Events

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Date Event Description
Date Event Description
2017-08-23 MHLA: Foundation course - Manchester, 23/8/17 This course is aimed at new practitioners and those intending to attend the panel course in the near future. Attendance at the foundation course is strongly recommended in order to achieve a sound understanding of the basic principles of mental health law, practice and procedure and in order to achieve the most from the two-day panel course, which is a pre-requisite for application to the Law Society’s mental health panel. Price: £150 (MHLA members); £195 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information
2017-08-30 MHLA: Foundation course - London, 30/8/17 This course is aimed at new practitioners and those intending to attend the panel course in the near future. Attendance at the foundation course is strongly recommended in order to achieve a sound understanding of the basic principles of mental health law, practice and procedure and in order to achieve the most from the two-day panel course, which is a pre-requisite for application to the Law Society’s mental health panel. Price: £150 (MHLA members); £195 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information
2017-09-21 Switalskis Solicitors: Ninth Annual Review of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - York, 21/9/17 This conference is aimed at advocates, IMCAs, and professionals working in community care, adult social care, health care, voluntary organisations and charities. Speakers: Mr Justice Baker, Sophy Miles, Alastair Pitblado, Neil Allen, Christian Walsh, David Lock QC, Joseph O’Brien. Cost: £100 plus VAT (free places are available for registered charities). See Switalskis website for further details and booking information.
2017-09-27 MHLA: Re-accreditation course - Manchester, 27/9/17 This course will be suitable for those seeking re-accreditation (by reviewing the legal and procedural developments of the last three years; providing a forum for discussing these along with the re-accreditation process; fulfilling the requirement to obtain six mental health CPD points for re-accreditation). It will also be of interest to anyone wishing to further their knowledge of mental health law and practice. Price: £150 (MHLA members); £195 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information
2017-10-04 MHLA: Re-accreditation course - London, 4/10/17 This course will be suitable for those seeking re-accreditation (by reviewing the legal and procedural developments of the last three years; providing a forum for discussing these along with the re-accreditation process; fulfilling the requirement to obtain six mental health CPD points for re-accreditation). It will also be of interest to anyone wishing to further their knowledge of mental health law and practice. Price: £150 (MHLA members); £195 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information
2017-10-05 RadcliffesLeBrasseur: Annual Mental Health Conference - London, 5/10/17 Speakers: Simon Burrows (Mental health case law and DoLS update), Mat Kinton (The key issues that keep attracting the attention of CQC at MHA inspections), Andrew Parsons (CQC regulatory powers), Simon Cheverst (Consent and the psychiatric patient: treatment, covert medication and the law) and Paul Spencer (What is likely to trouble a coroner at an inquest into the death of a psychiatric patient?). Time: 9.15am - 3.30pm. Price: £96 inc VAT. See RadcliffesLeBrasseur website for further details and booking information.
2017-10-06 Edge Training: Hoarding and the Law - London, 6/10/17 This one-day interactive course for mental health and social care professionals reviews the different manifestations of hoarding and the possible origins of this behaviour, and then considers a range of possible responses under the law and where each one might be appropriate. Speaker: Simon Foster. Cost: £130 plus VAT. See flyer for further details and booking information.
2017-10-16 MHLA: Advocacy, Risk and Cross-examination - Leicester, 16/10/17 This one-day course is designed to enhance advocacy and case preparation skills. The focus is on preparing for advocacy, with advice on ?cross-examination of the medical witnesses and taking evidence-in-chief from the client, along with formulation and delivery of effective submissions. Price: £150 (MHLA members); £195 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information
2017-10-30 Edge Training: Best Interests Assessors Report Writing Course - London, 30/10/17 This course is targeted specifically at qualified Best Interests Assessors (BIAs) and aims to provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure robust and legally-defensible assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). Speaker: Piers McNeil. Cost: £130 + VAT (£156). See flyer for further details and booking information.
2017-11-03 Edge Training: DOLS Authorised Signatories - Sheffield, 3/11/17 This course aims to provide guidance on the role of signatories and to update designated signatories in relation to the latest case law around their specific role within the DOLS procedures. Please note: this course is not designed for BIAs but specifically the role of local authority managers acting as authorised signatories. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £130 + VAT (£156). See flyer for further details and booking information.