Recovery In The Bin’s ‘PD’ leaflet has been shortlisted for an award.

Dear Recovery In The Bin

I am writing to inform you that your article ‘A simple guide on how to avoid receiving a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’’ has been shortlisted for the 2016 Clinical Psychology Forum Award. The shortlist has been created by the editor selecting one paper from each of the previous 12 month’s issues of CPF.

The full short list is:

  • Listening to what is already known: Recovery through the creative arts Emily Skye
  • Keep NICE and carry on? Reflections on evidence-based practice Laura Tinkl & Syd Hiskey
  • How accurate are modern IQ tests at categorising people as having an intellectual disability Simon Whitaker
  • A lean approach to service development Deborah Strachan & Tim Cate
  • Prevalence of offending in a community sample of individuals who have suffered a moderate- severe traumatic brain injury
    Daniel Friedland & Joerg Schultz
  • The road less travelled? An attempt to understand why families consult independent clinical psychologists
    Lynne Hipkin
  • Is access to clinical psychology training in the UK fair? The impact of educational history on application success
    Katrina Scior, Janice Williams & John King
  • Team formulation: A critical evaluation of current literature and future research directions Samantha Cole, Katie Wood & Jason Spendelow
  • Human rights: Giving clinical psychology a backbone Sarah Butchard & Beth Greenhill
  • DCP Scotland – Miller Mair and the Dumfries Clinical Psychology Department Simon King-Spooner
  • Knowing something about the bird: Formulating developmental trauma, its various relationships to substance misuse problems and service implications
    Jo Stevenson
  • A simple guide on how to avoid receiving a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’ -Recovery In The Bin Anonymous

    The next stage is for the CPF team to select the winner according to the following criteria:

    Innovative quality: This may, for example, be a new way of working, a new political or ethical challenge for the profession, novel research methodology, or a new way of applying clinical psychology.

    Research quality: High standards from a methodological and evidential perspective. This applies to audit and evaluation as much as it does to traditional research.

    Academic quality: Researched, and considered in the context of available literature. Given the low word count for CPF articles, it should be succinct, focused and respectful in tone and style.

    The award winner will be informed prior to the Annual DCP conference and will receive:

  • –  Full conference expenses for the DCP annual conference (Conference registration fee, travel to conference, meals and accommodation). This is covered within the CPF budget line
  • –  An award lecture delivered at the DCP annual conference
  • –  A book token to the value of £200
  • –  A framed certificate
  • –  A copy of the issue of CPF in which your article appeared

    It is a great achievement to make the shortlist. Well done! I will write to you again soon with details of the winning article.

    Yours sincerely

    Dr Stephen Weatherhead
    Editor, Clinical Psychology Forum

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