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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

For example:

  • 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

  • Interventions

  • Traumatic Brain Injury and ADHD


For example:

  • Working with people with dementia – best practice

  • Living with co-morbidities, depression, personality disorder & other mental health difficulties

  • Psychological interventions

  • Issues around rights and inclusion, and how these can inform best practice

End-of-life care

For example:

  • Best practice in palliative and end-of-life care

  • How to manage end of life experiences

Mental Capacity Act

For example:

  • Capacity to consent

  • Best interest decisions

Mental Health Act

Migrants and refugees

For example:

  • Working with migrants and refugees – best practice


Research Excellence Framework


For example:

  • 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.