Issue 25.16 1 July 2016

AISR Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution - spaces still availabe for students west

The Australian Institute of Social Relations (AISR), the training division of Relationships Australia SA, delivers this graduate diploma. It commenced 27 June officially, but there is still time for students to join!

Hear the experiences of AISR students.

For further enquiries, please contact the AISR on (08) 8245 8100 and for more information about the qualification and/or to enrol, please visit the AISR website.

Gowrie SA: Through the Looking Glass - 10 weeks commencing 8 July 2016 west

A therapeutic parenting group. It's free for parents to attend so is suitable for anyone on any income with children aged 0-5 and wanting to enhance the quality of relationships with their children and to gain support with their parenting challenges.

For bookings or further information call Pam Murphy or Cecilia Ebert on (08) 8234 5219 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Puddle Jumpers Circus Activity Day with 1:1 Mentors - nominate children to attend - 11 July 2016 south

Limited places available, for children 5-15yrs. Circus tricks workshop, games and activities. Meals included - $50pp.

Brain Injury SA Seminar Series: Assuming Control 2016 (city) - commencing 13 July 

 Brain Injury SA is presenting a compelling line-up of experts who will share their knowledge and experiences of acquired brain injury (ABI) in the 2016 Assuming Control program. All sessions held at SAHMRI.

Julia Farr Youth Mentoring free event for young people living with disability (city) - 14 July 2016 

The event is for Mentors (aged 18-30) and Mentees (aged 11-18) who are already in the mentoring program, and other young people who want to join. You will get to meet representatives from Julia Farr Youth, hear their stories, and learn what the committee is about.

There will be games, activities, talks and a team challenge!

SAYarts Guerrilla Theatre presents 'Aftershocks' - 14 July 2016 south/east

Funded by SA Health in association with Life Design Counselling, written and choreographed by Nikki Allen and written by Sean Riley. A loved one/friend/son/brother takes their life. The ground shifts forever. What will grow in this fragile earth? How long will the aftershocks be felt?

MIFSA Respite House "Come & Try" night - 27 & 28 July 2016 south

Programs are available for up to 7 participants who are living with mental illness and who receive regular support from a family member or friend. Carers are also welcome to attend or can take a break from their regular caring responsibilities.

Please distribute to your networks and contact the MIFSA Respite Team on (08) 8378 4100 to register your interest or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

"Who's in Charge" course - 8 weeks commencing 9 August 2016 north/east

This is a popular dynamic course for parents feeling overwhelmed, intimidated or overpowered by defiant behaviours or violence and abuse inflicted upon them by their child or children (8-18 years). See the flyer and registration forms for more info.

For registrations or enquiries please contact Nicole on 8405 6867 or Kay at Centacare Hindmarsh 8210 8200.

NDIS Nuts and Bolts - 10 August and 13 September 2016 south

This free event is for people living with disability and families. Join with Sam Paior, parent and advocate from The Growing Space, to learn the nuts and bolts of the NDIS - what it's all about, how it works and how to make the most of it.

  • You will come away understanding:
  • What the NDIS is
  • Who is eligible and how to apply
  • How to plan for your planning meeting
  • What supports the NDIS can fund
  • How the money stuff works
  • How to choose providers and support workers.

Puddle Jumpers Creating Ripples Camp - nominate children to attend - 26 to 28 August 2016 south

Limited places available, for children/young people 13-16yrs. A winter wonderland camp at Clayton Bay. 

One Day Conference (Save the Date!) with Nigel Richardson - 18 October 2016 north and 20 October 201south

In five years Leeds has turned around outcomes for vulnerable children. Can we do the same in South Australia?

Lessons from Child Friendly Leeds, Nigel Richardson - an event hosted by Junction Austrralia, Together SA, Southern Regional Alliance and a range of partners in State and Local Government.

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