ACPUK Inaugural Conference

28th March 2019

    Below you can find information about our Inaugural Conference which took place in Edinburgh in 2019. This includes a copy of the conference programme and a list of speakers.

    Bookings are now being taken for our 2020 conference taking place in Cardiff on 21st April 2020. The theme is 2020 Vision – Shaping the Future. You can find out more by clicking this link

    ACPUK Inaugural Conference – 28 March 2019
    Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh
    Clinical Psychology at the Leading Edge

    Bookings close on Wednesday 13th March


    We are delighted to announce the date of the inaugural ACPUK conference. The focus of the meeting will be ‘clinical psychology at the leading edge’ and will be made available to ACPUK members at the ultra-low cost of £35.00. The meeting will be opened by Prof Derek Bell, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

    See the full programme here

    Confirmed speakers:

    Prof Derek Ball will give an opening address

    Prof Michael West on compassionate and collective leadership for cultures of high quality care (abstract)

    Dr Sonya Wallbank on influence, aspirations and innovations in improvement in healthcare (abstract)

    Prof John Taylor on leadership in Mental Health Act; roles and responsibilities (abstract and biography)

    Dr Liz Gregory on transforming Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: community empowerment and prevention (abstract)

    Dr David Gillanders on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for long term conditions (abstract and biography)

    Prof Glenys Parry on therapeutic harm (abstract and biography)

    Prof Tanya Byron on the place of clinical psychology in the media world (interview extract)

    Dr Judy Hyde on clinical psychology in Australia (abstract)

    Dr Ross White on what clinical psychology can contribute to global mental health (abstract and biography)

    Prof Tony Lavender on clinical psychology in the future: training, funding and leadership (abstract)

    Dr Helen Pote on clinical psychology in the digital age (abstract and biography)

    ACP UK Directors Mike Wang, Arabella Kurtz, Che Rosebert and Alistair Duff on the Association of Clinical Psychologists-UK – the national voice of clinical psychology

    Places at the reduced rate are limited to ACP UK members only. You can book a place at the conference by clicking here  or on the link below and logging into your account.