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Leadership Summit: New Directions & Building for the Future for Psychological Professionals

09 December 2019 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
London
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The DCP Leadership and Management Faculty’s leadership summit will look at the current leadership challenges and opportunities coming out of the current major policy drivers across the four nations.

This includes the NHS Long Term Plan and other key policy guidelines for Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland .

It will bring together psychologists, experts by experience, commissioners, policy makers and other professional bodies to consider what part leadership can play in setting a new direction for the psychological professions.

We want to provide a forum to better understand what leadership is needed by those working within NHS psychological services, and a platform for networking opportunities and inspirations for clinicians and leaders to embrace the opportunities which are on the horizon.

British Psychological Society
30 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4UE

Event Location: 

The summit will feature a number of keynote speeches, combined with panel and roundtable discussions to encourage dialogue and discussion among attendees.

9:30 - 09.45

Welcome & Introduction

Dr Amra Rao, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Chair Leadership & Management Faculty
Jo Hemmingfield, DCP England lead for Experts by Experience

9:45

Lisa Cameron

Leadership Challenges & Opportunities, Lisa Cameron

10:00

Our Workforce: Building for the Future for Psychological Professionals

Chair: Dr Adrian Neal, Head of Employee Wellbeing Service, Chair DCP Wales, Dr Mandy Irvine, Secretary of DCP Northern Ireland & Head of Psychological Services, South Eastern Trust

i) Landscape across the four nations

Dr Roman RACZKA, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Chair DCP England
Dr Adrian Neal, Head of Employee Wellbeing Service, Chair DCP Wales
Dr Petra Corr, Head of Psychological Services, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Vice Chair DCP N Ireland 

ii) Leadership for Psychological Professions

The role of Chief Psychological Therapies Officer: the need and implications for Clinical Psychologists. Professor (Emeritus) Tony Lavender, Chair DCP Workforce Development & Training Sub-committee
NHSE & HEE Perspective:  Leadership by Psychological Professionals – Influencing policy making at regional & national level. Dr Adrian Whittington, National Lead for Psychological Professions, NHSE/I and HEE

11:30 Coffee Break
11:50

Influencing & Business Planning

Dr Rebecca Courtney-Walker, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Associate Director-Psychological Services, Inpatient Care, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust 
Claire McGuire, Clinical & Professional Lead, Psychological Therapies, Pennine Care NHS Trust
Dr Vivien Twaddle, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Head of Specialist Psychological Therapies Services 
Associate Director for Psychological Services  - Neurological and Specialist Services, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

13:15 Lunch & Networking
14:15

Building Leadership for Inclusion

David Murphy, President British Psychological Society 
Benna Waites, Joint Head of Psychology, Counselling and Arts Therapies, Leading People Programme Course Director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

15:15 Refreshments
15:40

Panel Discussion

Where next?

16:20

Amra Rao

Dr Amra Rao, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Chair Leadership & Management Faculty
Jo Hemmingfield, DCP England lead for Experts by Experience

16:30 Event close

The summit is organised across three themes:

1. The psychological workforce – opportunities and challenges

We’ll be asking what the current leadership landscape looks like for psychological professionals across the four nations, and delving deeper to find out what current leadership feels like to those working within the NHS and how it can be improved.

Leads: Adrian Neal & Many Irvine

2. Leadership for Inclusion

The NHS Leadership Academy is leading on a new and ambitious programme, which will inform a future ten-year strategy for inclusion in the NHS.  What is inclusive leadership, what can come in the way of being inclusive and how the framework can be used to inform leadership thinking and practice in our work will be looked at.

Leads: Benna Waites, Zenobia Nadirshaw, Joanne Hemmingfield

3. Becoming involved and business planning

Business planning is crucial to gaining support for a future vision for the psychological professions. This theme will address how we develop services, and take an active role in influencing and engaging with the commissioning and contracting landscape.

Leads: Rebecca Courtney-Walker & Claire Maguire 

Convenors:

  • Dr Amra Rao, Chair Leadership & Management Faculty
  • Jo Hemmingfield, DCP England lead for Experts by Experience

Speakers:

  • Dr Lisa Cameron, MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) 
  • Sarb Bajwa, CEO, British Psychological Society 
  • David Murphy, President, British Psychological Society 
  • Dr Esther Cohen-Tovee, Chair Division of Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society 
  • Simon Mudie, DCP Wales Lead Expert by Experience 
  • Dr Adrian Whittington, IAPT National Clinical Advisor: Education, NHS England, Clinical Lead for Mental Health: HEE Kent Surrey and Sussex, Chair, Psychological Professions Network: Kent, Surrey and Sussex
  • Professor (Emeritus) Tony Lavender, Chair DCP Workforce Development & Training Sub-committee
  • Dr Roman Raczka, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Chair DCP England
  • Claire Maguire, Clinical & Professional Lead, Psychological Therapies, Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Dr Adrian Neal, Head of Employee Wellbeing Service, Chair DCP Wales
  • Dr Petra Corr, Head of Psychological Services, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Vice Chair DCP N Ireland
  • Dr Mandy Irvine, Secretary of DCP Northern Ireland & Head of Psychological Services, South Eastern Trust 
  • Ms Benna Waites, Joint Head of Psychology, Counselling and Arts Therapies, Leading People Programme Course Director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
  • Dr Rebecca Courtney-Walker, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Associate Director-Psychological Services, Inpatient Care, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Vivian Twaddle, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Head of Specialist Psychological Therapies Services Associate Director for Psychological Services  - Neurological and Specialist Services, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Gita E Bhutani, National Psychological Professions Network Development Lead, HEE
Leadership & Management Faculty members £10 
DCP Members £20 
BPS Members £30
Non members £40

All prices include VAT

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