Event 20/05/17: The African Concept of Self - Nubian Power to Heal & Transform

This experiential workshop is facilitated by Dr Erica McInnis (African Centred Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Association of Black Psychologists, Abpsi member).

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Channel 4 Hoarding programme

On Monday May 1st at 8pm there will be a high quality programme on channel 4 about how clinical psychologists can help people who hoard.

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Improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

The  Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to announce their forthcoming Improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees CPD conference to be held in London on 22nd May 2017.

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New Blog Post: The Savoy Partnership Psychological Therapies Conference

In March it was the 10th Anniversary of the New Savoy Partnership Psychological Therapies Conference and an opportunity to reflect on the last 10 years. As someone who’s worked in and with the Step 2 workforce throughout that time it’s certainly interesting to look back at just how much the PWP role has developed, although I was a little sad to note that, according to the delegate list anyway, not one working PWP was in attendance – they were probably all back at the day job working hard to get their contacts in for the last quarter of 2016/2017!

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Author: Liz Kell, Senior Lecturer in Psychological Interventions, University of Central Lancashire
Date: 21st April 2017

The First Annual Mindfulness Conference

Dates: Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th May 2017
Venue: Blackburn Cathedral

Mindfulness is an approach to daily living which has been shown to improve and enhance personal health and well-being. It is of great help to people trying to cope with stress and anxiety. Mindfulness is being used within the NHS, not just with patients but with staff who need help in coping with the pressures of the job. 

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PWP and HIT Application Process 2017/18

Health Education England in the North West continues to fund trainee places for Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) and High Intensity workers (HIT) as part of the support for IAPT and are now accepting applications for funding for 2017/18.

Organisations need to:

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'Why Babies Can't Wait' - Parent Infant Mental Health & Attachment Free Conference

Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Venue: Adelphi House, Salford

The aim of this conference is to showcase some of the Parent Infant Mental Health Interventions on offer for families across Greater Manchester and to highlight the crucial importance of the early relationship in the perinatal period to the well-being of the infant, parent and wider family.

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Academy of creative minds 2017

For full details about the Academy of Creative Minds visit the website

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Time to enter for The Positive Practice in MH Awards – closing date 15th May

Nominations are currently low within the following categories…. perinatal, eating disorders, housing, education, mental health and social work, employment and psychologies therapies in secondary care. 

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Questions about using digital technology for mental health problems?

A new national survey has opened, giving people interested in digital technology for mental health, either personally or professionally, the chance to submit their questions.

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