Professional Development

The course will provide delgates with an understanding  of the key issues to be considered in order to deliever safe and effective services.
This workshop will look at the nature of anxiety disorders in childhood and the assessment and diagnosis and treatment of these disorders through discussion and illustrative case studies. Timetable
This Workshop aims to help clinicians understand and manage some of  the complexities of working clinically with self  destructive clients and their impact on the functioning of staff teams who manage their care. Timetable
There are very significant sex differences in  the prevalence of psychological disorders. Most strikingly, the ratio of male to female suicides is around 3:1 across most age groups in most countries of the world.
The workshop will demonstrate how insights and strategies from the field of positive psychology can enhance clinical work.  Although the focus will be on work with adults, reflecting the clinical work of the facilitator, it is suggested
Learning a Living Local warmly invites you to attend an informal networking event for Occupational Psychologist practitioners.
Psychological testing is used in many walks of life to assess ability, personality and behaviour.
Handling the administrative side of private practice can raise many questions and be a daunting prospect for many of us. This event will consist of a short presentation on accountancy and bookkeeping principles and their relevance to tax retu
This workshop will introduce delegates to Hypnosis to be used as an adjunct with other therapies in occupational, clinical, educational, and sport and exercise contexts.  Theoretical and practical overviews will be given.
The quality of British psychological research is very high, bettered only by research from the USA, and in many areas it is unsurpassed anywhere in the world.
Is CPD compulsory? If you are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practice in the UK you must continue to meet the standards that the HCPC has set for the
Below are some useful links to Society guidelines:
CPD is a key element to achieving and maintaining chartered status.
The CPD plan and summary log tables are designed to adapt to your requirements and th
Our CPD policy was updated in 2012 and approved by the
For the individual psychologist CPD can provide benefits at several different levels including:
The Professional Development Centre has created some FAQ's about the process of CPD.
CPD is defined as 'any process or activity that provides added value to the capability of the professional through the increase in knowledge, skills and personal qualities necessary for the appropriate execution of professional and technical dutie
The Professional Development Centre provides useful information and guidance on CPD and professional development:
The workshop provides an overview of the importance of behaviour change to health care services and explores the challenge involved in designing and evaluating behaviour change interventions. Timetable
This interactive one day course will provide attendees with an overview of the key stages involved in planning, undertaking and reporting online qualitative research.
This workshop will provide an awareness of psychological factors underlying sport and exercise injuries.
This workshop will include an overview of IPV exploring assumptions, (active participant involvement in applying material to clients) and an introduction to current challenges deriving from theoretical developments.
This workshop will cover understanding trauma, including defining trauma and the neurology and psychology of trauma and trauma and domestic violence, including trauima and victimisation, trauma and perpetration and working with traumatised individ
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