Thursday, 21 February 2013

Essex Autonomy Project Summer School 2013

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
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 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: