Psychology Seminar Series 2016-17: The Role of Psychologists in Special Education

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:21

Irene Lakki, MSc

Tuesday 6th June 2017

18:30-20:00 in A1

Irene Lakki is a Developmental Psychologist, Behavioural Consultant and Senior Special Educational Needs (SENs) Supervisor at Byron College, Athens. She holds a Masters degree in Applied Developmental Psychology from the American College of Greece and has also trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy,  Group Analytic approaches and Applied Behavioural Analysis.

In this talk Ms Lakki will discuss why psychologists trained in special education are usually a better choice than teacher based special educators, for providing support to students with SENs. Case studies of students with both learning issues and other psychological difficulties, such as reactive attachment disorder and antisocial personality disorder, will be presented. The talk will interest students of psychology, teachers, students with learning difficulties and parents of children with SENs.

The talk will be in English and is free to attend. Please confirm your participation by 5th June to