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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 provifsions 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
Mon 14 Dec & Tue 15 Dec 2020 9:00am – 4:30pm Workzone, Perth Metro

Please send completed application to amhp@ocp.wa.gov.au

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AMHP Refresher Update

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Mon 2 Nov 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm Workzone, Perth Metro
Wed 2 Dec 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm WACHS only – VC WACHS
Fri 4 Dec 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm Workzone, Perth Metro
Thu 17 Dec 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm Workzone, Perth Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Capacity Forum

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Pending

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Community Treatment Orders

Training outline

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Fri 11 Dec 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm  Workzone, Perth 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
Mon 30 Nov 2020 9:00am – 1:00pm Workzone, Perth Metro

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

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Inpatient Care and Treatment – MHA14 Educate the Educators

2-day course – you must book into both Day 1 and Day 2

Day 1
Day and Date Time Venue Region
Pending
Day 2

(To be undertaken after the completion of Day 1)

Day and Date Time Venue Region
Pending

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
Tue 3 Nov 2020 9:00am – 3:00pm WACHS only – VC WACHS

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
Mon 26 Oct 2020 9:30am – 3:00pm Workzone, Perth Metro
Thu 19 Nov 2020 9:00am – 3:00pm WACHS only – VC WACHS

Please email training@ocp.wa.gov.au

 

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