Ref NoBPS/001/4/01/02/08
TitleBPS Professional Affairs Board PAB Papers 1987
Extent1 file (2 folders)
Physical DescriptionSome rust marks
DescriptionBritish Psychological Society's (BPS) Professional Affairs Board (PAB) meeting papers:

28 February 1987 Professional Affairs Board Agenda, Minutes and Papers including response from Department of Education concerning lobbying on LEA funding for the training of educational psychologists; protocol of communicating with EFPPA;[EFPA] reprinting of Discriminating Fairly; final version 'Guidelines on Advertising Services Offered by Psychologists' and response from the Code of Advertising Practice Committee; representative on committees and other organisations; workplan for the Standing Committee on Equal Opportunities; liaison between the representative on the All Party Parliamentary Mental Health Group and the Society's Parliamentary Group when submitting Parliamentary questions on behalf of the Society; disclaimer for advertisement in the Bulletin that advertisers not approved by the Society; 'Future of the Standing Committee on Handicap'; draft terms of reference for the Steering Committee on Test Standards; response; review of Child Care Law in Scotland and Northern Ireland; House of Commons enquiry Special Needs The Working of the 1981 Education Act; EFPPA Benefits of Psychology project; revised constitution of DECP Training Committee and distribution of minutes; comment on GCSE Examination Board Standing Agreement No. 4 Provisions for Handicapped Candidates; proposed Annual Conference symposium on access to client records; representation on Health Education Council; funding for CCETSW training; report of working party of the Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology 'National Training Needs in Clinical Psychology'; invitation from the Societa Italiana di Psiologia to a conference on Health Psychology perspectives in Europe: Analysis of the Situation and Proposals; DES consultation on Educational Provision for Deaf/Blind Children; draft annual report; reports from representatives including Psychologists Protection Society, Clinical Advisory Committee, Age Concern England; SCTS approvals of test training courses.

3 April 1987 Professional Affairs Board Agenda, Minutes and Papers including meeting between DECP and DES to discuss 'The Training of Educational Psychologists; response to the enquiry of the Education, Science and Arts Committee into the Implementation of the Education Act 1981 Special Needs'; response to GCSE Joint Council Standing Agreement No. 4 Provisions for Handicapped Candidates; report on delegate conference 'Information Technology & People: Designing for the Future' includes attendance list; proposed working party of the Board of Examiners for the Diploma in Clinical Psychology; appointments to working parties, committees and Boards and as representatives on other bodies; proposed Parliamentary relations including fact sheet on House of Commons All Party Subject Groups; relationship with EFPPA [EFPA]; comments on guidelines on constitutional matters for Society Officers 'The Whole and the Sum of the Parts'; comments on Royal College of Physicians document 'Physical Disability in 1986 and Beyond'; evidence to the House of Commons Social Services Committee on NHS Management; budget; reports from Society representative on Association of Workers for Maladjusted Children and Therapeutic Education Rugby Conference on Psychotherapy; proposal to have a statement on capital punishment in time for the Parliamentary debate; statement of equality of opportunity in employment in Northern Ireland.

12 June 1987 Professional Affairs Board Agenda, Minutes and Papers including correspondence and response to Local Education Authority Training Grants Scheme Draft Circular 7/87; correspondence between the Association of Education al Psychologists and British Dyslexia Association concerning 'The Changing Role of the Clinical Medical Officer in the Specific Learning Difficulty: Dyslexia' by Jill Carlisle; lobbying to gain a psychologist on the revised Health Education Authority; evidence to the House of Commons Social Services Committee on NHS Management; relations of publications to policy reports of working committees; proactive policy papers; role of sub system [member network] representatives on Boards; reporting racism; new Steering Committee on Test Standards; appointments as representatives on other bodies includes Voluntary Council for Handicapped Children; working party to produce a policy on Open Access to Client Records; 'Future Models of Educational Psychology Training' (Lea Pearson); invitation from Royal College of Psychiatrists to attend a consensus meeting on Alcohol Relating Problems in Society; EFPPA [EFPA] request for nominees for APA task force on AIDS; Home Office circular on the use of hypnosis by the police in the investigation of crime; Home Office circular on the Use of Video Technology at Trials of Alleged Child Abusers; 'The Co-ordination of Post Qualification Training for Psychologists (Fraser Watts); comments on Mental Health Act Commission paper Compulsory Treatment in the Community; need to response to reactions to the Warnock report; invitation to attend DHSS performance indicator workshops; correspondence with Home Secretary concerning membership of Working Group to Advise the Police on the Investigation of Child Abuse; proposal for network of psychologists to be available in crisis/disaster management; liaison with subsystems; BPS Scottish Branch and DCP liaison and responses to consultations 1974-1986; report of Spring 1987 Diploma in Clinical Psychology Examination; liaison with CCETSW [Central Council for the Education and Training of Social Workers]; reports of representatives on the Scottish Advisory Committee on Top Grade Scientific Posts, British Institute of Mental Handicap BIMH [later British Institute of Learning Disabilities BILD] and the Independent Development Council for Mentally Handicapped People IDC; DECP Training Committee report on the MSc Educational Psychology Course North East London Polytechnic; SDECP Training Committee report on MSc in Educational Psychology Course University of Strathclyde, CTCP [Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology] report on the North-West Thames Regional In-Service Training Scheme in Clinical Psychology and report on MSc in Applied Science in Clinical Psychology University of Glasgow; comments on Primary Health Care, An Agenda for Discussion; response to UKCC Project 2000 nurses training consultation; and proposed constitution for joint standing committee with the Royal College of Psychiatrists;

18 September 1987 Professional Affairs Board Minutes, Agenda and Papers includes BPS letter sent to the press on resources issues due to the Special Needs in the 1981 Education Act; letter to the British Dyslexia Association concerning 'The Changing Role of the Clinical Medical Officer in the Specific Learning Difficulty: Dyslexia'; membership of the reconstituted Health Education Authority; reports of the working parties of the Standing Committee on Equal Opportunities; DCLP comments on the Home Office Use of Hypnosis; response to legislation on Human Infertility Services and Embryo Research; representatives on Boards, Committees, Working Parties and Other Organisations; invitation to send a representative to the World Summit on AIDS; reopening request for a policy on psychological services in Social Services Settings; review of the Standing Committee on Handicap; exemption to the Scottish Community Charge; Code of Confidentiality of Personal Health Information; Comments on the Use of Video Technology of Trials of Alleged Child Abuse; Comments on Royal College of Psychiatrists report Confidentiality Current Concerns of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Teams; comments on the proposed constitution of the Rugby Conference on Psychotherapy; entry in British Association for Counselling Directory; comment to DHSS on proposed Qualifying Diploma in Social Work; appointment of people from black and minority ethnic groups to serve on CCETSW Committees; proposed position statement on care in the community and EDM on closure of mental hospitals; International Exchange on Ageing, Law and Ethics EAGLE (International Federation on Ageing); Decision Making for Special Needs: 1981 Education Act Research Dissemination and Management Development Project; Access to Personal Files Act; notes on tabling Parliamentary questions; proposed CCETSW-BPS Joint Working Party on Training Issues in Mental Handicap; proposed liaison with the College of Speech Therapists; contacts with UKCC; EFPA Benefits of Psychology and Conference, fees; budget; SDECP reduction of length of Strathclyde Msc in Educational Psychology; DCLP Training Committee report on Msc in Applied Criminology, Birkbeck College; approvals of courses by the Standing Committee on Test Standards; report from Society representative on MIND, Hospital Play Staff Examination Board; request for comments on the Mental Health Act Draft Code of Practice; counselling facilities in the event of national disasters.
21 November 1987 Professional Affairs Board Agenda, Minutes and Papers including meeting with Department of Education on training of Educational Psychologists; Examination Boards exemptions for dyslexia and other conditions; response to DES 'The National Curriculum 5-16' consultation document; Psychological Services in Social Services Settings project; lobbying on Data Protection Act (Subject Access Modification) Health Order 1987 change in text from 'Health Professionals' to 'Medical Practitioners'; comments on the Mental Health Act Draft Code of Practice; comments on Decision Making for Special Needs: 1981 Education Act Research Dissemination and Management Development Project; EFPA benefits of psychology project; appointments to Committees and Working Parties; proposed West Midlands Regional Health Authority funding of trainee clinical psychologists by bursaries; dissemination of policy decisions to subsystems [Member Networks]; relationship with Parliamentary Group; 'Putting on the High Gloss Finish' need to standardise language and consider audience when communicating with external organisations; comments on Mental Health Act Commission Proposals on Compulsory Treatment; progress report on working parties (Training, Equal Pay, Attitude Change) of the Standing Committee on Equal Opportunities; review of the Standing Committee on Handicap; policy implications of proposed reduction in length of Strathclyde Msc course in Educational Psychology; International Academy of Behavioral Medicine Counseling and Psychotherapy; interdisciplinary training and the National Children's Bureau; DCLP review of literature on capital punishment; Revised draft Steering Committee on Test Standards terms of reference; Royal College of Psychiatrists consensus statement 'A Better Response to Alcohol Related Problems'; report of representative on International Test Commission; CTCP report on proposed Diploma in Clinical Psychology courses at Plymouth Polytechnic; timetable for review of MSc in Applied Criminological Psychology Birkbeck College;; report on MA Applied Psychology of Mental Handicap Services at University of Kent, Canterbury; correspondence with members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; abbreviation for holders of the Diploma in Clinical Psychology; response to DES consultation on bogus degrees 'A Provision to Limit the Power to Award UK Degrees'; invitation to attend launch of Alcohol Concern report 'Alcohol Services: The Future'.
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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BPS/001/11/04/03/04 BPS Consultations 1980-1989
BPS/001/11/04/01/01 BPS Parliamentary Group Papers 1986-1987

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BPS/001/10/01 BPS Education and Training Committees
BPS/001/10/01/02 BPS Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology
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BPS/001/9/03/03 BPS Membership Committees
BPS/001/9/05 BPS Professional Registration and Chartership
BPS/001/9/06 BPS Ethical Standards
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BPS/001/12/01/03/01/01 Discriminating Fairly

BPS/001/11/04/03/04/21 Response and Lobbying to Proposed Education Bill Clauses on Funding for Educational Psychologists 1986-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/49 Response to Review of Child Care Law 1986-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/22 Evidence to House of Commons Education, Science and Arts Committee enquiry Special Needs The Working of the 1981 Education Act 1986-198
BPS/001/11/04/03/03/12 Response to DES Circular on LEA Training Grants Scheme 1985-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/53 Comments on the Home Office Guidance on the Use of Video Technology at Trials of Alleged Child Abuse 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/08/03 Mental Health Act Code of Practice 1985-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/08/04 Mental Health Act Commission Compulsory Treatment in the Community 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/42 Comments on DHSS on Primary Health Care An Agenda for Discussion 1986-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/55 Response to Community Charge in Scotland Mentally Handicapped Exemptions 1987-1988
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/07 Responses to Data Protection Legislation 1983-1988
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/54 Support for CCETSW The Qualifying Diploma in Social Work 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/57 Response to Royal College of Psychiatrists Document Confidentiality Current Concerns of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Teams 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/58 Comments on DES/DHSS Decision-Making for Special Needs1981 Education Act: Research, Dissemination and Management Development Project Report 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/23 Response to the DES on The National Curriculum 5-16 1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/66 Comments on Legislation on Human Infertility Services and Embryo Research 1988
BPS/001/11/04/02/04/48 Guidelines on Advertising the Services Offered by Psychologists 1985-1987
BPS/001/11/04/03/04/67 Comments on Joint Council for GCSE Provision for Handicapped Candidates 1987-1988
BPS/001/11/04/02/04/08 The Implications of the Funding of Clinical Psychology Training by Bursaries 1987-1988
BPS/001/001/11/04/02/04/08 Rugby Conference on Psychotherapy 1984-1988
BPS/001/13/02/03 Age Concern
AccessConditionsRegistered Users by Appointment Only.
Location13: BPS History of Psychology Centre, London
TermMedical Manpower
Educational psychology
Data Protection
Access to Information
Social work education
Clinical psychology
Health Services
Alcohol abuse
Child abuse
Community care
Child psychology
Care for the elderly
Psychology education
Forensic Psychology
Professional Training
HIV Infections
Old age
Health Psychology
Special education
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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