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Mental Health Law Training


Welcome to the course


Welcome to the Totally ADR Ltd Diploma in Mental Health Law. This program is designed for those with or without legal training. When studying with us we aim to provide you with a wealth of knowledge to be able to assist you to expand your knowledge within this specialist area of law.


Our course is provided to you with expert knowledge in mental health. The assessments is taken two parts, a multiple choice examination as well as a written essay plus practical assignments. Upon completion of all modules you will be an officially accredited Totally ADR Mental Health Advisor and can start with our expert guidance assisting clients. 

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Purpose Of This Introduction

This brief introduction is to help you understand our ethos, values, and approach to handling all various types of legal disputes. We advise you to ensure you fully participate in our group sessions and our interactive classroom platform to enable you to achieve the best possible results and ensure you are more than fully able to be a successful consultant.

Below we have answered some questions which are commonly asked to assist you in understanding our requirements, marking and examination process. If you have any questions please email

We look forward to welcoming you to the Totally ADR family!

Course Details

What will I be studying?

Within this course, you will study the following subjects

⦁    Court of Protection
⦁    Mental Capacity Act
⦁    Fundamentals of Mental Health Law
⦁    Issues with Mental Health Legislation

All units are assessed as part of your course and will accumulate points towards your final grade. 

How am I marked and assessed?

You will be marked to the following system

⦁    Pass - C - 65%
⦁    Merit - B - 75%
⦁    Distinction - A - 85%
⦁    Distinction* - A* - 95%

What happens if I fail an exam?

You are eligible for 1 retake of an exam you have failed per unit. If you fail on your retake an additional fee of £25.00 will need to be paid for future retakes. If after three attempts you have been unsuccessful, you will be required to do retraining for that particular unit.

What qualification will I achieve?

Upon completion, you will receive a Totally ADR Ltd accredited Mental Health Law Advisor and ne offered to join our Freelance team.

How can I expand my knowledge and practice?

Our programs are designed to take you from being a complete beginner to and experienced adviser.  Our freelance programs are able assist members of the public and you in providing Legal Consultancy services and to ensure you are able to provide services you fully understand.

Who will be teaching me?

You will have two tutors on your course.

Mr. Craig Johnson LLB (Hons)  is the CEO of Totally ADR Ltd and also a Senior Legal Consultant with over 5 years experience in Family Law, Child Maintenance Tribunal Advocacy, Small Claims Advocacy, and Civil & Commercial Mediation. 

Ms. Julie Blackmer ExeDipMed, DipPL is the Senior Executive of Totally ADR Ltd and is a Qualified Legal Consultant with over 2 years of experience in Family Law, Mediation and Civil Litigation. 


The course runs over 2 days from Monday - Tuesday. Our morning sessions are 9am - 12:30pm and afternoon sessions are 1:30pm - 5pm. Regular breaks are given as needed.

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