Program and Events

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The Towards Elimination of Restrictive Practices 11 th National Forum (formerly Seclusion & Restraint Reduction Forum) will be held in Perth, Western Australia in 2017. Join us for keynote presentations, concurrent sessions, panel discussions, poster presentation, networking event and so much more! 

The forum theme: Working together, a culture of care is not only about working collaboratively but also about how we care: safe, quality clinical care and respect for individuals and their networks. 

We will explore: 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Culturally and Lingistically Diverse Communities;
  • Consumer and Carer Leadership;
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health; 
  • Aged Care in Mental Health; 
  • Clinical Practice Issues;
  • Policy to Practice;
  • Use of Restrictive Practice in Emergency settings and responses;
  • Changing the Culture of Care; AND
  • Medication and Chemical Restraint
  • SafeWards

To download an overview of the forum program, click here! 

Panel Discussion

The forum will host two panel discussions that will explore 'Restricti ve Practice in an emergency setting' and 'Tension between culture and practice'. Click here for more information.

Networking Event

Join us for a Networking event on Thursday the 4th of May, 2017 at 4:15pm. The networking event provides an informal opportunity in a relaxed and comfortable environment for peers and leaders in the field to discuss the day's events and support one another in the challenge of eliminating restrictive practices. Click here for more information.

Forum Dinner

The forum dinner is a special event and will be hosted at the Matilda Bay Restaurant on Thursday the 4th of May, 2017 at 6.30pm. Providing an opportunity to have dinner with the keynote speakers and steering committee, in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Click here for more information

Forum Entertainment

Entertainment throughout the course of the forum will be provided by Sydnee Carter.  Click here for more information

Forum Artwork

A selection of artwork on loan from Reflections Art Studio will be exhibited in the foyer throughout the TERP 11 forum. Click here for more information.

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If you have any queries, please contact the forum project officer Hannah Harbinson on forum@waamh.org.au or (08) 6246 3019.