2013 Conference Workshops

2013 Conference Workshops

The following workshops were delivered at the BASE Conference 11-12th September 2013.The accompanying Powerpoint presentations are available at the bottom of the page.

A1: Supported employment qualifications and quality standards – developments after the introduction of the National Occupational Standards
Kathy Melling, Nerise Oldfield-Thompson (BASE), Neil Cruickshank (OCN Eastern Region)

A2: Breaking the Cycle: Supporting Recovering Drug Users and Ex-Users into Employment
Jon Jones (Turning Point)

A3: Alternative vocational experiences for young people: challenges and solutions
Joanne Keight (Oldham MBC Wellbeing Service)

A4: Families taking the lead
Dave Barker (NVFF), Frank Proctor (SHIEC)

B1: Review of the Disability Employment Strategy
Stuart Edwards, Simon Francis (DWP)

B2: Developing an employment infrastructure in times of change
Lal Heaton, Keith Bates Sheren Wyatt, Alistair Henderson (Bristol Learning Disability Partnership)

B3: Universal Credit
Julie Henry, Kathryn Wright (National Association of Welfare Rights Advisors)

B4: Working in partnership to provide a growing Employment and Job Retention Service
Vanessa Lendzionowski, Fiona Devenney (Leeds MIND)

C1: Findings from the Work Choice evaluation and lessons for the future
Sarah Foster (Inclusion)

C2: Supported Internships
Christina Earl, Donna Crompton (EmployAbility, Surrey CC)

C3: Job Shadow: a tool for Supported Employment
Sarah Togher (Irish Association of Supported Employment)

C4: Quality and Customer engagement
Ian Harper (Thera)

D1: Preparing for Adulthood - Learning so far and preparing for 2014
Nicola Gitsham (Preparation for Adulthood)

D2: Supported Employment - an employer's perspective
Vikki Walters (Gloucestershire CC), Mark Owen (Moose Marketing and PR), Jane Griffiths (National Star College)

D3: Supported Business - best practice 'one year on'
Melanie Walls (Shaw Trust)

D4: Balancing Quality and Quantity
Andrea Biggs, Katie Vivian (Balance CIC)

D5: DWP's Commissioning Strategy
Daniel Ramsey (DWP)

E1: Harnessing the expertise of specialist providers through effective targeting of public investment
Martin Davies (Pluss)

E2: Supported Employment influence in SEN schools
Andy Billings (Mi.Life Ltd)

E3: Working with schizophrenia –what support services can do
Dr Tyna Taskila (Work Foundation), Robert Elston (Status Employment)

E4: Ensuring successful, sustainable employment and practical support strategies for ASD job finders
Emma Jones, Lyndsey Draper (National Autistic Society)