Category Archives: Psychology and Therapy

News stories relating to child psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in both individuals and groups, while also exploring the physiological and neurobiological processes that underlie certain functions and behaviours.

Expert’s Corner: Dr Anna Preston

25th Mar 2019

Clinical psychologist Dr Anna Preston talks to Clare Jerrom about carrying out parenting assessments in an ethical, timely and multi-disciplinary way. The benefit of having multi-agency meetings at the beginning…

Compulsory health education in schools from 2020

26th Feb 2019

New guidance supporting schools how to teach pupils about mental health has been launched by the Department for Education. Education secretary Damian Hinds said the guidance will mean that from…

Ofsted finds limited progress at Sunderland

12th Feb 2019

Progress in improving services at Sunderland has been limited, Ofsted has said. Due to a technical fault, the electronic case recording system was unavailable on the second day of the…

Benefits of having a Head of Well-Being revealed

22nd Nov 2018

Schools should all appoint a Head of Well-Being, a report from Nuffield Health has found. The report ‘Improving wellbeing in schools’ found that putting a dedicated role into schools with…