DCP Leadership and Management Faculty

Welcome to the Division of Clinical Psychology's Leadership and Management Faculty website


About the Faculty

The Faculty was established in 2002 and currently has over 450 members, working in the NHS and independent health and social care agencies.

Membership is open to any member of the DCP who has an interest in management, leadership and service delivery issues.

Associate non-voting membership is also open to members of other BPS Member Networks. See the Joining and Benefits tab above for more details of how to join the Faculty.

The Faculty hosts a successful and very active e-mail discussion forum, holds conferences and meetings and prepares responses to consultations.

The Faculty Committee is elected by its membership at the AGM, usually held during the Annual Conference.


Faculty Aims:

  • To promote at a National, Regional and Local level management issues and requirements pertaining to the delivery of Psychological Services.
  • To promote organisational and management issues regarding policy planning at a National level in line with the Division of Clinical Psychology's policies.
  • To offer support, guidance and information to peers through National and Regional meetings.
  • To create a National virtual network and bulletin board allowing for fast and free access to shared information and views.  

Please visit the Division of Clinical Psychology's homepage to view our Division's mission statement.


Member Discussion Group

This successful e-mail discussion forum aims to:

  • Help managers and leaders of psychological services exchange information and opinion and to seek views of colleagues about services, policy implementation, employment and other matters.
  • Alert members to new policy and guidance produced by the Department of Health, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and other bodies
  • Enable the coordination of responses to consultations.

If you are already a member of the Faculty and would like to join the discussion group, please send an email to [email protected] stating which list you would like to join and your membership number.