Clinical

Welcome to the DCP Faculty for Oncology and Palliative Care We hope to use this website as a way of linking members with one another and keeping them up-to-date with news and forthcoming meetings. 
The latest version of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) controversial diagnostic code - "the DSM-5" - continues the check-list approach used in previous editions.
Adult mental health services for people with more severe problems are considered by many to be showing signs of strain and even crisis. As a response to this our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) launches a report covering service provision for people who have proved an engagement challenge for more traditional services.
Treatment that includes methods of increasing spirituality could make a positive difference to outcomes for teenagers who are addicted to alcohol, new research has suggested.
Counselling psychologist Annette Greenwood and her team from St Andrew's Healthcare, Northampton, were shortlisted in the Excellence in Supporting Staff Health and Wellbeing at this year’s Nursing Times Awards. Our photograph shows her meeting the Prince of Wales at the award ceremony on 30 October.
A new report has demonstrated the extent to which people with schizophrenia are still being stigmatised by the general population.
A new study has raised questions over whether or not attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is caused by abnormalities in
Two experts on psychology and parenting are giving free public lectures during our Division of Clinical Psychology’s Annual Conference in York. Both lectures take place at the Royal York Hotel, next to the city's railway station.
Welcome to The Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The Faculty (formerly the Learning Disability Special Interest Group) is part of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
The Exploring Terrorism and Extremist Behaviour workshop will provide an overview of the UK’s counter terrorist strategy, including updates relating to current projects and initiatives on countering the threat from domestic extremism.  
This workshop is intended to engage participants in thinking about their own work relationships. To facilitate this we offer them a model of practice based upon a reflective-relational and systemic approach.
This workshop is designed for clinicians involved in the assessment and treatment of women with convictions for offence(s) within the family. Specific types of offences against children will be considered including sexual and violent offences
This workshop will describe the Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) model in terms of the idea of integration, Reciprocal Role Procedures and the three R’s of CAT (Reformulation, Recognition and Revision).
People who think about themselves will experience higher brain activity if they are suffering from depression, new researc
Four in ten people with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders are left-handed, according to a new study carried out at Yale University in the US.
Welcome to the Division of Clinical Psychology's Leadership and Management Faculty website The Faculty was established in 2002 and currently has over 450 members, working in the NHS and independent health and social care a
This day is designed to bring members up to date with the current issues and developments in the NHS together with opportunities to network and discuss their own situations. The morning will be led by Pam Skinner, an acknowledged expert in
This day will explain what a Social Enterprise is, and how it can be a vehicle for delivering Clinical Psychology services for children and families.
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
This workshop will highlight the need to take a developmental approach when working with adolescents who display high risk behaviour.  The assessment and management of clinical risk when working with this client group will be explored as a mu
Formulation is a key competence for all clinical psychologists. Team formulation, the process of facilitating a group or team of professionals to develop a shared understanding of a service user, is a more recent and specialised development.
Psychologists regularly encounter patient suicidality* in practice. Literature indicates this experience feels distressing and exposing.
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.  The course aims
With budget restraints and increasing demand, services for common mental health must look at providing the most efficient and effective approaches possible.
The wealth of mental health expertise and knowledge in communities throughout the UK needs to be better nurtured.
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