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Could you benefit from training around neuropsychological issues and psychometric assessment?

The Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy (LUPTA) is now taking bookings for three neuropsychology-related training courses to be held in 2017, organised by Ste Weatherhead. The courses are designed to be highly relevant and to practitioners within adult mental health and more specialist settings.

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New Blog Post: The Fourth Psychological Professions Network Conference

Author: Gita Bhutani, Chair of the PPN Executive Steering Group and Workforce Board
Date: 10th November 2016

The PPN 4th annual conference took place today. It was a pleasure and a privilege to be able to open the event. Our key note speaker was Jacqui Dyer – Vice Chair of the Mental Health Task Force amongst her many other roles and achievements – both personal and professional.

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Dementia: Implementing Better Care

20th April 2017, King's House Conference Centre, Manchester

One year from the publication of the Challenge on Dementia 2020 Implementation Plan, Dementia 2017: Implementing Better Care is taking place to provide the opportunity to discuss the quality and consistency of dementia care across England, the initial outcomes of pilot programmes that have been created and the emerging innovations to ensure high standards of care and support for those with dementia and their families

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Making Every Contact Count resources available in one

HEE’s Making Every Contact Count website has been newly updated to provide all those with an interest or role in population health and prevention with a library of national and local resources that can be used to support the development, implementation and evaluation of MECC programmes across local communities.

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Lancashire Mindfulness CIC Courses

Lancashire Mindfulness CIC Foundation Teacher Training

Dates and venue: The course will plan to run from January on Fridays from 09:30 – 16:30 as follows: 20th, 27th January, 3rd, 10th, 24th Feb, 3rd, 10th, 17th , 24th March at the Mandala Yoga & Complementary Therapy Centre, Preston

8th September - workshop and portfolio review
8th December - final class assessment and portfolio review

Training Team Leads: Lisa Graham & Peter Morgan.

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PhD in Psychology: funding opportunities for experienced psychological therapists

The University of Sheffield are currently advertising opportunities to undertake a PhD training programme supervised by the Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield.

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Conference: Implementing the NICE guidance for Dual Diagnosis

Chaired by Professor Alan Maryon-Davis, Chair of the NICE Guideline Development Group the forthcoming Dual Diagnosis conference to be held on 23rd January 2017 in London follows the NICE guidance for severe mental illness and substance misuse (dual diagnosis) community health and social care services:

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New Guidance: Apprenticeship funding from May 2017 and the implications for the NHS in England

Apprenticeships are an increasingly important part of the long term plan for improved workforce development and enhanced productivity in England. The government’s apprenticeship reform programme is aimed at ensuring apprenticeships in England become more rigorous and more responsive to the needs of employers.

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Integrated IAPT Early Implementers

By 2020/21 over 1.5 million people with common mental health problems each year will access psychological therapies. People with common mental health problems often also have physical long term conditions such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

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Next steps for improving dementia care: funding, reducing variations and implementing the 2020 Challenge

Monday 30th January 2017
Central London
This event is CPD certified

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