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