- Psychology & the public
- What we do
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- Careers, education & training
Benefits of belonging
Belonging to the Society is an integral part of being a professional psychologist. It is recognition of your professional status and reflects your aspiration to represent the highest possible professional standards.
Together, our collective membership has a powerful voice in raising the profile of psychology, developing standards and advancing the discipline.
Our members matter to us, and we continue to look at adding value to Society membership through additional member benefits such as:
- Psychologist appointments - job vacancies and careers advice
- Journals – free online access to the Society’s academic journals, selected Wiley-Blackwell journals and EBSCO Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (PBSC).
- Networks and communities - network and communicate with like-minded people in scientific, professional, regional and special interest groups
- Conferences and events - reduced rates for our members
- The Psychologist – free subscription to the Society’s monthly magazine
- BPS Learning Centre - discounts on CPD courses
- Books - discount of 30% on books from BPS Blackwell and 20% discount on selected books from Oxford University Press
- myCPD – free online CPD planning and recording system
- Other publications - substantial discounts on other publications via the BPS Shop
- Library membership - access Europe’s largest psychology library at Senate House in London.
- Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks - standard and enhanced record checks - formerly 'CRB checks'
- Competive rates - discounts for professional indemnity insurance
- Members benefits – a range of work and lifestyle benefits for members to enjoy
- Influence and engagement – opportunities to join a committee, special interest group and take part in consultations
- Media opportunities - we regularly put journalists in touch with members from our database of media experts
- Support for Independent Practitioners - through the discussion forum run by our Professional Practice Board
- The BPS
- Developing the profession
- Our influence
- Awards & grants
- Ethics & Standards