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Supported Decision-Making in Practice: A two-day Masterclass with Cher Nicholson

LGBT Foundation 5 Richmond Place, Manchester

The Masterclass is now fully booked. If you wish to be added to the waiting list for a place please email autonomy@essex.ac.uk The Essex Autonomy Project and Empowerment Matters are delighted to be hosting supported decision-making expert Cher Nicholson for an intensive two-day course on how to practically support individuals to make decisions. Article 12… Continue reading Supported Decision-Making in Practice: A two-day Masterclass with Cher Nicholson

£150

Autonomy Summer School 2017

Essex University Wivenhoe Park, Colchester

Our 2017 Autonomy Summer School will be held at the Colchester Campus of the University of Essex. The theme of the Summer School is Objectivity, Risk and Powerlessness in Care Practices. This year we’re pleased to welcome colleagues from the Ethics of Powerlessness project who will be leading sessions on day two of the Summer… Continue reading Autonomy Summer School 2017

Evidence and Objectivity: Evidence when n=1

Seminar Room 5, The Institute for Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London London

A Mental Health and Justice Seminar with Nancy Cartwright and Sherri Roush The Wellcome-funded Mental Health and Justice project will hold a research seminar on Monday, 30 October, 5-7pm. The seminar will address the logic and epistemology of single-case evidence. ABSTRACT: We have become accustomed to the idea that the evidence base in medicine comes… Continue reading Evidence and Objectivity: Evidence when n=1

Schism in Geneva: Is Coercive Psychiatry Lawful under UN Human Rights Standards?

Human Rights Centre Seminar Room, 5S.6.25, Univeristy of Essex CO4 3SQ

Human Rights Centre Speaker Series | Tuesday 20 March | 14:00 - 15:30 | Human Rights Centre Seminar Room, 5S.6.25 University of Essex, Colchester Campus Professor Wayne Martin, EAP Director Dr. Sándor Gurbai, EAP Senior Research Officer and Vice-Dean of Scientific and International Affairs at Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary. In recent years, a variety… Continue reading Schism in Geneva: Is Coercive Psychiatry Lawful under UN Human Rights Standards?

The Concept of Will and the Capacity to Contract: A Multidisciplinary Human Rights Approach

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park, Colchester

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park, Colchester In the contemporary world, social relations are mediated at every turn by contracts. Employment is based on a contract; housing is based on a contract; so is access to basic utilities and insurance. Increasingly, even basic communication is predicated upon a patchwork of contractual relationships. Yet for persons living… Continue reading The Concept of Will and the Capacity to Contract: A Multidisciplinary Human Rights Approach

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