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Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

Photo Credit: Pexels Images By Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard (Psychology & Counselling-FASS) and Anna Taylor (Independent Researcher), Amanda Gummer (FUNdamentally Children) Research suggests that the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can have important positive psychological benefits for both. For children, the support grandparents can give has been linked to positive emotional outcomes… Continue reading Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

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Event Reminder: ‘How do you help staff look after traumatised children?’

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2022 - 10:00 to 12:00 ONLINE Training and regular ongoing support are crucial to help staff in residential settings like The Mulberry Bush. In this dissemination event, Dr Heather Price will share recent research findings; Jennifer Browner, Consultant Child Psychotherapist will talk about how the Mulberry Bush has embedded a reflective culture in a therapeutic… Continue reading Event Reminder: ‘How do you help staff look after traumatised children?’

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How do you help staff look after traumatised children?

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2022 - 10:00 to 12:00 ONLINE Training and regular ongoing support are crucial to help staff in residential settings like The Mulberry Bush. In this dissemination event, Dr Heather Price will share recent research findings; Jennifer Browner, Consultant Child Psychotherapist will talk about how the Mulberry Bush has embedded a reflective culture in a therapeutic… Continue reading How do you help staff look after traumatised children?

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Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

Congratulations to Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, Dr Laura McGrath, Dr Evangelos Ntontis and Dr Sandra Obradovic in the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU), who have successfully secured the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) fund and have been accepted to present at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conference in San… Continue reading Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

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Cultures of Listening: a new article

Open Psychology Research Centre academic Dr Johanna Motzkau talks about her new article. Her research brings a fresh pair of ears to the problem of what it means to listen. My new paper with Nick Lee, examines how psychologists have studied listening, then goes on to develop a concept of listening that is better able… Continue reading Cultures of Listening: a new article