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Learning Disability Services

Learning Disability Services Series

Making Research Count is running a series of CPD certified seminar workshops to explore different aspects of working with people with learning disabilities.

The workshops feature speakers involved in current research in this area, and provide insights into research messages, with a practice focus, with time for discussion and debate.

Dr Martin Stevens, Senior Research Fellow at the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King's College London chairs the series. 

Series one and two (2014-15) | Series three (2016) | Series four (2017)

These workshops are open to all and free to attend (though Making Research Count members enjoy priority). They take place in the Franklin-Wilkins Building (FWB) on the Waterloo campus of King's College London.

Please book via links below for each seminar.

Series seven (2020)

CANCELLED: 4 March 2020 People with learning disabilities’ views of the workforce George Matuska, Rhona Savy Westrip, Scott Watkin, BEM.

17 June 2020 People with intellectual disabilities hear voices too John Cheetham, Nina Melunsky.

This listing continues on the new website for this series.

Series six (2019)

30 April 2019 'Self-neglect and learning disabilities' Peter Bates

13 November 2019 ‘Preparing for Work: Young People with Learning Disabilities’ Ian Kessler

Series five (2018)

23 January 2018 Lorenzo Picco, Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Project Worker at Respond: Circles of Support and Accountability: a trauma based approach which addresses harmful sexual behaviour

17 April 2018 Peter McGill, Tizard Centre - Positive Behaviour Support in Social Care Settings for Adults with Learning Disabilities (FWB 2.40)

12 June 2018 Jon Symonds, University of Bristol - Working with parents with a learning disability (FWB 2.40)

16 October 2018 Shahid Zaman, Consultant Psychiatrist and Neuroscientist, University of Cambridge Down’s Syndrome and dementia
More workshops in this series are being arranged
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