Mental Health Act - An Overview
Duration Half day Course Time: 9.30 - 12.30 / 13.30 - 16.30
This half day course aims to provide attendees with an overview of the Mental Health Act and an awareness of the five guiding principles involved in the detainment and treatment of clients with mental health issues.
By the end of this course, delegates will have covered:
Mental Health Act 1983 and the 2007 update The five guiding principles and how to implement this in treatment support Types of sectioning/detainment as well as understanding the most common sections likely to occur The role of the advocate and client rights Tribunal processes
Methods of Delivery
The trainer uses a variety of Power Point presentation, group discussion, small group work and practical exercises.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Definition of the Mental Health Act
- The Mental Health Act 2007 Update
- The Five Guiding Principles
- Different kinds of Sectioning
- Focus on more Common Sections
- The role of the Advocate and client rights
- Tribunal Processes
Anyone whose work brings them into contact with service users who may experience mental health issues
Attendees should be aware of their own organisational procedures and policies.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Mental Capacity Act
The Care Act