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  • Wiki - the section that answers FAQs - START BY READING THIS SECTION!
    This section provides answers to all the questions that are commonly asked on the forum, so reading this is the best place to start. It provides a definitive source of information covering many aspects of clinical psychology and the field in general, ranging from what clinical psychologists do, how you might get that first foot on the ladder, how to find relevant employment, what the main jargon means, what the current pay scales are, to explaining IAPT and mental health issues.
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    Fri Aug 28, 2015 10:44 am
  • This website and forum, plus Aspire
    The guidance for posting on and any comments on the forum, suggestions for improvements, etc. Also information about our e-magazine, Aspire, and how to contribute or download your copy.
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    Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:01 pm
  • Job adverts
    Advertise posts here (email to arrange payment, it starts at just £40+vat)
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    Fri Aug 28, 2015 10:16 am
  • Events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
    Discuss local psychology graduate / assistant psychologist groups, training events, conferences, meetings and open days. Let people know what is coming up, and report back about events you have attended. Review materials and books here.
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    1414 Posts
    Last post by lorna93 View the latest post
    Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:47 pm
  • Clinical Doctorate Application Process
    Discuss applications to the clearing house (and to courses that are not in the clearing house system), screening assessments, interviews, reserve lists, places, etc. here
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    25463 Posts
    Last post by ClaireEmma View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:36 pm
  • Clinical Doctorate Courses
    Discuss the content and style of the different clinical psychology doctoral training courses, the differences between them, placements, teaching, chat to other trainees and connect with other people who have places on the same course
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    9209 Posts
    Last post by Katy7 View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 1:19 pm
  • Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
    The place to ask about degree courses, conversion courses, masters, PhD or other qualifications. Discuss specific courses, their pros and cons, the content, the application process, different institutions, how to fund them, etc. Includes advice if you have a 2:2 and questions on transcripts
    801 Topics
    6809 Posts
    Last post by StarryNight View the latest post
    Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:00 pm
  • Applications
    Discuss any aspect of applying for posts or courses (apart from the clinical psychology doctorate which has its own forum section), CVs, application forms, etc
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    3873 Posts
    Last post by Victoriomantic View the latest post
    Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:03 pm
  • Interviews
    Discuss what to expect in job and course interviews, what topics might be covered, how to manage anxiety, and how to get the desired result!
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    4379 Posts
    Last post by Hans5 View the latest post
    Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:37 pm
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
    This section is for discussion relating to the Layard report, and subsequent schemes like Improving Access to Psychological Therapies where lower intensity inteventions are offered in primary care
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    4999 Posts
    Last post by haymond View the latest post
    Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:02 pm
  • Professional/Employment Issues
    Issues related to pay, contracts, Agenda for Change, the NHS, the BPS, unions, etc.
    538 Topics
    5056 Posts
    Last post by Prosopon View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 9:54 pm
  • Careers advice
    Your chance to ask for advice on any aspect of career development that doesn't fit in any of the above categories
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    8625 Posts
    Last post by julimoendchen View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:07 pm
  • Academic/Research
    Ask here about academic and research issues, like designing studies, recruiting participants, choosing statistics, submitting for publication, etc.
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    5182 Posts
    Last post by Toria View the latest post
    Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:24 pm
  • Papers and Journal Articles
    Post here to discuss evaluating published research, sharing papers you have found of interest, plus requests for help with literature searches or locating papers
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    3974 Posts
    Last post by bluegoat View the latest post
    Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:19 pm
  • Clinical Issues
    This section is for questions relating to therapy, assessment, formulation and other aspects of working with people in mental health services.
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    5315 Posts
    Last post by chixta View the latest post
    Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:41 am
  • Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
    Anything that does not fit into the above categories, but is related to psychology, including discussion of public and media perceptions of psychology, satire related to psychology, etc.
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    9060 Posts
    Last post by Geishawife View the latest post
    Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:01 am
  • Miscellaneous: Off-topic
    For anything not related to psychology
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    Last post by Mexie View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:30 pm
  • Members' Area (includes LiveChat)
    This area is accessible to signed in members of the forum only. It contains blogs by forum members, plus information about the LiveChat facility, including details of when we have scheduled live workshops, clubs and discussions, and how to participate. LiveChat events will include a chance to discuss and critique journal articles, hone SPSS skills, discussion professional development and mutual support and collaboration regarding research. Previous Live Chats will also be archived here.
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    Last post by miriam View the latest post
    Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:36 pm
  • Trainees peer discussion section
    A section for trainees to talk to their peers about issues relevant to training. This is currently a pilot to explore what trainees want to gain from the site.
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    617 Posts
    Last post by Keyser_Soze View the latest post
    Sun Aug 30, 2015 5:07 pm

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