Education and Child Psychology

This workshop makes the link between factors that promote resilience in young people and the development of pro-social behaviour. Provisional timetable09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
The use of qualitative methods in psychology research has grown enormously in recent decades.
Story telling is such a natural part of our culture and school activity that stories can be used in a very natural way, helping the child feel less pathologised.
Defining good supervision and how it works has been a challenge for psychologists.
Young children can be aggressive for different reasons, new research has shown.
This workshop will explore the current and developing roles of the educational and clinical psychology working within a particular Youth Offending Team.  Provisional timetable
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could perform better academically if they carry out more exercise.
This workshop will consider why the needs of children who are permanently separated from their birth families are complex and important to support. The workshop will review attachment theory and the impact of developmental trauma on childhood.
This workshop is designed to provide psychologists with assessment and intervention procedures which are valid for use with ethnic minority and culturally diverse populations, children and young persons with special educational and /or emotional a
Taking academic tests can be a stressful time for some young people and especially for those with a history of elevated anxiety. However a study published today in the British Journal of Psychology shows that anxiety only has a negative effect on test results if memory is also poor.
Peers including the vice president of Barnardo’s and a former primary school headteacher debated child development in the UK and its bearing on national wellbeing earlier today.
Football can be used to educate and inspire young people in the UK.
It could do more harm than good to treat depressed adolescents through cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in the classroom.
A limit should be placed on the amount of time a child spends in front of screens, it has been suggested.
Teachers could raise interest in their lessons by making more use of science fiction in the classroom.
Addressing the fears teenagers find difficult to overcome could help tackle depression among this age group.
New research published in the Journal of Communication suggests that children may learn about gossiping and friend manipulation by watching television sh
It is well established that parents frequently overestimate their children's intelligence and the amount of exercise they get.
A young person's anger levels can be better managed through training techniques, new research has suggested.
A Labour MP invited by David Cameron to chair an independent review of early intervention is speaking at a Society conference on Wednesday (26 September).
A new monograph published by the British Journal of Educational Psychology brings together evidence from psychological research to help readers understand the causes of anti-social behaviour and what can be done to curb it.
A private member’s bill that would repeal laws preventing people with mental health problems from serving as MPs, school governors, jurors or company directors received its second reading in the Commons today (14 September).
Removing his spectacles was part of Clark Kent's metamorphosis from geeky journalist into superhero.
Shy children may be at a disadvantage when it comes to academic development, new research has suggested.
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