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Mental Health Act: Awareness

Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
CAH Staff / External Care Providers / Health Practitioners / Manager / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health
Event description
This half-day course will give delegates a basic understanding of the Mental Health Act and its use in practice.
Learning outcomes

To gain a basic understanding of the MHA and its use in practice, including:
- the definition of mental disorder
- guiding principles
- admission to hospital for assessment or treatment
- guardianship
- community treatment orders
- professional roles, including the Police
- aftercare under section 117
- links to safeguarding

Start Date
Thursday 14 February 2019
End Date
Thursday 14 February 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Times
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
18 
Cost
£40.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No