Mental Health

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A clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice

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The difference between normal and traumatic grief and suggestions for appropriate interventions

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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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Awareness of the alienation process reduces the risk of unwitting collusion by practitioners, improving outcomes for children & families

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Discussions of visual art as a method to advance observation, critical thinking and communication skills.

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Develop competence as psychologists working with refugee and asylum seeking people and where appropriate communities

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Gain a deeper understanding about hearing voices and consider the implications for young people.

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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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A powerful tool to take ownership of your life, be at your best, and to revitalise your personal and professional life.

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Understand concepts of mindfulness and programmes to develop mindfulness in schools

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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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Submissions from both academic and practitioner psychologists are welcome for the annual conference of the Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families.

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Psychological therapies may help adults who repeatedly self-harm, an updated Cochrane Review has found.

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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.

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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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Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.

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How systematically practicing recovering memories can help alleviate symptoms of depression is one of the topics featured in a new series of BPS audio interviews with prominent psychologists.

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Researchers from the University of Liverpool have published a study in a BPS Journal highlighting the effectiveness of using positive memories and images to help generate positive emotions.

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A new report from the recently formed Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) describes service users’ experiences of therapy as ‘particularly positive’ and recommends various improvement to services.

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In light of today's report by the BBC showing that some people with psychological problems are having to wait years for therapy, The British Psychological Society calls on the next Welsh Government to make improving access to mental health services their immediate priority.

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A US-based clinical psychologist has published an extraordinary essay in which he claims to have experienced 17 bouts of mania or 'mood elevation' between 1997 and 2015 without any intervening instances of depression.

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A charter has been launched to support the wellbeing and resilience of mental health professionals after a survey revealed rising levels of depression, stress, burnout and bullying in the field.

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, was interviewed in yesterday’s Channel 4 Dispatches programme ‘The Great Benefits Row’.

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Psychiatrists, psychologists, service users and academics came together at Leeds Trinity University in March 2016 for the first joint conference of the History and Philosophy of Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society and the UK Cr

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If you try tickling yourself on your inner forearm or neck you will probably find it does not work.

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Children who develop good sleep habits by age five do better at school according to a study published in the British Journal of Educational Psychology.

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The British Psychological Society is pleased to be the major sponsor of the  Making the Case for the Social Sciences report on dementia that was launched this week at a House of Commons seminar.

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