A Wellbeing Approach to Challenging Behaviours

Dr Andrew McDonnell will be answering your questions in our live online Q&A, Friday 17 October 2014, 12.30pm (GMT).

Andy McDonnellAndrew McDonnell BSc., MSc., PhD is Consultant Clinical Psychologist to and Director of Studio III Clinical Services. He is also Director, Clinical Consultant and Team Leader to Studio III Training.

Andrew was formerly Clinical Psychologist to Monyhull Hospital Birmingham, and in 2010 published a book 'Managing Aggressive Behaviour in Care Settings: Understanding and Applying Low Arousal Approaches'. Andrew has special interests in the design of community settings for people who challenge, and arousal mechanisms in people with autism, along with the management of severe challenging behaviours. He has extensive experience of working with service users with a learning disability and/or an ASD who self harm.

Andrew will be speaking at our upcoming Autism and Challenging Behaviour conference taking place in Newcastle on 12 November, sponsored by:

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Your questions answered

If you have a question for Andrew join us live on Friday 17 October. You can also email us in advance with your question: Anoushka Pattenden at events@researchautism.net

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Live Blog Andy McDonnell: A Wellbeing Approach to Challenging Behaviours


Please note: the views expressed by Andy McDonnell are personal views and do not necessarily represent the views of Research Autism.