2012 Conference Workshops

2012 Conference Workshops

The conference workshop presentations are listed below and you'll find copies of most of the presentations at the bottom of the page.

Session A:
Work Choice implementation: a review of the first year and next steps (Andy Wilson - DWP)
My Job, My Choice: a Right to Control innovation pilot (Dave Ferrier / Lorna Dudley / Alison Parry - Pure Innovations)
Improving the employment opportunities of blind and partially sighted people (Alex Saunders / Ruth Morrell / Paul Lynch / Glenn Paisley - RNIB)
Vocational Rehabilitation after Acquired Brain Injury: A ‘Place, Train and Sustain’ Approach (Alister Berry / David Haxon - Momentum)
The Scottish Vocational Qualification in Supported Employment (Kate Storrow / Angela Hamilton - SUSE)

Session B:
Supported Employment in a world of Self Directed Support (Paul Wilson / Pippa Coutts - BASE/SUSE)
Mission, values and profit - the global challenge (Martin Davies / Lynette May - Pluss/Disability Employment Australia)
Does local investment in support employment actually deliver jobs? (Bill Love - NDTi)
Work in Progress: a study of supported employment provision (Suzy Tucker / Kathleen Alldis and colleagues - People First Cornwall)
Access to Work (Mary Dunleavy - Jobcentre Plus)

Session C:
The Journey Down Under: An Australian perspective (Lynette May / Donna Faulkner - Disability Employment Australia)
Support for Self Employment (Peter Taylor - Independent Consultant)
National Occupational Standards and Qualification Frameworks (Kathy Melling / Viv Berkeley - BASE/LSIS)
Supported Internships for Young Adults with Autism (Judith Kerem - Care Trade UK)

Session D:
Preparation for Adulthood- learning from the SEN and disability Pathfinders (Linda Jordan - NDTi)
Best practice in supported business (Melanie Walls - Shaw Trust)
Starting our own business using direct payments (Craig Dixon/ Scott Beattie / Dennis Sutherland - Garden Life)
Quality Auditing your Service to Increase Performance (Martin Dominy / Kevin Rosario-Johnson - Southdown Housing)

Session E:
The Improve Project – developing mental health support through IPS (Jonathan Allan / Jan Hutchinson - Shropshire CC/Centre for Mental Health)
Geeza Life, Geeza Job: Using personal budgets to fund support (Norma Curran - VIA Scotland)
The Procurement Reform Bill (Naomi Gregg / Iain Murphy - Scottish Government)
Welfare Benefits (Phil Hanns / Julie Burton - National Association of Welfare Rights Advisors)
Employment Support after Work Choice (Huw Davies / Kathy Melling / Paul Wilson - BASE)