Mental Health

A free British Psychological Society public event discussing the prevention and treatment of obesity through the lifespan will take place next Wednesday 29 June from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Queen’s University Belfast.
There is less than a week left for the chance to present your research to the British Psychological Society’s 20th Transpersonal Psychology Section Annual Conference being held in Northamptonshire.
Earlier this year, the NSPCC’s ‘It’s Time’ campaign called for significant improvements in therapeutic support for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.
The popular annual Cheltenham Science Festival is hosting a sold-out British Psychological Society supported event this evening on the topic ‘The Myth of Masculinity’.
Pregnant women and new mothers need more expert psychological support across maternity services and mental health settings such as community perinatal teams and inpatient mother and baby units, says a new briefing from the British Psychological Society’s Faculty of Perinatal Psychology.
A one-day symposium to mark the publication of the British Psychological Society’s new guidance document on the management of disclosures of non-recent (historic) child sexual abuse was held in Oxford this week. The new guidance can be downloaded from this website.
Psychologists offering a clinical service to adults and young people can enhance their practice by incorporating ideas and intervention strategies from positive psychology.
A pragmatic, creative and optimistic approach to working with trauma and dissociation
Child Abuse is a significant issue which requires practitioners and agencies to work together if those affected are to receive the support and protection that they need. Timetable
Acquire core skills for the design of psychological interventions appropriate to your work context Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Psychologists have an important role in supporting their community in planning for, handling and dealing with the aftermath of disasters Timetable
A clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice Timetable
The difference between normal and traumatic grief and suggestions for appropriate interventions Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Awareness of the alienation process reduces the risk of unwitting collusion by practitioners, improving outcomes for children & families Timetable
Discussions of visual art as a method to advance observation, critical thinking and communication skills. Timetable
Develop competence as psychologists working with refugee and asylum seeking people and where appropriate communities Timetable
Gain a deeper understanding about hearing voices and consider the implications for young people. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
A powerful tool to take ownership of your life, be at your best, and to revitalise your personal and professional life. Timetable
Learn about ethno-cultural counselling and geo-crisis psychological interventions Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Understand concepts of mindfulness and programmes to develop mindfulness in schools Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Submissions from both academic and practitioner psychologists are welcome for the annual conference of the Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families.
Psychological therapies may help adults who repeatedly self-harm, an updated Cochrane Review has found.
Two British Psychological Society members feature in a new Louis Theroux documentary for BBC Two on Sunday about brain injury, which will show how people and their families come to terms with this life-changing condition.
This workshop aims to unravel some of the mysticism of neuropsychology, to put practical neuropsychological skills back at your fingertips and to increase confidence with incorporating neuropsychological information into your formulations.
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