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CBT in Practice Series

A series of 3 courses with two dates for each course.  Delegates are welcome to attend all three or just one or two.

Introduction to CBT: 11 March & 14 April

CBT Managing Depression: 12 March & 19 May

CBT Managing Anxiety: 15 April & 18 May

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Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2015

'New Paradigms in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy'

Date: Wednesday 22 - Friday 24 April 2015

Venue: Royal College of Psychiatrists, London E1 8BB


The Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists looks forward to welcoming delegates to the 2015 Annual Conference in London.  The Programme and registration information will be available in the coming months.

Confirmed speakers include Prof Sir Simon Wessely, President of the RCPsych; Dr Jaak Panksepp, Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science and Professor of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Washington State University; Dr Paramabandhu Groves, Clinical Director of Breathing Space, Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in addictions; and Dr Mark Solms, Head of Psychology Department, University of Cape Town.


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Smoking Cessation in Mental Health

Date: Monday 11 May 2015

Venue: London

This conference features a number of extended interactive sessions will provide a practical guide to smoking cessation in mental health, ensuring your service effectively supports people with mental illness to stop smoking and does so within a smoke free environment. Smoking Cessation in Mental Health, and delivering smoke free environments is key to the government ambition for parity of esteem and to reduce the lower life expectancy of people with mental health disorders.

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Information Governance in Mental Health: Implementing Caldicott2 and the New Code of Practice on Confidential Information

Date: 11 May 2015

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre, London

The conference will cover the new Health and Social Care Information Centre code of practice on confidential patient information which is due to be published in November 2014.

This conference provides a practical guide to moving forward with Caldicott2 and the new code of practice specifically in a mental health setting in line with the recommendations from the Independent Information Governance Oversight Panel and the new Information Governance Alliance. The conference will also include an essential legal update, an update on issues facing Caldicott Guardians in Mental Health including the topical issue of service user information sharing with police, information sharing across organisations, meeting the information governance toolkit in mental health and information sharing and safeguarding. There will also be an extended legal update session.

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Stronger Code: Better Care Implementing the Changes to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice

Date: Tuesday 12 May 2015

Venue: London

This conference focuses on implementing the changes to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice following the consultation which ran from July to September 2014. A new Code, reference guide and interactive, ‘easy read’ online version will come into force on 1 April 2015. The Code informs health practitioners’ decisions, protects patients’ rights and ensures that the Mental Health Act is followed. The Code tells families, carers and people who are detained, treated or released under the Act about care and support available during a crisis. It also covers what to do if it isn’t received. The draft Code includes new chapters on the Care Programme Approach, equality, human rights and parity of esteem, mental capacity and deprivation of liberty and victims.

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Psychiatry and Society: Will neuroscience change understandings and practices?

Date: Tuesday 12 May 2015

Venue: The royal Society of Medicine, London

CPD: 6 credits

Explore the revolution in scientific understanding and clinical practice in psychiatry and mental health at this landmark event in the 'Psychiatry in Dialogue' series.

Have your say at this event which showcases success, questions hype and stimulates debate and dialogue.


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Working with Long Term Physical Illness & Medically Unexplained Symptoms - Using the five areas assessment CBT model to help patients improve.

Date: Friday 18 September 2015



15 Minute CBT for use in Clinical Teams: a Five Areas Approach

Date: Thursday 15 October 2015














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