Division of Health Psychology

CPD Subcommittee

CPD Subcommittee Lead:  Dr Emily Arden-Close - Contact 


CPD Chair Attributes


Track record of maintaining own continuing professional development

Understanding of the BPS / HCPC requirements relating to continuing professional development

Able to identify the learning needs of the DHP membership and plan the continuing professional developments programme accordingly

Able to communicate with people at various levels of experience and seniority

Able to liaise with other subcommittee chairs to promote CPD and work collaboratively to support the DHP work

Be committed to work towards the strategic goals of the DHP committee

Ability to be released from work to attend (reasonable number) of meetings relating to this role over the term of office

Committed to representing the variety of membership within the DHP

Ability to motivate, co-ordinate and lead a team to achieve the subcommittee’s goals

Committed to upholding and maintaining the highest standards for Health Psychology



BPS Chartered Psychologist and Health Psychologist (or eligible)

Experience of participating as a member of a DHP (sub) committee

Experience of developing training programmes at various levels

Experience of taking responsibility or holding senior positions

Experience of liaising with training providers to guide them in developing training programmes to meet the needs of the audience