Book Events

Essentials: Assessing Fitness to Plead and Fitness to be Interviewed

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.

Evening Update: Attachment Theory in Clinical Practice

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.

Evening Update: Crimes Against Disabled People - From a CPS Perspective

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

Understanding the ECG: Principles and Interpretation

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).

Evening Update: Psychotropic Medication in Pregnancy and Lactation

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.

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.