March 22, 2018 - GHENT Book ticket
Over the last decades, quality of life has become a critical person-centered framework when thinking about the development, provision and evaluation of support for people in socially vulnerable situations. Especially within the field of disabilities, this framework has been linked to the support needs paradigm.
This conference addresses the question how the support needs paradigm facilitates the implementation of the quality of life framework in daily practice. Furthermore, the strength-based perspective is presented as a lens to provide this support. To conclude, the role of self-determination in the quality of life framework is discussed.
You will expand your knowledge getting first-hand info from the research network hosting the event along with a selected panel of international proven authorities on the topics of
These different contributions provide you with additional perspectives on contemporary questions and future directions to supporting the quality of life of people in socially vulnerable situations.
The AAIDD presents its work on the Support Intensity Scale (SIS) and its newly published white papers linking the SIS to decision-making on the micro, meso and macro level.
The presentations collectively bring a cross-sector and cross-disciplinary story on the support of people in vulnerable situations and shed light on ways to implement the quality of life framework in practice.
The conference is organized specifically for academics, policy makers, and executive staff members from different fields, with experience or interest in the quality of life framework and/or the support needs paradigm.
University College Ghent
Geraard de Duivelstraat 5
9000 Ghent, Belgium
How to find us
|08.30||Registration & coffee|
Welcoming and introduction by Claudia Claes, Margaret A. Nygren & Jessica De Maeyer
The application of the support needs paradigm in implementing Quality of Life
Parallel Sessions 1, 2 & 3 (select your preference)
Parallel Sessions 4, 5 & 6 (select your preference)
Panel of experts’ perspectives:
|17.00||Poster session & reception|
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