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Date Event Description
Date Event Description
2018-10-22 MHLA: Panel course - London, 22/10/18 and 23/10/18 The Mental Health Lawyers Association is an approved provider of the two-day course which must be attended by prospective members of the Law Society’s mental health accreditation scheme. Price: £300 (MHLA members); £390 (non-members); £270 (group discount). The course is also running in Leeds: MHLA: Panel course - Leeds, 11/10/18 and 12/10/18. See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2018-10-29 Edge Training: Consent and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Conference - London, 29/10/18 This one-day conference is designed to collate the key elements of consent and mental capacity law to enable delegates to understand their legal responsibilities. The conference will look at past case law by considering the biggest consent court case in recent history and the implications for staff. It will look at the present day legal requirements and consider the responsibility to seek valid informed consent. Lastly, the day will look to the future by outlining potential future developments in the Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill, possible technology to investigate methods of communicating with those with limiting conditions, and legal advance care planning options under the Act. Speakers: James Badenoch QC, Steven Richards, Theresa Renwick, Dr Caterina Cinel, Aasya Mughal. Cost: £115 plus VAT (up to 10/10/18), £140 plus VAT (thereafter). See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-05 Edge Training: Unconscious Bias Training - London, 5/11/18 This one day course gives staff the opportunity to consider the concept of Unconscious Bias and its theoretical and research basis. Speaker: Sneha Kilhay. Price: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-12 Edge Training: BIA Legal Update (Annual Refresher) - London, 12/11/18 This course aims to provide an essential update on case law in relation to the role of the BIA. Learning outcomes: consider the latest DoLS news, research and guidance; examine the latest case law relevant to DoLS and the BIA role; reflect on how the information covered affects BIA practice. Speaker: Aasya Mughal. Cost: £140 plus VAT. See Edge Training website for further details and booking information
2018-11-16 Edge Training: Deprivation of liberty, children and young people - London, 16/11/18 This course aims to update staff working with children, young people and those in transition with the latest case law and developments in relation to deprivation of liberty. The course will consider these developments and the impact on practice. It examines the Supreme Court ruling on deprivation of liberty and considers practical issues in its application for children and young people. Speaker: Dawn Revell. Cost: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-20 PELT: Accredited - Admission to the MHT Panel - Hoylake, 20/11/18 and 21/11/18 This course is designed for those who want to be accredited tribunal representatives. The course will also be of benefit for all those who want a more detailed understanding of tribunals. Day 2 will very useful for lawyers who are going through the reaccreditation process. Cost: £175 + VAT per day (£350 + VAT both days); lunch included. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-23 Edge Training: MHA and MCA Interaction - London, 23/11/18 This course aims to enable health and social care staff to consider the impact of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 on their work and its relationship to the use and application of the Mental Health Act 1983. Speaker: Steven Richards. Price: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-26 Edge Training: Self Neglect and the Mental Capacity Act - London, 26/11/18 This one-day course aims to enable delegates to consider the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to cases of self -neglect through the safeguarding adults procedures. It is for all staff involved in contributing to or making safeguarding enquiries where the adult at risk is self-neglecting. This could include social workers, community care officers, social care workers, social care managers, GPs, practice nurses, heads of quality, chief nurses, designated nurses for safeguarding adults, occupational therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists. Speaker: Dawn Revell. Cost: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-26 RAB: AMHP Refresher and Re-approval course - London, 26/11/18 to 28/11/18 This 3-day course is based near London Bridge station at the London Councils training venue. It prepares AMHPs for re-approval as well as providing 18 hours of training to meet the annual regulatory requirement. Speakers: Rob Brown and Christine Hutchison. Cost £400 + VAT. Contact Rob Brown on robbrown@btinternet.com for further details and booking information.
2018-11-27 PELT: Mental Health Act masterclass and legal update - Hoylake, 27/11/18 This course will allow Mental Health Act practitioners to reflect on and update their practice by ensuring they have an up-to-date understanding of the law. The contents of the course will be up to date and reflect any changes or significant developments which affect lawful practice. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-29 PELT: Depriving Children and Young People of their liberty lawfully - Hoylake, 29/11/18 DOLs start at 18. MCA: 16. MHA: no minimum age for detention. Considering how lawfully to deprive a child or young person of his or her liberty requires great care. What is a DOL and where does parental responsibility fit? The course will look at the complex inter-relationship between the MCA, MHA and Children Act. When should a child or young person be sectioned? What alternatives are there? Where does s25 Children Act (secure accommodation) fit in? Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
2018-11-30 Edge Training: DOLS Authorised Signatories Training Course - Sheffield, 30/11/18 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. Price: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-12-06 PELT: Court of Protection Masterclass (new material) - Hoylake, 6/12/18 This course will review the all the recent developments in Court of Protection cases. It will include the latest COP cases on deprivation of liberty, capacity, health and welfare, Legal Aid, and treatment, and what practitioners can learn from these cases that will promote effective and lawful practice. It will examine the new Court of Protection Rules and in particular the emphasis of putting P at the centre. How can this be effectively achieved? The developing role of ALRs and how can they be utilised, and what will be the implications for litigation friends and IMCAs? Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
2018-12-13 Edge Training: MHA admin and management skills - London, 13/12/18 and 14/12/18 This two-day course aims to provide mental health administration staff and hospital managers with the skills and knowledge needed to manage the Act effectively in practice. It considers the necessary tools to ensure effective compliance with the legislation and Code of Practice. Speakers: Stephen Klein and Cassie Finnigan. Cost: £280.00 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2018-12-13 PELT: Introduction to COP, including s21A appeals - Hoylake, 13/12/18 The Court of Protection has a very wide ambit potential touching the lives of many vulnerable people. It is now the place where deprivation of liberty safeguards and procedures are authorised or challenged and where arguments about capacity or adult protection and best interests are resolved. It is essential that all those working with vulnerable people / safeguarding have an understanding of how to access and use the Court. In certain circumstances there is a legal obligation on authorities to apply to the Court. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
2018-12-14 Edge Training: DOLS Authorised Signatories Training Course - London, 14/12/18 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 for the role of local authority managers acting as authorised signatories. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £140 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.