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Division of Neuropsychology Biennial Conference

14 October 2021 9:15 am - 4:35 pm
15 October 2021 9:15 am - 4:35 pm
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Welcome to the Division of Neuropsychology Biennial Conference.

The DoN is pleased to announce that registration for our 2021 conference, Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Neuropsychology: Committing to Action, is now open.

The conference programme features a mix of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and symposia that address aspects of diversity as they relate to the clients we work with, the services we provide, and the profession we work within.

Ethnicity is a major theme within this, but the programme also features content on broader cultural and linguistic diversity, disability, and intersectionality.

This event will provide a forum to reflect on the inequalities in our field and serve as a springboard from which much further work will follow, on all aspects of diversity - including those such as gender and sexuality which are not covered within the programme.

We hope that clinical neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists in neuropsychology, and those aspiring to work in these fields will find attending the conference a valuable experience and we particularly hope it will encourage more people to join and get involved with the Division of Neuropsychology as we work together towards the creation of a more inclusive clinical neuropsychology in the UK.

Please note: this webinar will not be recorded.

To avoid disappointment please only book a place if you are able to attend the live webinar.

Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Neuropsychology: Committing to Action

The following programme may be subject to change.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

12:00 - 12:30

Introduction: Setting the tone

Katherine Carpenter (DoN Chair) and Nasreen Fazal-Short (BPS)

12:30 - 13:30 

Keynote 1: Structural racism as a cause of disparities in brain health of older adults

Prof. Jennifer J. Manly, Colombia University, New York

Chair: Prof. Jon Evans, University of Glasgow
Panel discussion: Prof. Sharon Abrahams, University of Edinburgh; Prof. Linda Clare, University of Exeter; Dr. Rebecca Poz, BPS Faculty for Psychologists working with Older People (FPoP).

13:30 - 13:45  Stretch and Screen Break 1
  Symposium 1: Cultural and linguistic diversity in neuropsychological assessment
13:45 - 13:57 

Experience & challenges of cross-cultural neuropsychology: Results of a clinician survey

Dr Zenab Baber, University East London

13:57 - 14:09 

Validating clinical neuropsychological assessments for Welsh speakers

Hanna Thomas, University of Swansea

14:09 - 14:21

WAIS-IV-UK performance of working-age Polish people: The highs and lows

Dr Matthew Jones-Chesters, University East London

14:21 - 14:33

Matchsticks Design & Memory: a culture fair test of visuo-spatial functions

Dr Matthew Jones-Chesters, University East London

14:33 - 14:45  Symposium 1 Question and Answer Session
14:45 - 15:00 Stretch and Screen Break 2
15:00 - 16:00

Division of Neuropsychology Awards

Convenor: Prof. Liam Dorris

16:00 - 17:00 

Division of Neuropsychology AGM

Katherine Carpenter (DoN Chair)

Friday, October 15, 2021

9:30 - 9:35 

Welcome re-introduction

Katherine Carpenter (DoN Chair)

9:35 - 10:45 

Keynote 2: What is neuropsychology doing about disability?

Dr Joanna Atkinson, University College London

Chair: Dr Jessica Fish, University of Glasgow & St George’s Hospital
Panel: Prof. Tom Shakespeare, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Dr. Siobhan Palmer; Prof Caroline van Heugten, Maastricht University & Dr Stephanie Davis, North Bristol Trust

10:45 - 11:00  Stretch and Screen Break 3
  Symposium 2: Brain injury in societally marginalised groups
11:00 - 11:15 

Head injury in female offenders

Prof. Tom McMillan, University of Glasgow

11:15 - 11:30 

A pilot neuro case management service for homeless people with brain injury

Prof. Andrew Worthington, Headwise Ltd & University of Swansea

11:30  - 11:45 

Supporting people engaging in high-risk situations in neurorehabilitation

Dr Sonja Soeterik & Dr Rachael Parry, Neurolink Psychology

11:45 - 12:00  Symposium 2 Question and Answer Session
12:00 - 12:30 

Division of Neuropsychology EDI action plan

Katherine Carpenter (DoN Chair)

12:30  - 13:00  Lunch
13:00 - 13:10  Afternoon Introduction
13:10 PM - 14:10 

Keynote 3: 'Family matters' in neuropsychological rehabilitation in India

Dr Urvashi Shah, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

Chair: Prof. Barbara Wilson
Panel: Dr Sophie Thomas, Dr Ndidi Boakye, Dr Audrey Daisley

14:10 - 14:25 Stretch and Screen Break 4
  Symposium 3: Diversity and Inclusion in rehabilitation across the lifespan
14:25 - 14:40

Attitudes to Neuro-rehabilitation in Sylheti-Bengali Patients

Dr Vuokko Wallace, University of Bath

14:40 - 15:10

'If you want to know the end, look at the beginning': A UK audit of access to neuropsychological services

Dr Ndidi Boakye, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust / Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust
Dr Amanda Mobley, Leicester Hospitals
Dr Alistair Teager, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

15:10 - 15:25

The role of faith in neuro-rehabilitation

Dr. Jenny Jim, University of East London & The Children's Trust

15:25 - 15:35 Symposium 3 Question and Answer Session
15:35 - 15:45 

Concluding Remarks

Katherine Carpenter (DoN Chair)

16:00 - 17:00 Paediatric AGM


Registration type           Fees          
Concession £40.00
Student £45.00
DoN Member £50.00
BPS Member £65.00
Affiliate Subscriber £80.00
E-Subscriber £80.00
Non-Member of the BPS £100.00

Registration is now open.

All rates listed include VAT.

Please note, this webinar will not be recorded. To avoid disappointment please only book a place if you are able to attend the live webinar.

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