The Essex Autonomy Project is pleased to announce details of the Autonomy Summer School 2013, which will take place at the University of Essex on the 4 – 6 July 2013.
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
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 guest practitioners and there will be a dedicated ‘clinic’ time for exploring dilemmas in practice. The Autonomy Summer School is designed for professionals in medicine, psychiatry, social care, policing, law, researchers and students.
Fees: £650 – residential place
£495 – non-residential place
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