South Australian Workshops
Owl Learning Australia is an Associate Member of the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS).

Thank you to everyone who completed our survey letting us know that you would like Owl Learning Australia to facilitate public workshops in 2017 in the following topics: accidental counsellor, advocacy, aged care, alcohol and other drugs, belonging, being and becoming, case management, co-morbidity, community development, community engagement, conflict management, cultural awareness, dementia, disability, documentation, dual diagnosis, early childhood intervention, ethical practice, involuntary clients, legal system, leadership, managing change, mental health, national disability insurance scheme, national quality framework, person centred practice, positive behaviour support, preventing self-harm and suicide, re-engaging young people, reflective practice, responding to aggressive behaviour, self care and trauma informed practice.

We also offer onsite training options which are often more cost effective than attending public workshops and can be customised to meet the needs of the group.

For more information, a volunteer discount or to discuss customised training options please contact us on (08) 8311 3741 or admin@owllearningaustralia.com.au
We look forward to hearing from you.​​
Accidental Counsellor
Date: 1st of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 1st of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 22nd of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 22nd of September 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 22nd of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 20th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 20th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or
Date: 23rd of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 23rd of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of November 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of November 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of November 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills in counselling (including an introduction to person centred therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused brief therapy) in order to effectively de-escalate people who are experiencing crisis.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Advocacy
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of advocacy techniques.
Investment: $75 per person.

Aged Care and Dementia
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about aged care and the symptoms, stages and service provision for people with dementia. This workshop also aims to provide participants with skills and knowledge to ensure that aged care consumers have control over their care and services (including My Aged Care and Consumer Directed Care).
Investment: $150 per person.

Alcohol and Other Drugs
​Date: 31st of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop investigates the cycle of addiction and interventions to prevent or reduce harm related to the use of alcohol and other drugs.
Investment: $150 per person.
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Case Management
Date: 4th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 23rd of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 23rd of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of October 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of October 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of October 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or
Date: 16th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 16th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of December 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of December 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of December 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) 
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills in case management including case management models, processes and roles, examining effective methods of engaging with clients, identifying and using assessment tools, learning how to develop case plans and coordinate the required services and identifying practices for review and case closure.
Investment: $150 per person.
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Community Development and Engagement
Date: 14th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Community development is a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. This workshop focuses on exploring frameworks for this. This workshop also aims to provide participants with information and skills to be able to increase community engagement from information and consultation to active participation.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Co-Morbidity
Date: 14th of September 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop focuses on identifying approaches for working with people experiencing mental health issues who also use alcohol and other drugs.
Investment: $75 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Conflict Management and Responding to Aggressive Behaviour
Date: 21st of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 21st of September 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 21st of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 25th of September 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 19th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 19th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 2nd of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 2nd of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 2nd of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or
Date: 24th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 24th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of November 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of November 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of November 2017 (Port Augusta)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with knowledge, skills and techniques to manage conflict and to avoid aggression, manage aggressive behaviour and respond to incidents of aggressive behaviour.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Cultural Awareness
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 1st of November 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) from 10:00am to 1:00pm or
Date: 1st of November 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) from 10:00am to 1:00pm or
Date: 1st of November 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) from 10:00am to 1:00pm or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 17th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 17th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm or
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)  from 1:30pm to 4:30pm 
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop is designed to enhance communication with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Investment: $75 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Disability
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with strategies to maximise opportunities for people with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities and sensory disabilities. This workshop also examines principles for working with people who have a dual diagnosis (a co-existing disability and mental health issue).
Investment: $150 per person

Documentation
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or 
Date: 25th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of October 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of October 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of October 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or
Date: 17th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 17th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or 
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of December 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the reasons for documentation, the ability to write clear, concise and objective documentation that can be used in legal proceedings and the storage and release of information.
Investment: $75 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Early Childhood Intervention
Date: 8th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 29th of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 29th of September 2017 (Para Hils, S.A.) or
​Date: 29th of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of providing specialised support and services for infants and young people with developmental delays or disabilities and their families in order to promote development, well-being and community participation.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Early Years Learning Framework Practice:
The Early Years Learning Framework promotes children’s learning by drawing upon a repertoire of pedagogical practices in:
Holistic approaches and responsiveness to children:                                                                               
2nd of September 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm (Adelaide, S.A.)

Learning through play and intentional teaching:                                                                                      
9th of September 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm (Adelaide, S.A.)

Learning environments and cultural competence:                                                                                   
16th of September 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm (Adelaide, S.A.)

Continuity of learning and transitions and assessment for learning:                                                    23rd of September 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm (Adelaide, S.A.)

Investment: $200 per person (please note that the investment for attending one of these workshops is $75 per person). 
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Eating Disorders
​Date: 1st of November 2017 (Clare, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of eating disorders.
Investment: $150 per person.
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Emerging Leaders
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of participants to enable them to lead and manage effectively within rapidly changing environments.
Investment: $150 per person

Involuntary Clients
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop focuses on techniques for working with involuntary clients
Investment: $150 per person

Law and Ethics
Date: Please contact us
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop focuses on the review and reflection of legal and ethical standards.
Investment: $75 per person

Mental Health and Preventing Self-Harm and Suicide
Date: 6th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of September 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
​Date: 27th of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop explores the indicators of mental health disorders and recovery oriented practice. This workshop also focuses on recognising and responding to the risk of self-harm and suicide.
Investment: $150 per person
My Aged Care and Consumer Directed Care
Date: 11th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 11th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of October 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of October 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 3rd of October 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 8th of November 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) 
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the service delivery landscape of the aged care sector and focuses on using the principles of consumer directed care.
Investment: $150 per person

Navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Person Centred Practice
​Date: 7th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 7th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of September 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of September 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 28th of September 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the individualised funding and service delivery landscape of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and focuses on using person centred practice to maximise opportunities and outcomes.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Navigating the National Quality Framework and Belonging, Being and Becoming
​Date: 27th of September 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of September 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of September 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 27th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or 
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.)
​Date: 7th of December 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 7th of December 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 7th of December 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law, the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. This workshop also describes the principles, practices and outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Positive Behaviour Support
​Date: 26th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 26th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 30th of October 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 30th of October 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 30th of October 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 9th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 9th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 9th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) or
Date: 15th of November 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 15th of November 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of December 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of December 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of December 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop is designed to provide participants with strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of challenging behaviour.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Re-Engaging Young People
Date: 20th of October 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of differentiated provision, targeted initiatives, flexible learning options within school settings and flexible learning options within community settings.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.

Reflective Practice
​Date: 13th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 13th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of October 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of October 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 5th of October 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 10th of November 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.)
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop is designed to provide participants with reflective practice skills.
Investment: $75 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
Trauma Informed Practice
Date: 12th of September 2017 (Port Lincoln, S.A.) or
Date: 12th of September 2017 (Renmark, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of October 2017 (Hallett Cove, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of October 2017 (Para Hills, S.A.) or
Date: 4th of October 2017 (Port Augusta, S.A.) or
Date: 30th of October 2017 (Clare, S.A.) or
Date: 30th of October 2017 (Whyalla, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Gawler, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Murray Bridge, S.A.) or
Date: 6th of November 2017 (Victor Harbor, S.A.) or
Date: 13th of November 2017 (Adelaide, S.A.) or
Date: 13th of November 2017 (Mount Gambier, S.A.) or
Date: 13th of November 2017 (Port Pirie, S.A.) 
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
This workshop explores strategies to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment by emphasising physical, psychological and emotional safety.
Investment: $150 per person
Please click 'Register' to pay via EFTPOS or contact us to pay via cheque or direct deposit.
Please contact us to discuss individual or onsite training options.
If you have suggestions for workshops you would like us to offer in the future please contact us.
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