Intellectual Disability and Domestic and Family Violence
Date recorded: 21st May 2020
Presented by Jane Barrett and Siobhan Gibbs
This webinar focuses on the intersection of intellectual disability and domestic and family violence. In particular on some key aspects of working with people who have an intellectual disability including: Identifying intellectual disability, cognitive and communication difficulties, vulnerability to exploitation and violence, working with disability support providers and tips to support workers who are performing risk assessments and safety planning with people who have an intellectual disability.
Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Approaches with People with Intellectual Disabilities
Date recorded: 28th May 2020
Presented by Jill Olver and Victoria Tucker
Suitable for counsellors, psychologists or those working in therapeutic role. We ask that people first watch the previous webinar in order to learn more about working with people with intellectual, learning and cognitive disabilities, in order to benefit from this webinar.
This webinar focuses on key aspects of counselling with people with intellectual disability, appropriate communication approaches, utilising trauma informed practice and mindfulness/somatic techniques, relationships and DFV education during crisis counselling, and appropriate therapeutic activities in areas of strengths based, narrative, creative and expressive therapies, neuro-psychological education and strategies, and DFV and relationships education that will assist with longer term recovery.
Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Approaches with People with Intellectual Disabilities webinar link
Handouts to go with webinar