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Legal Issues in Mental Health Care in Ontario Online Course

Description/Learning Objectives

This seven-week course provides an understanding of key legal issues in mental health and addiction care in Ontario, in the context of clinical, ethical. organizational and systemic factors.  Health care practitioners must be constantly mindful of their legal obligations-including admission, treatment, discharge and health records-in order to respond effectively to clients' rights and empower them to make their own health care decisions.

 As a result of participation in this course, you will be able to:
  • disucss mental health care in a multi-dimensional context
  • summarize legislation governing mental health care in Ontario
  • explain the process of admission to a psychiatric facility, as well as the legal obligations and responsibilities of clinicians and the facility
  • describe the treatment regime in psychiatric facilities
  • discuss the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board, including its structure, scope and powers, as well as the hearing process
  • describe clinical and legal considerations of discharge, including readiness for discharge and discharge procedures, follow up and community care issues, readmission issues and community treatment orders
  • explain legal requirements of privacy and confidentiality of health information, as well duties to warn of or report harm.

 

Time/Date

April 13 - May 29, 2015 - FULL

Delivery Method

Online

Cost

​$350 Registration Fee 

$175 CAMH Staff Registration Fee
 

At this time, we are not accepting cheques, due to a variety of issues surrounding this form of payment for our courses.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Refunds for advance (prior to start date) cancellation will be subject to an administrative fee of $50.00.

Withdrawals from a course are accepted within one week from the course's start date and is subject to an administrative fee of $100.00
Cancellation notice must be communicated in writing by email.
 

Requirements/Prerequisities

This course can be taken alone; however, it qualifies as an elective for the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program.

Electives must be taken within a four-year period after completing the core course; any courses taken prior to the core program will not count toward the certificate.

Participants will need to either re-take those courses or select electives that they have not previously taken.

The Concurrent Disorders Core Course must be taken first and then you will need to complete only 2 electives (listed below):
 

 

Accreditation

​This course can be taken alone; however, it qualifies as an elective for the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program.

Affilliation/Partnership

​University of Toronto

Registration


April 13 - May 29, 2015

To register for this session, please click the link below:

http://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x2030208e4e7

At this time, we are not accepting cheques, due to a variety of issues surrounding this form of payment for our courses.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Refunds for advance (prior to start date) cancellation will be subject to an administrative fee of $50.00.

Withdrawals from a course are accepted within one week from the course's start date and is subject to an administrative fee of $100.00


Contact

 

Robyn Steidman
Education Assistant
Tel. 416-535-8501 x36640
fax. 416-595-6617

email. robyn.steidman@camh.ca

 

 

 

 

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