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Community Support for Challenging Behaviour - #PETALprogramme webinar

17 April 2023, 10:00 am–4:15 pm

A day of interactive talks about new approaches to crisis care and behaviour that challenges in adults with intellectual disabilities.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

Prof Angela Hassiotis
Overview

This is a free of charge online seminar (Zoom meeting), featuring a mix of international speakers who will present the latest evidence-based approaches in intellectual disabilities and share good practice using a clinical demonstration.

The event will be divided into two sessions

  • 10am-1pm BST: Evidence-based models of crisis prevention and therapy: The US based START programme
  • 2pm-4.15pm BST: Current approaches to therapies for behaviour that challenges in the UK: Learning from the PETAL Programme
Speakers

Professor Joan B Beasley, Director of the National Research Consortium in IDD-MH, Institute on Disability University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD), University of New Hampshire, USA.

Dr Andrea Caoili, Director of Research and Quality Assurance at the National Center for START Services and adjunct professor in the Department of Social Work, University of New Hampshire, USA.

Dr Karen Weigle, Associate Director of the Center for START Services at University of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities and founding member of the Chattanooga Autism Center, USA.

Professor Sujeet Jaydeokar, Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychiatry of Intellectual Disabilities and Clinical Director of the Centre for Autism, Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Intellectual Disability (CANDDID), Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Dr Afia Ali, Consultant Psychiatrist for people with intellectual disability in East London Foundation Trust and honorary senior clinical lecturer at the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Co-Chief Investigator of the PETAL Programme.

Professor Angela Hassiotis, UCL Division of Psychiatry and Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden Learning Disabilities Service, London, UK. Co-Chief Investigator of the PETAL Programme.

Professor Andre Strydom, Professor in Intellectual Disabilities at King’s College London, UK.

Dr Rachel Royston PhD, PETAL Programme Manager at UCL Division of Psychiatry, UK.

Programme

Session 1: Evidence-based models of crisis prevention and therapy: The US based START programme

10:00 – 10:10: Welcome and Introduction (Prof Angela Hassiotis and Mr André Tomlin)

10:10 – 10:30: Research findings from the National Center for START Services (NCSS) and the START model. (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources, and Treatment) (Professor Joan B Beasley)

10:30 – 11:00: Presentation of the START model (Dr Andrea Caoili)

11:00 – 11:30: Small groups: application of the START model in the UK

11:30 – 11:45: Break

11:45 – 11:55: Feedback

11:55 – 12:45: Demonstration of the application of the START model (case study) (Dr Karen Weigle)

12:45 – 13:00: Q&A

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch break

Session 2: Current approaches to therapies for behaviour that challenges in the UK: Learning from the PETAL Programme

14:00 – 14:05: Welcome and introduction (Dr Afia Ali)

14:05 – 14:25: Risk register and hospital admissions for adults with intellectual disabilities in the NHS England (Professor Sujeet Jaydeokar)

14:25 – 14:55: Presentation of the PETAL programme grant (Professor Angela Hassiotis)

14:55 – 15:00: Q&A

15:00 – 15:10: Break

15:10-15:30: The use of routine data for prevention and management of mental ill health (Prof Andre Strydom)

15:30 – 16:00: Development of the PETAL therapy with testimonials from family carers and adults with mild intellectual disability (Dr Rachel Royston)

16:00-16:10: Q&A

16:10-16:15 Closing remarks