Tuesday, 13 March 2012

2012 AHRC Autonomy Summer School

This email may be of interest:

"Dear Colleagues,

The Essex Autonomy Project is pleased announce details of the 2012 AHRC Autonomy Summer School, which will take place at the University of Essex on the 20 – 22 September 2012.
The Summer School is a three-day training course aimed at frontline professionals and researchers who face issues surrounding autonomy and mental capacity. The programme focuses on the key areas of:

·         The Legal Terrain
·         The Philosophical Terrain
·         Capacity Assessments
·         Best Interest Decision-Making
·         Deprivation of Liberty
·         Paternalism and Coercion

Teaching on the Summer School programme will be provided by staff from the Essex Autonomy Project and there will be dedicated ‘clinic’ time for exploring dilemmas in practice. The AHRC Autonomy Summer School is designed for professionals in medicine, psychiatry, social care, policing, law, researchers and students.

Further details of the Autonomy Summer School, including an on-line application form, are available on our website:http://autonomy.essex.ac.uk/summer-school  Please do forward this email to colleagues and contacts that you think may be interested in this event.

Kind regards,

Professor Wayne Martin"