The Jan Seamer Memorial Positive Behaviour Support workshop

Jan was a much loved and well-respected friend, colleague, and advocate of the CBF. As a family carer and supporter of her son who has severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging, Jan has been involved in the work of the CBF since the very early days of the charity. As part of Jan’s legacy, we are running a free online Positive Behaviour Support workshop for families caring for children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.  

The workshop is delivered in 2 parts: 

Part 1: Understanding Challenging Behaviour Friday 2nd February 2024 
Part 2: Supporting Behaviour Change Friday 9th February 2024 

Timings: 10am – 2.30pm 

Invitation to join via Zoom link will be sent after registration. 

Please note, this workshop is for family carers only. 

To register your interest, please email or telephone 01634 838739. 

Our workshops are friendly and non-judgemental. The workshops are delivered by a PBS trainer and a family carer co-trainer, this gives a balance between theory and real-life experiences. To get the most out of the workshops it is important to attend both sessions. 

By attending this set of workshops, you will have the opportunity to take part in a research evaluation, but this is not compulsory. 


About Jan Seamer  

Jan was instrumental in the development of our behaviour workshop materials, ensuring they gave practical information to families based on lived experience. Jan co-delivered the workshops for many years and helped train and support many of the current co-trainers, both family carers and professionals. Jan features in our ‘Introduction to Challenging Behaviour’ video and was a founding member of the Challenging Behaviour National Strategy Group amongst many other achievements.  

We know that families’ access training at no cost is difficult to source, and it was something Jan felt strongly about.