Advocacy and Representation

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Advocacy undertaken by people with lived experience is important because we know best about the current failures of the system and we have unique perspectives and solution ideas. We are the people most directly impacted by the outcomes of our advocacy but when we take on representative roles, we are advocating for more than our […]

FREE

Participating in Co-Design

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Increasingly terms like co- design and co- production are being used by services and organisations to describe the way they include people with lived experience in program design and delivery, but its not always clear what is meant. When participants understand the core principles of co-production and know what best practice looks […]

Free
Recurring

Lived Experience Governance A & B

Adelaide CBD

About the workshop: For lived experience involvement to go beyond tokenistic consultations, people with lived experience need to be involved in all levels of organisations including on boards and committees. Lived experience involvement in governance benefits the organisation, the people who use the services and people with lived experience. However the formal board practices,  legal responsibilities and procedures can feel intimidating.  Understanding […]

Recurring

Sharing Stories Safely

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Using our lived experience  to combat stigma and shame, advocate for  change,  and inspire hope can be empowering.  When shared for purpose our story is a powerful  tool that helps us connect with others and offer insight. This workshop will give you the tools to share your story on your own terms while considering your own […]

FREE

Sharing Stories Safely

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Using our lived experience  to combat stigma and shame, advocate for  change,  and inspire hope can be empowering.  When shared for purpose our story is a powerful  tool that helps us connect with others and offer insight. This workshop will give you the tools to share your story on your own terms while considering your own […]

Free

Opportunities for Influence

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Whether we are wanting to write a blog, sit on a committee or give a talk  at a public event,  there are many different ways that we can use our lived experience to an affect change. Each strategy has its own considerations  and will require different skills. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out […]

Free

Strategic Communication

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: People with lived experience have unique perspectives and expertise to contribute, however, it can be challenge to get the right people to listen. Having communication strategies that are tailored to the audience can increase the chances of being heard. Equally, having strategies that help us maintain our resilience in the face of set backs is important […]

Free

Understand and Develop Good Policy ​

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Policies can feel removed or irrelevant to our daily experiences but they provide guidance, consistency, accountability, efficiency, and clarity on how something operates. Good quality policy can be a useful tool in our work and knowing how to read, use, and develop quality policy is an important skill for leaders. Who the workshop is for: Anyone […]

Free

Inspire and Influence

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: People with lived experience need to be embraced at all levels of the system to allow for the maximum benefits of lived experience involvement. People with lived experience have unique expertise and perspectives to contribute and should be supported to take on leadership roles. Lived experience leaders have the potential to be inspirational because they […]

Free

Lived Experience Governance – Risk and Culture

Minorworks Building 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA

About the workshop: Culture lies at the heart of governance. It informs a group's rules and values about what is the 'right way' of exercising power and governing—and the nature and extend of the risks it is prepared to take to meet objectives. Oversight of culture and risk management is the responsibility of the board. […]

Free

Lived Experience Governance – Financial Responsibilities

Adelaide CBD

About the workshop: Whether you are in the treasurer role or not, all board members are legally responsible for ensuring the organisations finances are in order and the financial affairs are managed effectively . Its important that board members know how to read the financial reports and ask questions. What will I learn? Participants will know what their legal […]

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