Martin Reid of the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) tells the story of Conference 2016, revealing that it was the biggest ever conference delivered by the OT, and that it trended on Twitter each day (inspite of the major news stories in the UK at the end of June).read more
Technology is helping to shape the future of psychology and health care. Pearson are hosting a conference in York on October 21, exploring the implications of digital technology on tomorrow's psychologists, including:
- its role in today's clinical practice
- how digital can support current or future research
- when is technology helpful and when does it constrain us
- current technologies that are helpful to today's psychologists.
We are pleased to announce that HEAD will be running an exciting workshop on Exploiting Digital for Depression and Dementia. Additionally, confirmed speakers include:
- Dr Tom Manly, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge
- Sara Kate Smith, CATCH (Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare), University of Sheffield
- Astrid Coxon, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
- Sara Simblett, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London.
Keir Harding was the recipient of this year’s COT Pearson Award for education, research or continuing professional development, an award which funded Keir’s attendance at the British and Irish Group for Study of Personality Disorders annual conference (BIGSPD). Here, Keir talks about applying for this award and the impact that ‘healing through doing’ can have on an individual's life.read more
In November 2015 we were invited to present at Pearson’s Digital Technology in Psychology Conference. This conference was designed to provide a forum for psychology professionals to talk about the impact digital is having on research and clinical practice.read more