Draft Programme Timetable

Wednesday 26 March
Registration opens
in restaurant
Conference Welcome
Introduction to themes
Dr Jonathan Williams
Keynote Presentation
The Psychology of Leadership: Perspectives from Intellectual Disabilities
Prof Robert Jones
Refreshment Break
13:30 – 14:10
14:15 – 15:00
15:00 – 15:30
15:30 – 16:15
16:15 – 17:00
Keynote Presentation
Lessons from Systemic Theory and Practice
Dr Sandra Baum, Dr Henrik Lynggaard
Keynote Presentation
Eating Elephants - working in an international context
Dr Roger Banks
Dinner in the Wedgewood Suite
Thursday 27 March
Registration opens
09:30 – 11:00
Workshop 1
Working systemically with staff in a learning
disability context
Dr Sandra Baum, Dr Henrik Lynggaard
11:00 – 11:30
Refreshment break
11:30 – 12:15
What evidence is needed before an intervention can be called “evidence-based”? Implications for psychological interventions with adults with
intellectual disability
Prof Richard Hastings
in the Restaurant
The Application of Acceptance and Mindfulness Principles in Services for People with Learning Disabilities Post Winterbourne View
Dr Steve Noone
12:15 – 13:15
13:15 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:30
Workshop 1
Working systemically with staff in a learning
disability context
Dr Sandra Baum , Dr Henrik Lynggaard
15:30 – 16:00
16:00 – 17:15
Workshop 2
Working with staff teams in learning
disabilities services
Dr Kevin Wright
Workshop 3
Working with people with intellectual
disability and complex emotional difficulties:
helping your client to regulate
Dr Lesley Leeds
Workshop 2
Working with staff teams in learning
disabilities services
Dr Kevin Wright
Workshop 3
Working with people with intellectual
disability and complex emotional difficulties:
helping your client to regulate
Dr Lesley Leeds
Refreshment break and Poster Presentations
Working with Systems around the person
Group Interventions
To Care or not to Care? An evaluation of a
series of cognitive, systemic and
neurobehavioral group training programs for
family carers of adults with severe intellectual
Group-based mindfulness skills training for
individuals with a learning disability
Kirsty James , Graham Thew , Liam Reilly,
Russell Botting, Felicity Cowdrey,
Linda Walz
Workshop 4
Using Acceptance and Mindfulness approaches
with teams: Practical and process
Dr Jonathan Williams, Dr Steve Noone
Sabiha Azmi, Rose Tomlins
A reveiw of the literature and evidence base
on Staff training and CBT for anxiety and
depression: A literature review
Sabiha Azmi, Ioanna Tsimopoulou, Gemma
Recovery through compassion: A group based
Paula Manners
Can brief awareness training impact on police
attitudes towards people with intellectual
Roman Raczka, Janice Williams
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group
programme for adults with Intellectual
disabilities presenting with Generalised
anxiety. Clinical applications and implications
Sabiha Azmi, Nadia Begum
Faculty for Learning Disabilities Annual General Meeting
Wine Reception
Conference Dinner in the Menai Suite followed by music from Monsters on the bus
Friday 28 March
Registration opens
09:35 -10:00
Update in Challenging Behaviour- A unified approach
Dr Alick Bush
10:00 – 11:15
Workshop 5
Outcomes and New Developments in
Dr Karen Dodd, Dr Zillah Webb
Workshop 6
What do people with intellectual disabilities
and challenging behaviour say about the
services they receive? : Implications for
developing supports
Dr Gemma Griffith, Dr Alick Bush
Therapeutic Approaches
The use of mindfulness with people with
intellectual disabilities: a systematic review
and narrative analysis
Erica McInnis , Dougal Hare
Integrating African Centred Psychotherapy and
Disability Psychotherapy for Adults with
Intellectual Disability. The fourth wave?
Erica McInnis
Tree of life narrative-based group
Myro Themistocleous
11:15 – 11:45
Refreshment break
11-45 – 13:00
The evolving role of Clinical Psychologist in
supporting adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
Working in partnerships to achieve effective
Liz Offen
Paper 1
Towards Partnership working in a Trauma and
Abuse Service
Sara Willott
Paper 2
Birmingham Parents with Learning Disabilities
Network Project
Laura Ogi
12:50 – 13:25
Paper 3
Working in Partnership to developing and
delivering an ethnically inclusive service
Sabiha Azmi
Update on Faculty Activities
Dr Karen Dodd
Update on Therapies Guidance
Prof Nigel Beail
Fare well and announcement for 2015
Grab & Go lunch available
Outcome Measures
Paid caregivers’ empathy towards people with
intellectual disabilities: the development of a
new measure (the EMP-ID) and some initial
Kirsten Collins, Caroline Gratton and Celia
Heneage, Dave Dagnan
Clinician-judged attachment narrative style
and the course and outcome of psychological
therapy in people with intellectual disability
and complex
Allan Skelly
Validating a new patient reported outcome
measure for adults with intellectual
disabilities: the Mini MANS-LD
Roman Raczka, Janice Williams
Assessment of challenging behaviour and
other needs
Challenging Behaviour Scales: Criterion-related
Evidence of Validity
Rai Turton
A review of an approach and methods of
assessing risk arising from behaviour that
Rai Turton
Learning disabilities needs based cluster
development: using research methods to
inform national policy
Barry Ingham, Jon Painter , Ashok Roy, Richard
Hastings, Sally Robinson, Carole Green
Poster Presentations
Thursday 27 March
Auditing and reducing restrictive practice in a social care setting for people with autism spectrum conditions, intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour – A
pilot study
Paul Dickinson
The Emotional Perception Abilities of Adults with an Intellectual Disability and how this is Related to Challenging Behaviour
Bronwen Davies, Neil Frude, Rosemary Jenkins, Cathy Harding, Caley Hill
The utility of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment as a mental capacity assessment tool for patients with a learning disability
Daniel Edge, Amber Evans, Carys Evans
Challenging behaviour profiles of females with Mild Learning Disability (LD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) – Are they all the same?
Carys Evans, Adenekan Oyefeso, Amber Evans
Post Winterbourne: An enhanced intervention team pilot for people with learning disabilities displaying behaviour that challenges
Karin Fuchs, Peggy Ravoux, Lucy Mackintosh
Creative Relaxation - Exploring and evaluating the effectiveness of a person-centred programme of relaxation therapies with adults with a mild to moderate
learning disabilities
Nick Hart
Responding to the capacity demand gap: evaluating the effectiveness of an anxiety management group (based on CBT and Mindfulness approaches) for individuals
with mild Intellectual Disabilities
Sabinah Janally, Mairi Emerson-Smith, Charlotte Richardson
Linking the lives of mothers with intellectual disabilities, informed by narrative therapy: “The True Story of Mothers with Learning Disability – We CAN Do It!”
Iiris Kleinberg, Kate Theodore, Roman Raczka
Do levels of evidence affect breadth of service? An audit of MATRIX therapies in a service for adults with intellectual disabilities
Eleni Pateraki
Changing narratives changing behaviour: evaluating a systemic case formulation approach to working with staff teams
Lorna Robbins
Development and Facilitation of a Social Skills and Relationship Group run in an Adult Community Learning Disability Service
Natalie Startin