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Presented by BPS North West Branch, DCP North West Branch and the DCP Faculty of the Psychology of Older People, this exciting collaborative event will include four presentations by experienced clinicians and researchers with a wealth of knowledge in working across the lifespan (Peter Fisher, Katherine Berry, Andrea Flood, Jon Coldwell and David Glasgow).

Topics will include formulation in forensic and clinical settings, including systemic, attachment, and meta-cognitive based approaches.

The DCP North West AGM will also be held during the day.

 

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Presentations by experienced CAT practitioners covering the relevance of the CAT approach within a range of clinical specialties, teams and organisations.

The day will also incorporate the DCP Wales AGM (to be held over lunch).

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A free British Psychological Society public event discussing the prevention and treatment of obesity through the lifespan will take place next Wednesday 29 June from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Queen’s University Belfast.

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A one-day symposium to mark the publication of the British Psychological Society’s new guidance document on the management of disclosures of non-recent (historic) child sexual abuse was held in Oxford this week.

The new guidance can be downloaded from this website.

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Psychologists offering a clinical service to adults and young people can enhance their practice by incorporating ideas and intervention strategies from positive psychology.

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Enhance your knowledge and skill in devising formulation-driven treatment protocols, in a creative, lively way through hands-on practice

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Child Abuse is a significant issue which requires practitioners and agencies to work together if those affected are to receive the support and protection that they need.

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During the 1990s, groundbreaking work by psychologists demonstrated that human memory is flexible and vulnerable and that it’s very easy for people to experience “false memories” that feel real, but which are actually a fiction. 

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Acquire core skills for the design of psychological interventions appropriate to your work context

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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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Psychologists have an important role in supporting their community in planning for, handling and dealing with the aftermath of disasters

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

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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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The Division of Counselling Psychology is pleased to announce the 27th trainee workshop for trainees and undergraduates who are In Training Members of the Division.  This event is free to attend for i

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We hear a lot about the unwelcome side-effects of psychiatric drugs, but not so much about the fact that therapy can also leave people feeling worse than they did already.

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Monday 23rd May 2016 - Tuesday 24th May 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

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The NHS in England today has committed itself to a transformation of mental health care, pledging to help more than a million extra people and invest more than £1bn a year by 2020/21.

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DCP Yorkshire and Humber members are invited to the branch AGM to be followed by a DCP wide professional issues workshop by Professor Nigel Beail.

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This events is free.

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Working in forensic settings can be extremely challenging, particularly with individuals with personality disorders.

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Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves

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This workshop will equip participants with greater knowledge how to help people who hear voices and learn from the dialogue they are engaged in.

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