Professional Development Program in 2019

Learn how to support children with hearing loss in the classroom

We are delighted to offer a full professional development program with a range of courses and workshops in 2019 for professionals working with children with hearing loss.

Many courses may be helpful to parents with children off to Big School. Please see the course descriptors and if unsure contact Dr Anne Fulcher on the details below.

Please feel free to forward this information on to colleagues who may be interested in attending. 

2019 Program

To view the full 2019 program, click here: Professional Development document 2019_Final

Term 1

101 Ideas to Climb the Listening & Spoken Language Ladder

Teachers: Completing 101 Ideas to Climb the Listening and Spoken Language Ladder Workshop will contribute 6 hours of QTC registered PD covering standard descriptors 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 3-7-2, 5.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3-2

The interactive session will cover:

  • Understand and apply latest researchbased listening, speech and language development techniques
  • Multiple practical ideas to enhance all key developmental areas
  • Practice using our new listening tracking tool: FLI™-P
  • $250 + GST pp, includes morning tea, lunch and training manual with multiple re-usable handouts

SYDNEY

Date: Monday 8th April

VENUE:  The Shepherd Centre Head Office, 146 Burren Street Newtown (2 minute walk from Macdonaldtown station). 

TIME: 9am – 4pm

CANBERRA

Date:  Thursday 11th April

VENUE: TQI Headquarters, 170 Haydon Drive, BRUCE, ACT

TIME: 9am – 4pm

 

Term 2

Bouncing with Babies – Setting our babies with hearing loss on paths for optimal success

Teachers: Completing Bouncing with Babies for supporting a child with hearing loss in your class will contribute 6 hours of QTC registered PD covering standard descriptors 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 3.7.2, 5.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2

Key learnings:

• Best practices for assisting babies with hearing loss in 2019

• Practise determining baby’s functional hearing loss and listening skills

•What steps to take next?

• What devices/when?

• Key practical components of sessions with infants

COST: $250 + GST pp, includes morning tea, lunch and training manual with multiple re-usable handouts

SYDNEY

Date: Monday 6th May

VENUE:  The Shepherd Centre Head Office, 146 Burren Street Newtown (2 minute walk from Macdonaldtown station). 

TIME: 9am – 4pm

CANBERRA

Date: Thursday 9th May

VENUE: Headquarters, 170 Haydon Drive, BRUCE, ACT

TIME: 9am – 4pm

 

HOST A SESSION AT YOUR SCHOOL

For a significantly reduced rate, we can facilitate a group session at your school.

ENROLL HERE

Click here to enroll in The Shepherd Centre’s Profession Development Course.

ALL INQUIRIES

Kelly Rogers, Clinical Executive Assistant

[email protected]

(02) 9370 4401

Dr Anne Fulcher, Principal Listening and Spoken Language Specialist

[email protected]

(02) 9370 4401