19th January 2021
Richard Curran will be in conversation with David O’Driscoll (Chair IPD) about his work as a Consultant Forensic Psychotherapist with people with intellectual disability.
Richard Curran works in private practice as a psychotherapist and supervisor. Richard was a consultant forensic psychotherapist and supervisor at Respond where he worked for 17 years. He led the forensic service for adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities or autism. He is the Chair of the Forensic Psychotherapy Society and a long-standing member of the Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability (IPD).
12th January 2021
Dr Pat Frankish, a clinical psychologist and past president of the British Psychological Society will be talking about her lifetime work with David O’Driscoll (Chair IPD). Dr Frankish has had a very distinguished career both in the NHS and forensics services and developing pioneering work in staff training and trauma-based inventions.
We have a number of confirmed webinars for 2021 including
These will be confirmed nearer the time
The webinars will be for an hour and there will be time for questions. Also, can I ASK, as we are a small organisation, we would appreciate a donation – which you can do via the website.
Please be aware we recording our webinars and also looking at revamping our website, once it is revamped, we are hoping to publish the recordings on the website.
After Simon Jarrett fascinating webinar based on his new book, the publishers are offering IPD members a discount, see below. I’ve just started it and I can assure you it is quite extraordinary if you’re interested in the history of people with a learning disability it’s an must-read.
Those They Called Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day by Simon Jarrett
Special offer for members!
20% off the published price with the discount code IPD20 when ordering from the Reaktion Books website.
To order please click HERE
15th December 2020
Stephen Unwin (Playwright, parent, campaigner and writer) will be in discussion with David O’Driscoll. Stephen will be reflecting on his experiences as a parent of a person with learning disabilities as well as his writing, which includes a couple of play’s concerned with learning disabilities and Stephen is currently researching a history of people with a learning disability.
1st December 2020
Dr Roger Banks (National Clinical Director, Learning Disability and Autism, NHS England and NHS Improvement) will be in discussion with David O’Driscoll.
Dr Banks was also a founder member of the IPD. He will be reflecting on his lifetime work in services for people with Learning disabilities.