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Disability Equality Awareness – session two

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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN INTERNAL TRAINING SESSION FOR NIHR ARC NENC MEMBERS

Disability Equality Awareness (Session 2)

Wednesday 12th October, 1pm until 4pm

Online

(Session two is a follow-on from session one – on 28 September. Please check that you can attend both sessions before booking both using the links below).

Session one

Brief overview of training

  • The importance and impact of positive and negative language
  • Understanding social and medical models of disability
  • Providing an overview of the history of Disability Equality Legislation
  • Definng disability and discussing personal views and experiences
  • Discussing barriers that disabled people face

Session two

Brief overview of training

  • Understanding of the Care Act and its impact on disabled people, carers and families
  • Understanding of The Equality Duty and how Disability Impact Assessments should inform policies
  • The importance of engaging disabled people in research projects
  • Barriers to involving disabled people in research
  • Power balances within consultation and research
  • Models of engagement and involvement

Follow this link to book session one

Follow this link to book session two

Please email arcnenc@cntw.nhs.uk with any queries