London, Home counties and South East

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This is a special event to mark World Mental Health Day 2016 on 10 October 2016. World Mental Health Day has the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. The day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

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Dr Lisa Cameron, a current Member of Parliament and Chartered Psychologist is one of the speakers at the British Psychological Society’s annual psychology4graduates event taking place in London on Wednesday 30 November.

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Collaborating and learning from Service Users, Carers & personal experiences. Addressing issues of labelling and using best practice.

A series of presentations and workshops from key people with both professional and personal experiences of personality disorder.
 

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Sue Sibbald
Co chair of the Commission on Personality Disorder
Patients as partners: how to build collaboration, influence and change within the NHS.

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There are a range of different models for working with families where someone has psychosis. For those of us who have trained in a particular model, it is easy to have misconceptions (or even prejudices!) about what other approaches entail.
 

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Psychology of Sexualities Section:
Innovations in Psychology and Sexualities Conference & Annual General Meeting

Friday 2nd December 2016 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

This one-day Psychology of Sexualities Section Annual Conference (and Annual General Meeting) will focus on the theme of Innovations in Psychology and Sexualities. Contributions will include a keynote, individual conference papers, and short 5 minute Pecha Kucha style presentations.

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SGCP Coaching Psychology Workshops & Conference 2016: Creating a new sustainability in uncertain times

How can we really help our clients create and sustain their contribution to the world, and sustain ourselves, in these turbulent times?

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Come and share the evening with two unmissable speakers:

Ilona Boniwell, a founding member and first Chairperson of the BPS London Branch and a tireless positive psychologist.

Christian Jarrett known only to those of you who read, tweet or try to ignore the BPS Research Digest updates.

 

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This event is free and open to BPS members.  Places usually go quickly so early booking is advised. 

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An audience of over 300 academics, students and members of the public made their way into Jeffrey Hall at the University College London’s Institute of Education to be a part of 'Mind The Brain'.

This conference celebrated 20 years of groundbreaking research at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and also brought the future of cognitive neuroscience to the public with 15-minute engaging and accessible talks by 12 speakers and four panelists.

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At our London offices on 27 July, Steven Sylvester will explore the role can sport psychology play in getting the best performance from athletes while also supporting good mental health and fostering a selfless mind-set.

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Monday 19th September 2016 BPS London Office Tabernacle Street

The Going Green Working Group is pleased to announce their forthcoming conference on ‘Behaviour Change in Action’.
All our events are inclusive - you do not have to be a psychologist to attend! All are welcome, from human resources to environmental specialists; in-house to consultancy.

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Programme:

The full conference programme can be downloaded here or by visiting the NHIVNA website: http://www.nhivna.org/StudyDay19Oct2016.aspx 

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To register please complete the application form by clicking here 

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Online abuse between former partners after relationship break ups is common and distressing among UK adults, a new survey suggests.

Lindy Morrison presented her research to the annual conference of the BPS Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton on Saturday.

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That is the suggestion of research being presented by Joanna Harvey of City University to the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton this weekend.
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Dr Kathryn Waddington, Head of Psychology at the University of Westminster and Chair of the BPS Qualifications Committee.

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Psychologists can help police officers to understand and resist myths about rape victims in an effort to improve the current conviction rate for the crime.

That is the conclusion of research presented to the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology this week by Dr Anthony Murphy and Dr Ben Hine.

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The fascinating history of a British artist and spiritualist medium Georgina Houghton will be examined in a free British Pyschological Society supported seminar from 6pm to 7:30pm, Tuesday 14 June at University College London.

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Career path talks

These talks should be of interest to graduate psychology students and others considering further training and careers in these specialisms.

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Best practice & approaches to teaching Research Methods and Statistics to aid understanding of how it is taught at different levels

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A free public event discussing the ‘Replication and Reproducibility in Psychology’ will take place this afternoon (26 May 2016) between 2 and 7:30pm at the Royal Society in London. You can follow it on Twitter - #PsycDebate.

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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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An introduction to MBSP, the cutting edge of positive psychology, the first programme to formally combine mindfulness with psychological strengths development

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A clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice

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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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