Careers

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Psychology remains the fourth most popular A-level subject as exam candidates across the UK receive their results today.

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This event is an opportunity to network with potential employers and delve into how to develop a successful career in counselling psychology.  It is relevant to Counselling Psychologists at all levels of training from taught courses and the independent route and those newly qualified.

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This day will give students the opportunity to see what life is like as a professional psychologist and provide an insight into the kinds of career paths available to them with a degree in psychology. Hopefully this should be an exciting opportunity for all students who are thinking about studying psychology anywhere in the UK, or even further afield.

The day will include a mixture of practical activities, workshops and talks. The activities will help to bring the subject to life and the talks will help to show what it’s like working in different areas of psychology.

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The current edition of Private Eye (publication date 4th August 2016) outlines concerns about the regulation of psychologists. In particular, the journalists comment that; “providing psychologists don’t use one of the … so-called protected titles … any can offer their services without the need to be registered and regulated by the UK’s watchdog the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Even if serious concerns or complaints are raised about them, they remain immune from investigation because they’re not registered”.

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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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If you live in Northern Ireland and are thinking of a career as a health psychologist, then you may be interested in a free seminar being held at Queen’s University Belfast on Wednesday 29 June.

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A powerful tool to take ownership of your life, be at your best, and to revitalise your personal and professional life.

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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 British Psychological Society's Wessex Branch and Bournemouth University welcome you to the 2016 Student Conference on Saturday 23 April at Bournemouth University.

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The keynote speakers for the 2016 BPS Supervision Conference being held on the 27 April in Nottingham have been announced.

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A hands-on, practitioner-focused workshop designed to help occupational psychologists, HR professionals and business coaches utilise a range of proven constructivist techniques in their daily practice

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This workshop will help psychologists and others understand the dynamics of secondary trauma and help direct victims, their family, counsellors and other supporters build resilience and the opportunities for post trauma growth.

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This event has been arranged by the North West Hub of NIBPS in partnership with Ulster University Coleraine.

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Students who seek out challenging opportunities to develop themselves are also more likely to learn new skills for future work.

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Aspirational professional women would benefit from a better understanding of how to build, maintain and use their social capital to succeed in reaching the top jobs says a study presented today at the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology annual

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Men in typically female-dominated occupations tend to value the social aspects of their career over financial rewards suggests research presented today at the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Nottingham. 

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These talks should be of interest to graduate psychology students and others considering further training and careers in these specialisms. 

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Dr Sally Robinson

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Professor Jamie Hacker HughesThis week has continued to be fantastic.

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Career Path Talks

These talks should be of interest to graduate psychology students and others considering further training and careers in these specialisms.

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Using examples from co-production practice, the workshop will explore the possibility of innovative public service reform that puts social justice, social networks and capacity building at the heart of service design and delivery.

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This informal graduate network event is directed towards recently graduated psychologists interested in developing their careers outside the frame of the recognized psychology specialisms.

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The British Psychological Society Scottish Branch and the School of Psychology at the University of Aberdeen looks forward to welcoming you for this event on Saturday 26th March 2015.

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Recent psychology graduates find their degree has given them employability skills as well as psychological skills.

That is a finding from the second phase of the British Psychological Society’s careers destination survey, which is following the 2011 cohort of psychology graduates over seven years.

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Registration

09:45 – 10:00am

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A question and answer session followed by small group discussions to support counselling psychologists taking their first steps.

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