Protected: Maudsley Debrief Skills for Mental Health Simulation – 17/18 June 2021

Mental healthcare

Course information

Upcoming Date: 17/06/2021
Upcoming Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Length: 2 Days
Cost: Free
Equivalent to 12 CPD hours

About the course

Debrief Skills for Mental Health Simulation

Simulation Based Education (SBE) has a recognised potential to enhance training, support workforce development and promote recruitment and retention in psychiatry and mental health. Many mental health trusts across the country engage with this innovative training modality. Debriefing skills are essential to realise Simulation Based Education’s full potential.

This course provides an overview of debriefing skills applied to simulation-based education in mental health. It explores key interplay of clinical skills in mental health and debrief practice and provides an opportunity to enhance skills and confidence in using structured debrief models and navigate their key challenges. The course uses a combination of interactive group sessions, case studies, practical examples, workshop activities, demonstrations and small group practice. It draws from an established practice in facilitating simulation training across a range of multi professional groups and a variety of clinical issues, and in supporting faculty development programmes. The course is facilitated by experienced simulation educators from Maudsley Simulation faculty.

Target Audience

This course is for any clinician, facilitator or other involved with SBE with a Mental Health focus to support their faculty development programme.


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Learning Objectives

After attending the course, participants will:

  • Increase their understanding of key concepts underpinning SBE
  • Increase their awareness of the interplay between debrief and clinical practice in mental health
  • Gain an increased knowledge of structured debrief models in SBE
  • Increase their confidence in using these models in their own practice
  • Gain an enhanced ability to adapt debriefing principles flexibly to their requirements

Course Information

Target audience

Academic, Allied health professional, Care coordinator, Clinical psychologist, Consultant – non-psychiatry any, Consultant – psychiatry, CT1-3 – non-psychiatry any, CT1-3 – psychiatry, Doctors, Forensic medical examiner, FY1, FY2, FY3, Manager or team leader, Midwife, Nurses, Obstetricians, Occupational therapist, Team Manager

Length & Time
This course will be taking place online.
day 1
This course will be taking place online.
day 2

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The fusion of Education and the Health Service is extremely exciting and now indeed essential; I am thrilled that St Mary’s is at the forefront of this. I am truly invigorated to disseminate many nuggets of wisdom and tangible strategies gained yesterday to my entire school community.
Assistant Headteacher - London
The knowledge and skills help children in many areas e.g. friendships, learning, attitude, dealing with problems at home and school. Skills will stay with them as they progress helping them to be reflective and emotionally resilient.
Teacher - London