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Working & Studying with SCI Workshop – 25 June to 30 July 2022

By March 19, 2021 October 7th, 2021 No Comments

Discover your full potential during this intensive 3-day career workshop run from Sargood on Collaroy and delivered by In-Voc, a specialist vocational rehabilitation service.

Benefit from the expertise and skills of In-Voc’s vocational consultants who are dedicated to working with clients who have sustained a spinal cord injury to explore work, study and volunteering opportunities.

In-Voc is proudly funded and operated by Royal Rehab. Places are limited so we encourage you to book early!

Details

When: 25 to 30 July 2022

Course Inclusions

This course will provide the opportunity to:

  • Participate in a self-exploration activity to develop your own personal “Career Circle” to assist with future vocation planning
  • Meet Michelina Pelosi: humanitarian, educator, professional speaker with lived experience with SCI and be inspired by her career journey in several different jobs
  • Explore your interests to develop further insight into potential work options, industries and career pathways
  • Learn how to identify and recognise your skills and their application to other roles
  • Find out the work aspects you consider important in a job and how this can impact on their future direction
  • Consider your learning style and learn ways to assist you to develop new skills and knowledge
  • Discuss the benefits of connecting in with your community to widen networks and create opportunities
  • Engage in discussions and share experiences about how to maintain balance between work, other life roles and managing SCI
  • Learn how work experience and volunteering can provide an excellent opportunity to trial different jobs, meet new people, develop skills and participate in a gradual return to work
  • Chat about job seeking and what you may or may not need to disclose about your disability
  • Connect with people currently living with SCI who are in the workforce in many different roles

“This course is a really beneficial experience for those wanting to take that first step to getting back to work.”

– Heath, 2019 course participant.

Important Info

  • This course is suitable for all levels of injury.
  • Please note that you are unable to participate in our weekly activities program or 1:1 therapy sessions while you are a participant on a course at Sargood.

Register your interest now

Please contact Sargood on Collaroy on (02) 8597 0600 or click the button below to fill out a Registered Interest Form. Please note this is not a booking confirmation, we will be in contact regarding this course.

Register your interest

You must be living in the community to apply to attend any of the courses run at Sargood on Collaroy. If you are currently an inpatient at a health facility then unfortunately you are not eligible to apply.

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