Professional Development

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The day will comprise of an introduction to IPA including the theoretical underpinnings (phenomenology, hermeneutics and idiography), IPA in relation to other methods of qualitative analysis, and the type of research question that might be answere

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The workshop will begin with informed consent and group guidelines, moving into a period of sustained, silent –guided – mindfulness practice.

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This workshop is intended as a an introduction into ACT as a participant in the ACT therapeutic process working, live, with one’s own ‘psychological unsatisfactoriness’, ‘inflexibility’ – or ‘suffering’.

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This interactive and practical workshop will help participants explore and hone their existing approaches to formulation.

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We will consider the challenges we currently face in our work with people with learning disabilities, and seek to gain a better understanding of these challenges within a theoretical, ideological and historical context. 

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This workshop will involve sharing good practice regarding the provision of psychology services within the independent sector, with a focus on working as an expert witness.

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The course will provide delgates with an understanding  of the key issues to be considered in order to deliever safe and effective services.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Learning a Living Local warmly invites you to attend an informal networking event for Occupational Psychologist practitioners.

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Psychological testing is used in many walks of life to assess ability, personality and behaviour.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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
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Below are some useful links to Society guidelines:

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CPD is a key element to achieving and maintaining chartered status.

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The CPD plan and summary log tables are designed to adapt to your requirements and th

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Our CPD policy was updated in 2012 and approved by the

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For the individual psychologist CPD can provide benefits at several different levels including:

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The Professional Development Centre has created some FAQ's about the process of CPD.

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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

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