The Appropriate Treatment Test

The Appropriate Treatment Test

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Course Overview

This course offers a practical discussion of the Appropriate Treatment Test within the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended.

Aimed at those who specialise in mental health law and tribunal work, or who wish to do so, this session will offer a valuable insight into what the professionals who apply the test think about it and how the test is applied in practice.

This course will also be of interest to those in other areas of practice who wish to be able to demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Understand what the Appropriate Treatment Test is and when it applies
  • • Have considered how the test is applied in practice
  • • Feel more confident in your knowledge of, and then advising clients regarding, this area of mental health practice

What is the target audience?

  • Mental health law practitioners



About Instructor - Steph Barber

Steph Barber completed her legal training in the North West before setting up her own specialist commercial and medical negligence law firm. She sold her firm in 2000 and joined a progressive London charity as their in house counsel. Steph joined Law Hound to head up their commercial law department and has developed Law Hound's online legal services.

Steph enjoys travel and eating out in her spare time. Steph has lectured extensively on CPD courses, to the Court Service, Legal Services Commission and private practices on procedure and practice.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    3 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60