‘Homes not Hospitals’ Webinar

‘Homes not Hospitals’ Webinar

Spectrum is very pleased to tell you about a forthcoming webinar, co-hosted by the Autism Alliance and the British Association of Social Workers (BASW).

‘Know Your Rights’, part of the ‘Homes not Hospitals’ webinar series
Tuesday 29 September 2020, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
A Microsoft Teams Event

Too many people with autism and learning disabilities are detained in hospital assessment and treatment units (ATUs) or restrictive care arrangements and seclusion units.

The webinar will include information and resources for people, families and social workers about the rights of autistic young people and adults, showing where things can go wrong and what action can be taken to prevent situations from reaching crisis point.

The webinar will:
Increase knowledge and understanding of the law and how it applies and can be used by autistic people and families.
Explore the barriers and challenges to rights being recognised and upheld
Show how the capabilities statement and practitioner toolkit can be used to support relationship-based and person-centred practice

The webinar is for autistic people, their families, social workers, advocates, senior/advanced practitioners, practice educators, team managers, teaching partnerships, principal social workers.

Admission is FREE and all are welcome. Click here to make a booking

Please spread the word – for a PDF poster, click here Homes not Hospitals Webinar 29.9.20