We archive our previous Resilience Forums and conferences as many have associated resources that are still useful, such as slides you can download, blogs you can read, films you can watch, links and suggestions for further reading.
Helping not hurting: horizontal care to peer care in a UK prison – 26 Apr 2022 – Online Resilience Forum
Over the past two decades, the proportion of older prisoners in England and Wales has increased dramatically, which is problematic as prisons are not designed for issues associated with older adulthood. In this Resilience Forum Dr Warren Stewart will discuss the development of peer care in prisons in support of older adults and disabled detainees.
Remote Campaigning, Working and Living: The Impact on Our Ability to Influence Social Change – 24 Feb 2022 – Online Resilience Forum
Now we are moving out of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many of us still working from home with no real prospect of in-person events, conferences, lobbies and the like, disability rights campaigner Simone Aspis is asking what will happen to our community and our ability to affect social change in the future.
In this Forum Professor Rusi Jaspal of the University of Brighton will describe the concept of identity resilience and how it relates to psychological wellbeing and coping before using empirical examples to discuss how it can be measured and promoted. Examples include gay men’s coming out experiences and the psychological impact of COVID-19 in the general population.
In this forum Josh Cameron and Paul Neale reflect on their learning from the ‘Building Resilience for Wellbeing and Recovery’ course run at The Sussex Recovery College. Co-developed by peer trainers, practitioners and an academic, over 800 people have completed the course which is now in its 6th year.
Something a little different for you this month. We are going to be looking at the newly refreshed Boingboing website and showing you round!
This Forum introduces the exhibition called ‘Hope’ showing at Maidstone Museum (18 Sep–31 Oct), sharing the process of making a giant dress sculpture woven with the words of hope by participants who are normally unseen in society.
Mind The Gap: How we can support our young people in the wait for CAMHS – 27 August 2021 – Online Resilience Forum
In this Forum Abigail Turley and Charlotte Cockman discuss the need for adults to be having effective conversations with young people in the period between asking for help and receiving it. They also introduce free resources partly inspired by The Resilience Framework.
Sharing learning from the co-research project Nothing about us without us – Thurs 22 July 2021 – Online Resilience Forum
In this resilience forum, we will be sharing learning from a co-research project titled “Nothing about us without us: civic activism as a mental health intervention with young people”
Including people with learning disabilities and autism in research – Wed 9 June 2021 – Online Resilience Forum
In this resilience forum, we heard from people with learning disabilities and autism themselves, community practitioners and academics about what can and should be done to achieve positive impact on the inclusion of people with learning disabilities in research. Download the presentation slides and view their short film here.
In this fourm Debbie will be talking about her PhD findings which looked at patient and public engagement and involvement for commissioning health services (pre-pandemic) and asking what this might mean for working better together in the post Covid era.
Resilience and community: a creative connection needing everybody’s contribution – 29 April 2021 – Online Resilience Forum
In this Forum Marco Ius, assistant professor in Education at the University of Padua, will be discussing holistic intervention for children living in vulnerable contexts and facing adversity. Creative and playful techniques will be used to enable participants to think and collaborate visually and work remotely in the same creative space.
This forum explores findings from “Arriving at Thriving: Learning from Disabled students to ensure access for all”, a report by Policy Connect and the Higher Education Commission (October, 2020). This report arose from a public inquiry into the experiences of disabled students in higher education (i.e. college, university, etc.).