What you get by completing this session

  • 50 mins of CPD

    A 45 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. 5 minute quiz is included.

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

This presentation will provide some key strategies to optimise health, as well as a developmental model that introduces the identification of practical, everyday strategies to support young people with different abilities to develop resilience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how disability may impact on the development of resilience
  • Outline how to design strategies to support a young person with disability build resilience
  • Demonstrate how to explain and promote these strategies to build a social environment that enhances the agency and autonomy of people with different abilities

About the Expert

Dr Jane Tracy

Dr Jane Tracy is a medical practitioner who has worked for over 28 years with people with disabilities and their families. She is Director of the Centre for Developmental Disability Health, Monash Health. The Centre works across the health and disability sectors to improve the healthcare, health and wellbeing of adults with intellectual and associated disabilities through educational, research and clinical activities. Jane contributes to medical and allied health professional education, believing this is an essential component of improving the healthcare available to people with disability. She has two adult children, one of whom has severe disability and therefore has both a professional and personal understanding of the field.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (45 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (5 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

  • 4


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