817. Appropriate competence in Wales.

817.     Appropriate competence in Wales.

In relation to Wales, the following key competency areas are to be taken into consideration to determine the relevant competence of a person for the role of approved mental health professional:

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    (1)     values-based practice1;

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    (2)     the application of knowledge relating to legislation and policy2;

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    (3)     the application of knowledge relating to mental disorder3;

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    (4)     the application of skills relating to effective working partnerships4; and

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    (5)     the application of skills relating to professional decision making5.