Bild brings international expert to UK to deliver family-centred positive behaviour support masterclass

Dr Joseph Lucyshyn, from the University of British Columbia, will be delivering a masterclass called ‘Building Survivable Interventions in Family Contexts’ in London on 19 May 2020.

The masterclass is ideal for behaviour analysts, clinical psychologists, social workers and service providers involved in supporting families of children and young people with developmental disabilities.

Behaviour consultants providing positive behaviour support services to families of children with developmental disabilities face challenges as they seek to achieve a central aim of positive behaviour support. Promoting socially significant improvements in child behaviour, and child and family quality of life that is sustainable and works across different family settings.

The diversity of families in regard to family systems and cultural and linguistic backgrounds can make achievement of these aims daunting.

This masterclass will focus on how family centred positive behaviour support is trying to address these challenges. Parents are also welcome to attend this session, which will look at which family interventions are effective, acceptable, meaningful, durable and sustainable.

The masterclass costs £195 and will be held at Holiday Inn Regents Park, London. Places are limited, book your place.

Dr Lucyshyn is also associate editor for the International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support.