Developmental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour: Research to Practice and Policy
30 September 2011
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The Faculty of Health Sciences and Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney in association with the NSW Council for Intellectual Disability is pleased to announce the conference "Developmental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour: Research to Practice and Policy" on Friday, 30 September 2011.
Leading International and Australian researchers will present the latest developments in supporting challenging behaviours in people with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability. Strategies for gaining government support to implement proper services will also be a focus.
- Prof Pat Howlin, Institute of Psychiatry, London: 'Helping Adults with Autism Spectrum disorders'
- Prof Eric Emerson, Lancaster University: 'Lessons from population studies for management of challenging behaviour'
- Prof Bruce Tonge, Monash University: 'Recognizing and managing depression in people with ID'
- Prof Gwynnyth Llewellyn, FHS, University of Sydney: 'Supporting parents with ID'.
- A/Prof Roger Stancliffe, FHS, University of Sydney: 'Active support as a mental health intervention'
- Prof. Ian Hickie, BMRI, University of Sydney
- Jim Simpson, NSW Council for Intellectual Disability: 'Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Policy'
- A/Prof. Adam Guastella, BMRI, University of Sydney
- Dr Kylie Gray, Monash University
Registrations and more information on the website
This conference will benefit those working with people with developmental disabilities in community and health settings, as well as research students and academics, and clinical practitioners.
The conference will be held at Camperdown campus, University of Sydney. Enquiries can be directed to Imelda Noti or Prof. Stewart Einfeld, Convenor.
Time: 9am - 6pm
Location: Camperdown Campus - New Law Building