What good looks like in services for children, young people and families

Last week saw the release of the fourth edition of ‘The Child and Family Clinical Psychology Review’ a publication from the British Psychological Society, to share papers on best practice in psychological services for children and families.

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NIHR Research Design NW – November 2016 e-bulletin

In this issue:

• NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research – Information Event
• NIHR Research Programmes: Obtaining NIHR funding and the application process
• funding opportunities
• external events
• approaching funding deadlines 


The Dunhill Medical Trust

The next 5th round of Research Training Fellowships is now accepting applications

DMT Research Training Fellowships (RTFs) are personal training fellowships to provide opportunities for talented clinicians and health or social care professionals who would like a future career in research aimed at improving care for older people. The RTFs are intended to be flexible and may be undertaken on either a full-time (three year) or part-time (up to 6 year) basis.

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Just 9 days left to submit nominations for the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2017

The search is on for the North West Coast’s most inspiring clinical research and innovation teams and individuals whose work has made a difference to people’s lives.

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Invitation to participate in a study: Use of symptom-based outcome measures by clinical psychologists in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): A qualitative exploration

The study is being conducted in response to requests from the Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) to hear how practitioners in CAMHS feel about the use of the measures they have recommended for use. They recognise that there are both strengths and limitations to the current system and this study aims to explore these strengths and limitations in more detail.

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HCUK Events - Mental Health 2017


Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions
Friday 3 February 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist Later Life Inpatients- Band 8a

Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
Psychological Services
Older Adult Psychology Services
Full Time

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Register Now: Older People’s Champions Network Event

Date: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Room C16, MSS Tower (Sackville Street area – formerly the UMIST campus), University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL (maps and directions)

This event is open to existing Older People’s Champions in IAPT services and also those practitioners who are interested in developing their knowledge and clinical skills for working with older people.

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An introduction to working with groups workshop

15th November 2016
University of Salford, Manchester
Cost: £250 + VAT per person

Have you wondered about setting up a group and want to have the skills to plan and facilitate it effectively? Or perhaps you’re already running a group and want to increase your capacity to understand and manage group dynamics? This one day experiential workshop will give you a chance to explore some key areas, from a practical perspective, aimed at helping you plan and run groups effectively.

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