Krakow September 19th & 20th 2019
The 2019 symposium has adopted the key theme of “Advances in Training: Evidence and Practice” and will include sub-themes exploring:
- Advances in theory and/or practice of ‘de-escalation’
- Advances in theory and/or practice related to use of ‘restrictive interventions’.
- Advances in theory and/or practice related to the ‘regulation, standards and quality ‘ of training.
- Advances in theory and/or practice of integrating:
– Trauma informed care into training.
– Positive behaviour support into training.
– Seclusion and Restraint Reduction into training.
– Technologies into training.
– Emerging psychological knowledge into training.
– Emerging neurobiological knowledge into training.
- Advances in theory and/or practice of enhancing the safety of restrictive physical interventions into training and/or practice.
- Advances in theory and/or practice of enhancing the involvement of service users, and their unique perspective into training.
- Advances in theory and/or practice and/or special challenges relating to specific populations including:
– Mental health
– Older persons
– Intellectually disability
– Acquired/Traumatic brain injury
– General hospital
– Community care
– Emergency departments
– Educational settings
- Other themes which demonstrate novel and/or unique advances in the theory and/or practice related to training.
The symposium provides a unique opportunity to network and establish contacts with a diverse community of international colleagues engaged in similar initiatives reflecting the ENTMA08 ethos of inclusivity of geographical, scientific, ideological, regulatory, practice and experiential perspectives including those from clinical/service providers and recipients, organizational, educational, research and regulatory practitioners.
In order to maximize the potential of networking opportunities the symposium will host a complementary social event on the evening of September 19th in Krakow city centre.