Book Events

Approved Clinician Induction

to 18 May 2021

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

Autism Diagnostic Interview, Revised (ADI-R)

to 26 May 2021

This three-day course will train you in the use of the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R).

Masterclass: Parkinson's Disease - The Spectrum of Psychiatric and Physical Health Problems

Led by Dr Duncan Forsyth, the half day course will cover the differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndromes and tremor.

Essentials: Nutrition and Mental Health - Evidence and Debates

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.

Autism and Gender

The virtual conference will discuss latest updates in topics such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Gender Incongruence and Using Acceptable Language.

Update: Risk Assessment & Management in the Perinatal Period - Lessons from Mortality Reviews

Maternal suicide remains the leading direct cause of maternal death between 6 weeks and 1 year after the end of pregnancy. Mothers and Babies: Reducing risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK (MBRRACE-UK) highlights the complex interplay of social, physical and mental health concerns of women in the perinatal period. Collaborative multi-disciplinary working between professionals can reduce risk and mortality.

Essentials: Assessment and Diagnosis of Dementia in People with Learning Disability

This talk will cover an introduction to the assessment and diagnosis of dementia in people with learning disability (LD), with some background on prevalence in people with and without Down’s Syndrome.

Section 12 Refresher

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

Essentials: Gambling Addiction

The liberalisation of our gambling laws in 2005 has changed the landscape. Modern commercial gambling is suported by a £15bn industry that uses £1.5bn advertising and marketing budget. Once behind frosted glass, we now have a super casino in our pockets and in our homes with access 24/7. This new public health crisis remains largely hidden from view. It is important that health services can identify and respond to gambling problems, which are commonly co-morbid with other mental health and impulse control problems