Webinar 05: 13 October 2020
Associate Professor Nathan Wilson
Date and time
Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 6.30pm (AEDT)
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Webinar 05: 13 October 2020
Mens Sheds: Mentoring Programs for Unemployed Young Males with Intellectual Disability
About the presenter
Nathan is an Associate Professor at School of Nursing and Midwifery at Western Sydney University . He has a background as a nurse specialising the in the care of people with intellectual and developmental disability. As a researcher, he is interested in applied studies that enhance the health, wellbeing and participation of people with disabilities. Nathan holds the role of President of Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disabilities, Australia (PANDDA).
Academic Qualifications: GCertSc(Applied Statistics) Swinburne University of Technology,PhD University of Sydney, MSc University of Birmingham
About the presentation
Gaining employment can be challenging for young adults with intellectual disability (ID). Nathan will discuss a study on a mentoring intervention to help counter barriers to employment and report on the results and learnings from this work including assessed quality of life, loneliness, personal wellbeing and workplace adjustment and support given to both mentee and mentor.
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