LevelFile
Ref NoBPS/001/3/02/01/29
TitleBPS Council Papers 1974
Date1974
Extent1 file (5 folders)
Physical Description4 folders, some torn pages
DescriptionPapers for British Psychological Society Council Meetings 1974
16 February 1974
Minutes, Agenda and Papers [49-74] includes Council and Section, Branch and Division representations on Council, Honorary Fellowship, notification of honours and awards, Annual Report; report from the Finance and General Purposes Committee, AGM resolutions, anti apartheid motion for agenda of a general meeting; report of the Professional Affairs Board; recommendations of the Standing Committee on Publications to change the Bulletin [later The Psychologist] to a monthly publication, copy agreement to take over Occupational Psychology; Approval of National Institute of Industrial Psychology courses by the Standing Committee on Test Standards; approval of courses in clinical psychology (Surrey, Glasgow) and Educational Psychology (Institute of Education); report from the Standing Committee on Membership, applications for membership, fellowship and associateship; DECP, DCP, DOP, SDEP, accounts; final draft of the Working Party on Teaching Psychology to Nurses (Convened by J N Hall); Annual report of the DCP, Standing Committee on Publications, Standing Committee on Test Standards, Standing Committee on Training in Psychology, Press Committee; Report of the Working Party on the Law Relating to Mentally Abnormal Offenders (Convenor D A Black); Report of the Working Party on Child Guidance ( A M Roe); Report of the Working Party on Psychotherapy (Boris Semeonoff); Report on the Working Party on the Legal Representation of Psychologists in the UK (Grace Rawlings); report of the Honorary Archivist; Report on the Library

6 April 1974
Minutes and Papers [1-10] includes co-options to Council, terms of reference and membership of committees (Finance and General Purposes Committee, Standing Committee on Membership, Standing Advisory Committee on Professional Conduct, Standing Committee on Publications, Standing Committee on Test Standards, Standing Committee on Training in Psychology, Standing Press Committee, Conference Programme Committee, Conference Management Committee, Committee on Society Awards and Named Lecturers, Headquarters Appeal Fund Committee, Committee to Consider and Report on the Implications of the Summerfield Report and Committee on the Legal Registration of Psychologists in the UK, Consultative Committee on the New British Intelligence Scale, Consultative Committee on Developmental Tests for Babies, Joint Standing Committee with the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Joint Committee with the University of London Library, Working Party to Prepare Evidence for the Trethowan Committee, Working Party on the Law Affecting the Mentally Abnormal Offender, Working Party on the Society's Scientific Meetings and Conferences, Working Party on Psychotherapy, Working Party on the DES/DHSS Draft Circular on Child Guidance

18 May 1974
Minutes, Agenda and Papers [11-20] including resolution supporting the APA [American Psychologist Association] concerning the use of psychiatric diagnosis and hospitalization to suppress political dissent; negotiations with the NIIP [to take over Occupational Psychology], working party to consider the Terms of Reference of the Scientific Affairs Board and the Professional Affairs Board; financial implications of splitting the British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology into two journals; legal and charitable status of the British Journal of Educational Psychology Ltd; new Headquarters Committee, Minutes of inaugural meeting of the Scientific Affairs Board 23 March 1974 and Professional Affairs Board 25 January 1974, 2 March 1974 and 6 April 1974, Evidence to Child Health Services Committee; Press Committee accounts and budgets; Joint Working of F&CGP and Working Party on Publicity; approval of Test Agency by the Standing Committee on Test Standards; amendment of rules of Welsh Branch; AGM and Annual Conference report, report of Open Meeting held during Annual Conference; applications for Fellowship, Membership and Associateship.

5 October 1974
Minutes, Agenda and Papers [22 - 35] including computerisation; resolution supporting the APA [American Psychologist Association] concerning the use of psychiatric diagnosis and hospitalization to suppress political dissent; negotiation with the Association of Teachers in College and Departments of Education [formerly Training College Association] concerning the British Journal of Educational Psychology; revised terms of reference of the F&CGP, budgetary control, International Directory of Psychologists, minutes of the Scientific Affairs Board 6 July 1974 and proposed innovations; minutes of the Professional Affairs Board 22 June 1974; agenda for Special General Meeting to agree changes in statutes and whether Society should take steps to take a bill to Parliament seeking the legal registration of professional psychologists; recognition of courses (AK selection, National Computing Centre, Cranfield MBA, The Test Agency, Mills and Nuttall) by the Standing Committee on Test Standards; Report of the Standing Committee on Publications; proposed publication 'Psychological Forum'; report of Working Party on the Relations Between the Society's Boards and Committees; Working Party on a Qualifying Examination in Psychology; report from Standing Committee on Membership; report from Honorary Librarian; budget 1975; recognition of a trade union;

7 December 1974
Minutes, Agenda and Papers [37-50] including report of the Working Party on a Qualifying Examination; terms of reference of the Conference Management Sub-committee; subscription rates; nomination to Honorary roles; reports from Northern Scottish and Welsh Branches; elections to Associateship, membership, subscriber; formation of new company to run the British Journal of Educational Psychology; minutes of the Scientific Affairs Board 21 September 1974; minutes of Professional Affairs Board 7 September 1974; change of Division rules to take into account new criteria for Associateship; report of Standing Committee on Publications; revised budgets; change in membership of the Standing Committee on Test Standards; Working Party on a Qualifying Examination in Psychology
FormatFile
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.
Files of F H Partridge Executive Secretary. Includes some annotated and draft documents.
LanguageEnglish
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BPS/001/12/06 British Journal of Educational Psychology
BPS/001/11/04/03/03/01 Response to Trethowan Committee on the Role of Psychologists in the Health Service 1973
BPS/001/11/04/03/02/02 BPS Committee on the Implications of the Summerfield Report
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AccessConditionsRegistered Users by Appointment Only.
AccessStatusOpen
Location13: BPS History of Psychology Centre, London
TermClinical psychology
Educational psychology
Occupational psychology
AdminHistoryThe British Psychological Society Executive Committee became the Council in 1919. In 2002 Trustee status of the Council was transferred to an expanded Board of Directors named the Board of Trustees, although a Representative Council exists it does not have the executive power but had five representatives on the Board.
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following: ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description MAD3 Third Edition 2000
ArchNoteCompiled by Claire Jackson BPS Archivist History of Psychology Centre.

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