Foundations of Health Psychology Clinical Practice
Gain an understanding of the foundations of health psychology clinical practice
Foundations of Health Pyschology Clinical Practice
Delivered By: Sasha Cain & Dr Claire Hallas - Practitioner Health Psychologists, SCCH Health Psychology Consulting LLP.
Location: University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB
Date: Tuesday 20th June 2017
Price: Students / Trainees £125, Qualified Professionals £150
The course is suitable for qualified health psychologists, and those in training wishing to learn about and develop their applied practice skills and the processes involved in setting up a safe, effective and ethical health psychology service.
What will be covered by the course?
1. Standard of health pyschology clinical practice:
- Ethical issues e.g consent, confidentiality
- Legal requirements for safe practice
- CPD requirements & HCPC expectations/BPS standards of practice and their implications for practice
2. Setting up new services versus working in existing services:
- Setting up services: private/public
- Referral process and management
- Working within service constraint
- Job role seniority and responsibility
- Structure of services within the larger team/organisation
- Relationship management e.g. family, multi-disciplinary teams
- Support and supervision/liaison
3. Professional behaviour when working with clients:
- Clinical skills e.g communication styles, listening skills, collaboration, rapport
- Personal awareness and boundaries
- Therapeutic alliance between psychologist-client
- Informed consent, mental capacity and risk management
- Issues relating to assessment and formulation
How will this course help me?
You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of health psychology clinical practice by being able to:
- Describe the basic legal, ethical and clinical standards of health psychology safe practice
- Understand the processes involved in setting up and delivering a safe health psychology service
- Describe the professional behaviours required to develop the psychologist-client relationship
- Be self-aware of the personal factors that can impact on clinical practice effectiveness
- Use clinical judgement skills to reflect on clinical practice issues
- Identify key changes in clinical practice that they intend to implement within their current role
To book onto this course, please complete the booking form below.