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  • Informed choice
  • Flexible servicing vs constraining compliance
  • Engaging community services
  • The new DES guidelines
  • Staffing for the future
  • Outcomes, quality service and participant expectations
  • Specialist vs generalist: working with different disability cohorts
  • Assessments
  • The rise of direct registrations and the decline of Centrelink referrals
  • Social media platforms
  • Finding the 240,000 participants
  • Innovation in attracting participants through the community and beyond
  • Why do employers engage with you?
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Collaborate to increase employer engagement
  • The DEA Employer Book
  • Why large employers matter
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Working with recruitment services
  • Disability employment confidence
  • Training pathways
  • The future of work
  • Marketing, branding, shining your shingle – go big or go bespoke
  • Introduction to the NDIS
  • School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)
  • Looking back, looking forward
  • DES and NDIS – the grey area
  • Local Area Co-ordinators – what are they?
  • Information, linkages and capacity building
  • I’m registered as a NDIS provider – how do I deliver?
  • Employment supports – what are they?
  • NDIS Support Coordination and building a participant’s capacity
  • The NDIS Pathway – a participant experience
  • The NDIS and employers
  • Early Childhood Intervention Partner – the link to early intervention
  • DES and employers – new ways of meeting each other’s need
  • The utilisation of modern technology to improve participant engagement and outcomes
  • Where are the jobs coming in the next 10 years?
  • Apps, iPhones, Androids and the DES participant
  • New ways of activating participants who are very long term unemployed
  • The digital revolution and its effect on employment – threat or opportunity?
  • Use of technology to reduce social isolation and increase participation
  • Building the capacity of Indigenous people with a disability
  • Innovation in service delivery to the needs of people with disability living in rural and regional communities
  • Better school to work and career transition
  • What can we learn from beyond Australia?
  • The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, the National Disability Strategy, and the future of disability employment


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