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Please join us for an evening of thought and debate.

As professionals in the field of psychology, the work we do is impacted by and at times informs our work within the various settings we exist. How do psychology professionals engage with social justice issues? How are we and our clients affected by cuts to mental health services? What can we offer clients who are faced with prejudice, or unsettlement from their homelands? What is the role of psychology and psychologists in contemporary times?

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Representatives of 16 organisations in the mental health sector, including our President Professor Peter Kinderman, have signed a letter published in The Times today that calls on Theresa May to prioritise the nation’s mental health.
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Online abuse between former partners after relationship break ups is common and distressing among UK adults, a new survey suggests.

Lindy Morrison presented her research to the annual conference of the BPS Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton on Saturday.

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That is the suggestion of research being presented by Joanna Harvey of City University to the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton this weekend.
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The 2017 DCoP Annual Conference will be going to Holiday Inn Stratford Upon Avon.

 

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This event aims to explain the two main training routes to become a  fully Chartered Counselling Psychologist, recognised by  the BPS. One is the traditional full three year doctoral training route, i.e.

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Earlier this year, the NSPCC’s ‘It’s Time’ campaign called for significant improvements in therapeutic support for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.

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A one-day symposium to mark the publication of the British Psychological Society’s new guidance document on the management of disclosures of non-recent (historic) child sexual abuse was held in Oxford this week.

The new guidance can be downloaded from this website.

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This workshop is designed and delivered in order to enable delegates to better identify, assess and treat sleeping problems in their clients

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Depression has been called a "we-disease" because when the dark clouds arrive, it's not just the depressed person who is affected, but all those close to them.

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Enhance your knowledge and skill in devising formulation-driven treatment protocols, in a creative, lively way through hands-on practice

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Solution focused brief therapy offers an effective and efficient approach to helping people find their motivation to achieve better quality of life living with chronic health conditions.

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Develop your supervision skills and knowledge to work with groups and teams

This workshop will focus on theory and skills in providing supervision and consultation to groups and teams in health and social care settings.

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A pragmatic, creative and optimistic approach to working with trauma and dissociation

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Child Abuse is a significant issue which requires practitioners and agencies to work together if those affected are to receive the support and protection that they need.

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Psychologists have an important role in supporting their community in planning for, handling and dealing with the aftermath of disasters

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The difference between normal and traumatic grief and suggestions for appropriate interventions

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Awareness of the alienation process reduces the risk of unwitting collusion by practitioners, improving outcomes for children & families

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Gain a deeper understanding about hearing voices and consider the implications for young people.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.

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A new report from the recently formed Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) describes service users’ experiences of therapy as ‘particularly positive’ and recommends various improvement to services.

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In light of today's report by the BBC showing that some people with psychological problems are having to wait years for therapy, The British Psychological Society calls on the next Welsh Government to make improving access to mental health services their immediate priority.

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