training review and to create a unique student identifier. You will need to follow the links to complete the pre-training review and create or confirm your unique student identifier. Your enrolment form will also be attached in this email.
  3. Enrol – upon completion of the pre-training review, you need to sign and return your enrolment form including your unique student identifier number and photo ID. We will then process your enrolment in the short course.
  4. Attend and complete the short course - 100% attendance of the short course is required. Upon successful completion of the short course, you will be sent a Statement of Attainment for the accredited units completed within 30 days.

If need any assistance with completing your booking, contact our Customer Service team via the live chat below, call 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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