Northwest England

All of the Speaker Presentations are available below, they will also be available on the DECP website shortly.
GB Paralympian and 2012 gold medal winner Danielle Brown and Olympic 1500 metre finalist Laura Weightman are two of the top sportspeople to take part in a guest panel session at our joint North East/North West Branch one-day conference, 16 November, at the Ethiad stadium in Manchester.
Human Givens (HG) is a bio-psychosocial approach, or organising idea developed in the 1990s.
Systematic assessment of the risk of harm to self and others is now generally accepted to be a crucial component in the effective management of individuals with a history of harmful behaviour.  Using the method of structured professional judg
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.  Whether you are in the fore-front of CPP developments in your area or wondering what on earth this is all about, this day is for you.
This workshop will outline the Timid to Tiger approach to managing anxiety in children aged nine years or below. Timid to Tiger is an entirely parenting-based approach.
People are increasingly moving across national borders and becoming resident in countries where they may not be fluent in the national language.
This workshop would be of benefit to any professionals who work in a forensic setting (e.g. psychologists, probation officers, nurses, prison officers).
Participants will have practical experience of a range of techniques used in psychophysiology: TMS, EEG, HRV, EMG, and Eye Movement.
Full information about this conference can be found on our dedicated conference website www.bps.org.uk/dop2013
Our Wessex Branch is holding a one-day conference at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst on the well-being of our military personnel and veterans on Thursday 15 November 2012.
A Labour MP invited by David Cameron to chair an independent review of early intervention is speaking at a Society conference on Wednesday (26 September).
UK Athletics (UKA) has announced the appointment of renowned sports psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters to the UKA Performance team.
People who play on games consoles like the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox-Kinect are more likely to want to take more exercise, and just watching others play can encourage you to take exercise too.
Time spent on social networking sites comes at the expense of other activities – including physical activity.
Patients who fail to lose weight while taking anti-obesity drugs do so because of their beliefs about themselves and about the difficulty of losing weight.
Past experiences can be used by sportspeople to help them prepare ahead of major games.
It has been a very busy year for the branch and the committee members.
The World around the Child - Psychological approaches informing, supporting and empowering people to improve the lives of children and young people’
The North East Of England Branch presents its Fifth Annual Conference in collaboration with the North We
The Forensic Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (F-CAMHS) Network, in conjunction with the British Psychological Society and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, is pleased to announce the inaugural F-CAMHS Network conference.
In contrast to other healthcare professions, clinical psychology includes postgraduate research as an integral part of training and their professional qualification evidences research competence at doctoral level.
This one-day event is aimed at clinical psychologists at all stages of their career.
'Beyond Boxes and Arrows: Making a difference to Health' Confirmed Keynote Speakers Professor Karen Glanz, Uni
Over 1000 students are expected to attend the flagship Society events Psychology4Students 2011 this autumn. There are still places available for the one on 1 December at Watford Colosseum. These popular events give A level and first year undergraduate students a glimpse into the world of psychology.
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