Education and Child Psychology

Children with pre-existing anxiety disorders are more likely to be affected by the media, according to new research.
Traditional relationship patterns are being altered as more women continue their higher educational studies.
Since the dawn of the digital age, cyberbullying has become increasingly prevalent among schoolchildren and therefore has been the subject of numerous studies into antagonising behaviour among youths.
Two Chartered Psychologists are currently appearing in a parenting programme being broadcast on BBC1 Northern Ireland.
Children may be more likely to become obese if their parents suffer from stress, a new study has suggested.
Long-term health consequences are likely to be felt when a child is bullied at a young age.
An emphasis on appearance should not be used to raise girls' self-esteem.
Human Givens (HG) is a bio-psychosocial approach, or organising idea developed in the 1990s.
Teenagers are provided with a sense of belonging by using their mobile phones and visiting social networking websites.
This event is fully booked.  This workshop offers an introduction to externalisation, a way of creating separation between the person and the ‘problem’, and provide an approach to structuring conversations, which connect people with w
Parents often downplay the worries of their children, new research has found.
Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences suggests that teenagers are more willing to take gambles than other age groups. The
Parents could help reduce the likelihood of their children experiencing emotional problems by bonding with them when they are infants.
The many factors that influence the living habits of children between the ages of eight and 14 are to be explored in a new study.
The influence of a parent may be more important than the qualities of a school when it comes to how well a child performs in the classroom, new research has suggested.
A cute mistake that young children make is to think that they can hide themselves by covering or closing their eyes. Why do they make this error?
This workshop will strike a balance between the facilitators’ sharing their knowledge of working in the UK and Cambodia and encouraging participants to share and reflect upon their own practice.
Sitting a test can help schoolchildren to learn, in addition to serving as an assessment tool.
Parents need to be good role models when it comes to money management, new research has suggested.
This workshop will consider issues that members are experiencing  as Educational Psychology services are increasingly being traded.  Provisional timetable09:30 Registration/tea and coffee 
John O'Dowd, minister for education in the Northern Ireland Executive, gave this year's British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch Public Lecture in Stanmills earlier week.
Today sees the publication of a major new report by a Chartered Psychologist on the impact that acquired brain injuries can have on young people in childhood and in their transition to adulthood. It also outlines the criminal justice consequences if these injuries go untreated.
This workshop will introduce participants to three areas of recent research:
This workshop explores the research on positive psychology and the parameters of authentic wellbeing. These are summarised by the acronym PERMA - Positive emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Achievement.
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