DS NSW has a dedicated Health Professional Educator delivering in-service training to midwives, social workers, genetic counsellors and other health professionals working with people with Down syndrome and their families in a medical setting.

To check for current availability of our training programs, please check our workshop calendar. For futher information about the courses, please contact our Information, Training & Support team.

Working with New Families

Designed specifically for social workers in the hospital environment, this session draws together extensive experience of family support workers with the most up to date information and research on best practice to support families with a newly diagnosed baby with Down syndrome.

Down Syndrome: An Update for Child & Family Health Nurses

Medical knowledge around infants and toddlers with Down syndrome has grown exponentially in the last decade and research continues. This session brings together the latest medical information from around the world on this age group and the best practice for supporting good health and development opportunities.