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"Why do poor children do worse at school?" Moving beyond rational expectations and educational cultures

6 May 2015 1:00PM - 6 May 2015 2:00PM

Description:

Richard Layte is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin and a Research Professor at the Economic and Social Institute, Dublin. His research centres on social inequality and stratification and more recently, the fundamental processes which influence the distribution of health and well-being in societies and how these are shaped by political economy and social stratification.


Venue: Room 1.35, School of Sociology, Social Policy & Social Work, 6 College Park, BT7 1LP
Booking info: Contact Caroline O'Hare on 028 90 973222 or email caroline.ohare@qub.ac.uk

Queen’s Q-Step Centre Masterclass: Digging for Data – Using Freedom of Information for Public Understanding

13 May 2015 5:00PM - 13 May 2015 6:45PM

Description:

Award winning Investigative journalist Kathryn Torney (The Detail) demonstrates how she uses the Freedom of Information Act to extract statistical data from public bodies in order to increase public understanding of social issues. For more information and to register your interest in attending please click here.


Venue: Great Hall, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme Induction Day

14 May 2015 10:00AM -

Description:

Thinking of applying for the Postgraduate Cognitive Behavioural Practice (CBP) Certificate or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Diploma offered by the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work? Do you have lots of questions about our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme? Let us help you out. Come to our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme Induction Day on Thursday 14th May 2015 from 10.00 – 12.00pm in Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast. For more information and to register your interest in attending please click here.


Venue: Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 1EE
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Masterclass

18 May 2015 9:30AM - 18 May 2015 4:30PM

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Masterclass with Professor Anke Ehlers, Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma. Professor Ehlers, along with Professor David Clark, developed the Cognitive Therapy model and treatment programme for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which has been successfully used to treat victims of the Omagh and London bombings and many other patients. Professor Ehlers is the Co-Chair of the expert reference group that published NICE guidelines for PTSD. Participants will learn to identify important characteristics of trauma memories and their triggers; identify key processes that maintain PTSD; develop and idiosyncratic version of the treatment model with their patients; identify ways of changing problematic meanings in PTSD and identify ways of integrating changed meaning into trauma memories.


Venue: Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Road
Booking info: Online Booking. Cost £100
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