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DECP TEP Conference 2017

Wednesday 11th January 2017 at The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

The DECP Annual Conference 2017 was preceded by our Trainee Education Psychologist (TEP) Event. The DECP Trainee Educational Psychologists' Conference enabled newly qualified EPs and those in training to disseminate their research findings. The event provided a unique opportunity for trainee EPs to network and to develop their research expertise in a range of methodologies, as well as acces the evolving evidence base for professional practice.

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Last Updated 3rd January 2017

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Using Video Enhanced Reflective Practice (VERP) to support the development of Trainee Educational Psychologists' Consultation and Peer Supervision skills
Sarah Murray

A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Teenage Males 'Missing Education', and their Experiences of Involvement in Narrative Research
Dr Kate Billington

‘Another door into a new world waiting to be explored’: a psycho-social exploration of the transition experiences of young adults with autism using the Grid Elaboration Method (GEM)
Dr Jane Park


The impact of a video-based, reflective intervention on teaching assistants scaffolding behaviour: a mixed-methods study
Dr Jessica Bryant
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“They won’t let me back…” A Comparison of Student Perceptions across Primary and Secondary Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)
Dr Rheanne Jalali

Developing an intervention to improve reading comprehension for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders
Dr Horatio Turner


“I’m half blood, half water and a quarter chocolate cookie”;: Using arts-based visual research methods to explore care-experienced young people’s perceptions of childhood
Annie Paterson

“What if I get it wrong?” A psycho-social enquiry into SENCOs’ experiences of learning, doing and teaching maths
Dr Hannah Fleming

‘I get by with a little help from my friends’ Measuring and understanding the peer relations of pupils with special educational needs
Dr Cynthia Pinto

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 227776.


Wednesday 11th January 2017

Please note, all timings are subject to change.
A more detailed programme will be added shortly.

10:00Welcome- Vivian Hill, Programme Director Representative of the DECP
10:15Parallel Session
11:20Refreshment Break
11:45Parallel Session
13:45Parallel Session
15:00Joining the DECP: Vivian Hill and members of the DECP committee
15:30Wine Reception
17:00Conference Close


The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

Ripon Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2HU •  Website•  Directions

A palatial and stately Victorian property, The Majestic Hotel is a Harrogate landmark, set in 8 acres of private gardens in the heart of this elegant spa town. As its name implies, The Majestic Hotel is a grand, imposing building set in extensive landscaped grounds, with an elegant façade that’s been a Harrogate landmark since Victorian times.

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