Government and Politics

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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.

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Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations.

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Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the 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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It often feels as though political liberals and conservatives are from different planets - whatever the issue, they come at it from a completely different angle.

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At a superficial level, people who are narcissistic seem like they will be good leaders. They're confident, outgoing and unafraid of putting themselves forward.

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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.

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New research suggests that if the candidates in the current American primary elecions are like other US leaders, they are all likely to have at least one thing in common – the way they smile will be coloured by the 'ideal affect' of their culture:

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A review of the impact of economic recovery on health inequalities in Scotland calls for measures to mitigate any ill-effects of social security reforms through service provision to be maintained and strengthened.

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An effective way to correct people’s falsely held beliefs is to address them directly with evidence. However, such rebuttals can sometimes backfire, leading people to double-down on their original position.

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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.

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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.

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, has expressed his concern at reports of a sudden increase in the number of mental health patients dying unexpectedly in NHS care.

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Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled. 

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Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled.

 

This workshop is about tackling mental distress in community and recovery based approaches.

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Crisis has echoed the calls from the BPS for reform on how benefits sanctions work for the most vulnerable as new research by the charity revealed how the regime is leaving people homeless, hungry and destitute and making it even harder for them t

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The BPS welcomes a debate this week (9 December) in the House of Commons calling for the Government do more to meet its commitment to parity of esteem between mental and physical health.

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The British Psychological Society (BPS) has welcomed the Chancellor's announcement, in his Autumn Statement, of £10bn for health – particularly th

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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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A parliamentary debate will be held in Westminster Hall today to coincide with International Men’s Day.

It will be the first time MPs have marked International Men’s Day with a debate on issues that are more likely to affect men, such as poor educational attainment, involvement with the criminal justice system and suicide.

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The President of the British Psychological Society, Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, is one of the signatories of a letter on the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation published in The Times today.

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