Supporting trainees

Read more about being an intellectual disability psychiatrist and the settings you're likely to work in.

Recruitment Guide: We have published a recruitment guide for Clinical and Educational Supervisors in the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability who support doctors in training. The guide is intended for trainees and trainers to use to enhance training experience in placements in the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability.

Higher trainee representatives: We have 2 higher trainee representatives who sit on the executive committee to represent trainees' views:  Amina Rawat and Daniel Wilkes - please feel free to contact them with any queries. 

Basecamp forum: We have an online Basecamp forum for trainees: please email intellectualdisability@rcpsych.ac.uk if you would like to join.  

Twitter: You can also follow us on twitter

And why not watch our video below to see intellectual disability psychiatry in action.

Introduction to Intellectual Disability psychiatry

Find out more about what it's like to be an Intellectual Disability psychiatrist.

Get in contact to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry