Essentials: Bipolar Disorder Delayed Diagnosis

The session will explore most common reasons why it is hard to distinguish Bipolar Disorder from other mental health conditions. It will cover differences in presentation in teenagers and most common misdiagnosis (Major Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD).

The Autism Spectrum: Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity

This workshop focuses on enhancing autism understanding through discussion of how autistic people experience the world around them.

Psychosis in the Perinatal Period

This workshop will describe the risks for this group of women in the perinatal period, including the risk of postpartum psychosis and child safeguarding concerns.

Essentials: Epilepsy - A Clinical Update

This session will provide an overview of diagnosis and clinical management of the epilepsies, including classification, diagnostic tools, pharmacological and surgical treatment options, comorbidities, outcome prediction and contribution of new tools such as advanced neuroimaging and genetics.

Essentials: Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Carers looking after people experiencing BPSD show greater distress and depresison than caring for any other chronic condition or dementia without BPSD. Careful assessment and investigation into BPSD enables person centred care planning.

Student Mental Health

Delegates will build their confidence to understand what mental health in young people can look like, what to say to be supportive and show compassion, how to be of practical support, whilst also learning about how best to look after their own mental health and wellbeing in challenging times

Why choose us?

The Andrew Sims Centre, part of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is a UK provider of continuing professional development (CPD) events. Our courses are for all medical and healthcare professionals working in mental health and learning disabilities services throughout the country.

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