Professional Development

The role of psychology in supporting legal processes has expanded markedly in recent years, leading to a welcome increase in the influence of research from psychology.
Submissions are now open for the 2015 British Psychological Society's West Midlands annual conference being held in Coventry on Monday 7 September.
The British Psychological Society’s Research Board is evaluating psychologists' experiences of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF) via an online survey.
Our 2015 directory is the sixth edition of the British Psychological Society's Professional Development publication.
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
Free CPD audit process webinars are to be run by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) next week.
An accreditation programme used to assure and improve the quality of psychological therapies services in the UK has been set up.
Last month, the government agreed new legislation stating that all Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registrants (except English social workers) need to have suitable professional indemnity arrangements lined up, in order to continue to b
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched a consultation asking stakeholders for their views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists.
Anticipation is building ahead of the British Psychological Society's annual conference, which takes place from tomorrow (7 May) until 9 May at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.
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).
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. The scheme is currently closed. 
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
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