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by kathryn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Training, events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
Topic: Free Clinical Psychology talks - Leeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1412

Free Clinical Psychology talks - Leeds

Dear all, New Directions in Clinical Psychology DClin Guest Speaker Series We are proud to announce the next series of guest speakers hosted by the trainees at Leeds School of Clinical Psychology. "New Directions in Clinical Psychology" guest speaker series hears from exciting and innovative voices ...
by kathryn
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Leeds current trainees?
Replies: 15
Views: 7807

Re: Leeds current trainees?

Most people park on the residential roads that adjoin Hyde Park Road and Royal Park Road. There is no charge and it is a ten minute walk to the teaching building. There are 2 hour and 4 hour parking spaces along Woodsley Road, Belle Vue Road and Clarendon Road for shorter university days and meeting...
by kathryn
Thu May 25, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: I have social anxiety - could I be a clinical psychologist?
Replies: 20
Views: 8605

Re: I have social anxiety - could I be a clinical psychologi

Late to the party on this one but just wanted to add my share: I'm a trainee CP and I have previously struggled with pretty crippling anxiety. When I started my first AP role I struggled with basic tasks such as making telephone calls or approaching staff members...much like you describe! I remember...
by kathryn
Thu May 25, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Training, events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
Topic: Free Psychology Talk - Leeds - Mon 12th June
Replies: 0
Views: 1721

Free Psychology Talk - Leeds - Mon 12th June

The DClin course at University of Leeds is hosting the following talk. Speaker: Dr Kay Radcliffe, Clinical Psychologist Topic: Indirect working for systemic change: The value of partnership working between NHS and Probation Services. Date: Mon 12th June Time: 17:00 -18:00 Venue: Seminar Room 8.49, L...
by kathryn
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Training, events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
Topic: Free Clin Psy Talk - Leeds - Mon 20th March
Replies: 1
Views: 1757

Free Clin Psy Talk - Leeds - Mon 20th March

We are delighted to host Dr Masuma Rahim at University of Leeds as part of our DClin guest speaker series. Masuma is a regular contributor the the Guardian helping to communicate psychological ideas to the public. Title: Demystifying Psychology - Communicating clinical psychology to the general publ...
by kathryn
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Leeds Course
Replies: 1
Views: 2380

Re: Leeds Course

Several current trainees commute from Manchester. They can take into account your home location when allocating placements but not guarantee something local. Standard weeks in first year are 3 days placement, 1.5 days teaching, 0.5 days study (usually split as 1 days teaching 1 day study one week, f...
by kathryn
Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: Research questionnaire apps
Replies: 0
Views: 1594

Research questionnaire apps

As part of my thesis, I will be asking my participants to fill out a questionnaire multiple times over a seven-day period using a critical incident analysis method - i.e. every time the participant has the experience I am investigating, they fill out a questionnaire detailing their experience. Altho...
by kathryn
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Help Please, HR Nightmare
Replies: 26
Views: 12206

Re: Help Please, HR Nightmare

I was just reading this...ttps://www.gov.uk/job-offers-your-rights Sounds like you could technically sue them! Although obviously I understand why you might not want to invest any more time in dealing with this trust. Well done on pursuing this and I'm sorry it happened to you. Good luck for your in...
by kathryn
Wed Aug 17, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Personal Independence Payments
Replies: 6
Views: 4824

Re: Personal Independence Payments

I'd be interested in how respond to requests for supporting evidence / how to write supporting letters for when funding is being challenged...what sorts of things are helpful/unhelpful to contribute.
by kathryn
Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Interviews
Topic: Interview across three different services
Replies: 2
Views: 3407

Re: Interview across three different services

How are you going to manage your time across each service? What would happen if one service tried to get you to take on an extra role outside of your agreed service time? How would you negotiate this?
by kathryn
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What To Do...
Replies: 3
Views: 2523

Re: What To Do...

Have you ever worked with older people? I did an AP job with older people and didn't think it would be my bag and I absolutely adored it! You might surprise yourself. There are plenty of roles that are relevant apart form support work/AP jobs - and loads of tips of where to find them on this forum. ...
by kathryn
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Thoughts on this career path?
Replies: 5
Views: 3539

Re: Thoughts on this career path?

"There are many paths to the top of the mountain" - there is no right way to enter training! The entrance requirements are exactly the same whichever career path you take - how you choose to meet those requirements could be done any number ways including through being a MH nurse. I'd also echo the t...
by kathryn
Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Suggestions for Medical Schools (for Psychiatry)?
Replies: 3
Views: 3724

Re: Suggestions for Medical Schools (for Psychiatry)?

In the UK, you cannot specialise as a psychiatrist until you have completed your medical training at undergraduate level. At this stage, you will qualify as a medical doctor and apply for a local area (known as a deanery) to complete your foundation years(two years work as a junior doctor). At this ...
by kathryn
Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: unexpected situation - don't know what to do!
Replies: 3
Views: 2346

Re: unexpected situation - don't know what to do!

Sorry for your loss earlier in the year and the repercussions of missing the exams must have really compounded the stress for you. Well done doe continuing with your degree and doing so well! I hope you are proud of yourself! It's unfortunate that you're having to go back to uni this September to fi...
by kathryn
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Making the most of an AP post (not much work ATM)
Replies: 4
Views: 3930

Re: Making the most of an AP post (not much work ATM)

- Visits to voluntary services/community projects/service user groups/recovery colleges in your local community - useful to have in mind for clients later on! - Shadowing other people in the MDT - Spending time with the admin team...making them cups of tea and bringing them cake...always be kind to ...