Department events

Find out about forthcoming events in the Department of Health and Social Sciences.

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Orientation Session

    02/10/2014

    During the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course, you will learn how to use mindfulness meditation to better manage stress in your life.

    The in-session and home practices, which include some gentle movement practices, have helped many people to increase their awareness of their thoughts and emotions, to improve their concentration, and to improve their relationships.

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Orientation Session

    06/10/2014

    During the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course, you will learn how to use mindfulness meditation to better manage stress in your life.

    The in-session and home practices, which include some gentle movement practices, have helped many people to increase their awareness of their thoughts and emotions, to improve their concentration, and to improve their relationships.

  • 'Is it just me or is something wrong with the world?'

    22/10/2014

    Have you ever asked yourself this question: 'Is it just me... or is something wrong with this world?' Join us for our first event of the 2014 academic year where academics, students and the general public come together in a relaxed setting to consider the above statement.

  • Poetry in Therapy: Group bibliotherapy and therapeutic creative writing with clients recovering from eating disorders

    27/11/2014

    This is a talk by Christine E Ramsey-Wade CPsychol AFBPsS who trained as an existential counselling psychologist after many years of reading, writing, studying and performing poetry. More recently, she has also pursued training as an ACT therapist and a mindfulness teacher. She is currently working at The Priory Hospital in Bristol and as a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at UWE Bristol.

  • Child, Youth and Family Disability Research Network

    05/12/2014

    This South West and Wales regional network was formed out of the last 'Children, Young People, Families and Disability Conference: Building Understandings' held at the University of the West of England in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University. Its aim is to help us share our priorities, identify and develop research projects and teams to build our understandings and respond to the experiences of disabled children, young people and their families.

    This is a free knowledge cafe event.

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