An evening to celebrate the best in positive behaviour support
The BILD PBS Leadership Awards recognise good practice and contributions to the development of positive behaviour support practice and aim to raise practice by recognising work of quality and quality of contribution over time.
Thursday 8 May in Glasgow saw this year's BILD PBS leadership awards dinner, an important part of BILD's annual PBS Research and Practice Conference, and a celebration of the best in positive behaviour practice both in the UK and internationally.
Over the years some great work has been recognised and celebrated – and this year was no exception.
Those Commended and Award Winners were:
- For Developing a national approach in Positive Behaviour Support, Hazel Powell, Programme Director at NHS Education for Scotland, (pictured above, third left) was Commended in the category Innovative Practice supporting Adults
- for Positive Pathways: a Positive Behaviour Support programme for family carers of people with autism, Anne MacDonald of The Richmond Fellowship Scotland (above, right) was this year’s Winner of the Award for Innovative Practice supporting Adults
- For a case study – applying PBS into practice, Lisa Alcorn, of the North East Autism Society was Commended in the category Innovative Practice supporting Children and Young People
- Paul McWade, of Halton Borough Council's Positive Behaviour Support Service (pictured below, right, receiving his award) was Winner in both the category for Innovative Practice supporting Children and Young People and the category for Innovative Practice supporting Adults
- A Special Award to the founders of the Facebook PBS Chat group for using social media to facilitate communication and discussion about positive behaviour support. Join the group here >
Read the citations >
Congratulations to all the winners!