Children and Family

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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).

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The President of the British Psychological Society says he was encouraged by yesterday’s announcement of more investment in mental health services.

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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.

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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".

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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A new measurement tool, the Emotional Processing Scale (EPS), developed by researchers at Bournemouth University may help professionals to identify pregnant women who are particularly at risk of postnatal depression.

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While restorative justice is becoming an increasingly common practice, psychologically informed research into its effects is relatively rare.

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Two of the synthetic phonics programmes, Letters and Sounds (L&S) and Early Reading Research (ERR), used by English primary schools to teach young children to read are equally effective overall says a paper published today in the British Journal of Educational Psychology.

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Today, November 20, is International Children´s Day and EFPA – the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations - has urged all psychologists to pay due attention to the psychological and human rights issues that arise from the situation of unaccompanied refugee and asylum-seeking children.

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Engage with national drivers for change in Children and young people’s mental health services

This workshop will consider the various national drivers for change in Children and young people’s mental health services and ho

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The Elizabeth Tower, Palace of WestminsterI blogged recently about the Society’s activity at this autumn

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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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Adults have 'episodic foresight'. They are able to look beyond their current physical state to anticipate being in a different state in the future, and thus plan accordingly.

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Develop a deeper understanding of play and its inherent value for working with children and families.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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The author of the British Psychological Society’s behaviour change briefing on physical inactivity has welcomed the Blueprint for an Active Britain published by ukactive.

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Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession.

Timetable

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Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession.

Timetable

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Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court.

Timetable

09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession.

Timetable

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