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Psychology and social justice: using the Power Threat Meaning Framework and Adverse Childhood Experience Research to inform psychological practice and services

15 November 2019 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
London
This event is free and open to BPS members and the general public. Registration is required. See pricing tab for more information
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BPS London Office

Registration deadline: 7 November

Research over many years has strongly linked adverse experiences in childhood and adulthood with long-term mental health, health and social difficulties. This understanding of the crucial impact of inequalities and adversity is informing and re shaping psychological practice and services. This conference will hear from Charlotte Waite on the impact of the ACE research in Wales and action being taken to tackle and prevent adverse childhood experiences.  Liz Gregory will outline work in Wales to redesign and deliver services for children and families informed by an understanding of adversity and trauma. Jasmine Chin will address the importance of understanding the social context of adversity and trauma in working with BAME children and families.  Mary Boyle will present the new Power Threat Meaning Framework (Johnstone and Boyle 2018) which offers a psychological approach that restores the links between individual distress and social injustices. The day will include opportunities for small group discussion and consider Psychology’s role in addressing the social context of distress.

For more  information see the Programme Tab

 

 

British Psychological Society
30 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4UE

Event Location: 
9:00

Registration and refreshments

9:45

Welcome and Introduction to the Day - Benna Waites 

10:00

Outline of the ACE research in Wales and action being taken to tackle and prevent adverse childhood experiences in Wales - Charlotte Waite

10:30 Outline of work to redesign and deliver services for children and families in Wales informed by an understanding of adversity and trauma - Liz Gregory
11:15

Refreshments

11:45 The importance of understanding the social context of adversity and trauma in working with BAME children and families - Dr Jasmine Chin
12:45

Lunch (AGM:Special Group for Psychologists and Social Care 13.15-13.45)

13:45 The Power Threat Meaning Framework: restoring the links between individual distress and social injustices and inequalities - Professor Mary Boyle
14:30

Small group discussions: how can we use ACE research and the PTMF to inform our clinical practice and services?

15:15 Refreshments
15:30 Psychology and the social context of distress - Professor Mary Boyle will invite participants to discuss Psychology’s role in addressing the social context of distress
16:30 Close

Speakers

  • Professor Mary Boyle, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of East London
  • Dr Jasmine Chin, Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead at Coram & Deputy Head of Psychology at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust
  • Liz Gregory, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Child Psychology, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board 
  • Charlotte Waite, Director of Transformation and System Change for the Mental Health third sector organisation Platform, formerly of the ACE Support Hub Wales 

Chair 

Benna Waites, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Joint Head of Psychology, Counselling and Arts Therapies, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Lunch will be provided

 

Registration information

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