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Education & Training Events

Statutory Education and Training

In keeping with our strategic objective of influencing the delivery of safe, high quality mental health treatment and care, the OCP provides education and training to assist clinicians appropriately apply the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2014 with particular relevance to the responsibilities of the Chief Psychiatrist.

Providing opportunities for clinically meaningful and contemporary education and training is the cornerstone to person centred treatment and  care.  Investing in knowledge acquisition regarding best practice, relevant legislative obligations, and guidance on changes to improved practice is a focal point for the Chief Psychiatrist in ensuring his standards for clinical care are adhered to and complied with.

This page provides relevant information about the statutory education and training opportunities provided by the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist.

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AMHP Initial 2-Day Education and Training Workshop

Training outline

Authorised Mental Health Practitioners Education and Training Information

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Thu 21 – Fri 22 Feb 2019 9.00am – 4.30pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro/WACHS
Thu 26 – Fri 27 Sep 2019 9.00am – 4.30pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro/WACHS

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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AMHP Refresher Update

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Fri 15 Mar 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 WACHS (VC)
Wed 20 Mar 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro
Thu 27 Jun 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Tue 23 Jul 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Wed 18 Sep 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Fri 29 Nov 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Capacity Forum

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Wed 27 Mar 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Community Treatment Orders

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Wed 27 Feb 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Wed 3 Apr 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Thu 25 Jul 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Thu 8 Aug 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Wed 18 Sep 2019 1.30pm – 4.30pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Tue 5 Nov 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Confidentiality: A Clinical and Legal Perspective

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Wed 17 Apr 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Thu 9 May 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Fri 2 Aug 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro
Fri 16 Aug 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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MSE for AMHPs

Training outline

The MSE is an important component of the assessments AMHPs are required to conduct under the Mental Health Act 2014.

This 2 module program provides education and training for metro AMHPs with regard to MSE and Risk Assessment.

Module 1: MSE for AMHPs – 5½ hour program

Module 2: Risk Assessment for AMHPs – 4 hour program

(Module 2 can only be undertaken after module 1)

Module 1 – MSE for AMHPs
Day and Date Time Venue Region
Fri 29 Mar 2019 10.00am – 3.30pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Mon 15 Apr 2019 9.00am – 2.30pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Mon 13 May 2019 10.00am – 3.30pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Wed 19 June 2019 9.00am – 2.30pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Fri 13 Sep 2019 10.00am – 3.30pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro
Tue 12 Nov 2019 10.00am – 3.30pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

This program will include pre-reading and e-Learning

Module 2 – Risk Assessment for AMHPs

(To be undertaken after the completion of module 1)

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Wed 13 Feb 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Tue 30 April 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Wed 8 May 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Fri 14 Jun 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm Kambarang Room, Workzone 1 Metro
Tue 20 Aug 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Video Conference WACHS (VC)
Thu 10 Oct 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro
Fri 22 Nov 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm Makuru Djilba Rooms, Workzone 1 Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

 

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