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Wednesday October 24th 2018 – Doors open at 3:00pm
We are delighted to invite you to attend the inaugural lecture of Professor Hamish McLeod, Institute of Health & Wellbeing
Date Wednesday 24 October
Venue Yudowitz seminar room, Wolfson Medical School Building
Title Two Ways to Make Psychological Therapies Better
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 4.30-5.30pm in the atrium
Two Ways to Make Psychological Therapies Better
Psychological and behavioural interventions can have a substantial positive impact on a range of human problems. They are also typically well tolerated and highly acceptable to patients. But, there are significant challenges in delivering psychological treatments with fidelity, at scale, to the people who need them. This lecture will approach the challenge of improving psychological therapies by addressing two main questions: How can we build an effective workforce? And, How can we target psychological treatments more precisely? Studies to be discussed will range from a global mental health perspective through to RCTs for psychosis.
About the Speaker
Hamish McLeod is Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow. He directs the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme and conducts research spanning global mental health, workforce capacity building, and the treatment of complex and enduring problems such as psychosis, head injury, and neurodegenerative conditions.
Wednesday, October 24th 2018
Doors open: 3:00pm
Ends: Wednesday, October 24th 2018 at 4:30pm
Bookings close: October 24th 2018
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