About this event

  • Date and time Fri 12 Jun 2020 from 3:30pm to 5:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Intellectual Disability

The second part of this webinar will aim to examine services that are available and in particular focus on treatment of autistic people within secure hospitals. It will feature Professor Peter Langdon, University of Warwick, Dr John Devapriam, Medical Director, Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust, Ms Vicki Malcolm, Occupational Therapist, Service Users from Opening Doors, a charity working in this area and Professor Regi Alexander, President Elect, RSM, Intellectual Disability Forum. Please book your place for the first part of this webinar here. 

During this session attendees will be able to:

  • Examine treatment of people with Autism who are detained in secure hospitals under the Mental Health Act
  • Examine services for people with developmental disabilities detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Examine service user views on moving on after treatment under the Mental Health Act

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 2 CPD credits will be issued to those joining the webinar live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

 

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Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Professor Regi Tharian Alexander

President Elect, Intellectual Disability Forum, Royal Society of Medicine, Associate Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists and Editor, Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Speaker's biography

Professor Alexander is a practising clinician with over 20 years of experience treating people with learning or developmental disability and mental health problems. He is currently a Consultant Psychiatrist with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) and a Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire. He is the convenor of RADiANT-a research consortium that brings together a large number of NHS Trusts, university academics, service users and family members. In 2018, he was awarded the President's medal of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Ms Vicki Malcolm

Occupational Therapist, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and Service User, Opening Doors, Norwich

Professor Peter Langdon

Professor, University of Warwick, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust 

Speaker's biography

Professor Langdon has worked within secure mental healthcare services for offenders with intellectual and developmental disabilities for twenty years. His research interests fall broadly within the area of developmental psychology and include the adaptation and evaluation of psychological therapies for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He is a non-medical approved clinician as defined with the Mental Health Act. He is registered as both a clinical and forensic psychologist and is Honorary Associate Director of Research for Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. He is also the co-convenor of RADiANT together with Dr Regi Alexander, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Dr John Devapriam

Medical Director, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust and former National Professional Advisor in Learning Disability to the Care Quality Commission

Speaker's biography

Dr Devapriam is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. He isa medical member of the First Tier Tribunal for Mental Health and Trustee of HfT, a Learning Disability charity.He is a project executive for developing online resources on learning disability and mental health at MindEd, RCPsych and Chairs the Quality Network for learning disability at RCPsych. Previously, John has worked as National Professional Advisor for the Care Quality Commission and Academic Secretary for the Faculty of Intellectual Disability, RCPsych. His interest areas are forensic ID psychiatry, leadership and mental health law. He is also an active clinician researcher and has contributes to several book chapters and national publications.

Agenda

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Welcome and introductory comments

Professor Regi Tharian Alexander, President Elect, Intellectual Disability Forum, Royal Society of Medicine, Associate Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists and Editor, Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Moving forward: From secure hospitals to the community

Ms Vicki Malcolm, Occupational Therapist, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and Service User, Opening Doors, Norwich

Adults with autism detained under the Mental Health Act: The MATCH study

Professor Peter Langdon, Professor, University of Warwick, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust 

Services for people with developmental disabilities detained under the Mental Health Act

Dr John Devapriam, Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Panel discussion

The panel answers questions from the audience

Close of webinar

Location

Online

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