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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is to chair a conference on ‘Mental Health: Achieving Parity of Esteem’ at The Mermaid in London on 27 May.
The Faculty’s strategic objectives which align to the DCP’s core purpose and high level aims are: 
A pre-qualification/FPOP CPD day on why older adult psychology is the future
North East Branch - Faculty of Psychosis & Complex Mental Health
Mary MacAteer, BA(Hons), MSc, MSc, PGCE, C.Psychol, AFBPsS
The interaction between physical and mental health is complex but widely recognised. People with mental health conditions are at higher risk of developing physical illness, have conditions diagnosed later and have significantly higher mortality.
The British Psychological Society is one of a number of organisations that have signed a letter to The Times calling for a radical overhaul of youth mental health services.
‘The current pressures and sea of changes provide us with a real opportunity for us to modernise and collectively raise our game.’ As can be seen from this set of annual reports the DCP across all four nations
This has been an extremely sad and difficult year for the Committee. Last summer we learned of the sudden death of one of our most long standing committee members, Fara McAfee, whom you can see in our first photo.
Recent achievements Quarterly committee meetingsDevelopment and launch of service user pamphlet on Standards of psychological support for people living with HIVAudit of Clinical Psychology Doctorate Training on Worki
The work of the DCP-S is organised around four areas:
DCP Pre-Qualification Group and DCP Faculty of Addictions Joint Event (Including the AGM of the DCP Pre-Qualification Group) Event Overview A practical workshop-based CPD event between the DCP Pre-Qualification group and DCP Facult
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, has been appointed to the taskforce developing NHS England’s new national strategy for mental health. On his appointment Professor Hacker Hughes said:
Two day masterclass covering the topics of;
Some of us tend to brood over painful experiences. Others distract themselves, taking on more work, for example, or watching videos.
'GOING FOR GOLD'50 Years of Clinical Psychology
A workshop for interested members of the Faculty for Children, Young People & Their Families
The government has announced a five-year plan for a complete overhaul of mental health services for children and young people in England. The announcement follows a review of services by a government taskforce, which found that many young people are not able to access the help they need.
The British Psychological Society welcomes the announcement by Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander that extra funding will be provided to improve mental health services in England in this week’s Budget.
The inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) takes place at the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this week, 12-14 March 2015.The British Psychological Society, in partnership with Wiley, has organised a symposium on “Memory therapeutics: Translating advances in the fundamental science of memory into novel interventions in education and health”.
DCP Faculty of Addictions and The University of Surrey - Joint Event Event Overview: This free, one-day Psychology and Substance Misuse CPD training event is open to all trainees on the University of Surrey Clinical Psychology doct
Innovative Practice in Challenging TimesFriday 5th June 2015 at Chancellors Hotel & Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Championing the active role of mental health service users in research and influencing increased access to cognitive behavioural therapies are just two of the topics under discussion in the latest additions to the British Psychological Society's audio interview series.
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