Mental health and emotional wellbeing for children and adults with severe and profound learning/intellectual disabilities and PMLD
About this Event
A workshop for carers, family members, education, health and social care professionals and therapists exploring:
- How to recognise and respond to needs
- How to provide emotional care and support
- Simple, effective, compassionate, practical, evidence-based strategies and approaches
- How we can establish emotional care within daily routines and activities
- Developing personalised emotional care and education plans
Here is what you’ll get:
- A live 2 hour workshop held on Zoom with opportunity for screen breaks
- Research evidence and theory, as well as suggestions for how you can best support those you love and care for
- Opportunity for questions
- Optional group discussion in breakout rooms
- A certificate of attendance and a pdf colour handout (available on request)
By attending this workshop you will learn strategies that:
- Can be used in home and school and adult services and settings
- Can be used to support children and adults
- Do not rely on cognitive and language skills and abilities
- Do not require any specialist equipment
Please note: If you are a family member and would like to attend but have difficulties paying, please get in touch, in confidence, by emailing [email protected]
Dr Julie Calveley is the Founder Director of NAC, a UK based community interest company that exists to support the emotional wellbeing of people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities and PMLD (www.nacwellbeing.org).
Julie is a registered learning disability nurse with over 25 years of experience and qualifications and training in psychology, mental health, behaviour, neuroscience and trauma.
She is the author of a number of publications and book chapters in the field of intellectual / learning disabilities.