On Monday 30th July 2018 PPS announced the opening of nominations for election to the Psychologists Protection Society Trust, Board of Trustees. As per the Articles of Association, there were three Trustee positions available.

The closing date for nominations was Wednesday 12th September 2018.

The PPS secretary received three completed nomination forms that met the required eligibility requirements. As a result of an in-sufficient number of candidates standing to initiate an election, no election will be held.

As the three nominees are uncontested, they will be invited to assume their posts on the new Psychologists Protection Society Trust, Board of Trustees at the Trusts AGM to be held on 2nd November 2018 in Manchester.

The names of the two successful candidates are;

  • Mrs Anne Martin (standing for re-election)
  • Ms Katrina Millhagen (standing for re-election)
  • Mr Dennis Bury

Did you know that you can register to watch our free CPD events online?

Event 1 - Naming and shaming therapists: Protecting the public or harming therapy? - Philip Cox

All the key professional registration bodies report an increase in the number of formal complaints. One response has been to update codes of ethics to protect the public from unethical and incompetent practices. It may surprise therapists to learn that irrespective of a client’s presenting issue, the therapeutic modality applied or practice context within the Western world, around 10% of people attending therapy report experiencing their therapy as harmful. It seems the policy of naming and shaming may itself contribute to further difficulties and anxiety, and so may engender defensive practices and more complaints. This presentation suggests the awareness, discussion and management of unintended harm signals good and ethically-grounded practice, rather than poor clinical practice.

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Did you know that you can register to watch our free CPD events online?Event 1 - Naming and shaming therapists: Protecting the public or harming therapy? - Philip CoxAll the key professional registration bodies report an increase in the number of formal complaints. One response has been to update codes of ethics to protect the public from unethical and incompetent practices. It may surprise therapists to learn that irrespective of a client’s presenting issue, the therapeutic modality applied or practice context within the Western world, around 10% of people attending therapy report experiencing their therapy as harmful. It seems the policy of naming and shaming may itself contribute to further difficulties and anxiety, and so may engender defensive practices and more complaints. This presentation suggests the awareness, discussion and management of unintended harm signals good and ethically-grounded practice, rather than poor clinical practice.www.ppstrust.org/manchester

An Invitation to 2 FREE CPD Events to be held at our AGM in Manchester on Friday Evening 2nd November 2018

PPS Members can attend free of charge. Please note: tickets are limited. PPS Members and Non Members can participate online for free.

Naming and Shaming Therapists: Protecting the Public or Harming Therapy? Presented by Philip Cox : 17.15 - 18.15

All the key professional registration bodies report an increase in the number of formal complaints. One response has been to update codes of ethics to protect the public from unethical and incompetent practices. It may surprise therapists to learn that irrespective of a client’s presenting issue, the therapeutic modality applied or practice context within the Western world, around 10% of people attending therapy report experiencing their therapy as harmful. It seems the policy of naming and shaming may itself contribute to further difficulties and anxiety, and so may engender defensive practices and more complaints. This presentation suggests the awareness, discussion and management of unintended harm signals good and ethically-grounded practice, rather than poor clinical practice.

How “Private” is Your Practice in Cyberspace? Are you Tech Ready? Presented by Catherine Knibbs : 20.15 - 21.15

Cyberspace offers Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Psychologists a space to connect, advertise and work using the medium of technology. However this technology comes with risks and dangers for us as practitioners, from our own social media to cyber security. This is much more than GDPR and Facebook. Our privacy and our clients’ can be compromised if we don’t understand how cyberspace operates and how our presence in this space can affect us. The talk will give a brief overview of the issues we can face with Q&A about any of this.

Venue : Renaissance City Centre Hotel, Blackfriars St, Manchester, M3 2EQ

Tickets and further details available from our website at www.ppstrust.org/manchester
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An Invitation to 2 FREE CPD Events to be held at our AGM in Manchester on Friday Evening 2nd November 2018PPS Members can attend free of charge. Please note: tickets are limited. PPS Members and Non Members can participate online for free.Naming and Shaming Therapists: Protecting the Public or Harming Therapy? Presented by Philip Cox : 17.15 - 18.15All the key professional registration bodies report an increase in the number of formal complaints. One response has been to update codes of ethics to protect the public from unethical and incompetent practices. It may surprise therapists to learn that irrespective of a client’s presenting issue, the therapeutic modality applied or practice context within the Western world, around 10% of people attending therapy report experiencing their therapy as harmful. It seems the policy of naming and shaming may itself contribute to further difficulties and anxiety, and so may engender defensive practices and more complaints. This presentation suggests the awareness, discussion and management of unintended harm signals good and ethically-grounded practice, rather than poor clinical practice.How “Private” is Your Practice in Cyberspace? Are you Tech Ready?  Presented by Catherine Knibbs : 20.15 - 21.15Cyberspace offers Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Psychologists a space to connect, advertise and work using the medium of technology. However this technology comes with risks and dangers for us as practitioners, from our own social media to cyber security. This is much more than GDPR and Facebook. Our privacy and our clients’ can be compromised if we don’t understand how cyberspace operates and how our presence in this space can affect us. The talk will give a brief overview of the issues we can face with Q&A about any of this.Venue : Renaissance City Centre Hotel, Blackfriars St, Manchester, M3 2EQTickets and further details available from our website at www.ppstrust.org/manchester

 

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