Professional development workshops: Call for submissions
We are looking for people to run workshops for us. If you are interested in offering workshops or professional development events please complete a proposal form and email it to us.
Workshop proposals are sought in the following topic areas:
Brain injury and justice
Forensic models of sexual and violent offending as applied to brain injury
Brain development, and effects of adversity, illness and injury
Screening and assessment
Accessing advice/supervision: vulnerable young people / adults in criminal justice
Training of other staff
Traumatic Brain Injury and ADHD
Working with people with dementia – best practice
Living with co-morbidities, depression, personality disorder & other mental health difficulties
Issues around rights and inclusion, and how these can inform best practice
Best practice in palliative and end-of-life care
How to manage end of life experiences
Mental Capacity Act
Capacity to consent
Best interest decisions
Mental Health Act
Migrants and refugees
Working with migrants and refugees – best practice
Research Excellence Framework
How to deal with historic sexual abuse
Child protection – best practice
Safeguarding vulnerable adults – best practice
Work and Health
Writing for publication
We are looking for members to act as reviewers to be consulted over submitted proposals. This voluntary role will peer review submitted proposal abstracts and advise on a number of pre-defined criteria to uphold the BPS values and quality assure BPS PDC workshops.
Each submission will normally be assessed independently by two reviewers, scored on quality (guidance provided at a later stage), and feedback provided back to the Professional Development Centre.
If you are interested in assisting with reviewing proposals, please register your interest.