Community Psychology Section

Professional and ethical practice issues for psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors: an important part of civic and community engagement

Professional and ethical practice issues for psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors

Friday 17th July 2015, 9:30am – 4:30pm (Registration and light refreshments from 9:00am)Key note speakers: Professor Jamie Hacker-Hughes (President of the British Psychological Society, Dr Andrew Reeves, (Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), Premila Trivedi (Activist and expert by experience), Professor Steve Pilling NICE National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, Robert Sherman (Barrister at law and accredited mediator), Dr Sally Zlotowitz (Chair of Community Psychology London branch)

Who should attend?

The Conference is ideal for service providers, practitioners, educators and trainers, researchers, policy makers, placement providers, supervisors, advocates, trainees and anyone with an interest in ensuring that professional and ethical standards are actively considered and upheld in a range of situations.

Conference overview - At a glance

We are excited to be hosting an excellent selection of key note speakers (see above), and to be offering fourteen stimulating and thought provoking workshops. All workshop facilitators are experts drawn from a range of areas within psychology, counselling and psychotherapy, covering topics such as: professional; legal; clinical; issues of diversity; research; supervision and training.

This conference will emphasize and develop knowledge around all aspects of professional and ethical practice for anyone who is involved in aspects relating to psychology, psychotherapy and counselling in a dynamic and changing environment.

Objectives include:

To identify the current challenges that therapeutic practitioners are faced with on a daily basis in practice and to consider the best ways of working and resolving these.

To promote the development and application of professional and ethical competence in individual practitioners, groups of professionals, educational and health organisations.
To explore the legal, professional and ethical considerations underpinning safe ethical practice and the implications for practitioners.

For further details and registration please go to:

Early booking is recommended to ensure that you obtain a place. We hope that you will come along and join us.

Charges are as below:

Student Ambassador - FREE
NB: the first 26 students to enrol can apply to be a student ambassador at the conference and obtain a free place
Sorry, Student Ambassador places are fully booked.
Full time student - £10
Any other students at the School of Psychology or placement providers for students at UEL (please state for which programme) - £20
Standard rate - £30

Beverages, light snacks, and lunch is included.