In March, Care in Mind are holding an Educational Event in West Yorkshire. This will be the first in a series of events that we plan to host throughout 2019 for our colleagues in the NHS and social care. The events will provide the opportunity to hear from Care in Mind professionals about our specialist model of care and positive outcomes.


Working with complex young adults in a specialist residential setting: Promoting recovery through least restrictive practice


Wednesday 27th March 2019 | 12 pm – 3 pm

Holiday Inn Leeds Brighouse (just off the M62, J25)


This event is aimed at professionals working with 16-30-year olds with complex mental health needs and significant risk presentations. We will be exploring issues surrounding the support of this complex client group in a residential setting. The afternoon will feature presentations and workshops on:

  • Outcomes achieved with complex cases at Care in Mind

Dr Rachel Scullion, Clinical Director

  • Self-harm and therapeutic risk taking: the Care in Mind approach

Josef Comyn-Doyle, Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Safewards for Safehomes: applying Safewards in a residential setting

Dominique Hooper, Best Practice Facilitator


The seminar will also include a service user’s perspective on the therapeutic risk approach and a panel discussion, as well as the opportunity to network with other professionals in the field.


Who is it for?

The event is for anyone working with young adults with complex needs and mental health presentations including social workers, case managers, clinicians, community teams, commissioning teams and mental health practitioners.


How do I book a place?

Places to this event are free of charge, but are limited and so will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

To register for a place or to find out more please email Emily Bentley on or call 0161 638 3285.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day.