The course is for Mental Health Professionals seeking to qualify and practice as AMHPs. The course is open to social workers, community psychiatric nurses, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists.
The course aims to equip trainees seeking approval under the Mental Health Act 1983 with the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake formal Mental Health Act Assessments. Achievement of required competencies is a key focus of the course.
The programme is divided between in-class lectures and practical placement under the supervision of a qualified and experienced AMHP.