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The SDEP continued to thrive in 2014, with healthy membership numbers, enthusiastic executive and training committees and a range of successful activities throughout the year.

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The Scottish Branch promotes the aims of the Society and its Members in Scotland.

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The work of the DCP-S is organised around four areas:

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Psychology undergraduates will be encouraged to look to their futures at the British Psychological Society’s Scottish Branch undergraduate conference at t

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will be one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual scientific meeting in Stirling on 27 February.

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The day is a combined event supported by the Scottish Branch, Division of Occupational Psychology, Division of Counselling Psychology Scotland and the Special Group of Independent Practitioners.

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Having a strong identification with a social group, such as a choir or a sports club, can help protect you against mental illness.

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Three free public events on psychology are being held during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in Glasgow next week. The conference takes place at t he Raddison Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow.

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An innovative partnership team working to improve the lives of older people across North Lanarkshire has won a national award.

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A new edition of the ‘dictionary’ of mental illnesses was published last year, DSM 5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, fifth edition).

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This workshop is over 2 days separated by 6 months. This is the second day and it will build on the content presented on the first day.

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An opportunity for Clinical and Educational Psychologists working with children to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessment of children and young people.

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The fostering of compassion in psychotherapy, healthcare and society in general has become a major area of interest in the last few years.

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The underrepresentation of women in professions such as surgery and in leadership roles will be under discussion at the Annual Conference of

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The British Psychological Society Scottish Branch and the School of Psychological Sciences and Health looks forward to welcoming you to the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow for this event on Saturday 21 March 2015.

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A Question and Answer session followed by small group discussions to support Counselling Psychologists taking their first steps

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DCP-S members are encouraged to attend the AGM at 1.30pm.  Those who arrive early may purchase lunch in the Pipers’ Tryst Hotel or visit the small museum in the Piping Centre.

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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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Reoffending rates in Scotland could be reduced if brain injuries among prisoners are recognised sooner, psychologists are argued at a Justice Committee hearing this week.

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"How can Occupational Psychology be more influential in Scotland?"

The appliance of behavioural science to:

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The Division of Neuropsychology Scotland is hosting a research/CPD event on the Thursday 2 October 2014 with key topics being neurological disorders.  As part of this event we are also holding a poster presentation on research or audit w

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Professor Dorothy Miell from the University of Edinburgh began her one-year term as President of the British Psychological Society at the Society’s Annual General Meeting last week. 

The AGM took place during the Society’s Annual Conference in Birmingham.

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