07-08 January - DOP Virtual Conference 2021
This Virtual Conference includes a broad range of content around the theme of Work in Crisis and will be compered by Claudia Hammond, psychologist and professional broadcaster.
Download the full programme.
The DOP AGM will be held in the early evening of the 7th January so look out for details of that event.
25 January - Coaching and Neurodiversity: Improving wellbeing
This webinar will involve a live presentation(lasting approximately 45 minutes) on:
This will be followed by 45 minutes for questions from the 'audience'. The whole webinar will run for one and a half hours.
Learn more about this webinar and register your place.
- the legal parameters of disability
- the role of coaching in disability adjustment
- good coaching
- evaluating practice
23 February - How to support the health and wellbeing of workers effectively
Timed to complement the launch of the new BPS publication ‘Wellbeing at Work: A Guide for Occupational Psychology Practitioners’, (a copy of the publication will be provided upon registration) this webinar will explore practical guidance on how to develop and deliver effective workplace health and wellbeing programmes.
This webinar has been designed primarily for:
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- Those in training to become occupational psychologists (including students)
- Newly qualified occupational psychologists
- Experienced occupational psychologists who are new to the topic of wellbeing
15-16 April - NIBPS Virtual Annual Conference
NIBPS Virtual Annual Conference 15 & 16 April 2021.
Registration now open!.
The DOPNI session on Friday 16 April includes:
Full details and registration are available on the Conference website nibps2021 (delegate-reg.co.uk)
- a keynote speech by Dr Jo Yarker (Birkbeck, University of London/Affinity Health at Work) 'Navigating Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work'
- symposium on ‘Wellbeing at Work’ including presentations from:
- Dr. Christine Grant (Coventry University) 'Agile Working: How to Develop Digital Resilience and Thrive'
- Clare Mulligan-Foster (CMC Business Psychology) 'Retirement – what else? Supporting older workers career options'
- Dr Benjamin Gardner (Kings College London) 'Sedentary behaviour, physical activity, and wellbeing at work: A goal-based perspective'
- Dr Jo Yarker (Birkbeck, University of London/Affinity Health at Work) 'IGLOO resources enabling sustainable return to work following mental ill-health'
08 October 2021 - The health challenges of new ways of working following Covid-19
This online event is a joint endeavour hosted by the Society of Occupational Medicine and the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology.
This event is intended for SOM and BPS members, students, and industry professionals.
£25 - SOM and BPS members
£50 - non members
- To enhance delegates’ knowledge of the key role of the manager.
- To raise awareness of the latest thinking towards hybrid working.
- What have we learnt from the pandemic?
- With a core consideration of diversity and inclusion throughout the half day.
||Introduction by Professor Anne Harriss, Immediate Past President of SOM
||The key role of managers to facilitate healthy and sustainable work. British Psychological Society, DOP section tbc Janet Fraser/ Dr Noreen Tehrani
||Working safely – where are we now? Dr Robin Cordell, SOM South Wales and West of England Regional Group Chair
||Hybrid working – what has worked and what has not worked? examples from industry e.g. BT, Thames Water, Anglian Water. With a particular focus on disability and inclusion
||Presenteeism - managing the challenge, Professor Gail Kinman, Birkbeck University
||The changing workplace environment, Nick Bell
||Closing – speaker panel – Chair – Dr Roxane Gervais
- Day 1 - Employability and Accredibility
- Day 2 - Current and Future Challenges
30 November - The protective role of self-efficacy against burnout in healthcare settings
At this event for divisional members we welcome Dr Roberta Fida our new DOP representative to the EFPA Work and Organisational Psychology Standing Committee who will be sharing her research in self-efficacy as a protective factor against burnout in situations where workplace incivility and bullying are factors.
This will take the form of a fireside chat and will be of special interest to practitioners working in and with health and social care settings.