Children and Young People Deprivation of their liberty and MCA

  • Course description:

    Using the MCA 16/17 and how does this relate to parental responsibility

    Implications of Supreme Court decision in Re D

    Effect of proposed changes to the MCA and LPS

    DoLs start at 18. MCA 16. MHA no minimum age for detention.

    How to lawfully deprive a child or young person of their liberty requires great care.

    What is a DoL and where does parental responsibility fit? Recent case law.

    The course will look at the complex inter relationship between the MCA, MHA and Children’s legislation

    When should a child or young person be sectioned?

    What alternatives are there?

    Where does s.25 Children Act (secure accommodation) fit in?

    Comments from previous course:

    “So very helpful”

    “Very useful focussed overview on the complex area of legislation around detaining C & YP”

    “Really helpful to get things clearer in my mind”

    “Excellent course. Given me a lot to take away and look into”

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  • Venue: PELT, Hoylake, Merseyside CH47 2AE
  • Date of course: Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
  • Begins: 10 am (lunch 30 mins)
  • Ends: 3.30pm
  • Cost of course: £125 + VAT
  • Price includes: Price includes refreshments and training materials but NOT lunch.
  • Terms & conditions: Substitutes welcome. No transfers or cancellations within 14 days. Prior to this 20% administration charge. PELT right to cancel course. Accreditation. For solicitors (5∙00 hours - SRA). For psychiatrists (5 CPD points - Royal College of Psychiatrists) as part of a Personal Development Plan (subject to peer group approval).
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