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Jane L. Sinson - Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals - 9781785920028 - V9781785920028
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Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals

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Description for Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals Paperback. .
This straightforward book explains the introduction of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and its code of practice (COP) as part of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the accompanying SEND COP in England. This is the first comprehensive book to explain to education professionals the legal requirement to follow the MCA COP and SEND COP guidelines when formally considering a young person's (16 - 25) capacity to make decisions about their education. Using education-focussed case studies throughout to illustrate key points, this practical guide explains the MCA five principles, defines the term 'mental capacity' and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
362g
Number of Pages
248
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781785920028
SKU
V9781785920028
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Jane L. Sinson
Jane L. Sinson is an HCPC registered educational psychologist. She has undertaken capacity assessments of adults in Care Proceedings and presents training on the Mental Capacity Act and capacity assessments in education. She worked as a local authority educational psychologist for 20 years, prior to which she worked as a special needs teacher in a range of mainstream, resourced and ... Read more

Reviews for Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals
This book is clear and informative. It offers practical examples to develop the reader's understanding of the importance of the Mental Capacity Act and its interplay with the SEND Code Of Practice. It should be essential reading for education staff, Local Authority staff including SEN officers as well as social service staff and health professionals who work with children ... Read more

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