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Using Creative and Innovative Approaches to Supporting People with Intellectual Disability: The SOOTHE Experience

5 Oct abstract-banner Part of Learning Disability Services Series

This MRC webinar, chaired by Dr Martin Stevens (HSCWRU), will be presented by Fintan Sheerin, Associate Professor of Intellectual Disability Nursing and Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin and Associate Professor at the School of Psychology, University College Dublin. After the presentation will be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

In this webinar Fintan will outline the development of the SOOTHE project, and discuss messages for social care and other practitioners. SOOTHE is a project which aims to support mental health and wellbeing among people with intellectual disabilities. Fintan Sheerin is an intellectual disability nurse with extensive experience of nursing in many fields. He is actively involved in intellectual disability and equality-related research and was an expert consultant to the RTÉ (Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster) Investigations Unit. He is principal investigator on the SOOTHE project.

Tuesday 5 October 2021, 2.00 - 3.15pm, via Zoom

Register: via www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-approaches-to-supporting-people-with-intellectual-disability-tickets-133110357663 and prior to the webinar you will be sent the joining link

At this event

Martin Stevens

Senior Research Fellow

Jess Harris

Research Fellow


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