In collaboration with Trainee Educational Psychologists for Cultural Change (TEPICC), the DEdPsy Reflective Practice Event provided a support space for 2020 entry applicants on the Doctorate in Educational Psychology from BME backgrounds to enhance their reflective skills and gain tips for managing anxiety ahead of interviews.
Roundtable Discussion Event
Our virtual roundtable explored the barriers to academic careers in Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience for BME groups.
DClinPsy Reflective Practice Event
Our reflective space for BME applicants with interviews for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 2020 entry provided a supportive space to practice reflective skills.
Men's Mental Health Event
We addressed from a professionals perspective BME men’s experiences of mental health and help-seeking behavioural patterns, as well as the most culturally sensitive, appropriate and effective approaches in supporting its populace.
In Conversation with Black Professors in Mental Health
To acknowledge and celebrate the incredible contributions of Black professors in mental health research, the BiPP Network, in collaboration with King’s College London, hosted an 'In Conversation with Black Professors in Mental Health' event to discuss. intersections between ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and mental health; and experiences of inequalities and discrimination in health services
Racial Trauma and Wellbeing Event
We held an online event supporting, witnessing and in solidarity with prospective and registered mental health practitioners of Black African and Caribbean origin, descent or heritage on being with our own and responding to clients’ experiences of anti-Black trauma.
Race, Racism and Mental Health Event
We collaborated with the Centre of Pan African Thought to design and deliver the 'Race, Racism and Mental Health' Mini Masters Programme - a three week program that integrates the rich and diverse approaches to mental health that are not taught in mainstream education.
Our first event was an momentous occasion inviting psychiatrists, psychologists, students, mental health practitioners and researchers to collectively pool their experiences; expertise and skills to enlighten those on racial inequalities within the mental health system, and concerns in accessing careers in psychiatry and psychology.