Life expectancy for people with Down syndrome is now 65/70 years of age, yet in 1983 it was just 25 years. It has been suggested that it will be the first generation of people with Down syndrome to outlive their parents. Society needs to embrace this and strive to ensure expectations of development and inclusion improve.
Presented by the Andrew Sims Centre’s established Mental Health Law multi-professional training team.
The session will cover the common shared problems and conditions between Mental Health Services and Endocrinology
CFS/ME is a condition which harbours more opinions than facts. Misunderstandings about the condition continue to prevent patients from being able to access appropriate care. The NICE guidelines of 2007 are in the process of being revised. Research is leading to advancements in our understanding of the mechanisms which underlay the symptoms of CFS/ME and may also give clues to the causes of fatigue in other conditions
This three-day course will train you in the use of the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R).
Spirituality is now recognised as an important issue in psychiatry, albeit with continuing debate around the issues that it raises for good practice. Increasing numbers of research papers show that is is generally a positive factor, protecting against morbidity, and promoting recovery.
ADHD in Adulthood - Assessment and Treatment
This workshop is suitable for professionals who wish to learn more about a cognitive behavioural approach to menopause management.
Led by Dr Paul Bernard, the session will cover the following areas: mindfulness; a cognitive theory of depressive relapse; the origins and development of MBCT; regional and national perspectives.