CBF Summer events

CBF will be attending and speaking at a number of events this summer, just click on the event to find out more.

The CBF will have a stand or be speaking at the following events:

- CBF Family carer Sheila Morris will be speaking at a FREE conference on 6th July hosted by The North West Positive Behaviour Support Group, a support group for parents/carers of people who have learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge services. There will be speakers in the morning, two of whom will talk from a parent perspective and a choice of workshops in the afternoon. Over lunch time there will be a variety of stalls for parents to visit and a conversation wall to contribute and feedback to services. 

To book a place or request more information please contact or contact Danielle on 01254 790 220

- CBF Family carer Ted Goodman will be speaking at a conference hosted by the National Autistic Society, “Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour” on 11th July 2012 in Liverpool - Presenting the latest research and best practice in understanding and responding to challenging behaviour in children and adults with autism

- Vivien Cooper (CBF founder and CEO)is speaking at:

The Royal Society of Medicine’s conference on the 19th September 2012:

‘Safeguarding and Protecting People with Intellectual Disabilities across Care Settings’

Vivien will be discussing  - “Lessons learnt from Winterbourne” – Looking at what lessons have been learnt over a year on from the screening of the Panorama programme which exposed the shocking abuse of people with learning disabilities by staff at Winterbourne View, a privately owned hospital (assessment & treatment unit).  

Please click here for more information.

Further events:

The CBF are endorsing the following training events hosted by the Institute for Applied Behaviour Analysis (IABA)

“Positive Practices in Behavioural Support”

This is a 4-day training programme covering the following topics:

  • The evidenced based IABA® Multi-element Model
  • Comprehensive Functional Assessment
  • Person-Centred Positive Behavioural Support
  • Emergency Management and Reactive Strategies Within a Positive Practices Framework
  • Assuring Staff Consistency and the Provision of Quality Service

Glasgow: 9th – 12th October 2012

Manchester: 15th – 18th October 2012

Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 23rd – 26th October 2012

London: 30th October – 2nd November 2012

Click here for more information

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