Trauma

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New research suggests that witnessing extreme pain – such as the injury or death of a comrade on the battlefield – has a lasting effect on how the brain processes potentially painful situations.

Read more on our award-winning Research Digest blog.

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This event is jointly hosted by the DFP and DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology and aims to bring together forensic and clinical psychologists working in a range of settings in order to share ideas and good practice. The event will include presentations and discussion around the topic of trauma and its links to offending behaviour. The event is free to all DFP and DCP FFCP members.

Further information including a full programme will be available soon.

This event includes the AGM of DCP FFCP on 13 October at 5.30pm.

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This 2-day workshop aims to provide participants with a detailed understanding of the impact of trauma on people in forensic settings, and to develop insights and skills to assist in responding to those affected by trauma.

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Defining trauma
Prevalence of trauma
Trauma and maladaptive behaviour

Day 2:
Trauma assessment
Models of treatment theory and practice
Trauma informed shared formulation of problem behaviour

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The world is still in shock after the horrific events in Orlando last weekend, which left many peop

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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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A pragmatic, creative and optimistic approach to working with trauma and dissociation

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Horrific experiences often cast a pall over our lives, but for some people it’s worse than others.

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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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Develop competence as psychologists working with refugee and asylum seeking people and where appropriate communities

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An exploration of Liberation Psychology: in its original context and applied to social problems of the UK today.

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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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Understand the role of narratives and agency in the process of change and desistance. Critically explore the value of narrative interviewing and develop practical skills in its use.

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Learn about ethno-cultural counselling and geo-crisis psychological 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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Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.

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Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court.

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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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Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession.

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Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations.

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Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court.

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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
Details 

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

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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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