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Launch of the BASW England AMHP COVID-19 Report

A great opportunity to hear key experiences and messages from Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP’s) during COVID-19

During the event you will hear from the Steve Chamberlain (Author of the report), practitioners and partnership organisations who will share their perspectives on the BASW England AMHP COVID-19 report and key findings for AMHPS’s during the pandemic.

Programme

  • 11:00am -  Maris Stratulis (BASW England National Director & co-chair) & Wayne Reid (BASW England Professional Officer & Social Worker & co-chair)
  • Welcome & introductions
  • BASW England Mental Health group

 

  • 11:10am - Steve Chamberlain (Chair of the AMHP Leads Network & BASW England member)
  • Introduction to the survey report
  • Key findings

 

  • 11:20am - Emad Lilo (Chair of the National Black & Ethnic Minority AMHP Forum)
  • Black AMHP Network
  • COVID-19 implications

 

  • 11:30pm - Claire Barcham (Chair of the BASW England Mental Health group)
  • Focus on findings of people presenting with first episode of crisis
  • ‘Appropriate PPE & Guidance’ to first time presentations

 

  • 11:40am 
  • Q & A

 

  • 12:00pm
  • Break

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  • 12:10pm - Mark Harvey & Mark Trewin (Department of Health & Social Care - DHSC)
  • Recommendations & key findings
  • Interface with the NHS

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  • 12:20pm  - Melanie Brooks (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services - ADASS)
  • The role of ADASS in the work of AMHP’s

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  • 12:30pm
  • Q & A

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  • 12:40pm -  Maris Stratulis (BASW England National Director & co-chair) & Wayne Reid (BASW England Professional Officer & Social Worker & co-chair)
  • Closing remarks