Government and Politics

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Changes to mental health services are a ‘leap in the dark’ and are having a negative impact on patient care, says a briefing paper published today by The King’s Fund.

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In the run up to the 2012 US election, President Obama visited the undecided swing-states he needed to win in order to hold on to the Presidency.

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The UK is falling behind its competitors in research and development investment, putting competitiveness, productivity and jobs at risk.

That is the conclusion of a new report from the House of Commons science and technology select committee.

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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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Liberation Psychology: How we can be a force for transformation rather than conformity, challenge oppression and work alongside people

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Explore the theoretical foundations, concepts and evidence behind the, increasingly popular, behavioural insights approach to health behaviour research and policy making.

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An appeal for major changes in how we view and respond to male suicide has been launched today by the charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) with the support of the British Psychological Society.

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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.

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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 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.

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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 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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Echoing the call for reform from the British Psychological Society, more than 20,000 people have signed a petition to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, has endorsed an open letter to the government from the #Equality4MentalHealth campaign calling for more to be done to

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Data released by the mental health charity Mind reveal the scale of sanctions imposed on people with mental health problems being supported by out-of-work disability benefits.

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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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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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UK supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new dementia research centre at University College London.

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A letter signed by the BPS urging parliament to ensure greater choice and funding for mental health treatment has been published in today’s Guardian.

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Yesterday the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions delivered a speech, hosted by the educational charity Reform and Barclays, about plans to reform the system of sickness benefits.

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