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Major Northern Ireland event to celebrate the difference psychology makes to our lives
11 May 2012 — 13 May 2012
British Psychological Society (BPS)
The Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Northern Ireland Branch takes place on 11-13 May 2012 at the Manor House in Killadeas, Co Fermanagh.
It will include the latest research and findings from every university in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Keynotes will focus on 'The Difference Psychology Makes' and will explore how health service professionals use psychology to make a difference to all aspects of our lives.
Our keynote speakers shall talk on the following topics:
* Cyber Psychology: The exponential growth of technology and its application in psychology
* Context and intimate partner abuse: Findings from a community-engaged research approach
* Interventions to change behaviour: improving the theoretical basis and the specification of behaviour change techniques (BCTs)
* Individual and Organisational Health, Well Being and Effectiveness at Work - Lessons from the NHS
* Are you fit to practice? Clarifying the Role of the Statutory Regulator and the British Psychological Society
Workshops will look at:
* Psychologists and the Media
* Community-engaged clinical science: A modified intervention for depression following violence
Other topics of note include:
* Brain injury
* The impact of traumatic life experiences for children and adults
* Methods for mediating criminal behaviour
* Improving educational practice
* Ethics in professional practice