Children and Family

There's a simple and fun way to test a toddler's self-awareness. You make a red mark (or place a red sticker) on their forehead discreetly, and then you see what happens when they look in a mirror.
The campaign launched this week by the NSPCC calling for access to therapy for abused children to be prioritised in the NHS has been welcomed by the British Psychological Society.
A versatile approach to group self-discovery and behaviour change; working from practice back to theory
Engage with national drivers for change in Children and young people’s mental health services
Taking account of the impact of migration on experiences of self and family, this workshop extends current work in placing emphasis on illness, health care and the impact of prior loss on subsequent experiences of loss
A psychology PhD student with a passion for influencing policy with her work has written a Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST) briefing note about policing domestic abuse.
Working with interpreters may provide an opportunity to develop new skills and to enrich our understanding of diverse cultures, idioms of distress, diverse explanatory health beliefs and constructions of well-being and mental health.
This workshop is an introduction to using personal construct psychology (PCP) to elicit, explore, understand and explain the views of children and young people. Timetable
Understanding traumatic loss existentially and using phenomenology in clinical practice to work therapeutically with traumatically bereaved clients. Timetable
Psychologists, teachers and social workers need help in working effectively with traumatised children and connecting them to family and school supports
Research has identified that risks to adolescent mental health have increased significantly in recent years.
Learn about current research, best practise and innovations to support children with brain injury
2 day training on cognitive assessment in non-specialist neuropsychology settings for applied psychologists working with children
Highly experienced expert witnesses will give practical advice on effective practice to reduce the anxiety of those wishing to consider this vital work.
A paper published in the British Journal of Psychology has been chosen as one of the six most interesting psychology papers of 2015 by The New Yorker.
This is a joint post from Professor Peter Kinderman, President Elect, and Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes
Recent years have seen a huge increase in the number of children born via IVF and other fertility treatments (in 2011 17,041 babies were born via IVF in the UK).
The President of the British Psychological Society says he was encouraged by yesterday’s announcement of more investment in mental health services.
Autistic girls are more socially motivated and have more intimate friendships than autistic boys, but are not as good as girls without autism at recognising conflict in those friendships.
The idea that children can't be held fully responsible for their crimes dates back thousands of years. Today, in many countries around the world, the principle is written into law as "The Age of Criminal Responsibility".
A study of over 2000 intermediate school students in New Zealand has revealed surprising differences in their levels of self-belief and goal setting, depending on their cultural background.
Event information This exciting CPD event will be of value to anyone with an interest in assessment and therapy for gender identity and sexuality issues in children, adolescents and adults
A new monograph published by the British Journal of Educational Psychology (BJEP) published today brings together evidence from psychological research to consider the nature and practice of learning beyond the classroom.
The BPS has welcomed the cross-party manifesto from the All Party Parliamentary Group 1001 Critical Days, which highlights how vital the early days of childhood are for parents and children.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President of the British Psychological Society, has welcomed the announcement of a multi-million pound joint mental health pilot scheme for hundreds of schools by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and NHS England.
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