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Introduction to Supervision’ course to be run by the Psychological Training Academy

‘Introduction to Supervision’ is the latest course to be advertised by the Psychological Training Academy (LUPTA), which was established last year at Lancaster University and is run within the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme there. The course is aimed at staff from a range of backgrounds (including people with no psychology training) who wish to develop their understanding and skills in supervising others – either because they supervise currently, or plan to do so in future in their role. As an introductory course, it is intended for staff with no prior formal training in this area (and isn’t intended for clinical psychologists looking to supervise trainees). It balances consideration of theories around and functions of supervision with development of useful skills and techniques.

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NMHDNIN Update and developments

Messages from the network:

The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey - Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, England, 2014 (published 29th September)

The NMHDNIN would like to draw your attention to this important publication by NHS Digital which provides statistics on the prevalence of both treated and untreated psychiatric conditions among adults aged 16 and over, in England.

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HCUK Events - Mental Health

Our 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20PPN when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

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British Association for Supported Employment - Annual Conference 16-17 November 2016, Manchester

Our 2016 conference aims to demonstrate what works in supporting people with a range of disabilities in the workplace. The conference offers another strong programme of workshops and speakers, reflecting a range of topics and issues pertinent to supported employment agencies across the country. We aim to offer an unparalleled opportunity for delegates to share experiences, discuss innovative solutions and look to partnership opportunities.

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Schwartz Community Conferences and Schwartz Awards

This year the Point of Care Foundation is hosting two conferences, in response to the growing number of organisations running Rounds and the Schwartz Community’s feedback that more localised support would be helpful.

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Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion – Weekend

This ‘Introduction to Mindful Self Compassion ‘weekend combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for wellbeing.

The course provides valuable, research-based tools that can help you integrate self-compassion into your daily lives.

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Job Adverts at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Closing date for applications:10/10/2016 

Specialist Veteran Therapist/CBT/EMDR/Psychotherapist Band 7

Job Summary:
To provide a qualified specialist psychological therapy service for veterans within the Pennine Care Foundation Trust Military Veterans’ Service. The post holder will provide specialist assessment, formulation and interventions for military veterans who have a range of complex anxiety, depression and trauma related problems.

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Homelessness and Brain Injury film

Watch this short film https://youtu.be/y-3xX6WPcdg

Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Resilience

8 week course commencing 18/10/2016

Dates: Tuesday evenings, 18th October - 6th December
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Springbank Arts Centre, New Mills, Derbyshire, SK224BH
Cost: £135
Enrolments need to be made by 14/10/2016

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How does working with trauma affect psychological therapists

Will what helps you help others? How can your work place help you help others? We want to hear from you!

Ethics ref: 16-0104 Approval date: 4/4/16 IRAS ID: 204407

You are invited to take part in a new online study investigating the effects of working with traumatised individuals.

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