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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness


Section 12 and Approved Clinician Induction and Refresher Courses

These Section 12 and Approved Clinician courses are all supported by experienced Solicitors, AMHPs, and Consultant Psychiatrists. Courses are open to candidates from all professions and are validated by the Mental Health Act Approval Panel England South and NHS South West.

Please note that attending one of these courses is only part of the process to becoming accredited.  We would advise you to check with your local NHS Specialist Mental Health Approvals Lead for information on the criteria for approval/re-approval, and to confirm which course is suitable for your requirements before making your booking.

If you are based in the South West Division, you can access more information about Approval under the Mental Health Act 1983 via the Winterhead Ltd website.

 

Further to the launch of our new database, online event bookings are currently unavailable, until further notice.   In the meantime, you can secure your place on any of these courses by either telephoning the South West Division office on 01761 463979 or by posting a cheque to the Division Office along with the relevant registration form.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

 

Event dates for 2017

Delegates are advised not to book travel/accommodation until written confirmation from The Royal College of Psychiatrists has been received .   Please contact us on 01761 463979 if you have not received your receipt and joining instructions within 10 days of making your booking.

 

Section 12 Induction

A two-day course suitable for anyone who is applying for Section 12 approval.

 

Tuesday and Wednesday - 14 and 15 March 2017
Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, North Somerset BS40 7RE

Book Now to avoid disappointment  - Tel 01761 463979

Leaflet and application
form
 

 

Section 12 Refresher

This is a one-day course suitable for anyone who already has Section 12 approval and requires a refresher. Please be aware that this course is not suitable for anyone seeking to refresh their Approved Clinician status.

 

Wednesday - 15 March 2017
Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, North Somerset BS40 7RE

Book Now to avoid disappointment - Tel 01761 463979

Leaflet and application
form

Approved Clinician Induction

A two-day course suitable for anyone who is applying to become an Approved Clinician.

 

 

Approved Clinician Refresher

This is a one-day course suitable for anyone who is already an Approved Clinician and requires a refresher. 

 

The SWDT programme is constantly being updated and there are more Section 12 and Approved Clinician courses proposed for 2017: 

 

For further information please contact Tania Leigh Tel: 01761 463979.

 

 

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