Simultaneous translation in Spanish and English for keynotes and solicited lectures in plenary session.

Working Together: the mental wellbeing of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in their communities

 

 

Download PDF

 

 

 

PRE-CONGRESS COURSES

 

On the 23rd May we will run a number of pre-congress courses each lasting around 2-3 hours. They will cover the following topics:

 

Anton Došen, Tanja Sappok, Leen De Neve, Filip Morisse

Emotional development and emotional needs: recent models, instruments and support.

 

Brigitte Lueger-Schuster

Trauma in people with intellectual disability — assessment strategies, issues

and barriers, ways to resolve and overcome.

 

Jannelien Wieland

Borderline intellectual functioning and mental health.

 

Jolanda Vonk & Sandra Zaal (NL)

Sexuality, disability and mental health.

 

Vanessa Olivier Pijpers, Janita van der Vinne, Romaine Roest, Andrea Zwaanswijk

Insight in the context of residential care for people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour and mental health.

 

 

 

SPEAKERS

 

We will have an impressive range of speakers to give keynote and solicited addresses including:

 

Richard Hastings (UK)

Working together towards high quality science: Co-production with individuals with intellectual disabilities and families (24th May EAMHID).

 

Andrew Jahoda (UK)

Depression and intellectual disability.

 

Brenda Fredriks (NL)

Rights of people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems.

 

Jeanne Farr (US)

Families and trauma informed care.

 

Pere Bonet / Pere Rueda (CAT)

Foundations working together to support the mental health and wellbeing of people with intellectual disability and their families in their communities.

 

Bo Hejlskov (SE)

Challenging behaviour — a low arousal approach.

 

Barry Carpenter (UK)

Girls and Autism.

 

Dan Chisholm (WHO)

Human Rights in Institutions.

 

Mary Busk (UK)

Professionals and Families working together.

 

 

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

 

Richard Hastings

Services and programmes for people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems (23rd May SNC). Working together towards high quality science: Co-production with individuals with intellectual disabilities and families (24th May EAMHID).

 

Andrew Jahoda

Depression and intellectual disability.

 

Brenda Fredriks

Rights of people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems (23rd May SNC).

 

Jeanne Farr (CEO of NADD)

Families and trauma.

 

Pere Bonet / Pere Rueda

Foundations working together to support the mental health and wellbeing of people with intellectual disability and their families in their communities.

 

 

 

SOLICITED LECTURES

 

Bo Hejlskov

Challenging behaviour — a low arousal approach.

 

Barry Carpenter

Girls and Autism.

 

Dan Chisholm (or Melita Murko)

Human Rights in Institutions.

 

Mary Busk

Professional and Families working together.

 

 

 

Round table discussions and Meet the Expert sessions will cover such topics as:

 

Working with trauma, ageing and intellectual disability, social and emotional development, sexuality and relationships.

 

 

12th Congress of the European Association for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability

TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT

 

MeetingPharma

A/A Juan Francisco Fuentes

T 934 703 513

jffuentes@meetingpharma.com

www.meetingpharmagroup.com

Working Together: the mental wellbeing of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in their communities

 

 

 

Simultaneous translation in Spanish and English for keynotes and solicited lectures in plenary session.