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Welcome to the online community for those interested in

community psychology in the UK

The hope is for this to be an active and up to date site where people will post, blog, discuss, share, participate, motivate and encourage.

Please do start groups, discussions and add videos. 

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Exciting Job Opportunities at MAC-UK

Dear all

Please see here if you're interested in job opportunities at MAC-UK - an organisation applying community psychology principles.

http://www.mac-uk.org/get-in-touch/current-vacancies/

 

Created by Sally Z Aug 22, 2014 at 2:24pm. Last updated by Sally Z Aug 22.

Update from the London CP Network

Dear London Community Psychology Network, (28th July 2014)

Happy Summer!

Hope you are all well. 

I keep hearing more and more about exciting Comm Psych events and practice. Please do let me know if I can promote London CP relevant events, ideas, collaborations or if you have ideas for…

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Created by Sally Z Jul 28, 2014 at 11:09pm. Last updated by Sally Z Jul 28.

Psychologists Against Austerity!!

CHECK OUT OUR PSYCHOLOGISTS AGAINST AUSTERITY BANNER AT THE DEMAND THE ALTERNATIVE PROTEST ON SATURDAY!!

https://flic.kr/p/nMoFr3

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Created by Sally Z Jun 24, 2014 at 8:40pm. Last updated by Sally Z Jun 24.

Austerity articles from The Psychologist

Special Issue of the Psychologist (April 2014) on Austerity with contributions by the MPG, Ian Parker, Gary Thomas, David Fryer and Rose Stambe and Carl Harris. See below. Thanks to David Fryer for sending these through.



Charting ‘the mind and body economic'

The Midlands Psychology Group introduce a special issue dedicated to the theme of 'austerity'

Page Numbers: 232-235



Austerity in the university

Ian Parker on increasing pressure and emotional labour at… Continue

Created by Sally Z May 5, 2014 at 9:26pm. Last updated by Sally Z May 5.

The 'Story of Austerity'

Just wanted to share this great report on Austerity by the New Economics Foundation. A lot to learn..

http://www.neweconomics.org/publications/entry/framing-the-economy-the-austerity-story Continue

Created by Sally Z May 5, 2014 at 8:28pm. Last updated by Sally Z May 5.

Nine Actions on Health Inequalities - new report

If%20you%20could%20do%20one%20thing%20-%20full%20report.pdf

The British Academy presents a collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, drawing on the evidence base for their particular area of expertise, identifying…

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Created by Sally Z Jan 23, 2014 at 10:39pm. Last updated by Sally Z Jan 23.

Key Figures in Community Psychology in the UK Support the Ning!



Well done for all your dedication and energy in taking this new Ning platform forward! It will be great if it helps us come together to make our critical community psychology activitities in the UK more accessible and transparent.



We need to encourage and enable a new generation of citizen activists and critical psychologists to join forces to play their part within the many and varied global efforts to shift the balance of power away from those who currently have excessive… Continue

Created by Sally Z Dec 16, 2013 at 10:00am. Last updated by Sally Z Dec 16, 2013.

Cathy McCormack Anti-Poverty Campaigner

Have a listen to Cathy McCormack - an incredible Anti-Poverty Campaigner in Scotland

In conversation with David Fryer - a Critical Community Psychologist - and others about the war on the poor in the UK and beyond.

These conversations help me keep the wider perspective of mental health and well-being in mind. Less focus on an individual's thoughts,…
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Created by Sally Z Dec 15, 2013 at 1:12pm. Last updated by Sally Z Dec 15, 2013.

Notes Home

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Created by Sally Z Nov 13, 2013 at 10:26pm. Last updated by Sally Z Nov 26, 2013.

Community Psychology Update from Europe

Community psychology developments in Europe 

by Dr Jacqui Akhurst from York Uni

I represented the BPS on the EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations) Community Psychology (CP) taskforce (TF) from May 2012 to July 2013, when the TF presented its report to EFPA. The full report may be…

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Created by Sally Z Nov 13, 2013 at 10:29pm. Last updated by Sally Z Nov 13, 2013.

Forum

Mens Equality Learning Disability (MELD) Group

Started by Joe Grace Sep 12. 0 Replies

Hi All,I am a trainee clinical psychologist based in Shrewsbury/Telford (Midlands). I currently work for a NHS Learning Disabilities Service. We run a mens group (MELD) and a womans group (WELD) to…Continue

Gaza

Started by Mark Burton. Last reply by Mark Burton Aug 6. 4 Replies

I just sent this to the email list but it's held in a moderationqueueThis is what we said in 2009 when Gaza's civilians were being bombed by the occupying power.…Continue

Tags: Collective, action, trauma, War, Palestine

New Blog Post on the Community Psychology Practice Blog

Started by Carlos Luis Jul 18. 0 Replies

Hi everyone!I hope you're doing great. Here's the link to the last blog post titled: Basing a Leadership Academy’s Curriculum on Ecological Systems.…Continue

Advice and Willing Speakers Needed!

Started by Lucy Hawkes. Last reply by Lucy Hawkes Jul 14. 2 Replies

Hello All! I am in the process of developing a community psychology network for the Swindon / Wiltshire area.One of my aims is to promote a more community / critical approach to psychology in the…Continue

 
 
 

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