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by Such_a_lovely_girl
Tue Oct 06, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: New job....and I can do it....so why am I feeling terrified?
Replies: 1
Views: 2419

New job....and I can do it....so why am I feeling terrified?

hola forum, i'm just after some advice really. Long time lurker on here, however, for the last 2 years I have worked as a band 5 practitioner in an LD CAMHS team, carrying out functional assessments of behaviour for children with severe learning disabilities and emerging behavioural difficulties. Th...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: what to do when.....
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Re: what to do when.....

Enid, yes thank you for that. The rarity of it is its beauty. It makes me think in hindsight what it was to make such a bold move. I am an early years teacher with autism specialism but left education because I thought 'psychology' - educational or clinical - was what really got me thinking. I reali...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: what to do when.....
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Re: what to do when.....

Ruthie those were very kind words very thoughtfully chosen. I work across 2 team and find the culture between the 2 very different; have 2 supervisions etc. I had supervision today and supervisor no1 and I had a laugh; she is teaching me about something that needs scoring, my first attempt was appal...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: what to do when.....
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

what to do when.....

Title says it all really....I am going to anonymise this post as far as I can I work for a team in some service somewhere. Its actually a really great job at a good banding; the experience I have lends itself well to the role. I certainly don't feel that the difficulties being presented to me are ou...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Educational Psychology
Replies: 1174
Views: 456012

Re: Educational Psychology

@ A Burke My mum is B.A.Burke and whenever she goes to the bank and the person asks her for 'her name as it is printed on the card' the person at the counter always smiles. Be a Burke! As for the 2.2, you know what, sod it. Stop feeling bad about it. A distinction in child mental health is amazing. ...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Educational Psychology
Replies: 1174
Views: 456012

Hit send too quick

...........................one last question why did you pick your course in particular? Many of the CP courses have an orientation such as constructionist, systemic, CBT based? Is this true of EP courses If I were choosing I'd pick tavi as I love the community psych feel plus the CAMHS placements i...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Educational Psychology
Replies: 1174
Views: 456012

Re: Educational Psychology

Hola, I'd like to ask a question.... In Canada/USA, educational (school) psychology and clinical child psychology are often taught together and you can register as a 'child psychologist' and work in schools and child mental health centres. A lot of this is down to services being organised by state r...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Wed May 02, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21815

Re: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?

You're alright you know Spatch. Clearly a wise a methodical head on them ol' shoulders.
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21815

Re: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?

@ Spatch 1) true, cannot be denied, lots of EM are studying medicine. I've hijacked your thread and made it about dollars rather than race/culture/colour/creed (delete as applicable). I dunno how many people from sink estates study medicine or psychology but there are some so money can't be the be a...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21815

Re: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?

To the above, I'd like to replace 'ethnic minority" with poorer under any disadvantaged racial or social group. I say this because I know 3 SLT's who are White single parents but qualified via access, and although many many options were open to them, the funded NHS courses won out every time because...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21815

Re: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?

In other mental health professions (OT, social work, MH nursing), at my local university ethnic minority students make up at least 50% of the intake, sometimes more. This is speaking of the ex-poly in Birmingham. There is a significant intake of students from black African (esp Nigerian and Zimbabwe...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:09 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: The use of creative approaches in CAMHS
Replies: 5
Views: 3017

Re: The use of creative approaches in CAMHS

miriam wrote: I've also done work involving art, racing origami frogs....
Please tell me how you used your racing origami frogs? That sounds delightful
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Second MSc-words from the wise!
Replies: 3
Views: 1826

Re: Second MSc-words from the wise!

Hi purple, Just FYI, it may be different where you go, but I hold an Msc in child mental health and a PG Dip in autism. And my having the Msc in child mental health had no bearing on what I paid for the Pg dip autism. I certainly didn't pay international fees or else I would never have contemplated ...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: The use of creative approaches in CAMHS
Replies: 5
Views: 3017

The use of creative approaches in CAMHS

Hi everyone, I am wondering if any of you work as CP's in CAMHS (well, I know some of you definitely do!) and can draw on your direct experience and answer these questions for me? I am really interested in child mental health. I'm finishing off a MSc in CAMHS and have a pg cert in ASD. I am currentl...
by Such_a_lovely_girl
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: First AP Interview
Replies: 29
Views: 14523

Re: First AP Interview

Miriam, I think what was missing from your original post was "I'm sorry" We appreciate your altruism and what you give so much. But we all have an obligation to value each other and stamp out ALL intimidation. I saw your post and personally, it would make me cautious about going to you for advice in...