Person-Centred Active Support (PCAS) and practice leadership

This event will explore PCAS, an evidence-based approach to supporting people with intellectual disability to engage in meaningful activities and social relationships.

Start date and time

Wednesday 29 August 2018 9:30 AM

to Wednesday 29 August 2018 1:00 PM

Event cost


Who is it for?

This short course is for Health and Social Care practitioners or family members who provide direct support people with learning disabilities, or a supervisory role in positive behaviour support. 

Topics covered:

• The four essential components that promote engagement in activities and relationships
• The development and maintenance of good staff support through Practice Leadership

Taught by:

The course is taught by Edinburgh Napier University Lecturer Linda Hume (RNLD, PgCert, FHEA, MSc University of Kent, Clinical Doctorate student at University of Stirling). Linda recently returned to Edinburgh Napier following a secondment as the National Lead for Positive Behaviour Support with the National Autistic Society.


Sighthill Campus, Room 3D07.