DCP Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPoP)

DCP Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPoP)

 

 

Welcome to the Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPOP, also known as PSIGE)

The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People provides a forum for psychologists with an interest in work with older people.

Established in 1980, this group is a faculty of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) within the British Psychological Society (BPS).

It works to encourage the exchange of information, ideas and expertise about psychological approaches with older people.

It is a national group with members throughout the UK. Although primarily for Psychologists, membership is open to individuals from other disciplines and voluntary groups who share an interest in work with older people. 

Aims

The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People's aims are as follows:

  • Publicising the importance of psychological issues in how we age 
  • Challenging stereotypes and age discrimination
  • Maintaining a forum for exchange of expert knowledge and skills 
  • Provide & encourage education and training about late life issues
  • Promote research which enhances the lives of older people 
  • Pioneering innovations in care
  • Collaborating with professional and voluntary groups 
  • Advising and influencing policy and services
  • Supporting members at local, national and international levels 

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People will be held on Thursday 2 July 2015, 12.30pm until 2pm at Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool, Cathedral House, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ

Nominations are invited for:

Chair - 2 years
Vice Chair (Deputy Chair) - 2 years
Honorary Secretary - 1 year
Honorary Treasurer - 1 year
Newsletter Editor - 1 year
Geographical Groups Liaison Officer - 1 year
Media Liaison Officer - 1 year
Ordinary Committee Member x 3

Nominations for the above vacancies should be sent to the Honorary Secretary on the enclosed nomination form, at the Society’s offices to reach us no later than 12 noon on Monday 1 June 2015, at the address on the nomination form.

All nominees must be Full Members of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People with voting rights unless otherwise specified. The nominations require a proposer and seconder who must be Full Members of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People with voting rights and the consent of the nominee to accept office, if elected, must be obtained in writing.

Nominees are asked to complete brief biographical details of not more than 300 words, using the reverse of the nomination form. This information will be used should a ballot be necessary.

Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People AGM Notice 2015
Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People Nomination Form Home 2015
Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People Nomination Form Overseas 2015

To submit a nomination by email please scan a copy of the signed form and send it to the email address stated on the nomination form.

Alternatively, if the nominee does not have the signatures for the proposer or seconder, the nominee can email the completed form and ask that the proposer or seconder separately send an email from their Society-registered email address - including their membership number - to Member Network Services, stating they are happy to propose or second the nominee.

If you have any queries regarding the AGM, nominations or resolutions please email Member Network Services.

Membership Fees

Full Membership (£30.00) - You must be a full member of the DCP for this grade

Affiliate Member (£10.00) - You must be a student member of the BPS or in-training or assistant member of the DCP

Associate Member (£30.00) - All other

 

There are currently 59 members in this group.

 

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