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The full conference programme can be downloaded here or by visiting the NHIVNA website: http://www.nhivna.org/StudyDay19Oct2016.aspx 

Registration:

To register please complete the application form by clicking here 

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Why do children in poverty in the UK perform less well in school than their middle class peers? This talk examines the problem as it is understood by British politicians and policymakers: as a result of a lack of discipline and aspiration. Against this a more complex explanation for educational underachievement is offered, which rests on the concept of a set of binds, or barriers, which interrupt learning. These insights reveal children's school lives to be highly challenging, despite their ingenuity and effort in trying to overcome the challenges that they face.

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Our Professional Practice Board is looking for a new Chair and new members to join the Expert Witness Advisory Group from September this year.

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Reports such as Francis, Winterbourne, Vale of Leven and Berwick highlight important concerns about leadership, professional disengagement, change management and culture in the NHS, and the impact these have on safe, effective patient care. 

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This day-long retreat is offered to DCP members who have previously participated in an accredited 8 week MBCT or MBSR programme.   

Whether you would like to reconnect with a lapsed practice, or wish to enrich an existing one, this event will offer you an opportunity to do so with the mutual support of others. You will be guided through a series of practises by your teachers.  We will move in and out of silence throughout the retreat.    

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Dr Kathryn Waddington, Head of Psychology at the University of Westminster and Chair of the BPS Qualifications Committee.

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This CPD session is aimed at helping psychologists understand how social media can work for them, how to develop their presence as well as practical advice. The session will include:

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Words for colour affect how we see the world. An English-speaking child sees red, orange and pink where a child of the Himba tribe only sees ‘serandu’.

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Timetable

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The aim of this workshop will be to:

09:00 Registration & coffee/tea
09:30CPD event: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Neurological Conditions - David Gillanders etc.
09:00 Coffee 
09:30

Welcome and Introductions

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Psychology in the Pub with Daniel Jolley

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There are so many ways in which psychologists can achieve impact - through research, publications, dissemination through events and conferences and through teaching - but many more too.

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Psychologist in the Pub with Robert Blakey (University of Oxford)

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Psychologist in the Pub with Marie McNally

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An evening of networking for Millennial Psychologists

Need more confidence networking? How to break through the fog of anxiety and uncertainty?

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This session from Angela Carter will explore a problem that affects us all; enabling young people to successful move from education to employment.

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This workshop will introduce you to the different types of publication:

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This is an exciting workshop facilitated by Dr Esther Cohen-Tovée & Jenny Taylor, which will cover:

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3.00 – 3.15pm

DFP Wales – Dr Siriol David ‘DFP Vision for Wales’

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DCP North East Branch Inaugural AGM & CPD Day

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Dr Lucy Johnstone is a consultant clinical psychologist and trainer with long experience of working in adult mental health.

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Programme

10.15

Transforming Care and the Role of Clinical Psychologists.

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The BPS Division of Health Psychology Northern Ireland invites you to a seminar on Careers in Health Psychology, to include discussion about the routes to qualification as a health psychologist and the type of services th

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The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland in partnership with NIBPS and The Psychology Departments of The Open University in Ireland, University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast would like to invite you

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The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland in partnership with NIBPS and The Psychology Departments of The Open University in Ireland, University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast would like to invite you

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