Scotland

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Workshop facilitators 
Pam Lanza and Peter McLachlan   

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Reports such as Francis, Winterbourne, Vale of Leven and Berwick highlight important concerns about leadership, professional disengagement, change management and culture in the NHS, and the impact these have on safe, effective patient care. 

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Aims of the workshop:

  1.      To demonstrate the need for a shared method of describing behaviour change interventions
  2.      To describe the process of development of the Behaviour change Techniques Taxonomy (v1)
  3.      To illustrate the use of the taxonomy.

Each of these aims will be addressed by a brief lecture combined with a variety of active and interactive exercises.

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A new study has interviewed 135 people in 10 different occupations to explore times when work was meaningful or meaningless.

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Workshop aims:

  1. Increase understanding of the competencies and skills required to become a confident and reflective agent of change.
  2. To understand complexities involved in leadership roles and how effective clinical & profe
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The Annual Conference for Educational Psychologists in Scotland is looking for workshops that reflect this year’s themes.

Those themes are:

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Annual Conference for Educational Psychologists in Scotland; Looking Inward, Outward and Forward
How Educational Psychology Services in Scotland deliver quality and equity

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Event information 

The aim of local Hub events is to bring BPS members together and promote communication between psychologists at different stages of their careers.

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2015 was a busy year for the SDEP and 2016 will be interesting. We continue to have around 300 members with over 70 general and trainee members.

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If you are a Trainee Occupational Psychologist or are planning to enrol as one in the future, then this event is definitely for you.

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We are delighted to announce that this year’s Third International Paediatric Psychology Conference in Europe, will be held in the beautiful and historic City of Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th June

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DFP Scotland presents 'Being a Trainee Forensic Psychologist in Scotland' followed by its AGM.

Talk starts at 3.15pm.

AGM starts at 4pm.

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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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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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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
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Teenagers who interact positively with their family, school and friends are far less likely to smoke, binge drink and use cannabis than peers who fail to identify with these social groups, according to research published this week in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

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A review of the impact of economic recovery on health inequalities in Scotland calls for measures to mitigate any ill-effects of social security reforms through service provision to be maintained and strengthened.

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DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology - Spring Meeting 2016 

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This event aims to give attendees experience of how to use formulation in different settings, with different populations and for different behaviours.

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The British Psychological Society is working with people affected by dementia to develop its submission to the Scottish Government on Scotland’s Dementia Strategy at a roundtable discussion in Edinburgh today.

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The Post-Graduate Workshop (9.30-12.30) has the preliminary topic of changing health professional behavior in international settings.

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09:00 Registration & coffee/tea
09:30CPD event: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Neurological Conditions - David Gillanders etc.