PsychDD Forum – 21st May 2019
Application of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Clinical Practices for People with Behaviours of Concern
Dr Jeffrey Chan, Senior Practitioner from NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will present on:
- Evidence-based behaviour support strategies to both improve the quality of life of people with disability and reduce and eliminate the use of Restrictive Practices. This is consistent with Australia’s international human rights obligations.
- This presentation will provide an overview of the role of the NDIS Commission in relation to safeguarding of people subject to restrictive practices and provide an update on the Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for providers and practitioners.
- Practitioners will learn how to apply the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in clinical practice so as to ensure practitioners uphold the rights of persons with disabilities.
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