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 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.

Find out more about what it takes to be an intellectual disability psychiatrist.

Watch this video (password: ACP2019), produced by HEE, of Dr Ashok Roy describing his career as a consultant psychiatrist working with people with an intellectual disability.

Local trainees in the East Midlands and their Training Programme Director have produced a short video clip to highlight why they think you should consider Psychiatry of Intellectual Disabilities.

See more in our training section, where you'll find information on exams, CPD and more.
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