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A DCP NI event facilitated by Psychosis and AMH SIGs from a training bursary granted by DCP NI to SIGs to celebrate 50 years of Clinical Psychology.

**PLEASE NOTE This is a two day event and you must attend both days**

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This conference will provide an insight into different perspectives on attachment for psychologists working with adults, young people and families.

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How to use Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to help those facing their own death, or that of someone they care for.

The workshop will give a brief overview of the ACT model, its background, its evidence-base and applicability across man

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DCP East Midlands Branch - Public Meeting 

Join us this Sunday for a public meeting 

The meeting will show a video, 'Clinical Psychology Beyond the Therapy Room', followed by an opportunity for discussion.

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A timely, heart-wrenching journal paper has reported the results of in-depth interviews with seven African refugees or asylum seekers in the UK (aged 26 to 43; one woman), all of whom reported experiencing symptoms of psychosis.

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Suicidal thoughts are relatively common whereas acts of suicide are, thankfully, far more rare. But this creates a dilemma – how to judge the risk of thoughts turning into action?

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By the time of the conference it will be nearly a year since the launch of the 'Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia' document, a report published by the DCP and edited by Anne Cooke.

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A British Journal of Clinical Psychology paper that suggests a pessimistic view of the future may not be the result of depression but the cause of it is available free-to-access for the next two weeks.

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The Division of Clinical Psychology welcomes newly qualified psychologists.

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Service user or carer (or, experts by and with, experience) involvement in clinical psychology event: Showcasing good practice and learning from each other

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Aims for the day include to:

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DCP West Midlands Branch CPD day & AGM 

"Adding Value: Leadership and Attachment in the NHS"

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This year’s Stories of Psychology symposium organised by the British Psychological Society - 'Clinically Applied: Origins of a Profession' - takes place tomorrow (Wednesday 14 October) at Senate House, University of London.

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Following the success of our first Summit in March of this year, the DCP-SW branch is holding another Summit, again held at Exeter Central Library (and incorporating a short AGM).

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'Clinically Applied: Origins of a profession' is the fifth annual history of psychology symposium.

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A video commissioned by the Department of Health to deepen health professionals’ understanding of the psychological aspects of working with women who have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM) is being launched at a professional development

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Some people have a condition that means in most situations, they can't speak. There's nothing wrong with their tongue or vocal chords , and they don't have "aphasia" which is when brain damage affects speech.

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This workshop aims to develop knowledge and understanding of coping strategies for voices.

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Issues around psychology and employment came to the fore during June, with a report on ‘coercive strategy’ in UK government workfare programmes, a demonstration against the placement of psychologists in job centres, and statements on the topi

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The Society is concerned that psychological tools are being misused in the UK benefits system and could lead to results that lack validity, efficacy or fairness.

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A new report suggests that people claiming unemployment benefits are being coerced in to undertaking psychological interventions.
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A workshop to generate examples of best practice for psychologically healthy older people's wards.

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This exciting interdisciplinary event will appeal to anyone wanting to understand the connections between psychology and disciplines such as sociology, epidemiology, philosophy and cultural studies.

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New guidelines providing information, guidance and recommendations for people working with those with hoarding difficulties are launched in London today by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).

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One of the participants in an upsetting series of new interviews says she once stared into the mirror for eleven hours straight.

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