Book Events

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.

Essentials: Developing Leadership and Management Skills in CAMHS

The Francis report in 2013 clearly outlined that an unhealthy and culture of leadership contributed to the failings at Mid Staffs. It was clear that strong, ethical and patient centred leadership is vital in every organisation which is open and transparent. There have been further developments in leadership from the faculty of leadership and management. This session will explore some of the models of leadership and management, with emphasis on the practical enactment of those models.

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.

Essentials: Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a leading cause of death UK-wide, accounting for over 6,000 deaths and 120,000 suicide attempts annually. Suicide prevention is a government and NHS priority yet traditional approaches have had little impact and suicidal individuals and their clinicians often report feeling stressed and ill equipped for such work. Recent research on the psychological factors of suicidality may offer new directions for practitioners at every level to understand and work therapeutically with people who experience suicidal thoughts and behaviour.

Approved Clinician Refresher

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

Evening Update: Gender Dysphoria

There has been a marked increase in the number of people presenting to the Gender services in the last decade which has gained an acute national and international attention. This is especially so in adolescents and younger adults presenting to gender services. A greater understanding of Gender Dysphoria is therefore essential for any healthcare worker but particularly so for senior professionals involved in making clinical decisions for the patient.

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.

Approved Clinician Induction

to 18 May 2021

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