Training, Courses & Events

The Centre provides Community Legal Education and Continuing Professional Development sessions in the areas of mental health and mental health laws including:

  • Mental Health Act 2014 (Western Australia);
  • Patients’ Rights;
  • Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (Western Australia);
  • Understanding the Criminal Law (Mentally Impaired Accused) Act 1996 (Western Australia);
  • Mental Illness and the Legal Profession – Ethical Duties;
  • Mental Illness and Communication.

Please contact us at office@mhlcwa.org.au or ring us on our freecall line to organise a presentation from of one of the Centre’s solicitors.

This training is provided to:

  • People with a mental illness;
  • Their families and support persons;
  • Lawyers, law graduates and law students;
  • Workers in non-government organisations and government health services;
  • Students in disciplines such as social work, nursing, occupational therapy and medicine; and
  • Employees of other services who come into contact with people experiencing mental illness.

 

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