On Call Situations & Challenges: All you wanted to ask about difficult on-call scenarios
The purpose of the talk is to update the attendees on addictions assessment and management. The talk will mainly cover drug (including novel psychoactive substances and club drugs) and alcohol use disorders, harms of addiction, causes of addiction, screening and specialist assessment for addictions and biopsychosocial interventions for addictions.
This workshop focuses upon the topic of self-harm, suicide and attempted suicide in young people and adults. There is a prolific swathe of literature upon self-harm and attempted suicide and yet it remains one of the major challenges in working clinically with young people and adults who wish to end their lives
Attachment theory helps to understand why patients get stuck with long-term difficulties. Attachment theory underpins many therapies (Compassion Focused therapy, Schema Therapy, MBT and Attachment Narrative Therapy) and using these skills in routine practice is relevant to anyone interested in person centered psychiatry.
There are myths and misunderstandings around when victims and witnesses with disabilities can and cannot give evidence in criminal proceedings; some offences do not require that the witness give evidence in court at all. Whilst not all offences against people with disabilities are disability hate crime, it is not easy to identify. The session will be covering the guidance to prosecutors .
Presented by the Andrew Sims Centre’s established Mental Health Law multi-professional training team.
This three-day course will train you in the use of the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R).
Led by Dr Duncan Forsyth, the half day course will cover the differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndromes and tremor.
Those with mental health diagnoses can have significantly higher rates of physical illness.These can lead to significantly poorer health outcomes, reduced quality of life and potentially a significant effect on life-expectancy. In a world where we are overwhelmed with nutritional information this study day will focus on the diverse nutritional needs within mental health and look at how nutritional health can have a positive impact on physical health and overall well being.