Supporting people with speech, language and communication needs in the justice system

 

 

 

 

 

 

17th September 2018

1.00 – 1.45

  • The RCSLT is delighted to host a webinar with the Association of YOT Managers to highlight:
  • The impact of speech language and communication needs in the justice system
  • How speech and language therapists support individuals and other professionals in the justice system
  • What support is available for professionals to increase their understanding and knowledge

This webinar will be of interest to you if you:

  • Are a justice practitioner working with people who offend or who are at risk of offending
  • Are a speech and language therapist, or other health and care professional, who works with people who offend or people who are at risk of offending
  • Would like information on how speech language and communication needs can be supported in the justice system

Join Claire Moser, RCSLT Policy Adviser, and presenters:

  • Diz Minnitt, Operational Manager, Milton Keynes Youth Offending Team
  • Lisa Ogden, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Sutton Youth Offending Team

As they discuss the importance of supporting people with speech, language and communication needs.

Learning aims

After this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand what speech, language and communication needs are and the effect they can have on someone’s behaviour
  • Recognise the signs that someone may have speech, language and communication needs, and know where to go for further support
  • Know how to use screening tools effectively to check for speech, language and communication needs
  • Be aware of different support strategies to help people with speech, language and communication needs to understand and engage in the justice process
  • Understand the legal responsibilities justice professionals have when working with people with speech, language and communication needs

Participants have the opportunity to submit questions on this topic to our speakers before and during the webinar. Register for your place and submit a question here.

Please refer to the RCSLT’s webinar guide for delegates for more information on participating in a webinar, and technical requirements.





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