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Dave Hingsburger - Sexual Victimisation

People with learning disabilities are the most sexually victimized group in society. This workshop will look at causes and prevention strategies. Participants will learn about behaviours that can be the result of having been sexually assaulted. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and make recommendations for case vignettes that present complex situations involving sexual abuse. While this session presents disturbing information it is aimed at motivating staff to become informed and part of the solution.Dave Hingsburger is an internationally renowned behavioural therapist, originating from Canada. He is an Associate Consultant with Paradigm and one of the world’s leading authorities on person centred working with people with learning disabilities. He is a consultant for schools, parents and agencies regarding problematic behaviour. For six years, he was the sex clinic coordinator at York Services in Ontario. Dave is also in private practice providing education and consultation for families, staff and agencies, advising around issues of challenging behaviour. Dave Hingsburger has lectured around the world. A prolific author, Dave is renowned for his humorous approach and in-depth knowledge on some of services’ most difficult issues. Participants are guaranteed to learn a lot and have tremendous fun at the same time

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20 November 2006 15:00 to 23:00
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