Managing Legal Risks and Responsibilities in Mental Health Care

Venue: Toronto

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Apr 02, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 03, 2009
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Learn How to Reduce Your Risk of Making Serious and Costly Errors!

With patient loads on the rise and resources diminishing, you need to be able to quickly and correctly apply mental health law. You must know how to gauge risk, provide appropriate patient care and correctly address patient rights, otherwise you and your organization may face expensive and time consuming litigation.

At The Canadian Institute’s 9th Annual “Managing Legal Risks and Responsibilities in Mental Health Care” our expert faculty will provide you with the practical knowledge, strategies and best practices you need to effectively handle mental health law issues and to reduce your liability exposure. Hot topics will include:

• Meeting your obligations under current privacy laws: Disclosing critical incidents
• Working with police to de-escalate mental health patients in crisis situations
• Understanding the inquest process when there is a death in a MH facility
• The latest initiatives at the Mental Health Court and the Consent & Capacity Board
• Keeping patients and staff safe: Establishing best practices for using restraints
• Managing end-of life issues for mental health patients: Minimizing risk

Back by popular demand – take advantage of our pre-conference workshop “The Fundamentals of Mental Health Law” to help you get the most out of the sessions that follow.