EAMHID's pre-Congress courses are offered at an advanced teaching level covering the themes within the main scientific program in more detail. All pre-courses will be held on Thursday, September 21st 2017.


  1. DM-ID-2 Diagnostic manual - Intellectual Disability: a textbook of diagnosis of mental disorders in persons with Intellectual Disability: Robert Fletcher, Jane McCarthy, Laurie Charlot, Angela Hassiotis, Sally-Ann Cooper (EN) 
  2. Das sozio-emotionale Entwicklungsniveau (SEO) in der Diagnostik und Therapie von Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung: Christoph Sabellek, Brian Barrett (DE, traduction: EN)
  3. Update on psychopharmacology for persons with Intellectual Disability and/or low functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: Michele Rossi, Marco Bertelli (EN)
  4. Psychotherapeutic approaches to the support and care of people with Intellectual Disabilities and their families: Nigel Beail, Roger Banks (EN, traduction: FR)
  5. Demenz bei Menschen mit intellektueller Beeinträchtigung: Elisabeth Zeilinger, Sandra Verena Müller (DE)
  6. Assessing Emotional Development & Emotional Needs: Tanja Sappok, Anton Dosen, Filip Morisse & Leen De Neve (EN)
  7. Coaching for front-line staff supporting people with DID and challenging behaviours: Petri J.C.M. Embregts, Wietske van Oosrouw, Kim van den Bogaard (EN, traduction: DE)
  8. Reducing restraints and restrictive behaviour management practices: Peter Sturmey (EN)
  9. Parcours de vie et d'insertion de publics fragilisés: le défi du partenariat et de la transmission des savoirs  (Lifestyle and integration of vulnerable groups: The challenge of partnership and the transmission of knowledge): Emmanuelle Klein (FR)
  10. Le parcours institutionnel: un point de vue psychanalytique à deux voix (The Institutional Journey: A Psychoanalytical Point of View With Two Voices): Jean-Tristan Richard, Isabelle Kyriaco (FR)
  11. ASD and challenging behaviours – causes and practical implications: Marieke Conty, Thomas Bergmann (EN)