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Special Treatment Needs for Deaf British Sign Language Users

St George Healthcare Group will be holding a Seminar at the Warrington Business School, Warrington Collegiate on the 13th March 2014

This seminar provides attendees with a unique opportunity to access the most up to date resources and information, provided by high quality presenters who are acknowledged experts in their respective fields.

Accredited CPD points pending local network approval

Please note there will be a small fee of £20 per attendee to cover the cost of hospitality and venue hire

Agenda for the 13th March 2014

9.00 9.30 Registration and Refreshments

9.30 9.40 Opening Remarks & Chair
Dr Brendan Monteiro, Consultant Psychiatrist, All Saints Hospital, Oldham

9.40 10.30 NHS England Commissioning Arrangements for Deaf Services
Caris Vardy, Mental Health and Programme of Care Lead, NHS England

10.30 10.40 Questions and Discussion

10.40 11.30 Adapted Therapy in the Community
Dr Sarah Powell, Clinical Psychologist, Sign Health

11.30 12.15 Habilitation over Rehabilitation
Dr Catherine Smith, Forensic Psychologist, All Saints Hospital, Oldham

12.15 13.15 Lunch

13.15 14.00 "Sensational Rehabilitation" Using sensory approaches in Occupational
Therapy rehabilitation with Deaf service users
Daisy Seller, Occupational Therapist, All Saints Hospital, Oldham

14.00 14.45 Sex Offender Treatments! Can they be made accessible?
Will Hough, Lecturer at Salford University

14.45 15.15 Refreshments
15.15 16.00 Get out of Jail Card' Access to therapy for Deaf Prisoners
Christine Duffy, Deputy Hospital Manager, All Saints Hospital, Oldham

16.00 Closing Remarks Dr Brendan Monteiro

The seminar will be suitable for all professionals working with individuals who are Deaf with Mental Health Needs

If you would like to attend this event please complete the booking form PDF and return to or fax 01925 423307

British Sign Language Interpreters are available on request. If you would like a British Sign
Language Interpreter please confirm this at the time of booking your place

Please note there will be a small fee of £20 per attendee to cover the cost of hospitality and venue hire


Additional Information: (PDFs)
Programme and Booking Form