Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education

A Practical Guide for Education Professionals

The essential guide for education professionals explaining the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its implications when working with young people (aged 16 - 25) with special educational needs in England Les mer
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The essential guide for education professionals explaining the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its implications when working with young people (aged 16 - 25) with special educational needs in England

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Acknowledgements. Prolegomenon: The importance of the SEND COP Annex 1. Part 1: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005. 1. Introduction. 2. The MCA five principles. 3. Mental capacity and to lack capacity. Part 2: Assessing a young person's mental capacity. 4. 'More serious and significant decisions'. 5. 'Legal consequences' decisions: appealing to the SEND tribunal. 6. Additional considerations for Educational Psychologists (EPs). Part 3: Education Professionals, the young person and their family. 7. Resolving disagreements about the outcome of a mental capacity assessment. 8. 'Best interests' and 'best interest' checklist. 9. Supporting and working with parents. Epilogue: Putting the MCA principles and processes into practice - food for thought. Glossary. Appendix 1: Capacity assessment record form. Appendix 2: Best Interests. Appendix 3: What young people can legally do from the age of 16 years. References and resources. Subject index.

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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 special schools.