PRESENTATIONS

 

2019

Riches, V., Hogan, L., &Chan, J. (August, 2019). Developing an Australian Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework in the Context of the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission. Paper presentation at the 16thIASSIDD World Congress, Future4All, 6th – 9th August, SEC, Glasgow, Scotland.

Riches, V., O’Brien, P., Chan, J., Manokara, V., & Hong, C.P. (August, 2019). Family Quality of Life Among Caregivers of People with ID in Singapore.Paper presentation at the 16th IASSIDD World Congress, Future4All, 6th – 9th August, SEC, Glasgow, Scotland.

Riches, V., O’Brien, P., Chan, J., Manokara, V., & Hong, C.P. (August, 2019). Supporting families in Singapore through the MINIDS Caregiver Support Service. Paper presentation at the 16th IASSIDD World Congress, Future4All, 6th – 9th August, SEC, Glasgow, Scotland.

Chan, J. (July, 2019). UNCRPD: Implications for behaviour support practitioners and clinical practice. Invited speaker presentation at the Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia 4th Annual Conference, 27th – 28th July, Rydges Hotel, Melbourne, Australia.

 

2018

Manokara, V. &Chan, J. (July, 2018). Effectiveness of a brief mindfulness training for staff supporting persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Paper presentation at the 5th IASSIDD Europe Congress – Diversity & Belonging: Celebrating Difference 18th – 20th July, 2018, Athens, Greece.

Chan, J. (August, 2018).Strengthening the Rights of People with Behaviours of Concern Subject to Restrictive Practices. Keynote address at the 7th Positive Practices Symposium, 23rd August, Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support, Department of Communities, Disabilities and Seniors, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Chan, J. (August, 2018). Getting the message right: What we need to know about restrictive practices. Keynote address at the Australian Guardianship and Administration Council Bi-Annual Meeting, 31 August, Hilton Hotel, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australian.

Chan, J. (October, 2018). People, purpose and passion for disability rights: Be Extraordinary. Keynote address at the 29th National Conference of PANDDA (Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia – People, purpose and passion: Be Extraordinary 16th – 17th October, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Chan, J. & White, D. (November, 2018). NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission:A rights-based approach to the reduction and elimination of restrictive practices. Keynote address at the Inaugural Australian Capital Territory Senior Practitioner Seminar Series: Advances in Developmental Disabilities, 2nd November, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

 

2017

Chan, J. (January, 2017). Making Mindfulness Real in Organizational Practice: Reflecting on a personal journey. Invited paper at the Singapore Management University’s Mindfulness Conference 13th – 14th 2017, SMU, Singapore.

Chan, J. (February, 2017). Approaches, Principles and Practice in Working with Persons with Disabilities: The Application of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Invited paper at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, Office of the Director of Social Welfare’s 5th Workshop Mining Deep & Scaling Heights, 3rd February, 2017, Social Service Institute, Singapore.

Loh, E., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). An organisation-wide approach to implementing Key Word Sign among disability support workers in Singapore. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Manokara, V., Chan, J., Lim, H., & Penchaliah, S. (May, 2017). Exploring Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) in professionals within the disability sector in Singapore. Paper presented at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities’ 8th International Positive Behaviour Support International Research and Practice Conference, 4th – 5th May 2017, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Manokara, V., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). The characteristics of sustained open employment for people with disabilities: The views of persons with disabilities, their caregivers and employers. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Manokara, V., Lee, Y., Kishore, M., Penchaliah, S., Lim, H., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Development of the Work Support Profile (WSP): An Instrument to Assess Support Needs of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Employment.Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

McVilly, K., Smith, P., McGillivray, J, &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Social Enterprise as a Means of Promoting Vocational Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Wang, T., Manokara, V., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Exploring the views of students with moderate intellectual disability in special education settings on their quality of life.Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chan, J., MacPherson, C.L., & Singh, N. (November, 2017).A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Caregiver Training in Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support (MBPBS) vs. Positive Behavior Support (PBS). Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

2016

Chan,J. (2016, December). Understanding and implementing the rights of persons with disabilities as espoused in the UN CRPD. Invited paper at the ASEAN Secretariat Council’s Human Rights Training:  Human Rights Mechanisms/Systems and Disability Awareness, 7th – 9th December, 2016. Jakarta, Indonesia.

Chan, J. (2016, December). Empowering Persons with Down Syndrome through Education of the CRPD. Invited Stimulus Paper at the Asia Pacific Down Syndrome Federation 4th  Annual General Meeting, 2nd – 3rd December, 2016. Grand Mercure Hotel, Singapore.

Chan, J. (2016, October). Sharing Good Practices, Challenges and Opportunities on Health Policies. Invited paper at the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights, Training programme on the rights of persons with disabilities. Dusit Thani Hotel, 11th – 14th October, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chan, J., & Singh, N. (2016, August). Reducing 1:1 Observations through Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Supports (MBPBS) Training for Caregivers. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Davis E, Young D, Gilson K, Tonmukayakul U, Chan J, Carter R, Reddihough D, Williams K, Tracy J, McDonald R, Reynolds J, Gibbs L & Morgan, J. (2016, August).  Measuring the Quality of Life of Children with a Disability: Choosing an Outcome Measure for Service Providers. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Young D, Davis E, Gilson K-M, Gibbs L, Chan J, Reddihough D, Williams K, Tracy J, McDonald R, Carter R, Reynolds J, Tonmukayakul U, Morgan J. (2016, August). ‘Developing a new service model for children with a disability:  What do parents want?’ International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., & Chan, J. (2016, August). How do Australian disability support organisations describe the disability support worker position? International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Nankervis, K., Vassos, M., & Chan, J. (2016, August). Clinical governance: A relevant clinical practice framework to prevent the use of restrictive practices. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Chan, J. (2016, August). Profiling the psychosocial experiences of parents of children with disabilities on factors related to out-of-home care. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Morgan, J., & Chan, J. (2016, August). An organizational approach to safely eliminating the use of restrictive practices. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Smith, P., McVilly, K., McGillivray, J., & Chan, J. (2016, August). Social Enterprise as a Driver of Open Employment Outcomes for People with an Intellectual Disability. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia

2015

1. McVilly, K., Newton, D., Wallace, C., Findlay, F., & Chan, J. (2015, November). People with intellectual disability achieving goals through systematic, data based support. Paper presented at the 50th Annual National Conference of the Australian Society for Intellectual Disability, 11-13 November, Crown Promenade Convention Centre, Melbourne, Melbourne.

2. Young, D., Davis E., Gilson, K-M., Gibbs, L, Reddihough, D., Waters, E., Chan J, Williams, K., Tracy, J., McDonald, R., Carter, R., Reynolds, J., Tonmukayakul, U., & Morgan J. (2015, December). The experience of accessing children’s disability services: Parent perspectives. Paper presented at the 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, 7-9th December, 2015, Melbourne, Australia..

3. Gilson, K-M., Davis, E., Young, D., Gibbs, L., Reddihough, D., Waters, E., Chan, J., Williams, K., Tracy, J., McDonald, R., Carter, R., Reynolds, J., Tonmukayakul, U., & Morgan, J. (December, 2015). Supporting parents’ mental health and wellbeing in children’s disability services: Parent perceptions of need. Paper presented at the 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, 7-9th December, 2015, Melbourne, Australia.

4. Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., Hornsey, M., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Chan, J. (2015, July). Profiling the parenting experiences of parents of children with disabilities – Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

5. Nankervis, K., Vassos, M., & Chan, J. (2015, May). What can be done to make clinical governance a reality in the disability sector? Paper presented at the IASSID Americas Congress, 21-22 May, Hawaii, United States of America.

6. Chan, J. (2015, May). Organisational approach to abuse prevention: Yooralla’s experience and learning. Invited seminar at the Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney’s Senior Management and Board, 28 May, Sydney.

7. Chan, J. (2015, January). Exploring potential solutions to key challenges facing persons with disabilities and the disability sector in Singapore. Invited seminar at the National Institute of Education, 21st January, Singapore.

8. Chan, J. (2015, March). Key challenges and potential solutions for people with acquired brain injury and behaviours of concern. Invited presentation to the WorkSafe Victoria and Transport Accident Commission Health & Disability Strategy Group, 5th March, Melbourne.

9. Chan,J. (2015, April). What has the CRPD got to do with research? Invited seminar presentation at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health Seminar Series, 1st April, Melbourne.

2014

  1. Chan, J. (2014). Industry led research: building a consortium of excellence. Paper presented at the Research to Action Conference, Centre for Applied Disability Research, 26th – 27th May, Sydney, Australia.
  2. Chan, J. & Chiavaro, R. (2014). Safeguarding the rights of people with disabilities: an organisational system approach. Paper presented at the 4th IASSID Europe Regional Congress: Pathways to Inclusion, 14th – 17th July, University of Vienna, Austria.

2013

  1. Chan, J. (2013). Positive behaviour support and supported decision-making: People with behaviours of concern and forensic disability. Inivted paper at the Supported Decision-Making Conference, Office of the Public Advocate, 18th October, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
  2. Brooker, J., Webber, L., Julian, J., Graham, A., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2013). Mindful staff can reduce their use of restrictive interventions in residential services. Paper presented at the “Mindfulness Science and Practice” Conference, 1st – 2nd March, Melbourne. Australia.
  3. Webber, L., Richardson, R., Lambrick, L., & Chan, J. (2013). A four-year study on the use of restrictive interventions in Victoria, Australia. Paper presented at the IASSID Asia-Pacific 3rd International Conference 22nd-24th August, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
  4. Nankervis, K,, & Chan, J. (2013). Safeguarding rights of persons with intellectual disabilities: A case study of the Queensland model. Paper presented at the IASSID Asia-Pacific 3rd International Conference 22nd-24th August, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
  5. Poon, K., Andrea-Barron, D., & Chan, J. (2013).Exploring perceptions toward the employment of restrictive practices in Singapore., Australia. Paper presented at the IASSID Asia-Pacific 3rd International Conference 22nd-24th August, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
  6. Harris, C., Price, J., & Chan, J. (2013). “Speaking Up program: Empowering people with a disability to exercise their rights to make complaints and prevent abuse. Paper presented at the Australian Society for Intellectual Disability 48th National Conference: Our Time, 6 – 8 November, Sydney, Australia.
  7. Chan, J. (2013). The influence of quality of behaviour support plans on restraints and seclusion. Invited paper presented at the 9th National Seclusion and Restraint Reduction Forum, Reducing the trauma with least restrictive practice: Why it matters to walk the talk”, 28th– 29th November, Shone Dome, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

2012

  1. Chan, J. (2012). Is the right to effective treatment sufficient for people with disabilities? Keynote address at the Inaugural Communities of Practice Initiative Forum, Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Support, University of Queensland; National Disability Service Development and Innovation Hub, 30th November, Lutwyche
  2. Chan, J. (2012). The common sense approach of protecting rights and safely eliminating restrictive practices. Invited paper by The Hon. Kelly Vincent, MLC SA Parliament to the Members of South Australian Parliament, 16th October, Adelaide, South Australia
  3. Chan, J. (2012). Preventing, reducing and safely eliminating restrictive practices in human services: The Australian experience. Keynote address at the Studio III 4th International Conference, Freedom from restraint and human rights restrictions: Research, Policy and Practice, 27 – 28 September, Aarhus, Denmark.
  4. Chan, J. (2012). People with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the criminal justice system: The Australian experience of service models. Invited seminar at the National Institute of Education, 21 September, Singapore
  5. Townsend-White, C., & Chan, J. (2012). Making the CRPD real in your organisation. Keynote address at the Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Support Positive Practices Symposium,18 -2t July, University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Brisbane.
  6. Chan, J. (2012). Challenges in implementing human rights in disability settings. Invited paper at the Implementation of Human Rights in Closed Environments, Monash University Faculty of Law 2012 Conference, 20 – 21 February, Melbourne.
  7. Chan, J. (2012). How to make the UNCRPD real for people with disabilities? Invited paper at the Disability and Community Care Services and Multicultural Affairs Queensland, Department of Communities Staff Information Session, 16 February, Brisbane.
  8. Chan, J. (2012). Integrating practice and evidence. Keynote address at the Office of the Adult Guardian Annual Conference, 7 March, Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane.
  9. Chan, J. (2012). CRPD: Beyond technical compliance. Keynote address at the Vocational Education and Training Facilitator Course, 27-30 March, Sunshine Coast TAFE, Mountain Creek.
  10. Chan, J. (2012). Evidence-based Human Services: A reflection on a Vision for 2020. Keynote address at the Library Information Week 2012, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, 17 May, Brisbane.
  11. Chan, J. (2012). Protecting rights and approving restrictive practice: A Balancing Act. Invited Paper at the Tasmania Guardianship and Administration Board Seminar, 25 – 25 May, Hobart.

2011

  1. Chan, J. & Lang, D. (2011). The economic cost benefits and improved staff safety in implementing the safe elimination of restrictive interventions. Invited paper presented at the Disability Professionals Victoria and National Disability Service’s 2nd Annual Strength to Strength Conference: Human Rights, 22-23 March, Melbourne.
  2. Chan, J. (2011). The dollars and sense of restrictive practices. Invited Paper presented at the Queensland Specialist Response Services, 5 -6 May, Brisbane.
  3. Chan, J. (2011). The Forensic Disability Act 2011: Safeguarding rights of people with intellectual disability. Invited paper presented at the Forensic Mental Health Seminar, 14 July, Brisbane.
  4. Chan, J. (2011). Behaviours of concern, mental ill-health and intellectual disability. Invited paper presentation at North Queensland Disability and Community Care Services, 29 – 30 June, Townsville and Mackay.
  5. Chan, J. (2011). Clinical practice and services for young people with disabilities and their carers. Invited Workshop presented at the North Cost Disability and Community Care Services, 20 July, Caboolture.
  6. Chan, J. (2011). Evidence for the cost benefits for the safe elimination for restrictive practices. Invited paper presentation at the National Disability Service’s Research, Practice and Policy Workshop, 27 July, Lutchwye.
  7. Chan, J. (2011). The evidence for the safe elimination of restrictive practice. Keynote address presented at the Australian Society on Intellectual Disability Queensland State Conference “Fostering Research to Practice”, 6 August, University of Queensland, Ipswich Campus, Brisbane.
  8. Chan, J. & Ryan, S. (2011). The Forensic Disability Act 2011: Rights, recovery and reintegration. Invited paper presented at the Mental Health Review Tribunal Masterclass, 15 August, Brisbane.
  9. Webber, L., Lambrick, F., & Chan, J. (2011). Preventing restraint and seclusion in disability services Victoria, Australia: One or two things that could be done differently. Paper presented at the 7th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, 19-22 October, Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic.
  10. Chan, J. (2011). Practice makes perfect: Practice Leadership in Disability Services. Keynote address at the Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Support Positive Practices Symposium, 14-16 November, University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Brisbane

2010

  1. Chan, J. (2010). Protecting the rights of people with disability subject to restrictive interventions: The Victorian Senior Practitioner Strategy. Keynote address presented at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities International Research and Practice Conference, 5-7th May, Malahide, Ireland.
  2. Chan, J. & Ramcharan, P. (2010). Experiences of restrictive practices: Listening to the voices of people with disability and their family. Workshop presentation at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities International Research and Practice Conference, 5-7th May, Malahide, Ireland.
  3. Chan, J. (2010). Research and practice in reducing restrictive interventions: Victorian Senior Practitioner strategy. Pre-conference Research and Practice Symposium at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities International Research and Practice Conference, 5-7th May, Malahide, Ireland.
  4. Chan, J. (2010). Family support for parents/caregivers of children with special needs and behaviour problems. Workshop presentation to Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) Family Support Services,, 18th May, Singapore.
  5. Chan, J. (2010). People with intellectual disability and the mental health system. Invited Paper presented at the Victorian Chief Psychiatrist Forum: Working with the person with complex needs, 18th August, Melbourne.
  6. Chan, J. (2010). Translating legislative compliance into practice and culture change. Keynote Address presented at the Queensland Advocacy, Inc. Restrictive Practices Forum, 23rd August, Brisbane.
  7. Chan, J. (2010). The “rights way” of moving forward together. Keynote Address presented at the South Australia Disability Conference: Forward Together, 13th – 14th October, Adelaide.
  8. Chan, J. (2010). Protecting rights through better support planning. Workshop presentation at the Office of the Public Advocate Volunteers Conference, 15th October, Melbourne.
  9. Webber, L. S., McVilly, K., & Chan, J. (2010)  Restrictive intervention experiences of high risk clients. Paper presented at the 3rd IASSID Europe Conference: Integrating Biomedical and Psychosocial Educational Perspectives, 20th – 22nd October, Rome, Italy.
  10. Chan, J. (2010). People with disability subject to restrictive interventions and compulsory treatment: Applying human rights to improve client outcomes and practice change. Paper presented at the Roundtable on monitoring and oversight of human rights in closed environments, Faculty of Law, Monash University, 29th November, Melbourne.

2009

  1. Ramcharan, P., & Chan, J. (2009). Experiences of restrictive practices: A view from people with disabilities and family carers. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability – Disability Support Workers: More than just a career: A careere that makes a difference, 18-19 November; Melbourne: Victoria.
  2. McVilly, K., Chan, J., & Webber, L. (2009). Restraint in disability services: it’s time to find a better way to support people with behaviours of concern. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, Power and Passion: Progress through Partnerships, 4-6 November; Hobart, Tasmania.
  3. Saunders, K., Hayward, B., & Chan, J. (2009). A restraint and seclusion free childhood: Improving the dignity and quality of life for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Autism Conference, 20th-22nd August, Sydney: New South Wales.
  4. Chan, J. (2009). Counting dignity: Is there a role for CPAs? Paper presented to DHS CPA seminar, 12th March, Melbourne.
  5. Chan, J. (2009). Liberation theology, Zen and Dale Carnegie: What motivates you to promote the dignity of the person with disability? Seminar presentation to DHS Gippsland Staff Forum, 1st April, Traralgon, Victoria.
  6. Webber, L., Donley, M., Buchholtz, M., Chan, J., & Patel, G. (2009). Implications of human rights on the practice of chemical restraint in people subjected to supervised treatment orders. Paper presented at the 4th Forensic Disabilities Conference, Disability and Justice: Many faces, equal rights? 16-17th July, Melbourne.
  7. Lambrick, F., Carracher, R., Webber, L., & Chan, J., & Patel, G. (2009). Managing risk and dignity of risk in offenders with intellectual disability. Paper presented at the 4th Forensic Disabilities Conference, Disability and Justice,: Many faces, equal rights? 16-17th July, Melbourne.
  8. Chan, J. & French, P.  (2009). Protecting human rights and dignity: a professional responsibility. Keynote address at the 5th Disability Professionals Victoria Conference, 23 – 24 April, Melbourne.
  9. Chan, J. (2009). Justice and dignity for people with disability who present with behaviours of concern: We can do better than imposing restrictive interventions. Keynote address at the South Australia State ASSID Conference, 20 May, Adelaide.
  10. Webber, L., Chan, J., & McVilly, K. (2009). Beyond seclusion and restraint in disability services: The Victorian perspective. Finding better ways to support the inclusion of people with behaviours of concern. Paper presented at the 2nd IASSID Asia Pacific Regional Conference, 24 – 27 June, Singapore.

2008

  1. Chan, J. (2008). “Simply the best: The only way we know how to provide support services to persons with a disability who have behaviours of concern, SCOPE Staff Support Training Day Barwon South-West and Grampians regions, 7th May,. Geelong.
  2. Chan, J. (2008). “Locked doors, locked refrigerators: Food for thought on human rights.” Disability Services Division and Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission Lunch and Learn Seminar, 16 July, Melbourne.
  3. Chan, J. (2008). “The Disability Act: Progressing Change Locally, Disability Services”, Department of Human Services and Community Services Organisation Training Day, 23 July, Geelong.
  4. Chan, J. (2008). “The evidence informing practice improvement.” Gippsland Disability Community Organisations’ Chief Eexecutive Officers and Department of Human Services Partnership Forum, 6th August, Traralgon.
  5. Chan, J. (2008). “All I did was growl a little”: Reflection on the Victorian experience of protecting the rights of people with a disability subject to restrictive practices and compulsory treatment. Keynote address at the W.A. ASSID Conference: Staying in tune with research, 13 August, Perth.
  6. French, P., Chan, J., & Carracher, R. (2008). Enlivening rights: applying human rights standards to restrictive practices and compulsory assistance. Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law 28th Annual Congress: Rights vs Risks. 23-26 October, Sydney.
  7. McVilly, K., Webber, L., & Chan, J. (2008). Restraint and seclusion: Current practices, contemporary concerns and future directions. Paper presented at the 43rd National ASSID Conference: Principles, Policies and Practices: The search for evidence, 24-26 November, Melbourne.
  8. Webber, L., Chan, J., Carracher, R. (2008). Behaviour support plans: Planning for success. Workshop presented at the Victorian ASSID Disability Support Workers 8th Annual Conference: Working Well on Paper and in Practice, 27-28th November, Melbourne.
  9. Chan, J. (2008).”How do we protect the dignity of people with disability subject to restrictive interventions and compulsory treatment? Office of the Public Advocate Community Visitors Disability Regional Convenors Training Day, Melbourne, 19th November.
  10. Chan, J. (2008). “Above all else, don’t wobble: Reflection on practice leadership in human services.” Department of Human Services’ Strategic Thinking Club, 9th December, Melbourne.

2007

  1. ASSID Queensland State Conference, “Carter and Beyond”, 18th August, Griffith University, Brisbane. Panel discussion (1hr 45 mins).
  2. Chan, J. (2007). “A cat, a damsel in distress and Zen monks: Reflection on behaviour support practice. Keynote address at the 7th Annual ASSID – DSW Conference, 21-23 November, University of Melbourne, Melbourne.
  3. Chan, J., Webber, L., French, P., & Hudson, C. (2007). Supporting dignity of persons with an intellectual disability who offend. Paper presented at the 3rd Forensic Disabilities Conference, “Who’s in and who’s out?”, 17-19 September, Melbourne.
  4. Chan, J.  (2007). Supporting people with disability to achieve dignity without restraints. Invited Paper presented at the Law Institute seminar, The Disability Act: Four months on, 27 November, Melbourne.
  5. Chan, J. (2007). Good practice in behaviour support plans. National Disability Services Victoria Seminar, Positive behaviour support: Delivering a quality act, 18 October, Melbourne.
  6. Chan, J. (2007). “Where we were, where we are and where we need to go to with the person.”  Keynote address at the “Its all about the person” Conference, 8 August, Melbourne.
  7. Chan, J. (2007). “The role of the Senior Practitioner”. Planning Conference of the Departemnt of Human Services North & West Metropolitan Region, 14th August.
  8. Chan, J. (2007). “The Disability Act: four months on.” Law Institute of Victoria, 27th November.
  9. Chan, J. (2007). “Support the dignity of people with an intellectual disability.” Department of Human Services and Community Service Organisations Information Forum, Barwon South-West Region, paper presented in Geelong, Colac and Warrnambool, 15th-17th November.
  10. Chan, J. (2007). “Supporting people with disability to achieve dignity without restraints.” Strategic Projects Branch, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, 4th December.
  11. Chan, J. (2007). “The Senior Practitioner Strategy.” Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Panel Conference, Melbourne, 9th November.
  12. Chan, J. (2007). “Legislation:The role of the Senior Practitioner: The Best – Are we there yet?”, Regional Disability Leadership and Services Development Forum; Department of Human Services Barwon South-West Region, Geelong, 19th June.
  13. Chan, J. (2007). “Dignity First: The role of the Senior Practitioner.” Central Access Annual General Meeting, Benalla, 24th October.

2006

  1. Roundtable on Supported Accommodation – CDDS 23 March. Speaker on Panel.
  2. 41st Australian Association  for the Study of Intellectual Disability, 4-7 September, Canberra, ACT – research paper presentation: “The value of health care planning for people with disability: A formative evaluation. Sarah Mott, Elizabeth Nagy, Jeff Chan & Andrew Chau.
  3. Change Champions National Conference: Improving the clinical management of patients with a disability, 1 December, Darling Harbour, Sydney –  research paper presentation: “Health care planning for community dwelling people with disabilities: evaluating the process.” Sarah Mott, E. Nagy, Jeff Chan and Andrew Chau.

2005

  1. 5th International Clinical Practice Development Conference, 8 – 9th September, Hamilton, New Zealand – Poster presentation: “Ensuring health outcomes for people with disabilities and with complex health-care needs living in the community.” Andrew Chau and Jeff Chan.
  2. 2nd Annual Scientific Research Day, Rehabilitation & Disability Research Foundation, Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney – Conference paper: “What’s so great about living in the community? Views from people with disabilities who had lived in congregate care settings.” Christina Briggs, Jeff Chan and Ralph Forbes.
  3. 3.     1st IASSID Asia-Pacific Conference, Taipei, Taiwan – Paper presented on “I-CAN: A Tool to Assess Support Needs of People with Intellectual Disability”, Based On The WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability, & Health. By Llwellyn, G., Parmenter, T.R., Riches, V.C., Chan, J., & Hindmarsh, G.

2004

  1. Hunter Mental Health Conference 2004, Australian & New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses, Inc HunterSub-branch, 14th May, Newcastle – Poster presentation: “The usse of progress note templates for community clients with complex behaviour and medical protocols.” C.Vulic, J. Chan, W. Alexander, & M. Scott.
  2. 39th National Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, 9-12th November, Adelaide – research paper presentation: “Addressing the complex health-care needs of people with disabilities living in the community: A systems approach.” Jeffrey Chan and Andrew Chau.
  3. 13th Annual General Meeting of the Brain Injury Association of NSW, Inc., Sydney, 11th December, 2004. – Keynote Speaker : “Chucking a wobbly”: Getting services for people with aquired brain injury and their carers.

2002

  1. Panel Discussion presentation “Advocacy Monitoring” ACROD – National Industry       Association for Disability Services National Conference 29 – 30 April, Sydney.
  2. 7th Annual Research Forum, Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney, 11 Oct, – research paper presentation: “Crime and Brain Injury: Preliminary findings”. J. Chan, C. Hudson & T. Parmenter.
  3. 7th Annual Research Forum, Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney, 11 Oct, – research paper presentation: “The predictors of respite use for people with brain injury”. J. Chan, & T. Parmenter.
  4. 37th National Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, 13-16th November, Hobart – research paper presentation: “Have a break, take respite: The expectations of families, individuals with brain injury and service providers on respite services.” J. Chan, & T. Parmenter.
  5. 37th National Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, 13-16th November, Hobart – research paper presentation: “What do families, individuals with brain injury and service providers think are predictors of respite?” J. Chan, & T. Parmenter.
  6. 13th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA), 16-21 Dec, Singapore – research paper   presentation: “The reliability of interpreter services in speech-language assessments. B.H. Lo & J. Chan.

2001

  1. 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Society on the Study of Intellectual Disability, 12-15 November, Melbourne. Research paper presentation.
  2. Paper Presentation to Japanese delegation – Social Welfare Study Team (OSEANA), RRCS 13 September on “Disability Models of Service Delivery in NSW and issues”.

2000

  1. Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, 8-12 May, Adelaide – research paper presentation:  “How useful is an interpreter in speech-language assessments: A case study.”
  2.  8th National Joint Conference of the National Council on Intellectual Disability and Australian Society on the Study of Intellectual Disability, 22-25 October, Fremantle, W.A. – research paper presentation.

 1999

  1. Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, 17-21 May, Sydney – one research paper and one cross-cultural training workshop.
  2. BISN Seminar – Presented 2 training sessions on cross cultural communication.