Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference 2012

DCP Day 5th December

This year's event also includes a DCP Members Day on the 5th December at very low cost featuring:

  • A cross specialism day on wellbeing and will incorporate the DCP AGM, Speakers include:

Professor Peter Kinderman, University of Liverpool
Dr Jaime Craig, Family Psychology Services, Liverpool
“Children's wellbeing - intervening effectively means using all of our lifespan training”
Dr Ian James, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS   Foundation Trust "Well being applied to the older person: some examples"
Dr Lance McCracken, King's College London
"Being and doing well in physical health: Time to ACT"
Dr Peter Oakes, University of Hull “Please wait outside... enabling  people with learning disabilities to engage with the values and practice of well-being.”

  • An update on clinical psychology and the media featuring Sophie Holmes, Psychology Trustwide Lead for Psychosis, Surrey & Borders NHS Partnership Foundation Trust
  • An open public event with guest speaker Robert Whitaker, US Journalist and author of ‘Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America’
    “The Case Against Neuroleptics: What History and Science Reveal About the Long-Term Efficacy of Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders”

The Faculty of Addictions are also joining us for their AGM and CPD event, click here for more details on this.