Supporting people with a learning disability living with voice hearing experiences

25 October 2018, 09.30-16.30, Addictions Sciences Building, Windsor Walk, Cost: £100 per day payment link here 

To develop knowledge of what it means to hear voices that other people can’t hear, why people might have these experiences, and how to support people to cope with these experiences better.

Anyone supporting an adult with a learning disability who hears voices that other people cannot hear. 


Maudsley simulation training for NHS Clinicians  

Maudsley Simulation is the UK’s first simulation training centre focusing on mental health with the aim of improving services for all who are affected or impacted by mental health issues. Since 2014 working as part of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, we have successfully developed a range of new simulation training courses which you can browse their website for more information. 


Two day course in use of the Mini PAS-ADD & ChA-PAS for mental health assessment of people with intellectual disability -  Dates to be confimed shortly for 2019 - please email your interest to 

pas add

The PAS-ADD assessments (Moss, 2012) have been in continuous development over the past 20 years, and are widely used around the world.  The system comprises three mental health interviews and a checklist. The interviews are designed to support and enhance the skill of clinicians, and to provide the highest quality of assessment in mental health research. The checklist is to aid the process of case detection.


The system follows DSM 5 and ICD 10, and maps closely to routine clinical practice. For 20 years the assessments have been available in book form, and are now additionally available for use with computers and tablets.


The name PAS-ADD (Psychiatric Assessment Schedules for Adults with Developmental Disabilities) reflects the original research in which the first versions were created. Indeed, the PAS-ADD system has become synonymous with mental health assessment in people with intellectual disability. However, the assessments are equally valid for the general population. Since the addition of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Schedule (ChA-PAS), the system now covers the entire age range.



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