Professional Development 2017-01-07T14:00:59+00:00

Professional Development

 


 

Professional Society Membership

  • Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) of The British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Associate Fellow (A.F.Ps.S.I.) of The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).

 

 

Professional Society Awards

  • Chartered Scientist (CSci): The Science Council (2007).
  • Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol): The British Psychological Society (2005).
  • Registered Psychologist (Reg. Psychol., Ps.S.I.): The Psychological Society of Ireland (2006-2016).
  • Chartered Psychologist (C.Psychol., Ps.S.I.): The Psychological Society of Ireland (2017-present).

 

 

Division and Special Interest Group Membership

  • Member of the Psychology of Education Section (British Psychological Society).
  • Member of the Division for Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (British Psychological Society).
  • Member of the Division for Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (Psychological Society of Ireland).
  • Founding Member of the Division of Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (Psychological Society of Ireland).
  • Founding Member of the Coaching Special Interest Group (Psychological Society of Ireland).
  • Member of the Division of Work and Organizational Psychology (Psychological Society of Ireland).
  • Member of the Child and Adolescent Special Interest Group (Psychological Society of Ireland).

 

 

Editorial Work / Reviewer

  • Editorial Board of The Welsh Journal of Psychology (ISSN: 2045-7820).
  • Editorial Board of The Irish Journal of Psychology (ISSN: 0191-8869).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee for the Journal of Quantitative Psychological Research (JQPR: Senior Editor – Division of Educational Psychology).
  • Reviewer for Aggressive Behavior (ISSN: 1098-2337).
  • Reviewer for the Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling.
  • Reviewer for British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
  • Reviewer for Child Welfare Journal.
  • Reviewer for Childcare in Practice (ISSN: 1357-5279 [Print], 1476-489X [Online]).
  • Reviewer for Current Issues in Education (ISSN: 1099-839X).
  • Reviewer for Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.
  • Reviewer for Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (ISSN: 2152-2715).
  • Reviewer for Educational Psychology.
  • Reviewer for Educational Research (ISSN: 0013-1881).
  • Reviewer for First Monday.
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation.
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Manpower (ISSN: 0143-7720).
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion (ISSN: 1462-3730 [Print], 2049-8543 [Online]).
  • Reviewer for Irish Educational Studies.
  • Reviewer for the Irish Journal of Psychology (ISSN: 0303-3910 [Print], 2158-0812 [Online]).
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Emotional and Behavioural Disorders (ISSN: 1063-4266).
  • Reviewer for Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice.
  • Reviewer for Psychological Reports (ISSN: 0033-2941).
  • Reviewer for Psychiatria Danuba.
  • Reviewer for Psychology, Health and Medicine (ISSN: 1354-8506 [Print], 1465-3966 [Online]).
  • Reviewer for Sage Open.
  • Reviewer for Social, Behaviour and Personality (ISSN: 0301-2212 [Print], 1179-6391 [Online]).
  • Reviewer for Youth and Society.
  • Special Reviewer for McGraw-Hill Publishers.
  • Book Reviewer for PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.
  • Consulting Reader for Psychological Reports (ISSN: 0033-2941).
  • Special Book Reviewer for PsycCRITIQUES – Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. 

     

Professional Society Committee Involvement

  • The British Psychological Society, Northern Ireland Branch (NIBPS)

Committee Member of The British Psychological Society (Northern Ireland Branch).  Elected January, 2000.  Positions held include: (i) Editor of Branch Newsletter from January 2003 to September 2004, (ii) Press and Media Representative from October 2002 to September 2004, and (iii) Post-graduate Representative from January 2000 to October 2000.

 

  • The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)

Graduate Member of The Psychological Society of Ireland.  Elected May, 2003.  Positions held include: (i) Joint Secretary of External Relations Panel (January 2006 to August 2008), Member of External Relations Panel (2002 to 2008), Member of Conference Committee (February 2006 to August 2008), Press and Media Representative (2002 to 2008), Presidential Advisory Group on the Public Understanding of Psychology (2005-2006), Committee Member of the Division of Teachers and Researchers (2008 to 2010), Treasurer of the Division of Teachers and Researchers (2008 to 2010).

 

  • The British Psychological Society, Psychology Post-Graduate Affairs Group (PSYpag)

Committee Member and Ireland Representative of The British Psychological Society Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PSYPAG).  Elected January, 2000.

 

 

Quality Assurance in Higher Education Courses Attended

  • Liverpool John Moores University: Review Panel and Chair of Review Panel Training (2008). 28th May. Dublin Business School, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Liverpool John Moores University: Learning and Teaching Conference (2008). 23rd – 24th April. Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.
  • The Open University: Psychology Programme Staff Development Conference (2007). 26th – 27th May. The Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland.
  • The Open University: Region 12 Associate Lecturer Staff Development Conference (2007). 27th – 28th April. The Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, Co. Cavan, Ireland.
  • Higher Education Colleges Association (HECA) (2006). Perspectives on the Bologna Process. 14th September. Portobello College, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC) (2006). HETAC One Day Conference on the Role of External Examiners. 14th November. Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Liverpool John Moores University (2006). Review Panel and Chair of Review Panel Training. 7th – 8th September. Dublin Business School, Dublin, Ireland.

 

 

University of Ulster (Magee) Psychological Society

  • Secretary to the University of Ulster (Magee) Psychological Society from 1998 to 1999.
  • Assistant Secretary to the University of Ulster (Magee) Psychological Society from 1997 to 1998.

 

 

Media Training

  • British Psychological Society: Media Training Day.  Winchester, Wednesday, 12th April, 2000.

 

 

Media Representation

  • Representation as Press and Media Officer for: (i) The British Psychological Society (Northern Ireland Branch), and (ii) The Psychological Society of Ireland.