Professional Development

The Society’s accreditation process is open to all UK education providers and covers both provision that is delivered in the UK, and courses that are primarily or entirely outside of the UK.
A new system for accreditation of psychological therapy services is being developed in partnership between the British Psychological Society and The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych).
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
The Society’s 2014 Learning and CPD Directory is now available. The Directory includes CPD events from all the Society’s Divisions and Branches, as well as our always-popular workshops on supervision skills, working as an expert witness and private practice. 
The Society runs a series of four skills-based workshops for psychologists acting as expert witnesses.
The Fifth International Congress on Licensure, Certification and Credentialing of Psychologists was held in Stockholm recently.
Congratulations to the seven successful candidates who have been awarded bursaries as part of the Society's Postdoctoral Bursary Scheme.
The Society’s public engagement grants support members who want to promote psychology to wider audiences.
Over 100 delegates are expected to attend the British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP) annual conference at Birmingham Aston University this week (6-7 December).
Human Givens (HG) is a bio-psychosocial approach, or organising idea developed in the 1990s.
This workshop has been cancelled This participatory workshop is intended for experienced psychologists, who lead, manage, supervise and coach, to consider complex issues brought about through gender-relations across organi
Systematic assessment of the risk of harm to self and others is now generally accepted to be a crucial component in the effective management of individuals with a history of harmful behaviour.  Using the method of structured professional judg
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.  Whether you are in the fore-front of CPP developments in your area or wondering what on earth this is all about, this day is for you.
This event is fully booked.  This workshop offers an introduction to externalisation, a way of creating separation between the person and the ‘problem’, and provide an approach to structuring conversations, which connect people with w
This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the civil courts. Unfortunately this event is cancelled
This workshop aims to develop knowledge and practice in the area of self-harm and suicidal behaviour in forensic settings.
This is the third of a series of four workshops to facilitate supervisors, or would-be supervisors, to develop, reflect on and refine their own personal practice, tailored to their approach, the context in which they work, and their client group/s
This is the second of a series of four workshops to facilitate supervisors, or would-be supervisors, to develop, reflect on and refine their own personal practice, tailored to their approach, the context in which they work, and their client group/
This workshop will appeal to those already working in private practice who wish to gain more advanced insights and skills relating to practice, as well as trainees and those who aim to set up in private practice.
Poor teaching & training is neither ethical or professional. The underpinning philosophy of this workshop is  to improve the effectiveness of teaching and training in both academic and applied psychology.
This is the second of a series of four workshops to facilitate supervisors, or would-be supervisors, to develop, reflect on and refine their own personal practice, tailored to their approach, the context in which they work, and their client group/
This workshop will explore current national and international research and practice on preventing sexual violence.
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