Registration and information
Register For The Next Intake
Engage is run twice annually and we accept registrations all year round. Once you have registered your interest, participation is subject to availability and will be confirmed following an interview with our team members.
To enquire about the next online Engage program please complete the Registration of Interest Form.
Anyone who has completed an Engage Program can join the Engage Alumni. These quarterly meeting are held online by the Engage facilitators and allow you to reconnect, discuss your progress towards goals, and continue to learn from and with others.
For 2022, the Engage Alumni will meet from 12pm-1pm AEST on Wednesday 4th May, Wednesday 20th July and Wednesday 5th October.
If you have already completed an Engage Program, mark these dates in your diary and we will send a notice out to you soon!
Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is this program for?
The program is for people with an acquired disability of any type and any duration. You may gain the most benefit if it is more than 12 months following your acquired disability but if you are within 12 months and very interested, please get in touch.
- I actually feel as though I’m doing OK. Is there any point in doing this program?
This program is not just for people who feel they may be struggling with these issues. Strengthening our sense of meaning and purpose can benefit us all. Even if you feel as though life is going well, it is likely you will find the program helpful.
- How much does the program cost?
This program is currently funded by SCIA and participation is free.
- Do I have to live in Australia to do the program?
The program has been developed in Australia but is delivered online. While focused on Australian participants, people from other countries are welcome to contact us to see if spaces are available.
- Who developed the program?
The program was initially funded by the iCare Foundation. It was developed by health professionals, Philip Siddall, Shane Clifton, Skye Dong and Rebecca McCabe alongside a team of people with spinal cord injury. It is currently delivered by Suzie Stollznow and Emily Bray for SCIA.
- What is the eligibility criteria for the program?
The only criterion for the program is an acquired disability, a device with a camera and the ability to understand and participate in the online conversation. If you have a device with a camera but you are not familiar with doing things online, don’t worry! Our team can help you get set up.