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Minorities in clinical psychology group application support event

26 October 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event is free and open to both BPS members and to the general public. Registration is required. See Pricing tab for more information.
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The minorities in clinical psychology pre-qualification group exists to support groups that are underrepresented in clinical psychology.

The group consists of seven organisers and a Chair currently lead the group which comprises about 70 members, all working towards a career in Clinical Psychology.

We are passionate about Clinical Psychology, equality and diversity and are committed to the development and sustainability of the group. 

This event aims to provide applicants information about some of the doctorate courses and an opportunity to hear from current trainees.

Target audience

The event may be of particular interest to those who identify as having a minority status (BME, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Disability, Parent/carer etc.) who have applied for clinical psychology training for 2018 entry.

University of East London CCG.06,
Water lane,
E15 4LZ

Event Location: 


18:00 - 18:10 Minorities in Clinical Psychology Group - welcome and introduction
18:10 - 18:30 The application process at UEL: What they are looking for? What they are doing at UEL to support/encourage diversity? Including time for Q and A
Dr Neil Rees
Clinical Programme Director, DClinPsy at UEL 
18:30 - 18:50 What do the stats say about people from BME backgrounds applying to get on to Clinical Psychology training? The application process at UCL: What they are looking for?   What they are doing at UEL to support/encourage diversity? Including time for Q and A
Dr Kat Alcock
Senior Clinical Tutor, DCLinPsy at UCL 
18:50-19:40 Trainees and recently qualified Clinical Psychologists from local courses- session in which trainees will share their experience of the application process, with reference to their minority status if appropriate.  Then there will be the opportunity for people to discuss and ask questions about their applications. 
19:40 Closing Remarks and information about how to join the Minorities in Clinical Psychology Group, the DCP Pre-Qualification group and information on upcoming events.
19:45 Opportunity to approach trainees to ask individual questions


Registration information

Clicking on the register button will take you to the BPS online Shop - please sign in using your usual BPS membership number and password.

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Once you have signed in, click on this event to register and you should be able to complete the form and add to basket.

If you have any queries regarding this event please contact Member Network Services, quoting 'DCP PQG-Minorities-Oct17', at:

Alternatively telephone during office hours on +44 (0) 116 252 9515 stating the name and date of the event.


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