Introduction to PDA – Focusing on the criminal justice system


This short introductory webinar aims to increase understanding of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) within forensic clinical practice and settings within the criminal justice system. During this webinar we discuss:

  • PDA & Autism
  • Demand avoidance
  • Research
  • PDA demands
  • The effects
  • Helpful approaches
  • Legal setting considerations
  • Risk assessments
  • Resources & signposting

Published in February 2024