Approved Clinician Induction: Module 5 – An AMHP's perspective

by Claire Barcham

 

Published: July 2020

 

This is Module 5 of the Approved Clinician Induction course. Its aim is to equip Approved Clinicians (ACs) and prospective s.12 doctors with an understanding of:

 

  • the role of Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs), and their powers and duties

 

  • the process of assessment for detention in hospital, or the use of compulsion in the community.

 

You will learn more about the process of assessments, including how the police powers s.135 and s.136 work, and the role of both ACs and
s.12-approved doctors in the setting up, management and extension of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs).

 

Start the module

 

 

If you like this module, you may also be interested in:

 

Mental Health Act 1983: Criteria for detention by Dr Guy Brookes, Dr Tim Branton and Dr Nick Brindle

 

Mental Health Act 1983: Safeguards (England) by Dr Guy Brookes, Dr Tim Branton and Dr Nick Brindle

 

Community treatment orders by Dr Guy Brookes, Dr Nick Brindle and Dr Tim Branton

 

Mental health and tribunal law: Part 1 – an introduction by Dr Sanjay Khurmi

 

Mental health and tribunal law: Part 2 – Section 72 of the Mental Health Act by Dr Sanjay Khurmi

 

Human rights and the Human Rights Act 1998 – implications for psychiatrists by Dr Martin Curtice and Dr Richard Symonds

 

 

 

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