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Annnual Mental Health Commission Training for Panel Members

CPD Credits
Approved for 3 External / Internal CPD Credits by CPsychI


October 23, 2020 9:15 am
October 23, 2020 12:45 pm
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Date:            23rd October 2020

Venue:          Online

Organiser:    Mental Health Commission, Ms Orla Keane, Head of Legal Services

Learning Outcomes: 
Apply and operate the relevant sections of the Mental Health Acts in their role as Independent Medical Examiners – specifically identifying issues to assist in not having orders completed by CPs revoked at the MHT. Furthermore, relevant updates in case law which impact on practical aspects of the involuntary detention process and the decision making process for MHTs.

Time Topic Speaker
 Pre 23 October  Registration  
 9.15 – 9.20  Welcome & Introductions   Orla Keane

Head of Legal MHC

 9.20 – 10.00 Updates in Mental Health Law in the last 12 months Niall Nolan BL
 10.00 – 10.30 Review of MHT decisions over the last 12 -18 months Orla Keane, Head of Legal MHC
 10.30 – 10.50 Lay Member’s Perspective Matthew Lynch, Tribunal Lay Member
 10.50 – 11.10 BREAK
11.10 – 11.40 Mental Health and the Traveller Community Brigid Quirke and Patrick Reilly, 

Pavee Point

11.40 – 12.00 MHC Regulatory Report on Covid 19 Elena Hamilton, Interim Director of Standards Quality and Assurance
12.00 – 12.15 Practical Matters for Panel Members Kevin Foley, MHT Manager
12.15 – 12.30 Q&A  



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