12 October 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Autism Awareness and Adapting Practices in Mental Health

All Events, Community Events
by Autism Voice UK
Free

This one-day course aims to improve the understanding and knowledge of autism and mental health for autistic people, parents, carers and professionals working with people with autism (diagnosed or not). The course begins with general autism awareness and acceptance, and goes into some detail of typical mental health issues that might affect autistic people. It will also look at changes that need to be made in therapeutic approaches (including accommodations in the sensory environment) and aims to be very practical.

Who should attend?

This course will be suitable for parents, carers and practitioners working directly with people with autism in voluntary and community services which support people with mental health needs living in London for example:

  • Supported employment
  • Supported living and residential care
  • Day opportunities
  • Housing related support
  • Information and advice
  • Advocacy services

About Trainer: Andrew Carpenter is a qualified teacher and trainer with over 20 years’ experience. He offers bespoke training on topics such as Autism Awareness as Adapting Practice, with a particular interest in autism and mental health. As a Director of the National Brokerage Network (NBN), he provides accredited training on Support Brokerage, Support Planning and on all aspects of Self-Directed Support, Personalisation, and Personal Budgets. He is also an ‘approved’ trainer for the National Autistic Society.

Andrew is also a member of the board of trustees of Autism Voice UK.

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When

12 October 2018
from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where

161-167
Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DB, UK

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Audience

Public

Tag

Training

Event Organiser

Organiser

Autism Voice UK

Phone

0845 860 5547

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