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An online forum is now available: visit the forum to see how it works and get involved. The 1/12/20 MHA statutory forms are now available.

Events list

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Your events can be listed here for £60 (no fee for free events). Email jonathan at mentalhealthlaw.co.uk

  • PELT: Getting ready for Liberty Protection Safeguards (online, 21/1/21) — The course will carefully examine the steps that need to be taken to prepare for this, from a very practical perspective. Speakers: Peter Edwards and Lorraine Currie. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • Edge Training: Level 3 Safeguarding Adults (online, 1-2 Feb 2021) — A single training course delivered in two sessions via live webinar. This Level 3 Safeguarding Adults webinar offers delegates the opportunity to explore the legal framework, which underpins safeguarding adults work, and to explore the key challenges that may arise in practice. It will guide the delegates through the safeguarding adults process and focus on making safeguarding personal. Speaker: Dawn Revell. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Introduction to the MHA, Code and Tribunals (online, 10/2/21) — This 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 PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Depriving Children and Young People of their liberty lawfully (online, 24/2/21) — "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 parental responsibility 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 (secure accommodation) fit in?" Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Introduction to MCA and DOLS (online, 3/3/21) — This is an intensive introduction to all those who need a basic understanding of the MCA and DOLS. Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Becoming a Mental Health Act Administrator - the basics (online, 10/3/21) — This course is designed to equip new or less experienced MHAAs with the tools to do the their job effectively. It will assume little or no knowledge of the MHA. Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Advanced course for Mental Health Act Administrators (online, 17/3/21) — This course is designed to equip new or less-experienced MHAAs with the tools to do the their job effectively. It will assume little or no knowledge of the MHA. Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Mental Health Act Masterclass (online, 24/3/21) — This course will allow 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. To include relationship between MHA and LPS. Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.
  • PELT: Court of Protection and MCA Masterclass (online, 20/4/21) — The course will examine in detail recent important developments in MCA/DOLS and the Court of Protection. Speaker: Peter Edwards. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See PELT website for further details and booking information.