30th April 2015
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: 7BR Chambers
5CPD Points

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Back Ups first Solicitors’ training event will be held in partnership with 7BR Chambers. It promises to be thought-provoking, interactive and insightful. We are delighted to welcome Professor Paul Kennedy, who will talk us through a 20 year follow up study to the adjustment after SCI. The event will be chaired by Leslie Keegan, an established clinical negligence practitioner at 7BR.

Full programme:

  • 9.30 – 10.00 Registration & Coffee
  • 10.00 – 10.05 Introduction and welcome by Chair – Leslie Keegan, 7BR Chambers
  • 10.05 – 10.55 Predicting adjustment, integration & participation after SCI – Professor Paul Kennedy, Head of Clinical Psychology at Stoke Mandeville
  • 10.55 – 11.10 Coffee break
  • 11.10 – 11.45 Legal Update – Leslie Keegan, 7BR Chambers
  • 11.45 – 12.45 Sex, relationships and fertility treatment after SCI – Michelle Donald, Psychosexual Therapist
  • 12.45 – 13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 – 14.30 Wheelchairs: choosing the right equipment and knowing how to use it – Gerald Simonds and Back Up
  • 14.30 – 15.00 Interim payments & Case Management – Ali Malsher, Anthony Gold
  • 15.00 – 15.15 Coffee break
  • 15.15 – 15.55 Life is for living: Getting the right care package in place – Maggie Sargent & Kate Russell, CCMS
  • 15.55 – 16.25 Personal story: Mentoring support for people with SCI and family members – Back Up service user
  • 16.25 – 16.30 Closing comments and final questions


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