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Tue, 30 Apr


Broadbeach Waters

Masterclass - Understanding Autism

Gain knowledge in autism and learn skills relevant to work as an allied health team member, support worker or carer.

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Masterclass - Understanding Autism
Masterclass - Understanding Autism

Time & Location

30 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Broadbeach Waters, 43 Ventura Rd, Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218, Australia


About the event

This 4 hour intensive workshop serves as an introductory platform for allied health workers, delving into the fundamentals of Autism and its co-occurring conditions. This program provides those who work with autistic individuals a more profound understanding of their clients. Participants will engage in real-life case scenarios and acquire skills that contribute to fostering positive workplace practices.

The event is presented by Jennifer Althaus, the founder and CEO of Orange Elephant Creative Minds. Jennifer is a dedicated mother of three, two of whom are autistic, as well as being a leader in the field of autism and mental wellness services. She brings a unique blend of personal wisdom and professional expertise to her work by drawing on her personal experiences, her role at Orange Elephant Creative Minds and her university research into autistic youth and criminal justice. Jennifer holds a background in early childhood studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Criminal Justice and a Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies. She is currently undertaking a higher research degree in the area of Arts, Education and Law.

Morning tea will be provided. 

Please bring your lunch and water. 

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