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June 2017

Supported Decision-Making in Practice: A two-day Masterclass with Cher Nicholson

June 26 @ 9:30 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Place
Manchester, M1 3HF United Kingdom
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The Essex Autonomy Project and Empowerment Matters are delighted to be hosting supported decision-making expert Cher Nicholson for an intensive two-day course on how to practically support individuals to make decisions. Article 12 of the UNCRPD provides that disabled people are entitled to legal capacity on an equal basis with others in all areas of life. Support for decision-making is a key requirement of the CRPD and there has been much discussion both regionally and internationally on what form this…

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July 2017

Autonomy Summer School 2017

July 6 @ 9:30 am - July 8 @ 4:30 pm
Essex University, Wivenhoe Park
Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
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Our 2017 Autonomy Summer School will be held at the Colchester Campus of the University of Essex. The theme of the Summer School is Objectivity, Risk and Powerlessness in Care Practices. This year we’re pleased to welcome colleagues from the Ethics of Powerlessness project who will be leading sessions on day two of the Summer School. They have been working with care practitioners in the palliative care and hospice specialism and will be teaching sessions on the phenomenology of powerlessness…

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