Tender Opportunity

The NHS England Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT) is seeking to implement:

  1. Advanced Couple Therapy for Depression training for Relate practitioners
  2. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy teacher training for CBT Therapists in IAPT services.

This tender is issued by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, working on behalf of Health Education England, and seeks suitably qualified training providers to deliver as follows:

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Division of Clinical Psychology’s 2018 Annual Conference: Poster Submissions

2-Day Conference: ‘Being Bold in Changing Times’

17/01/2018 - 09:00 to 18/01/2018 - 17:00
Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, 24-26 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 0DD

Submissions for posters close midday 20 September 2017.

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Report highlights and key findings for IAPT services supporting Deaf people who use British Sign Language

A number of IAPT services recently participated in part of an NIHR funded study (HS&DR 12/136/79) exploring the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of IAPT provision for Deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL) as a first or preferred language. The Chief Investigator was Professor Alys Young This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the final report of the full study is available free to download from the NIHR journals library.

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Invitation to Participate in Research and Information

Title of Project: The development of a psychometric measure to assess the workplace wellbeing of psychological practitioners; phase 2

Dear psychological practitioner,

Are you interested in participating in a study developing a new psychometric measure to assess the workplace wellbeing of psychological practitioners?

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1 Day Workshop: Write Here, Write Now!

Release your potential this Autumn!

Is writing a joy? Do you find it hard to get going? Do you find yourself out of balance or pulled in different directions? Would you benefit from more confidence in your research experience?

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Event: Next steps for improving mental health provision at university

Thursday, 7th December 2017
Central London

This seminar examines key trends and challenges in mental health treatment at universities and priorities for improving support for students.

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NCCMH Self Harm and Suicide Prevention Competence framework Children & Young People

The NCCMH are looking for a Clinical Fellow to help with data extraction – this is a one year secondment (about one day a week). They are open to the disciplines that can apply as long as the person can demonstrate an interest in suicide prevention and can meet the person specification for the role.

The NCCMH are also currently recruiting for ERG members to provide their expertise in the development of the children and young people’s self-harm and suicide prevention workstream only. Later in the year we will open up recruitment to those with adult speciality.

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New publication: Mental health and wellbeing JSNA toolkit

The National Mental Health Intelligence Network are pleased to announce the publication of the Mental Health and wellbeing JSNA Toolkit. The toolkit has been in development since 2016 and has benefitted hugely from the input of a wide range of colleagues. We are very thankful to those who have freely given up their time to support this important work.

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Division of Clinical Psychology's 2018 Annual Conference

Date: 17 & 18/01/2018
Venue: Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa

We live and work in times of significant change. Many of those working within Clinical Psychology are familiar with the challenge of providing services in the context of growing financial pressures and social inequalities. Yet we continue to strive to embody and promote the core professional values of working with, and for, others and to challenge with courage and compassion evidence of those values not being adhered to.

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Events: "A Disorder for Everyone!" - Exploring the culture of psychiatric diagnosis

This one day event is for everyone who is interested in the current debates around mental health. It aims to attract psychologists, counsellors, service users, psychotherapists, mental health support professionals, psychiatrists, people with lived experience, managers and individuals with a personal interest. It is a chance to discuss the critical questions of the day around the biomedical model in mental health.

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