Ref NoBPS/001/11/04/03/02/02
TitleBPS Committee on the Implications of the Summerfield Report 1969-1971
Extent1-bound volume
DescriptionMinutes of the British Psychological Society Committee on the Implications of the Summerfield Report, cut and pasted typed text.

Details contained inside are mostly concerning; the training of psychologists for the Education service [Summerfield report], draft syllabus for a British Psychological Society (BPS) Diploma in Educational and Child Psychology, interim reports, draft notes for tutors, 5th and 6th meetings of the committee are attached towards the end of the book, 1969-1971.
FormatBound Volume
NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
Wellcome Ref: PSY/BPS/1/4/2
Related MaterialBPS/001/5/02 BPS Diploma in Developmental and Child Psychology
BPS/001/16/02 BPS Scrapbook 1965-1970
BPS/001/3/02/02/01 BPS Council Papers I 1963-1971
BPS/001/10/01/01 BPS Committee on Training in Psychology 1963-1975
BPS/001/9/03/03/01 Postgraduate Admissions Committee
BPS/001/9/03/02 Membership and Qualifications Board
BPS/001/3/02/01/29 BPS Council Papers 1974
BPS/002/2/04/03/05 BPS Evidence to the Committee on Psychologists in the Education Services (Summerfield) 1968
AccessConditionsAuthorised Users. View by Appointment.
Location16: Wellcome Library
TermChild psychology
Psychology education
Public Relations
Government Policy
AdminHistoryThe Summerfield Committee was appointed in February 1965 by the Secretary of State for Education

'to consider the field of work of educational psychologists employed by local education authorities and the qualifications and training necessary; to estimate the number of psychologists required; and to make recommendations.'
It's members were Arthur Summerfield , Jack H. Kahn, Percy Lord, Margaret Procter
Grace Rawlings, C. W. W. Read, C. J. Revington, Olive C. Sampson, R. V. Saunders
Elfed Thomas, and Phillip Williams
It reported in 1968 'Psychologists in Education Services' and this was responded to by the British Psychological Society 'Memorandum on The report of the Committee on Local Authority and Allied Personal Social Services (The Seebohm Report) and the Report of the Working party on Psychologists in Education Services (The Summerfield Report) November 1968 [See BPS/001/16/02 BPS Scrapbook] and then the Society formed a committee to respond to the Summerfield Reports recommendations.

The business of the Committee was to prepare for a meeting with the Department of Education and Science to discuss the financing of postgraduate training, the setting up of a Training Council and the effects of changes in local government structure and responsibilities on the recommendations of the report.

The Committee comprised Maurice Chazan, J Lumsden, T Moore, P F Portwood, Grace Rawlings (chair), A M Roe (Hon Sec), George Seth and H J Wright.
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following standard
ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description
ArchNoteCompiled by Mike Maskill BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.

Show related Persons records.

BPS/GB/25Rawlings; Grace (1909-1988); OBE, FBPsS1909-1988
BPS/GB/330Seth; George (1905-1990); Professor; FBPsS1905-1990
BPS/GB/14Chazan; Maurice (1922-2015); Professor; FBPsS1922-2015
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