The outcome of your comment on a person’s fitness to be interviewed and fitness to plead will greatly impact the Criminal Justice Process, and you may be asked to justify your findings in court.
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 .
Understanding the ECG: Principles and Interpretation
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).
Many mental health professionals will work with women in the childbearing age and with about 40% of pregnancies being unplanned, an understanding of the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy and lactation is important.
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.