Children and Family

An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
This workshop will highlight the need to take a developmental approach when working with adolescents who display high risk behaviour.  The assessment and management of clinical risk when working with this client group will be explored as a mu
Singing lullabies to sick children can help to ease the pain they feel.
In 2010 more people died by suicide than were killed in war, by murder, or in natural disasters.
Children who do not keep to a regular bedtime routine may be more likely to experience behavioural problems, new research has sugg
Chronic stress and poverty experienced in childhood can harm an adult's capacity to regulate emotions, new research has suggested.
Babies as young as 18 months can tell if a person's emotions match the context, according to new research from Concordia University and published in the 'Infancy: The
Teacher-led group therapy sessions can be helpful in preventing mental health issues in teenagers, new research has suggested.
The age at which an attention problem emerges in a child's life can have a marked impact on their academic performance later on.
More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
Professor Tanya Byron, clinical psychologist and TV presenter, is the next castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. You can hear her talk about her life and choose eight records at 11:15 on Sunday 27 October.
Welcome! The Faculty for Children, Young People & their Families (CYPF) is a Member Network of the British Psychological Society's Division of Clinical Psychology.
Professor Tanya Byron, well known for presenting television shows including 'The House of Tiny Tearaways', 'Am I Normal?' and 'Bedtime Live', is to give a free public lecture in York in December as part of the Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).
Depressive symptoms among mothers of low-income families are not eased through marriage or neighbourly support.
Young children with autism have difficultly deliberately deceiving other people, now a new study has shown that they are also more trusting than their neurotypical peers.
Teenagers in the UK are not being deterred from smoking by current cigarette packs, new research has shown.
A child's temperament and mental health is not affected by the fact that they stutter.
NICE - the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - has published a new quality standard on depression in children and young people.
A lack of parental warmth can have a long-lasting impact on children - from both an emotional and physical perspective.
Children may be more likely to share things if they are given a choice in the matter, new research has suggested.
World Cup football could be a risk factor for domestic violence, new research has indicated.
New research is to take a closer look at self-harm among young people in care.
Laboratory research pioneered by psychologist Carol Dweck has shown the short-term benefits of praising children for their efforts rather than their inherent traits.
Adopted children who may have suffered abuse and neglect could be about to benefit from a new funding opportunity.
Attending school plays an important role in improving children's physical health, new research has suggested.
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