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Closing date for award submissions has now passed

We have three categories of awards for 2019. Please see the details below. All submissions should be emailed to conferences@bild.org.uk.

Excellence in Applying the Principles of PBS into Practice Awards

We are looking for two awards this year; one for excellence in the UK and one for excellence internationally. Nominations are welcome from all sectors and from all populations and age ranges. 

This could include people with learning disabilities, autistic people, people living with dementia, people who have mental health conditions, people that use forensic services and mainstream schools.

The outcome must be improved quality of life (eg not just reduction of restrictive practices). The application must be consistent with:


The deadline for submissions is 15 March, 2019.

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to provide a presentation and take part in an interview with two of the PBS Steering Group by video conference. The best three nominees will be invited to attend the BILD PBS International Conference 2019, taking place in Birmingham on 8, 9, and 10 May, 2019. 

Download the entry criteria

International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support Early Career Researcher Award

This award is given annually to a researcher who has carried out high-quality applied research on Positive Behavioural Support and/or Challenging Behaviour.

Researchers should be recent Masters Degree graduates (within the past two years), or practitioners who have fewer than five research publications in total and have published (including in press) peer reviewed research papers in 2018 or 2019.

The deadline for entries is 15 March, 2019.

Entries will be reviewed by a panel of experts and the winner will be announced at the BILD PBS International Conference 2019.

Find out more and download entry details 

Great Positive Behaviour Support Practice Posters 

We are looking for posters from people who are engaged in delivering positive behaviour support and want to share their work.

We want to hear about pertinent, innovative and person-centred practices in organisations and teams. We are not looking for research, but accounts of practice. We are particularly interested in how you include those receiving support, their families and advocates, as well as engaging the wider community.  

The deadline for submitting a poster proposal is 15 March 2019. 

We will choose 10 proposals for the conference and notify people by 25 March 2019.

Download more details about how to enter.

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