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Success for Psychology and Psychological Therapies at conference

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Events and conferences, Mental health, News on 24th July, 2019

Psychology and Psychological Therapies (PPT) were well represented at the recent Faculty of Psychology of Older People's national conference in Southport, showcasing psychology led developments and projects within the Trust. Ian Scott, Counselling Psychologist and Professional Lead for Devon Memory Service (DMS) and Inpatient DMS and Pete Keohane, Clinical Psychologist, presented...

Beech Ward accredited under the Royal College QNOAMHS scheme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 19th July, 2019

Beech Ward accredited under the Royal College QNOAMHS scheme

Congratulations to Beech Ward who have been accredited under the Royal College of Psychiatrists QNOAMHS scheme. QNOAMHS - The Quality Network for Older Adults Mental Health Services -  works with wards who are providing services to older people and engages staff and people who use services in a comprehensive process of...

National Peer-supported Open Dialogue Conference comes to Devon

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Events and conferences, Mental health, News on 19th July, 2019

National Peer-supported Open Dialogue Conference comes to Devon

Monday 19 August 2019 2pm-5pm Riviera International Conference Centre Chestnut Avenue Torquay Devon TQ2 5LZ The world's largest trial of Open Dialogue is now underway in the UK. Devon is a key site in that trial with Devon Partnership NHS Trust leading the Peer-supported Open Dialogue research programme in Torbay. Open Dialogue is a collaborative model organised around ‘network...

Jo wins Bill Downes award

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 17th July, 2019

Jo wins Bill Downes award

Dr Jo Cheffey, our Strategic Lead for Older Adult Psychology across Devon Partnership Trust, recently won the Bill Downes award at this year’s Faculty for Psychology of Older People (FPOP) national conference. The Bill Downes award recognises the contribution of a mid-career clinical psychologist to work with older people. Congratulations...

Will wins award from the British Association of Dramatherapists

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 17th July, 2019

Will wins award from the British Association of Dramatherapists

Will Berisch Secretan, a dramatherapist and environmental arts therapist working for the Psychology & Psychological Therapies (PPT) service in south Devon, has received an award from the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth) for Innovative Practice in Dramatherapy.   Will is the 2019 recipient of the 'The Bruce Howard Bayley Award for Dramatherapy...

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