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Division of Neuropsychology Annual Conference 2019

Thursday 24th - Friday 25th January 2019 at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

The BPS Division of Neuropsychology was delighted celebrate its 20th anniversary with a two day conference. The theme of the conference was From neuroscience to neuropsychological practice.

The conference featured keynote speakers and workshops and showcased contemporary research and practice of Neuropsychology across the lifespan. The conference also hosted a celebratory anniversary reception, the annual awards presentation and the AGM.

We emjoyed celebrating our anniversary with our members and those interested in new and emerging research and practice in neuroscience and clinical Neuropsychology.

Conference Programme

Click here to download the full conference programme. Please note, all speakers, timings and content are subject to change.
Last updated 16.00 22nd January 2018

Click here to download the Datablitz presentation abstracts.

Presentation Downloads - Thursday 24 January

Keynote Presentations

The neuroscience of voices
Professor Sophie Scott, UCL

Predicting, understanding and treating language difficulties after stroke or neurosurgery: implications for neuropsychological practice
Professor Cathy Price, UCL

Datablitz Presentations

Is paediatric traumatic brain injury linked with antisocial behaviour in adulthood? A longitudinal study with a UK birth cohort population
Dr Giulia Bellesi

A pilot service initiative to provide intensive daypatient cognitive rehabilitation for people with cognitive and behavioural disability after brain injury: Individual and service-level outcomes
Dr Jessica Fish

Just the two of us: Case Series of Behavioural Couples Therapy in Neurorehabilitation - A pilot initiative
Dr Ndidi Boakye

Examining the cause of memory impairments in frontal patients
Dr Edgar Chan

Exploring narratives of children and young persons living with a parent with an acquired brain injury
Dr Yasmin Drew

Using a Behavioural Approach in a Non-Specialised Setting: A Case Study
Steve Gilks

Initiation apathy is related to poor wellbeing and caregiver burden in motor neurone disease
Debbie Gray

Self-Compassion, Compassionate Care and Compassion Fatigue in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Healthcare Assistants
Julianne Kinch

Development of a Psychoeducational Intervention for People after Transient Ischaemic Attack and Minor Stroke
Dr Eirini Kontou

Using UK ROC data to demonstrate the need for neuropsychology
Dr Jenna Moffitt

Development of a multidisciplinary cognitive assessment clinic for people living with HIV
Clara O’Brien

Development of a Preparatory Therapy Evaluation Scale
Sharim Ponticelli

Psychological management of Functional Neurological Symptoms in children: CBT with external attention focusing
Dr Sally Robinson

The use of cognitive screens within major trauma centres: a practice-based survey
Dr Alistair Teager

PAVES: Psychology Adding Value: Epilepsy Screening
Dr Kirsten Verity

Parallel Workshops

Clinical Neuropsychological Perspectives on Neurodegenerative Conditions

Joint symposium with the British Neuropsychological Society
Chair and Discussant: Professor Rosaleen McCarthy

Changing perspectives on frontotemporal dementia
Professor Julie Snowden

Aspects of the self and understanding in people with dementia: a neuropsychological perspective
Professor Robin Morris

How people with posterior cortical atrophy contribute to our understanding of this condition
Sebastian Crutch

Systemic Conditions: Genotype to Phenotype

Convenors: Dr Shauna Kearney and Dr Sophie Thomas

Neuropsychological Assessment in Inherited Metabolic Disorders
Dr Shauna Kearney

The Behavioural and Cognitive Phenotype of Sturge Weber Syndrome
Dr Jenny Sloneem and Emma Matthews

Neurofibromatosis type 1: Cognitive and Behavioural presentation
Dr Louise Robinson

Presentation Downloads - Friday 25 January

Keynote Presentation

When the spark goes out: Disorders of motivation in brain diseases
Professor Masud Husain, Professor of Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Wellcome Trust Principal Fellow, University of Oxford
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Parallel Workshops

Contemporary Approaches to Relational Rehabilitation

Convenor: Dr Giles Yeates

Family Resilience Work in Neuro-rehabilitation
Dr Audrey Daisley
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Systemic and Narrative Approaches to Paediatric Neuro-rehabilitation
Dr Jenny Jim

Couples’ Experiences of Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy Following Acquired Brain Injury
Dr Claire Rogers

Is Social Cognition Rehabilitation Fit for Purpose?
Dr Giles Yeates

Community Psychology and Neuropsychology – Synergy or Contradiction in Community Services?
Dr Charlie Wilson, Martin Hillier and Dr Giles Yeates,

Stroke Services – The Nuts and Bolts

Convenor: Dr Najma Khan-Bourne

Engaging with Stroke Service Development at a National Level – RCP guidelines and SSNAP audit
Dr Viki Teggart and Dr Shirley Thomas

Neuropsychological care for patients with stroke and their carers in hyper acute and acute inpatient stroke units
Dr Victoria Bancroft and Dr Suzanne Balfour-Peers

Neuropsychological care for patients with stroke and their carers - in the community
Dr Geoff Hill

Outcome data in stroke rehabilitation settings
Dr Sue Copstick

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224507.

Agenda

Thursday 24th January 2019

The full conference programme can be downloaded further up this page. Please note, all speakers, timings and contend are subject to change.

09:00Registration
09:30Welcome
09:45Keynote Presentation - The neuroscience of voices, Professor Sophie Scott, UCL
10:25Keynote Presentation - Predicting, understanding and treating language difficulties after stroke or neurosurgery: implications for neuropsychological practice, Professor Cathy Price, UCL
11:10Refreshment Break
11:40Datablitz (15 x 5 min presentations)
13:00Lunch
14:00Parallel Workshops
17:00Drinks Reception
18:00Close

Friday 25th January 2019

The full conference programme can be downloaded further up this page. Please note, all speakers, timings and contend are subject to change.

09:00Registration
09:30Opening Remarks
09:45Award presentation with Dr Liam Dorris & Professor Barbara Wilson
10:30Keynote Presentation - When the spark goes out: Disorders of motivation in brain diseases, Masud Husain, Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience & Wellcome Trust Principal Fellow, University of Oxford
11:10Refreshment Break
11:40AGM and discussion groups
13:00Lunch
14:00Parallel Workshops
16:30Close

Venue

Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

Coram St, London, WC1N 1HT •  Website•  Directions

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