09/03/2017

My Marriage My Choice: Shaping Policy & Practice Around Forced Marriage of People with Learning Disabilities

My Marriage My Choice is a two year study exploring forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities and developing knowledge, policy and practice to keep people safe.

 

Can You Help Shape Policy & Practice?

 

We're looking for people who have experience in assessing capacity to attend a one day workshop to contribute to this ADASS approved forced marriage research project.

By taking part in this workshop you will have the opportunity to inform tools and guidance that will be specifically about assessment of a person to make a decision about getting married.

 

My Marriage My Choice Workshop Details

 

Date: 15th May 2017

Location: University of Nottingham

This is a free one-day workshop and lunch will be provided.

If you feel you have the knowledge and skills to contribute to this research we would love to hear from you. Please also share this opportunity with any colleagues you think might be interested.

For more details or to print this opportunity please download our My Marriage My Choice Workshop Flier.

 

How to Apply

 

To attend the workshop, please fill out our short application form and email to deborah.kitson@nottingham.ac.uk

Download My Marriage My Choice Workshop Application Form

We will contact you to confirm your place by email by 20th April and will provide more details about the day.

 

More About My Marriage My Choice

 

My Marriage My Choice is a two year study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research - School of Social Care Research (NIHR-SSCR).

The study is exploring forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities from a safeguarding perspective with the intention of developing knowledge, policy and practice to support professionals in their work of safeguarding vulnerable children and adults.

Find out more about the project aims and latest news at the My Marriage My Choice website.