Education and Child Psychology

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.
Against the background of the UK Government (Department for Communities and Local Government) 2011 ‘Troubled Families’ initiative, this workshop will explore current definitions and functions of ‘the family’ within the context of super diversity w
Programmes to develop mindfulness in schools including the recently developed MAP (Mindful Attention Programme) for improving the mental health and well being of children. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Works
How to ensure BPS ethical guidelines are followed when developing a fully or partially traded educational psychology service. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
This workshop introduces Implementation Science, providing an overview of key concepts, themes and evidence for practitioners. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
New SEN legislation will result in Educational Psychologists having new responsibilities to work with the 6-25 year old cohort.  This workshop will help to develop EPs existing skills and knowledge to further ensure effective and ethical prac
Unfortunately, this event is cancelled. The ethnic, social, religious and cultural landscape of our society has been transformed in two generations.
Share best practice in running groups in schools based on CBT principles: understand the evidence base and research into CBT groups Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lu
In 2010 more people died by suicide than were killed in war, by murder, or in natural disasters.
Children who do not keep to a regular bedtime routine may be more likely to experience behavioural problems, new research has sugg
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
Gain knowledge and skills to unpick reasons for a child’s feeding difficulty and help parents develop practical strategies for successful feeding. Feeding children to ensure they grow and thrive is one of the key tasks of parenthood. 
Teacher-led group therapy sessions can be helpful in preventing mental health issues in teenagers, new research has suggested.
The age at which an attention problem emerges in a child's life can have a marked impact on their academic performance later on.
More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
Professor Tanya Byron, clinical psychologist and TV presenter, is the next castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. You can hear her talk about her life and choose eight records at 11:15 on Sunday 27 October.
Professor Tanya Byron, well known for presenting television shows including 'The House of Tiny Tearaways', 'Am I Normal?' and 'Bedtime Live', is to give a free public lecture in York in December as part of the Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).
Hundreds of thousands of students throughout the UK are currently going through a major transition as they try adapting to university life.
Young children with autism have difficultly deliberately deceiving other people, now a new study has shown that they are also more trusting than their neurotypical peers.
A rise in self-harm instances among young people in the UK has been blamed on the increasing pressures these individuals are under.
Positive psychology training given to members of the US Army would prove beneficial for schoolchildren in the UK, it has been suggested.
A child's temperament and mental health is not affected by the fact that they stutter.
A lack of parental warmth can have a long-lasting impact on children - from both an emotional and physical perspective.
We support MindEd – a programme that will provide electronic learning materials covering the breadth of children and young people’s mental health for both the healthcare and non-healthcare workforces.
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