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by Saf
Thu May 16, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment
Replies: 64
Views: 5212

Re: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment

My fear that this is just going to add to the sense of grievance that people who believe that hold. That views are not tolerated if they go against "the orthodoxy" and that diversity is restricted to ethnicity or gender instead of views, ideology or political stance. It's also not a fait accompli t...
by Saf
Wed May 15, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment
Replies: 64
Views: 5212

Re: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment

I appreciate you've said you'e not going to reply again, and of course that is your right. However, I'll reply to this message as if we were continuing the discussion, because I think it's important not to allow your radical views on gender to go unchallenged. I think it's rather telling that you'r...
by Saf
Tue May 14, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment
Replies: 64
Views: 5212

Re: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment

Men, specifically white, cisgendered straight men are the world's least disadvantaged group of people in the context of systemic oppression. This doesn't mean that this group of people does not experience adversities, but rather than these are not as a result of their social identities. This goes b...
by Saf
Tue May 14, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment
Replies: 64
Views: 5212

Re: Issues with Diversity in Clin Psy Trainees Recruitment

No, because men are not disadvantaged as a group Would you mind elaborating on this slightly? I assume you're referring to average earnings, but why is that the relevant metric to use for advantage/disadvantage? If we use other metrics with more of a direct link to mental health (e.g. completed sui...
by Saf
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Only applying to one course centre
Replies: 7
Views: 3117

Re: Only applying to one course centre

I can't see why that would be a problem, I only applied to two courses as I wasn't in a position to move and it worked out ok.

Also like firegal, I'm pretty sure they can't see where else you've applied, unless we've both just made that up :)
by Saf
Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Leeds current trainees?
Replies: 15
Views: 8125

Re: Leeds current trainees?

Oooh, will you be joining us? If so, congratulations :) 1. I'm a first year and we didn't have many study days before Christmas and then moved on to sort of most Mondays as study days. I think this will continue to be the case. 2. When the university is closed over summer, we'll be doing 4 days on p...
by Saf
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Any success for tax refund while training?
Replies: 210
Views: 149880

Re: Any success for tax refund while training?

Did anyone else see this? http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/reclaim/2017/03/u-turn-on-training-tax-refunds-for-nhs-psychologists- This was just send to us in our trainee message group, my understanding is that we'll start getting taxed from our next pay checks on, but will email the lady who de...
by Saf
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Getting onto an MSc with 'bad' transcript grades?
Replies: 5
Views: 3247

Re: Getting onto an MSc with 'bad' transcript grades?

For most MSc courses, a 2.1 is a 2.1 and I don't suspect you'll come across many masters courses that distinguish between low/high 2.1 (I haven't anyway). My experiences during my BSc are somewhat similar to yours and I think I may have just scraped 60/61%. I applied to do a semi long distance MSc a...
by Saf
Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: LinkedIn as a useful networking tool in Psychology?
Replies: 9
Views: 6566

Re: LinkedIn as a useful networking tool in Psychology?

I have found LinkedIn massively useful for getting in touch with people who do the kind of work I'd like to do in the future, e.g. humanitarian psychological work. It's meant that I've often found links to papers and articles that I probably would not have found on my own. I also use it to see the k...
by Saf
Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Re UK referendum
Replies: 7
Views: 4433

Re: Re UK referendum

The Leeds course send me an email on Friday reassuring me that my place on the course is safe and that the Brexit outcome has no impact on the current application. For the next 2 years anyway.
by Saf
Mon May 30, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Leeds 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 6239

Re: Leeds 2016

I'm pretty local - I live in Sheffield and will be commuting :)

I'm guessing most of the places have now been accepted :bom:
by Saf
Tue May 24, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: AP posts outside the NHS
Replies: 8
Views: 6220

Re: AP posts outside the NHS

I used to google AP jobs and check every link that came up, you'd be surprised how many private healthcare providers are out there! From memory, you can check out: - Cambian Group - The Priory - The Retreat - St Andrews Healthcare - Alpha Hospitals - Turning Point - Huntercombe - Christchurch Group ...
by Saf
Tue May 24, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Animal Assisted Therapy
Replies: 18
Views: 10515

Re: Animal Assisted Therapy

You may want to check out the Dolphin Therapy Centre in Curacao where OT, physios and psychologists use dolphin assisted therapy for people with special needs and psychological distress. http://www.cdtc.info/en/ I swam with dolphins in Curacao but had no idea that this therapy centre existed...this...
by Saf
Tue May 24, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Leeds 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 6239

Leeds 2016

Considering the final few are just about to reject/accept their place at Leeds, it's probably time for a proper course post. A few of us hijacked a couple of other posts, so here's our own shiny new thread :P Good luck to those still in two minds, even better luck to those on the reserve list and we...
by Saf
Tue May 24, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Animal Assisted Therapy
Replies: 18
Views: 10515

Re: Animal Assisted Therapy

You may want to check out the Dolphin Therapy Centre in Curacao where OT, physios and psychologists use dolphin assisted therapy for people with special needs and psychological distress.

http://www.cdtc.info/en/