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PsychX Spring 2017

Thursday 19 January 2017 - CANCELLED - rescheduled to 16th February

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Peter Beazley (Senior Clinical Tutor and Clinical Psychologist, UEA)

 
Thursday 26 January 2017

The Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Marie Chellingsworth (Senior Lecturer in CBT, Norwich Medical School, UEA)

The Postgraduate Diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a well-established postgraduate professional training course. The course is accredited at Level 1 with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). It provides participants the opportunity to develop a solid grounding in the theory and practice of CBT (for more details, see: https://www.uea.ac.uk/medicine/departments/psychological-sciences/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-training). Come hear more about this postgrad diploma with Marie Chellingsworth, Senior Lecturer at the Med School! 

 

Thursday 2 February 2017

Further study at UEA: the MA in Social Work, and the MSc in Occupational Therapy
Peter Jordan (Lecturer in Child & Family Social Work, School of Social Work, UEA)
Sarah Drake (Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences)

Accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the MA in Social Work offers an academic and professional qualification that will enable you upon completion to register as a professional Social Worker. Students of this degree will understand the theoretical foundations of social work, rooted in Psychology and Sociology, explore social policy and legal context and work with a variety of individuals, families and groups. Placement-based learning is central, with personal tutors actively encouraging your progress and a practice educator who will guide and assess your practice (for more details, see: https://www2.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degree/detail/ma-social-work).

Occupational Therapists work closely with people who have an illness, injury or disability to help them live their lives to their full potential. You could be helping a young person with anorexia, or an elderly person with mobility issues. The profession is extremely varied and requires a great deal of ‘out of the box’ thinking alongside clinical reasoning. The Msc in Occupational therapy, combining a research project and practice placements, prepares you with the wide range of skills, knowledge and experience you need for an exciting and rewarding career (for more details, see: https://www2.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-deGREe/detail/msc-occupational-therapy).

 

Thursday 9 February 2017

Further study at UEA: the Masters of the School of Psychology
MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, MSc Developmental Science, MSc Social Psychology, MRes Social Science Research Methods

The school of Psychology offers great Masters programmes in the fields of Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and research methods. These programmes will allow you to undertake original research, analysis and synthesis in one of current psychology’s fast-moving fundamental areas. You will have the opportunity to experience modern psychological research methods first hand and to acquire specific research skills through bespoke work placements. Come hear more with Louise Ewing (Developmental Science), Rose Meleady (Social Psychology) and Fraser Smith (Cognitive Neuroscience)! 

 

Thursday 16 February 2017

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 
Peter Beazley (Senior Clinical Tutor and Clinical Psychologist, UEA)

The Doctoral training programme in Clinical Psychology at UEA is fully accredited  by the British Psychology Society and the Health & Care Profession Council (HCPC), which allows upon qualification to work as a practitioner clinical Psychologist in the UK. Based equally on academic theory and clinical practice, the programme includes interactive teaching delivered by experts in the field, various clinical placements and a research project (see: https://www.uea.ac.uk/medicine/research-degrees). Come hear more about the programme with Peter Beazley, Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Med school!

 

Thursday 2 March 2017

Do Something Different Week

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Thursday 9 March 2017

Careers in Forensic Psychology
Hannah Lorimer (Senior Chartered and Registered Forensic Psychologist, NOMS The East Psychology Services)

This talk will include an overview of training routes in forensic psychology with particular focus on the British Psychological Society’s Qualification in Forensic Psychology.  It will also include discussion of the recruitment process and role of a Trainee Forensic Psychologist within the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), the largest employer of forensic psychologists. Come hear more with Hannah Lorimer, Senior Chartered and Registered Forensic Psychologist, NOMS The East Psychology Services.

 

Thursday 16 March 2017

Teaching with a Psychology Degree
Gaynor Egan (Careers Adviser, UEA)
Sarah Ping (Subject Leader, Psychology, Notre Dame High School)

Interested in a teaching career? Come find out more about teaching A Level Psychology, but also about teaching roles in Primary Schools, and about teaching training programmes.

 

Thursday 23 March 2017
LinkedIn for Psychology Students
Andrew Holdsworth (SSF Careers Adviser, UEA)

Find out how LinkedIn can help you find experience, figure out what your options are as a Psychology student, and make connections. LinkedIn is *not* just for people in suits (although people in suits can join!). In the past it's been used successfully by PSY students to make the break in competitive areas like Clinical and Sports Psychology, it's also an important part of popular PSY careers like HR, Recruitment and Marketing. This PsychX will walk you through all the basics, and show you how to make the most of this free professional social media platform.