Short Courses at Tizard
Taster Sessions/Open Days
Come and experience what it is like to study at the Tizard Centre and hopefully learning something new at the same time. These sessions provide free training but also give you the chance to find out more about studying at the Tizard Centre. These run from 0930-1300hrs and will be held in the Grimond Building, University of Kent, Canterbury.
"Thank you for such a great lecture, I wish I had heard it before working with challenging behaviour but I feel I learned so much from you"
Georgina Zucchini-Watts, L'Arche
We are now using these sessions to showcase our work to prospective students both Undergraduates and Postgraduates, all of whom are very welcome to attend any or all of these days. These also give you the opportunity to speak to some of our lecturers and current students. If you would like to look around the University and more importantly the Tizard Centre, this can be arranged on any of these days following on from the mornings' session. To book places email: J.Ruffels@kent.ac.uk
Our sessions in 2017 proved very popular and were particularly well attended. We are planning to run two sessions in Spring/Summer 2018.
Thursday 26 April 2018 - Tony Osgood "A Short & Informal Guide to Challenging Behaviour Intervention?"
Grimond Lecture Theatre 1
This morning is an opportunity to hear about current best practice in responding to challenging behaviour. It is aimed at people working directly with children or adults with autism or intellectual disabilities, including support staff, managers, teachers and behaviour advisors. There will be opportunities to ask questions and share solutions about supporting children and adults whose behaviour challenges us.
Pdf of the slides
Previous topics have included:
Dr Fional Gullon-Scott - Autism Spectrum: The Hidden Populations
Dr Peter Baker - The emotional welfare of staff working with people with learning disabilities who present challenging behaviour: the debriefing controversy Pdf Slides
Lisa Richardson - "Living in Fear: experiences of hate crime and discrimination amongst people with learning disability and autism
Dr Paraskevi Triantafyllopoulou - Sleep problems in children and adults with intellectual disabilities
Prof Glynis Murphy - People with learning disabilities and the criminal justice system
Dr Michelle McCarthy - Domestic violent and women with learning disabilities (see pdf slides)
Tony Osgood - Approaches to challenging Behaviour
Dr Mecca Chiesa - Applied Behaviour Analysis
Dr Nick Gore - Positive support in the early years
Dr Michelle McCarthy - Sexuality and learning disability
Dr Mecca Chiesa - Applied Behaviour Analysis in the treatment of autistic spectrum disorder
Dr Nick Gore - Early Intervention: Working with Families and Children at Risk of Behaviour that Challenges
Tony Osgood - "Learning To Listen: Partnership & Person Centred Support in Challenging Behaviour" pdf
Prof Peter McGill - Challenging behaviour and positive behaviour support.
Dr Julie Beadle-Brown - "Skilled support for people with Autism"
To book a place on any of the above sessions please email J.Ruffels@kent.ac.uk .