The Andrew Sims Centre has run over 300 events since 2000. Here is a small selection.
For more information on the range of training events we are able to deliver, please contact us on 0113 305 5638 or fill in our enquiry form.
Schizophrenia - Current Thinking and Research
Date: Tuesday 12 December 2006
This event was designed to benefit those who wish to understand more about current thinking and research regarding the management of schizophrenia. The day brought together leading figures, from a variety of backgrounds, with significant experience in both research and delivering effective treatment interventions to service users with schizophrenia.More Information »
The New Mental Health Act - What It Means for Your Day To Day Practice
Date: Friday 30 March 2007
The pending changes to the 1983 Mental Health Act represent the most significant changes we have seen in the legislation for a generation. Led by Dr Tony Zigmond (Lead on Mental Health Law Reform, Honorary Vice President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists' and Consultant Psychiatrist, Leeds) this practical and interactive day provided an overview of those changes before exploring the potential impact they will have.More Information »
Adult ADHD - An Emerging Challenge
Date: Thursday 28 June 2007
This event was designed to raise awareness of the condition of adult ADHD among professionals in order to allow more effective assessment and treatment within the Health Service.More Information »
Date: Thursday 13 September 2007
This is our first conference devoted to late-life depression and will bring together prominent experts in their field in order to inform you of the multiple dimensions of this complex disorder.More Information »
How Can We Deliver Effective Psychological Therapies In A Patient Centred NHS?
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
A Conference Focusing on Commissioning Psychological Therapy Services in NHS Settings
This conference aims to stimulate thinking about the complex challenges involved in commissioning psychological therapy services, inform the dialogue between the different constituencies and develop our thinking about how effective psychological therapy services will be delivered in NHS settings.
The Mental Capacity Act with Richard Jones
Date: Thursday 20 September 2007
Richard Jones, author of the ‘Mental Capacity Act Manual’, ‘Mental Health Act Manual’ and leading authority on the Implementation of Mental Health Law will equip you with an understanding both of the contents of the Act and it's implications for practice.More Information »
The Mental Health Act: What Are The Changes?
Date: Tuesday 2 October 2007
With Dr Tony Zigmond, Consultant Psychiatrist and Ex Honorary Vice President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists'
The Mental Health Act 2007 is here. It amends both the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. During this afternoon session Dr Tony Zigmond will address all the changes.
Managing the Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s Disease in Older People
Date: Thursday 4 October 2007
This course aims to improve your knowledge and expertise in the management of the neuropsychiatric complications of Parkinson’s Disease in older people.More Information »
The Mental Capacity Act - Integrating the New Law into Clinical Practice
Date: Tuesday 9 October 2007
The Mental Capacity Act represents a long awaited milestone in safeguarding the rights of those who lack decision making capacity and will be fully implemented in October this year. Attending this course will allow you to hear about and discuss the major provisions of the act and the role it will play in protecting those who lack decision making capacity as well as highlighting areas of uncertainty and how assessment of capacity can be undertaken.More Information »
Effective Management of Depressive Illness
Date: Tuesday 13 November 2007
Depressive Illness is a common mental disorder which causes marked disability in individuals and represents a considerable burden to families and society. This conference brings together experts in different aspects of treatment in order to provide you with a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of effective treatment for a variety of presentations and circumstances.More Information »