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)
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
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 Times
Friday 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.
In this interview David M. Clark, Professor of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society discusses how he has helped increase access to cognitive behavioural therapy for those who need it via Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the call by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mental Health for an end to the ‘institutional bias’ against mental health in the NHS.
Psychotherapy works for most people, but there's a sizeable group for whom it's ineffective, or worse still, harmful.
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.
Senior mental health professionals working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are reporting major concerns about reductions in service for children with mental health problems in England.
Division of Clinical Psychology - Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology
Cardiac and Respiratory Network Meeting (including Critical Care and Liaison Psychology)
To help people who perform non-lethal self-harm, such as cutting and burning themselves, we need a better understanding of the thoughts and feelings that contribute to them resorting to this behaviour.
This week – 16-22 February 2015 – is Britain’s first Children’s Mental Health Week, organised by the charity Place2B.
February saw psychology research associate and psychosis expert Dr Eleanor Longden (Liverpool University) invited to attend the Deputy Prime Minister’s Mental Health Heroes Awards at Whitehall.