Northern Ireland

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This event comprises four talks and a panel discussion and is hosted by BPS Northern Ireland Branch to celebrate World Mental Health Day 2016.

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6:00pm

Mental Health First Aid

Ms Helen Gibson Public Health Agency

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This is a joint event organised by BPS NI Branch, DCP NI Branch and Queen's University Belfast School of Psychology in support of World Mental Health Day. This event will be of interest to people working in public health and education settings, people with an interest in issues of social justice, and those interested in current affairs.

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Babies who are only four months old have a sense of humour, suggests research that was to have been presented to our Developmental Psychology Section's annual conference today.
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Children understand the risks of approaching an angry dog but they are unaware that they should show the same caution around frightened dogs says a study presented to the British Psychological Society's Developmental Psychology Section's annual conference today.

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Today is the last chance to take advantage of a discounted rate for our 2016 Developmental Psychology Section annual conference in Belfast (14 to 16 September).

The conference has a high quality programme including lectures from distinguished keynote speakers, oral presentations, symposia, workshops and interactive poster presentations. There are also plenty of opportunities to socialise and enjoy meeting new contacts including a visit to Titanic Belfast for the conference dinner.

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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.

Day 1:
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 Division of Educational and Child Psychology Northern Ireland (DECP NI) committee invites members to join them at 6pm following their meeting on Wednesday 17 August for a Meet the Committee Networking Event.  Light refreshments will be served and members will have the opportunity to learn about the future plans of DECP NI and chat informally to committee members.

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The key things that 21st century parents need to know about babies’ brain development will be the subject of a free public lecture in Belfast on 13 September by Dr Suzanne Zeedyk.

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In partnership with School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast & Clinical Psychology Departments of the 5 Northern Ireland Health Trusts

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09:00Registration 
09:30Introduction and welcome 
09:45Influencing politics
10:45Coffee
11:15Keynote address on leadership
12:15Transformational leadership 
12:45Lunch
13:45Service Users and Carers in leadership 
14:30Clinical Psychologist as leaders i
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This day-long retreat is offered to DCP members who have previously participated in an accredited 8 week MBCT or MBSR programme.   

Whether you would like to reconnect with a lapsed practice, or wish to enrich an existing one, this event will offer you an opportunity to do so with the mutual support of others. You will be guided through a series of practises by your teachers.  We will move in and out of silence throughout the retreat.    

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This event aims to explain the two main training routes to become a  fully Chartered Counselling Psychologist, recognised by  the BPS. One is the traditional full three year doctoral training route, i.e.

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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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If you live in Northern Ireland and are thinking of a career as a health psychologist, then you may be interested in a free seminar being held at Queen’s University Belfast on Wednesday 29 June.

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Welcome & Introduction
Professor Teresa McCormack, Head of School of Psychology, QUB
Dr Barbara McConnell, Chair of NIBPS

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You know that motivating your students, ensuring their best in exams and helping them relate their learning to real life can be a challenge.

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The Division of Health Psychology, Northern Ireland Branch supported by The School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast are pleased to announce a Free Public Lecture in Room LG024, Keir Building, Queen’s University Belfast, Stranmillis Road

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The Division of Educational & Child Psychology of the British Psychological Society (DECP) is publishing a book about accessing the voice of children and young people and the work of British Educational Psychologists.

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The BPS Division of Health Psychology Northern Ireland invites you to a seminar on Careers in Health Psychology, to include discussion about the routes to qualification as a health psychologist and the type of services th

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The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland in partnership with NIBPS and The Psychology Departments of The Open University in Ireland, University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast would like to invite you

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The Division of Forensic Psychology Northern Ireland in partnership with NIBPS and The Psychology Departments of The Open University in Ireland, University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast would like to invite you

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The current round of the BPS Research Board's Postdoctoral Conference Bursary Scheme to support the work of psychology postdoctoral researchers and lecturers will close on Friday 1 April 2016.

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A joint event with Queen's University Belfast School of Psychology.

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From 3-5 March over 200 delegates reflected on the legacy of 60 years of collaborative service from the members of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch at its annual conference.

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