Supported Decision Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?

Published: 11th January 2021


As is the case for many jurisdictions Scotland is wrestling with the issue of giving meaningful effect to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), particularly its Article 12,and the extent to which this is possible. Indeed, whilst some of the conceptual and practical aspects of giving effect to Article 12 are unique to Scotland many other conceptual, and some practical, aspects are common to most states. A consideration of these issues are therefore of value to those seeking to bring about CRPD related change in Scotland and also in other jurisdictions.

Author: Jill Stavert
Organisation: Frontiers in Psychiatry


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Pages: 9
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