• Training & Events

    ACIA is committed to providing training and support for your needs and that of your staff and clients.

FREE - ACIS 4.0 Introduction
Monday, 15th of August 11am-2pm AEST

You are invited to a FREE course that overviews ACIS 4.0, the standards, how it maps to NDIS and the Aged Care Act, the Scheme and the process of certification.

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FREE - ACIS 4.0 Introduction

You are invited to a FREE course that overviews ACIS 4.0, the standards, how it maps to NDIS and Aged Care Act, the Scheme and the process of certification.

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Eliminating URPs: Collective leadership and responsibility in upholding rights.​

Tuesday, October 26th 1pm-3pm AEST - FREE

The workshop will present the problem statement of the increasing use of unauthorised use of restrictive practices (URPs). It will also present the barriers commonly reported by providers but will also emphasise the reasonable steps required by providers need to undertake to eliminate URPs, and discuss the assistance the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (the Commission) provide. The workshop will present some of the actions the Commission has taken to build capability and quality of providers. A reflective practice on case studies will be discussed.


Senior Practitioner, Behaviour Support

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

Jeff is the national Senior Practitioner with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. He has worked in human services for about 30 years in government and non-government settings. He held two inaugural statutory roles in Victoria and Queensland in protecting the rights of people with disability subject to restrictive practices.

Jeff is Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland’s School of Education. His current research focus is on applying the CRPD in practice and eliminating the use of restrictive practices. He was also a Finalist in the Australian Human Rights Award 2010 for his work in protecting the rights of people with disabilities subjected to restrictive practices. 

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ACIS 4.0 - Certification Training for Auditors
Tuesday, 15th November and Wednesday, 16th November (two day course) 9am-4:30pm AEST. Fee: per certifying body per training day via Teams online  (max 10 employees/course) $1,320 inc gst
​Fee per certifying body for each additional employee over 10 per training online day $132 inc gst

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Clinical Governance Master Class
November - Date to be confirmed. Fee: $400+gst / 50% off for ACIA members.

Master class on clinical governance, by expert Chris Coombs, to support meaningful and practical examples for Providers:
  • Understand the concepts of clinical governance;
  • Implement clinical governance structure that meets organisational needs;
  • Apply systematic approach to standards and safeguarding through clinical governance;
  • Identify elements of safety, quality and risk management and how they relate to adverse events; and
  • Explore examples of good clinical governance that you can implement.

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FREE - Roundtable with NDIS Registrar and NDIS Behaviour Support Expert 2.0
Wednesday, 6th of July 1pm-2pm AEST

We have organised a roundtable for our members to talk directly again with Sam Taylor (NDIS Registrar) and Jeff Chan (NDIS Behaviour Practitioner) so you can ask questions of them directly.  This has come from various discussions we have had with them around our concerns for; unregistered providers, registration groups, participant plan changes, funding, NDIS worker screening, NDIS new standards and how they were implemented, NDIS Standards, lack of transparency of data and complaints management.  This is your chance to ask them directly... I think, they think, we are making up these issues.

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