Adult Social Care training and development - Approved Mental Health Professionals: Continuing Professional Development

Trainer

Various depending of the topic

Course details

Course aims

Enhancing knowledge related to exercising the duties, powers and responsibilities of an Approved Mental Health Professional.

AMHPs are required to seek re-approval every five years. To support their application, they must show evidence of continued professional development  (CPD) amounting to 18 hours a year over the five-year period.

The 2021/22 programme will aim to include the following topics:

  • Report writing for social supervision and tribunals
  • Veterans' mental health
  • Eating disorders and young people
  • Alcohol related brain damage
  • Person Centred, Human Right Act, Anti-discriminatory practice within Mental Health Act Assessments

Course outcomes

Enhancing knowledge related to exercising the duties, powers and responsibilities of an AMHP.

Course length

18 hours per year

Knowledge and Skills Framework

Effective Assessments and outcome-based support planning (6)

Professional Capability Framework

Knowledge: Apply knowledge of social sciences, law and social work practice theory (5)

Target group

Coventry AMHPs, Coventry AMHP candidates, Coventry Mental Health Social Workers, MCA and DoLS Lead from CWPT, Coventry City Council Legal Services.

Booking

Via invitation only.

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