Clinical

A half-day conference on understanding and managing psychological trauma is taking place at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, this week (Monday 1 September).
Most people with autism have difficulties socialising and connecting with others. It's generally agreed that part of this has to do with an impairment in taking other people's perspective.
The British Psychological Society welcomed the recent announcement by Norman Lamb, minister of state for care and support, to form a taskforce a
Following the reviews of the events at Mid-Staffordshire NHSD Trust and Winterbourne View there have been substantial changes to the policy framework and governance arrangements for clinical psychologists and services for people with an intellectu
The aim of the day is to promote education, awareness and discussion around the provision of psychology services in the North West amidst a changing political and economic backdrop. This will be facilitated by presentations and workshops.
Overview: The morning session will be an opportunity to hear about recent research undertaken within local services, mostly trainee projects or service evaluations. Further projects will be displayed as posters. 
Psychosis & Complex Mental Health Faculty (PCMH) AGM Conference Building on last year’s successful gathering of allies, we are taking the process a step forward with an opportunity to engage with the challenge of embed
We are delighted to host this year’s Group of Trainers Conference in Belfast. We hope you enjoy our city and we are delighted to have an opportunity to show it to our colleagues.
Overview Positive psychotherapy (PPT) is based on positive psychology and uses a range of interventions to promote positive wellbeing and resilience and to help people make full use of available personal, social and enviro
The Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) is a new accreditation programme that works with psychological therapies services in the UK to assure and improve their quality.
The Northern Ireland Branches of The Divisions of Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology are pleased to announce a free member event for members of both Divisions.
Children are more likely to experience mental health difficulties if they live in an area hit by war, terrorism and extensive military activity, new research has revealed.
The likelihood of people suffering memory distortion is increased by not getting enough sleep, according to new research published in Psychological Science.
Workshop Summary The DCP Leadership and Management Faculty needs your help.  There is a need to articulate the requirements for safe and effective psychological assessment and interventions
Scientists have identified a link between alcohol advertising and the behaviour of young people who take up drinking.
Short term, lack of sleep scrambles our mental functioning. Long term, the health consequences can be dire. What's stopping us from getting enough?
When a patient with schizophrenia hears voices in their head, is the experience shaped by the culture they live in?
A one-day intensive training programme for Allied Health Professionals which equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills to create clinical records and reports that adhere to best practice standards, and that will stand up to legal scrutin
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched a consultation asking stakeholders for their views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists.
Healthy people can display symptoms similar to those associated with schizophrenia if they have been deprived of sleep for just 24 hours, a study has concluded.
How well can psychotherapists and their clients judge from personal experience whether therapy has been effective?
People who have bipolar disorder are more likely to engage in risky behaviour, a new study has revealed.
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
We are increasingly faced with people with complex difficulties entering our acute settings and being referred for psychological intervention.
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