Ethics and Practice

The first set of discipline specific guidance documents for expert witnesses in England and Wales developed jointly by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and The Family Justice Council (FJC) are available online.
A free public event discussing the ‘Replication and Reproducibility in Psychology’ will take place on the 26 May 2016 from 2pm-7:30pm at the Royal Society in London.
Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.
Publications within the archive section are over 5 years old and, in line with BPS policy, are no longer regarded as reflecting the Society’s current position.
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
Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession. Timetable
Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations. Timetable
Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details 
Monday 23rd May 2016 - Tuesday 24th May 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London
In recent months the BPS, the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the British Psychoanalytic Council and UK Council for Psychotherapy met with officials from the Government’s new Joint Health and Work Unit to scrutinise Government plans to help jobcentre clients who experience mental ill health.
The British Psychological Society (BPS) denounces the reported proposal by the Indonesian Psychiatric Association to classify lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender sexual and gender identities (LGBT) as mental illnesses.
Dr Amanda Wood, a Chartered Psychologist, has been awarded funding to visit the USA to research the provision of psychological support for military families, both serving and beyond, and in particular children.
A US academic who spent 16 months embedded in three American psychology baby labs reports that he observed numerous examples of researchers cutting corners and bending the rules of science.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has published a revised version of its framework for research ethics. The framework sets out what it considers to be good practice in social science research.
Event information Dr Pelham Carter will discuss some of the similarities and stark differences between online and ‘offline’ research.
Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves
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
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.
Unfortunatley this workshop is cancelled.    This workshop aims to make intersectionality tangible and provide practical support for those developing intersectional research and practice. Timetable
Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled.   This workshop is about tackling mental distress in community and recovery based approaches. Timetable
Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking make your therapy more male-friendly
This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.
Learn about current research, best practise and innovations to support children with brain injury
Submissions are open for the BPS 2016 Supervision Conference being held on the 27 April in Nottingham. The conference is open to all psychology supervisors and will be held as strand of the 2016 BPS Annual Conference in Nottingham.
Event information The section invites you to participate in a discussion centred around the papers published in the winter 2015 special '
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