Using examples from co-production practice, the workshop will explore the possibility of innovative public service reform that puts social justice, social networks and capacity building at the heart of service design and delivery.
An interactive exploration of systemic social constructionist approaches, coordinated management of meaning (CMM), Narrative Therapy and reflecting processes. Timetable
Liberation Psychology: How we can be a force for transformation rather than conformity, challenge oppression and work alongside peopleTimetable
The role of social change in applied Psychological practice. Develop strategies for integrating activism and policy work into your practice and reflect on the journey of becoming an 'activist-practitioner'. Timetable
A critical look at the dominant discourses surrounding refugee and asylum seeking people and their responses to adversity Timetable
Participation will be invited through open invitation. Various options will be available: workshops, presentations, panel discussions, posters, performances
Psychosocial support should be a key element of health interventions for caregivers of children in HIV-affected communities, particularly for women who take on the majority of care-giving responsibilities.
The inaugural Community Psychology Festival is being held at Bloomsbury Baptist Church in London on 28-29 November 2014.
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** An introduction to positive psychology. Learn the difference between this paradigm and traditional psychology frameworks.  Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
The BPS Community Psychology Section will hold its inaugural Festival of Community Psychology on November 28-29th November 2014 in central London.
Maintaining social ties and joining in group activities could help older people to stay healthier for longer, according to new research set to be published next month.
Wednesday (30 April) sees the latest programme in the Psychology FM series broadcast by the Manchester radio station All FM. The broadcast, which starts at 11am, will look at community and critical psychology.
Interacting with people on Facebook could result in greater levels of anxiety when eventually meeting those individuals face-to-face, particularly among those who are already socially anxious.
Planners should take more care to ensure they incorporate quality green spaces in their town and city layouts in order to encourage residents to take more exercise.
Psychology will be taking over Manchester’s airwaves to bring science directly to the public.
A new poll carried out by the Red Cross has found that an alarming number of people could be attempting to bear the pain of serious issues by themselves because they feel they have nobody to turn to.
Children may pay an emotional and educational price if they grow up in substandard housing.
This workshop aims to inspire participants to innovate in their professional practice through the application of community psychology principles. Timetable
With budget restraints and increasing demand, services for common mental health must look at providing the most efficient and effective approaches possible.
Learn about the process, challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunc
Social networking is associated with a poorer academic performance, new research has suggested.
Those who volunteer their limited time to helping others may find they feel an increased sense of leisureliness.
Young people who choose to volunteer are less likely to abuse substances, new research has suggested.
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