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This page contains all of our Dissemination Day Series (and a few extra videos) where we try to actively support people's understanding of evidence based practices in our field!

Dissemination Day

Restraint Reduction Episode 1

The impact of a whole-organisation approach to positive behavioural support on the use of physical interventions. Allen et al (2012)

Restraint Reduction Episode 2

Webber, Richardson, Lambrick and Fester, 2012

Restraint Reduction Episode 3

An evaluation of an intervention sequence outline in positive behaviour support for people with autism and severe escape-motivated challenging behaviour. (McLean and Grey, 2012).

Restraint Reduction Episode 4

Reduction of Restraint of People with Intellectual Disabilities: An Organisational Behaviour Management Approach. (Williams & Grosset, 2011).

Practice Leadership Episode 5

Practice Leadership at the Front Line in Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour: A Qualitative Study of Registered Managers of Community-based, Staffed Group Homes (Deveau & McGill, 2016)

Practice Leadership Episode 7

Here is episode 7! Observing practice leadership in intellectual and developmental disability services (Beadle-brown, Bigby & Bould 2015). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jir.12208

An observable measure of Practice Leadership assessed across 58 services (9 organisations) and connected with levels of active support

Practice Leadership Episode 8

Episode 8 of Dissemination day goes live! In this video we are pulling together the thoughts and learning from all three of the practice leadership papers we looked at earlier in August and September.

If you missed our earlier ones - this one is for you! We also pick up on some of the feedback that you guys gave us in response to the individual videos.

Self-Injurious Behaviour Episode 9

Episode 9 of Dissemination Day discusses Self-Injurious Behaviour. The 'Harry' paper (Foxx, 1984) discusses issues of SIB which were so severe that it caused permanent harm to the individual and restraint became conditioned as a reinforcer.

Self-Injurious Behaviour Episode 10

This paper by Tiger et al (2009) describes a treatment for the skin picking behaviour of Jack, a young man with Asperger Syndrome. As part of the treatment Jack was given ownership of the process, enabling him to monitor and reinforce his own behaviour.

Self-injurious Behaviour Episode 11

Predictive Behavioural Markers

This is a discussion of a research paper by Hagopian, Rooker, & Yenokyan 2018

Self-Injurious Behaviour Episode 12

Treatments for SIB

This episode gives an overview of an important study by Iwata et al (1994) around the functional analysis of self-injurious behaviour. This leads onto a discussion around the current context in relation to functional assessment. **Remember that functional analysis should always follow ethical guidelines and only be carried out with close clinical supervision **

Defining PBS Episode 13

Hastings et al, 2013

A conceptual framework for understanding why challenging behaviour occurs in people with developmental disabilities. Reviewed by Hannah.

Defining PBS Episode 14

Gore et al, 2013

This video discusses the essential Gore et al, 2013 paper. Specifically we examine the 10 key components to PBS.

ABC/IRF/STAR - What should I use??

We absolutely hate seeing people filling out forms for the sake of it! 200 ABC forms sitting in a filing cabinet equates to one MASSIVE waste of time.

Data is important but use it wisely and use it well. This video discusses the problem with poor recordings, different kinds of recordings and what you should be doing with them!