MHA Approved Clinician Refresher Training Course
For all eligible Mental Health Professionals including Psychiatrists, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists seeking to renew their Approved Clinician status as well as those wishing to have an update in Mental Health Law.


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Amendments to the Mental Health Act in 2007 brought about significant changes to the roles of the mental health professionals and affected the way they care for and treat their patients.

Our one day course is approved by The Midlands and East of England Mental Health Act Approval Panel and therefore has recognition in all regions within England. It is presented by a team of experts who will update your knowledge and help you to work your way through the legal complexities. You will have an opportunity to discuss the practicalities, ethics and potential clinical dilemmas of using the legislation. The course not only provides the compulsary training, but it will equip you with essential up to date knowledge to help you implement the legislation with more confidence.

This course will enable you to:

  • Apply to renew your Approved Clinician approval at your local approvals office
  • Understand current developments in mental health legislation and how to apply this practical knowledge in your clinical work

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all mental health practitioners who require an update on mental health law, including Approved Clinicians of all professions, other mental health professionals and GPs / primary care professionals.

Approved Clinician Status

This course is for mental health professionals in England renewing their Approved Clinician approval. Please contact your local Approved Clinician Administrator for more information. Please note that attendance at this course is only part of the renewal process.


This course has been accredited by The Midlands and East of England Mental Health Act Approval Panel and is awarded 6 CPD hours subject to your peer group approval and in line with RCPsych guidance. Delegates will be required to attend the whole course and register at the start and close of each day in order to gain their certificate of attendance (required for approval) and their CPD points.

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Education and Training Network
Design House
1 Coal Hill Lane
LS28 5NA
Fax to 0113 257 8159