Intensive Services Grand Rounds

California Welfare and Institutions Code Psychiatric Holds (5150/5585): What to Know and How to Do It Right

Dominic Tarpey, LCSW
Senior Quality Analyst
UCSF Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will:

  • Understand the history, intent, and scope of the California Welfare and Institutions Code pertaining to involuntary commitment
  • Understand the criteria and parameters by which a person can be involuntarily detained
  • Understand the rights a person who has been placed in an involuntary hold retain, and the rights for due process


Intensive Services Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. You must attend this event in-person and sign in to qualify for CME credit.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143