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Date Event Description
2021-05-21 MHLA: Peer Review (online, 21/5/21) This course will broaden practitioners' knowledge of the peer review process and the peer review 'Improving your Quality' guidance. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-05-28 MHLA: Hospital Manager's Hearings (online, 28/5/21) Aimed at new caseworkers doing Hospital Managers’ hearings. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-06-04 MHLA: Refresher and Re-accreditation course (online, 4/6/21) This course will be suitable for those seeking re-accreditation, by: (a) reviewing the legal and procedural developments of the last three years; (b) providing a forum for discussing these along with the re-accreditation process; (c) fulfilling the requirement to obtain six mental health CPD points for re-accreditation. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-06-11 MHLA: Restricted cases (online, 11/6/21) Learning Objectives: (1) Restricted sections and provenance; (2) Duration of restricted sections; (3) Powers of MHT; (4) Managing a restricted case - key things to consider for the MH lawyer; (5) MAPPA. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-06-16 PELT: Sex, marriage and relationships (online, 16/6/21) "Most of us have the right to make unwise decisions. However, in the murky and untidy world of incapacity, life is not like that. The MCA is clear, if you lack capacity to engage in sexual relations, that is it, you cannot do it. Even if you have been married to that person for 60 years. The Court of Protection has been grappling with this thorny subject for many years. There are also many related aspects." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
2021-06-18 MHLA: Foundation course (online, 18/6/21) "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." Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-06-28 MHLA: Panel course (online, 28-30 June 2021) The MHLA 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. The course will take place via Zoom on three consecutive afternoons, from 1300 until 1700 each day. Price: £300 (MHLA members); £390 (non-members); £270 (group discount). Booking closes at 1700 on 30/9/20. See MHLA website for further details and to book online.
2021-07-16 MHLA: Refresher and reaccreditation (online, 16/7/21) This course will be suitable for those seeking re-accreditation, by: (a) reviewing the legal and procedural developments of the last three years; (b) providing a forum for discussing these along with the re-accreditation process; (c) fulfilling the requirement to obtain six mental health CPD points for re-accreditation. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-07-23 MHLA: Refresher and Re-accreditation course (online, 23/7/21) This course will be suitable for those seeking re-accreditation, by: (a) reviewing the legal and procedural developments of the last three years; (b) providing a forum for discussing these along with the re-accreditation process; (c) fulfilling the requirement to obtain six mental health CPD points for re-accreditation. Cost: £120 (members); £160 (non-members). See MHLA website for further details and booking information.
2021-09-08 PELT: Introduction to the MHA, Code and Tribunals (online, 8/9/21) "The basic course is for all those who need an understanding of the MHA and Code and how it works in practice. It is aimed at all those whose work involves working with those detained, or who may be detained, under the MHA." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: 125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information.
2021-09-15 PELT: Becoming a Mental Health Act Administrator - the basics (online, 15/9/21) "The course is designed to equip new or less experienced MHAAs with the tools to do their job effectively. It will assume little or no knowledge of the MHA." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: 125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information.
2021-09-22 PELT: Depriving Children and Young People of their liberty lawfully (online, 22/9/21) "Supreme Court Re D (Parents authorising DoL?) Where do new LPS fit in? DoLs start at 18. MCA 16. MHA no minimum age for detention. How to lawfully deprive a C or YP of their liberty requires great care. What is a DoL and where does PR fit? The course looks 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 s.25 Children Act fit in?" Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: 125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information.
2021-09-29 PELT: Introduction to MCA and DOLS (online, 29/9/21) "Intensive introduction to all those who need a basic understanding of the MCA and DOLS. Identifying the ‘decision maker’ as the person responsible for the outcome of that particular decision is the key to lawful decision making on behalf of those who lack capacity." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: 125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information.
2021-11-10 PELT: Introduction to COP, including s21A appeals (online, 10/11/21) "The Court of Protection addresses issues not only of finances but also where deprivation of liberty safeguards and procedures are authorised or challenged, disputed capacity issues are resolved, and where arguments about adult protection and best interests are determined. 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. The course will include updates relating to appeals against Liberty Protection Safeguards if implementation is imminent." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
2021-11-17 PELT: Materclass - MCA, DOLS, COP and new LPS (online, 17/11/21) "The course will examine in detail recent important developments in MCA/DoLs and the Court of Protection. This will be updated as developments occur." Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.