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EFFECTIVE CASE REVIEW: Exploring the Core Components and Implications for P...

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B2/11 Hudson Avenue

Castle Hill, NSW 2154

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Associate Professor Leanne Dowse from UNSW will present the progress findings of a FACS funded project to develop two practice guides for practitioners addressing:

  • Core components of Effective Case Review

  • Use and monitoring of Psychotropic Medications

The presentation will share the findings from a review of current literature, insights from focus groups, and interviews with regulatory and service provider stakeholders. The methodology for developing the guides and its preliminary content will be discussed. The proposed framework and practice guidelines will be presented.

About the Presenter: Associate Professor Leanne Dowse

Leanne Dowse is the inaugural Chair in Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support [IDBS] at UNSW where she has been a researcher since 1995 and an academic since 2008. She has been a scholar, practitioner, supporter and ally in the area of intellectual disability since the beginning of her professional career as a Speech Therapist in the 1980s and has been involved in the development and promotion of disability studies in Australia beginning in the 1990s.

Her role as Chair IDBS, a joint initiative of UNSW and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services works to expand the body of knowledge and increase workforce capacity in the delivery of appropriate and effective services to people with an intellectual disability with complex support needs through a focus on training and education, enhanced policy and service models and targeted research. Her work utilises a multidisciplinary approach to investigate social justice issues for people with complex needs.

Venue: B2/11 Hudson Avenue, Castle Hill 2154.

Date: Thursday 24th August

Time: 2pm-4pm

Cost: Free for members & $51.47 (including booking fee) for non-members

Registrations close: 17th August 2017

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