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Training & guidance for Public Authorities: Screening and DAPs

Training & guidance for Public Authorities: Screening and DAPs
Guidance and training on Screening and Disability Action Plans

Section 75 Equality Assessments: Screening

The Equality Commission is providing training for Public Authorities which will explain how screening should be conducted.

Sessions will take place on 27 September (Belfast), 5 October (Craigavon) and 28 November (Belfast) and will cover the following topics:

  • Why screen?
  • When, how and by whom should screening be undertaken?
  • Screening and equality impact assessment
  • Challenging the myths around screening
  • Good practice screening

Screening Video
The training is based on our guidance - Effective Section 75 Screening and Equality Assessments (pdf).
You may also be interested in how HSC Business Services Organisation produced their own user friendly guide to screening and impact assessments.

Disability Action Plans (DAPs) - guidance & training
The Commission has produced a new user friendly summary of existing guidance on Disability Action Plans (pdf) including good practice.
Further information about DAPs is available online.

The summary guidance ties in with new training sessions for Public Authorities on Section 49 A and 49B of the Disability Discrimination Act and Disability Action Plans which are taking place at Malone House, Belfast, on 26 September, 12 October, 7 DecemberMore>

For further information about training, please contact Frances on 028 90 500 650 or email

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