Book Events

Medical Update for Psychiatrists

The Annual Andrew Sims Centre Medical Update for Psychiatrists 2021

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, ADOS - Second Edition

to 25 Mar 2021

Led by Dr Carol Stott from Beginning with A Autism Consultancy and Training, this comprehensive course provides in-depth coverage of ADOS-2.

Section 12 Induction

to 23 Mar 2021

Presented by the Andrew Sims Centre’s established Mental Health Law multi-professional training team.

Evening Update: Epilepsy - A Clinical Update

Epilepsy is a chronic neurologic disorder that affects about 50 million people worldwide. Although most people with epilepsy respond well to pharmacologic treatments, about one-third have a drug-resistant form. There is high variability in epilepsy, and correct diagnosis and treatment are fundamental to improve health outcomes.

Evening Update: Sexual Offenders - Not One Size Fits All

Sexual offending and sexually inappropriate behaviour is multifarious. The definition of some offences are culture bound, culture has shifted dramatically in the last few years in relation to what behaviour will be tolerated, meanwhile evidenced based treatments for sexual offending are relatively lacking and generally not considered core business in mental health services. Sexual offenders come from every class, race and ethnic group of society. All of these issues can render the management of mentally disordered sexual offenders highly uncertain and anxiety provoking.

Management Training Skills: Become a High Performance Manager

Delegates will learn fundamental managerial techniques for confidently managing a high performing team.

On Call Situations & Challenges

On Call Situations & Challenges: All you wanted to ask about difficult on-call scenarios

Masterclass: Assessment and Management of Addictions

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.

Voices of Self-Harm and Suicide

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