15th International Conference on the Care and Treatment of Offenders with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability, 19-20 April, Manchester

Last chance to book your place!

Our conference provides an opportunity for individuals from a range of organisations and agencies to meet with the aim of:

creating an environment where practitioners, policy makers, researchers and advocates from multiple countries can find ongoing opportunities for learning and collaboration
exchanging information on effective models of care, intervention strategies, research, training and policy-making to be used in different countries to improve care on a local, regional and national basis.

Book your place now.http://www.autism.org.uk/professionals/conferences/offenders.aspx

The programme offers valuable content across a wide range of topics, including:

an overview of forensic learning disability and developmental disability services from an international perspective
benchmarking in forensic LD and developmental disability settings
education and training needs of staff
provision of up-to-date information on legal aspects and complex needs
treatment approaches – what works?
autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger syndrome
learning disability/developmental disability and the criminal justice system
residential and community supervision
mental health legislation and the learning disabled offender.