Dr Peter Baker
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Peter Baker is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who until 2014 worked for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, where he was the Clinical Lead for Learning Disability & Challenging Behaviour.
Dr Peter Baker is a clinician and an academic. As a clinician he has worked in the NHS for over 35 years, most of that time as a clinical psychologist in Sussex where he led one of the country's longest established specialist support and intervention services for people with intellectual disabilities who present challenging behaviour. He is a part-time senior lecturer at the Tizard Centre, where he teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is also a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BACB-D) and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has authored many papers, journal articles, book chapters and pamphlets as well as being on the working groups for the recent NHS Protect Meeting Needs & Reducing Distress guidance and the original unified approach guidance.
Peter is also a member of the project management group at the Sharland Foundation Developmental Disabilities ABA Research and Impact Network (SF-DDARIN)
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Current research activity involves
- Revision of the GCPLA (Baker 2000) GCPLA-R
- Development of strategies to support the emotional well-being of staff working in challenging behaviour services
- Putting the ABA in PBS
- Active support and rapport
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