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""AMHP Refresher @ UCLan Preston Tuesday 27 September 9:30-16:30 ** 5 places left ** Book now via www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd or email"
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AMHP PGCert Advice Event - FREE TO ATTEND at University of Central Lancashire, Westleigh Conference Centre, Lea Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0RB

May 4, 2016 from 3:30pm to 6pm
You are invited to our course event to find out more about thePostgraduate Certificate Mental Health Practice including Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Training. 3:30 pm:     Welcome and Afternoon Tea4:00 pm:     Presentation by Professor David Morris ‘Connected Communities and Mental Health’4:30 pm:     Presentation by Sarah Matthews ‘Exploring the role and Experiences of AMHPs’5:00 pm:    Talk to Course Leaders and Postgraduate Students6:00 pm:    Finish To attend this event please…See More
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AMHP PGCert Advice Event 04.05.16

You are invited to our course event to find out more about the Postgraduate Certificate Mental Health Practice including Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Training.’
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AMHP PGCert Programme Advice Event at University of Central Lancashire, Westleigh Conference Centre, Lea Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0RB

May 4, 2016 from 3:30pm to 6pm
You are invited to our course event to find out more about thePostgraduate Certificate Mental Health Practice including Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Training. 3:30 pm:     Welcome and Afternoon Tea4:00 pm:     Presentation by Professor David Morris ‘Connected Communities and Mental Health’4:30 pm:     Presentation by Sarah Matthews ‘Exploring the role and Experiences of AMHPs’5:00 pm:    Talk to Course Leaders and Postgraduate Students6:00 pm:    Finish To attend this event please…See More
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Preston, Lancashire, UK
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University of Cenral Lancashire
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Social Work, Care and Community Centre for CPD
Job title
CPD Assistant
Areas of interest and expertise
postgraduate and post qualifying study, Mental Health practice, substance misuse, advanced community justice, professional development and practice.
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Dissemination of information to wide audience of academics.
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www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd

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