positive behaviour support

26 October 2016

This is my last blog as I am leaving Interchange to take a break and seek new opportunities in the social sector. I have been CEO of Interchange for exactly ten years now and so, after also celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year, it seems a good to time to pass on the baton to… Read more »

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31 May 2016

Interchange WA is very proud to become the first disability support provider in Australia to offer specialist non-violent crisis intervention (NVCI) training to staff, certified by the international behaviour management organisation, Crisis Prevention Institute. Our very own Trainer, expert and Midland Service Centre Manager, John Fulker, who has more than 10 years’ experience in NVCI… Read more »

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4 May 2016

Many of you would have read Chris Stuhmcke’s article on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) last month. Chris moved over from Queensland about 18 months ago to help Interchange update our Safeguarding Framework. Queensland has a highly regulated PBS system, so it’s been great working with someone so experienced. I was delighted to attend a DSC… Read more »

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1 April 2016

Positive Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practices – a personal perspective of working in Queensland and WA Christopher Stuhmcke, Operations Manager for Interchange, shares his personal perspective and comparisons of the differences between working within the Disability Services Sector in Queensland, which has a legislated Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework, and Western Australia, which has not… Read more »

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13 March 2016

Interchange Positive Behaviour expert and Operations Manager, Chris Stuhmcke, was invited to present at the recent Positive Behaviour Framework update, hosted by the Disability Services Commission (DSC) on Thursday 10 March. Chris was invited to speak along with other experts including Joanna Davis from GISFA and Bruce Langoulant, Chair of the DSC Board. Chris presented a… Read more »

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