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Ref NoBPS/001/4/01/02/04
TitleBPS Professional Affairs Board PAB Papers 1983
Date1983
Extent1 file (2 folders)
Physical DescriptionSome rust marks
DescriptionBritish Psychological Society's (BPS) Professional Affairs Board (PAB) meeting papers includes some consultation and response papers.

22 January 1983 Professional Affairs Board Agenda, Minutes, Papers includes pricing of conversion kit for the British Ability Scales by NFER-Nelson Publishing Company; advice to Whitley Council on approval of training courses in educational psychology; adherence to the code of ethics of the British Association for Counselling; government response to proposed closed of the professional supplementary to medicine and the Speech Therapy profession; appointments to committees and as organisational representatives; Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982: Appointments to the Mental Health Act Commission; representation on the Multidisciplinary Working Group on Access to Personal Health Information; response to Royal College of Psychiatrists A Guide to Confidentiality in Relation to Mental Health; joint standing committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists; publication of BPS Guidelines for a Code of Practice in Data Protection; monitoring progress of the Data Protection Bill and the Police and Criminal Evidence Bill; responses to 'Helping to Get Children Out of Hospital'; response to 'The Rising Tide' Developing Services for Mental Illness in Old Age'; approval of Oxford Regional In Service Training Course; amended draft of report of Working Party on Psychological Services for Children; annual report; annual report of standing committee on Test Standards and training committees; minutes of training committee; response to the report of the Working Party on Psychological Services in Social Services Departments; advice to the Association of Directors of Social Services; derogatory language; copy of Independent Development Council for People With Mental Handicap report 'Elements of Comprehensive Local Service for People with Mental Handicap September 1982'; standards for eligibility for graduate members of the Society; draft revised leaflet 'A Careers in Clinical Psychology'; change of name of the Institute of Psychology and Parapsychology to Institute of Hypnosis and Parapsychology to indicate that they 'adamantly disagree with the body of knowledge known as psychology and wish to disassociate ourselves from it in particular the body of knowledge known as clinical psychology'; opportunity to organise refresher courses in Hong Kong; comment on Open University course on Special Needs in Education.

12 March 1983 Minutes, Agenda and Papers includes Open University course on Special Needs in Education; pricing of conversion kit for the British Ability Scales by NFER-Nelson Publishing Company; report of the Council working party on public relations; reports of meeting of the Working Group on Access to Personal Health Information and the Data Protection Bill; response to Royal College of Psychiatrists Guide to Confidentiality in Relation to Mental Health; response to Helping to Get Mentally Handicapped Children Out of Hospitals; advice to the Association of Directors of Social Services on employment of psychologists; article by Barrie J Brown commenting on the Barclay Report Social Workers Their Role and Tasks; proposed meeting between psychologists and nurses; note by Tony Black on meeting at DHSS to discuss progress on secure units and secure facilities in the NHS; representation on committees and organisations; representation on British Council of Organisations of Disabled People; report of joint standing committee on Royal College of Psychiatrists; briefing MPs; proposed publication 'Psychology in the 1980s'; editor for British Journal of Educational Psychology; consultation on electoral registration of mental health patients; regulations for Diploma in Clinical Psychology 1983; evaluation procedure for Leicester University Diploma in Social Learning Theory and Practice in Applied Settings; report on Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology Visit to Msc Course in Leeds University; report on Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology report on Oxford Regional Health Authority In-Service Training Scheme; standing orders of vetting group to consider clinical nominations for eligibility for graduate membership; minutes of Scottish Division of Educational and Child Psychology Training Committee 17 November 1982; Standing Committee on Test Standards Approvals; membership of the Standing Advisory Committee on Professional Conduct;

23 April 1983 Professional Affairs Board Minutes Agenda and Papers including Open University course on Special Needs in Education; DECP relationship with Association of Educational Psychologists; request for meeting with the Home Office to discuss Data Protection bill; draft Mental Health Act regulations; response to Lord Chancellor's Department on a New Code of Procedures for Mental Health Review Tribunals; response to enquiry into solvent misuse (Glue Sniffing); response on DHSS circular on Electoral Registration of Mental Hospital Patients; revision of agreed policy statement Psychological Services for Children; draft report of the Working Party on Psychological Services in Social Services Departments; examination of test material in Court; response to NHS Advisory Service Report 'The Rising Tide Developing Services for Mental Illness and Old Age'; response to Police and Criminal Evidence Bill; membership of subcommittees and working parties; criteria for the Assessment of Professional Training Courses (Educational Psychology and Occupational Psychology); DHSS circular Health Service Development Care in the Community and Joint Finance; Royal College of Psychiatrists draft Guidance on the Management of Deliberate Self-Harm; BPS Steering Committee on Registration 'Registration and Academic Psychologists: A Consultative Paper; comments on Home Office Working Party on Prosecution Arrangements paper 'The Organisation of an Independent Prosecution Service'; training needs of psychology graduates in Social Services Departments (Fraser Watts); Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology report on Lancashire In-Service training course in clinical psychology; Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology report on University College Dublin Master of Science in Clinical Specialization; Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology report on Queens University Belfast Msc in Abnormal Psychology; financial statement; draft Mental Health Act Commission order and regulations; report on Rugby conference on Psychotherapy (organised by the British Association for Counselling) and changes in the constitution of the Divisional of Educational and Child Psychology DECP Training Committee.

17 June 1983 Professional Affairs Board Minutes Agenda and Papers including Board membership; Open University course on Special Needs in Education; relations with the Association of Educational Psychologists; responses and correspondence with Ministers relating to the Data Protection Bill and Interprofessional Working Group on Access to Personal Health Information; response to DHSS enquiry on Solvent Misuse (Glue Sniffing); Psychological Services for Children A Statement of Policy; Police and Criminal Evidence bill; publishing of Survey and Roles and Expectations of Occupational Psychologists (John Rowan); Registration of Psychologists A Code of Conduct; response to draft order and regulations Mental Health Act Commission; nomination to the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work; report of working group on liaison with the nursing profession; Standing Committee on Test Standards The First 22 Years and The Work of the Standing Committee on Test Standards The Last 28 Months; background notes and draft revised report of The Working Party on Psychological Services in Social Services Departments; CTCP [Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology) Statement on Training in Psychotherapy; request by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for the Society to be associated with the report of the Interdisciplinary Working Party on Confidentiality; derogatory language proposed guidelines; response to draft DHSS memorandum on New Mental Health Legislation; report on Masters of Educational Psychology at the University of Birmingham; report on training course for educational psychologists University of Manchester; changes in regulations on the appointment and training of probationer clinical psychologists; suggestion that Society provides guidance on legal protection; proposed link between Stan Thorne MP and the Division of Clinical Psychology; response to 'The Crisis in Clinical Psychology Services to People Who are Mentally Handicapped' (NDT); interdivisional cooperation; draft guidance document on British psychology for the American Psychological Association; job description for a Metropolitan Police psychologist; report of the working party on public relations.

30 September 1983 Professional Affairs Board Minutes Agenda and Papers includes revised terms of reference of the Board of Examiners for the Diploma in Clinical Psychology; Royal College of Psychiatrists Interdisciplinary Working Party on Confidentiality; response to Mental Health Act 1983 Patient's Leaflets; funding of two year training courses in Educational Psychology; response to Development Team for Mentally Handicapped 'The Crisis in Clinical Psychology Services to People Who Are Mentally Handicapped'; Standing Committee on Test Standards approvals; appointment to Mental Health Act Commission; publication of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Working Party on Guidance on the Management of Deliberate Self Harm; appointments to committees, organisations and working groups; recognition of the Society by the Council of Educational Technology; proposed conference with the Royal College of Psychiatrists; reports of working party on research contracts 'Guidelines for Researchers' and 'Suggestions for Sponsors of Research'; terms of reference for working party on the Legal Protection for Psychologists; joint working party with the Royal College of General Practitioners; Barking Battery and discussion as to whether to review individual tests; membership of the International Test Commission; budgets; Yorkshire branch of the Division of Clinical Psychology response to Royal College of Psychiatrists document 'Mental Handicap Services The Future'; BPS on Royal College of Psychiatrists statement on the Statutory Registration of Psychotherapists; progress report on Interprofessional Group on Access to Personal Health Data; response to green paper 'Corporal Punishment in Schools'; draft response to Home Office draft guidance on 'The Use of Hypnosis by the Police'; comment on Client Access to Personal Social Services Records consultations; proposal for loans for postgraduate students; offensive computer games 'Asylum'; preparations for the reintroduction of the Police and Criminal Evidence bill; approval of the Leeds MSc in Clinical Psychology; advice for appointments memoranda on probationary posts for clinical psychologists; membership of the BMA Working Party on Alternative Medicine; NUT statement on the further education of young people with special needs; nomination for new editor of the Journal of Occupational Psychology; response to Data Protection Bill Subject Access to Social Work Records; amended draft Circular 'Helping to Get Mentally Handicapped Children Out of Hospital; support and proposed constitution of the Interdisciplinary Association of Mental Health Workers;

26 November 1983 Professional Affairs Board Minutes Agenda and Papers includes correspondence about when Royal College of Psychiatrists Interdisciplinary Working Party on Confidentiality report includes BPS revisions; closure of two year training Educational Psychology course at the University of Sussex; membership for the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland; information on the International Test Commission; response to Royal College of Psychiatrists 'Mental Health Services the Future'; response to Royal College of Psychiatrists consultation on the Registration of Psychotherapists; response to the Home Office consultation on the Use of Hypnosis by the Police; membership of organisations and working parties; review of the work of the Standing Committee on Test Standards; management role of the Professional Affairs Board 'Management of the Work of the Board' (Alan Elliot); liaison with Nursing organisations; liaison with psychologists on the Mental Health Commission; guidelines on Derogatory Language; proposed changes to statutes as to whether Board of Examiners are Fellows of the Society; response to HMI on 'Time Out Procedures in Schools'; comment on White Paper on Offences Relating to Prostitution and Allied Offences; Royal College of Psychiatrists Future of Special Hospitals - local management team; National Children's Bureau Working Party on Special Needs; psychological tests in court cases; report of 1983 Diploma in Clinical Psychology; report of vetting group to consider Educational Psychology nominations for graduate membership; report on MSc Manchester University Training Course for Educational Psychologists and MSc University College Swansea Educational Psychology; approval of Bristol Polytechnic test training centre; proposed new psychotherapy journal; Study Group on Children in Custody; National Children's Bureau Multi-Disciplinary Working Party on Special Education
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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.
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AccessConditionsRegistered Users by Appointment Only.
AccessStatusOpen
Location13: BPS History of Psychology Centre, London
TermEducational testing
Child psychology
Educational psychology
Mental health
Professional Training
Mental hospitals
Psychiatric Hospitals
Social workers
Occupational psychology
Forensic Psychology
Clinical psychology
Alternative therapies
Primary Care
Data Protection
Access to Information
Communication Control
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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