Professional development conference for recently qualified psychologists

This event is organised by the Society's DCP London Branch Recently Qualified Special Interest Group.

Details

The event is open to all Society and DCP members; however it may bear more relevance to those who are recently qualified.

Programme

9:30-10:00 Arrival, tea and networking

10:00-11:15 Career Progression for Recently Qualified Clinical Psychologists in the Current NHS Climate
Professor Malcolm Adams, Co-Director, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, University of East Anglia, and Chair of the Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology

11:15- 11:30 Tea break
Refreshment provided

11:30-12:45 Consulting to teams
Julian Lousada, Principal Consultant, Tavistock Consultancy Service

12:45-13:45 Lunch
Not provided. Facilities locally

13:45-14:45 Developing as a supervisor
Louise Goodbody and Alison Culverwell, D.Clin.Psychol at Canterbury Christ Church University, Salomons

14:45-15:00 Tea break
Refreshment provided

15:00-16:00 Developing leadership skills
Pam Skinner

16:00-16:30 General discussion

From 16:30 Informal social/drinks

Learning outcomes and objectives

  • The primary objective of this one day conference is to consider professional development for recently qualified clinical psychologists.
  • To provide recently qualified clinical psychologists the opportunity to attend a number of seminars, delivered by a range of experienced speakers, on topics pertinent to professional development.
  • To provide a forum for discussion, exchange of ideas and networking opportunities among peers.

Benefits of attending

  • To draw on the experience of a range of speakers on professional development.
  • To consider professional development within the current economic and political climate.
  • To consider key areas of development which are particularly relevant to recently qualified psychologists such as consulting, supervision and leadership. 
  • To form supportive peer alliances for professional development.
  • To benefit from peer discussion and reflection with psychologists.

Conference Organisers

Dr Emma Williamson CPsychol, Clinical Psychologist
Chair of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Katja Windheim CPsychol, Clinical Psychologist
Events Co-ordinator of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with Oxleas NHS Trust

Dr Mia Paustian CPsychol, Clinical Psychologist
Secretary of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Barbara Barter, Clinical Psychologist
General Member of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Dr Clara O’Brien, Clinical Psychologist
Co-Secretary of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Services

Dr Kirsty Abbas, Clinical Psychologist
General Member of London DCP Recently Qualified SIG. Affiliated with Haringey Parent-Infant Psychology Service (PIPS)

Booking information

The workshop is free. Delegates must register using this form.

Dates: 
28/10/2011 - 09:30 - 16:30
Contact Information: 

For programme queries contact Emma Williamson or Mia Paustian.

For registration queries contact Hazel Lacey, +44 (0) 116 252 9548.

Organiser: 
DCP London Branch Recently Qualified Special Interest Group