Ethics and Practice

Defining good supervision and how it works has been a challenge for psychologists.
The aim of this workshop is to increase professionals’ confidence and awareness of working with suicidal patients.
Psychological and mental health services are currently going through a huge change agenda in order to survive. There are expectations for increased productivity as well as quality demonstrated by a wide ranging performance targets.
Unfortunately this event is cancelled This workshop will describe the main standards of proficiency for Health Psychology (applied/ clinical work) supervisors; provide opportunities to consider relevant models of supervisi
The Society produces policy and guideline documents in connection with different areas of
Corruption and bad practice remain an issue in institutions. External governance and regulation offers some protection, but issues can remain invisible to outsiders.
Universities UK launched The Concordat to Support Research Integrity on 11 July 2012. This followed in-depth consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, including the Society.
Dr Julianna Challenor CPsychol reviews “My Kidney and Me”, shown on More 4  on Monday 6 August
The Society’s Board of Trustees has approved a new Code of Conduct for Members undertaking activities on behalf of the Society. Such is generally regarded as an essential component of good governance
The Ethics Committee is delighted to invite members to submit nominations for the Society’s Award for Equality of Opportunity.
As part of the Society’s student roadshow campaign to engage with members, we have been visiting universities that run accredited programmes in order to meet with students and staff. 
The Committee has been concerned with ensuring that the Society maintains its key function in providing a Code of Ethics and Conduct for its members and in providing authoritative and helpful advice and guidance on ethical matters. 
Guidelines produced by the British Psychological Society have been highlighted as a useful resource for those looking to delve deeper into the issue of consent regarding end of life care.
Rich people are more likely to lie and cheat and are prone to believing that 'greed is good'.
New guidance for members on the use of electronic health records has been launched by the Society.
The Ethics Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board of Trustees.
The Professional Practice Board (PPB) reports to and advises the Board of Trustees on policy, applied research, the submission of evidence to public or private bodies and other matters relating to the application of
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The Society’s Press Centre receives requests for expert comment by psychologists on a wide range of topics. Members who work with the media or participate in media productions are encouraged to uphold professional standards:
This section contains helpful responses to ethical enquiries on research and practice issues from the Society’s Policy Team. This section contains helpful responses to ethical enquiries on research and practice issues from the Society's Po
Ethics is central to everything we do whether in research or practice. The Society provides helpful gui
The Society makes a number of awards available each year to recognise excellence in research, practice teaching and educa
Statutory regulation for psychologists was introduced on 1 July 2009 and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) register of practitioner psychologists opened.
We provide a range of services and resources to support our members, including:
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