This interdivisional event looks at the contribution of psychology in the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special focus on the Scottish context, through a selection of topics presented from the perspectives of clinical, educational, health, occupational and counselling psychology, as well as neuropsychology. Speakers include Louise Macdonald and Lindsay Broadfoot, Louise Cumbley, James Anderson, Liza Morton, Vivien Swanson and Noreen Tehrani.
Presentations will cover:
- Wellbeing provision for NHS Scotland staff and the public
- Resilience, recovery and reconnection: Three themes identified in the Glasgow Educational Psychology Service’s Response
- The impact of covid-19 on the mental health of adults with congenital heart disease
- Supporting self-management for people living with an underlying condition under the threat of Covid-19
- How practitioners and researchers in health psychology in Scotland and around the UK have contributed to the Covid-19 response
- Ways to protect against the future health consequences of Covid-19
- Identifying and addressing the risk of secondary trauma while homeworking when your job involves dealing with trauma exposed material
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