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RRN Wednesday Webinar series

Welcome to our Wednesday Webinar series. We schedule these events every two months and our guests so far have included Restraint Reducation Network Chair Professor Joy Duxbury and Dr Gary LaVigna.

The webinars start at 12pm and last for 40 minutes, with 20 minutes allocated for attendees to ask questions. You can catch up on the ones you might have missed below, and register for the next webinar.

Upcoming webinars:

Save the dates…

Wednesday 6 May 2020, The impact of organisational climates and cultures on critical incidents and the use of restraints, with Michael Nunno

Wednesday 1 July 2020, Reducing the use of physical restraint through the ‘No Force First’ programme, with Jennifer Kilcoyne and Danny Angus 

Wednesday 2 September 2020, Equality and cultural issues around restraint, with Ada Hui

Wednesday 4 November 2020, TBC

Catch up on the webinars you might have missed:

Professor Joy Duxbury – Six Core Strategies of Restraint Reduction

Dr Gary LaVigna – The Elephant Sitting Behind the Elephant in the Room

Dr Brodie Paterson – Trauma informed care

Nick Horne and Iris Benson – Working alongside people with lived experience to inform restraint reduction planning

Roy Deveau – Using Data to Influence, Manage and Reduce Restrictive Practices


Geoff Brennan – An introduction to SafeWards

Dr Alick Bush and Jennifer Howard – Reduction of long-term Psychotropic use for Behaviour Management: The Bermuda experience

Laura Higgins – Reducing restrictive practices in a secure service by using positive behaviour support


John Baker – Reducing restrictive practices: understanding key intervention components 

Andy Johnston – Towards Safer Services