The focus of this Synergy workshop is on methods for environmental change. In this two-day workshop facilitated by Pilvikki Absetz and Brian Oldenburg, you will have a chance to take a detailed look at your career, both as it has developed in the past and as you would like to see it progress in the future. Gill has an MSc in biology (Sports and Physical Activity Interventions), an MSc in Psychology, (Health & Social Psychology), and a PhD in Behavioural science. Participants should be equipped with computers and wifi for this hands-on workshop. Methods and methodologies: methodological frameworks; why you don’t need a methodology; whose methodology is it anyway? Her research focuses on stress, coping and social support, with a particular focus on daily stressors or “hassles”. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 8, 53. She has extended her work to increase understanding of those coping with chronic illness, such as those living with rheumatoid arthritis or cancer, and those parenting a child with a life-threatening illness. Help-seeking intentions for breast-cancer symptoms: A comparison of the self-regulation model and the theory of planned behaviour. The workshop was divided into five half-day sessions, plus a sixth shorter closing session, each with its own theme to be addressed and discussed (although these also interpenetrate). The Russian Psychological Society Member of European Federation of Psychologists' Associations (EFPA) and International Union of Psychological Science (IUPSyS) Current newsAll News. principles of good science within health psychology, applying theory to intervention development and evaluation, methods of theory testing and development, To enable the application of this understanding to current and future research, To foster ongoing collaboration between participants. Facilitated by: Prof. Kerry Chamberlain (Massey University, NZ). The facilitators will give a short introduction to Pragmatism and its utility for mixing methods in health psychology (Yardley & Bishop, 2008). This seminar is for faculty and students interested in leveraging online social networks for health research. Brian Oldenburg is Professor of Noncommunicable Disease Control in the School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia and Director of the Global WHO Collaborating Centre of Implementation Research for Prevention & Control of NCDs. Jo is part of the EHPS UN sub-committee and EHPS UK National Delegate and has had organisation/leadership roles in the St Andrews 2001 and Bath 2008 EHPS conferences. The Society, a charity devoted to the study of algae founded in 1952, was one of the first to be established in the world, and is the largest in Europe. Professor Brian Oldenburg (Brisbane), Dr. Paul Kennedy (Oxford) and Mr. Paul Gardner (St Andrews) had agreed to direct the CREATE workshop in 2001 in St. Andrews, Scotland. 30th August – 1st September, 2015, Cyprus. What is the evidence that mhealth delivery can improve on other methods? Can we use theories in health psychology to design successful interventions? Finally, we will plan an innovative presentation showcasing the work developed from the workshop for the conference. Changing health behaviour: Intervention and research with social cognition models. Introduction Participants will learn of the different ways social media has been leveraged to measure, understand and intervene upon disease and health behavior. 15:50 – 16:20 Invited talk by Safura Abdool Karim and Petronell Kruger, practising lawyers in Participants do not need a background in social media to participate. (1987). Pagoto, S., Schneider, K., Jojic, M., DeBiasse, M., & Mann, D. (2013). The focus is on advancing the standard of work within the field by pooling expertise, sharing critical evaluations, and stimulating networking and collaborative research between researchers from all over Europe in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Workshop format: Plenary sessions will cover the principles and processes of Intervention Mapping and include examples of health promotion programmes that have successfully applied the Intervention Mapping process. Michie, S. & Abraham, C. (2004). EFPA Awards 2021 - call for nominations postponed to ECP 2022. European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) European Society for Developmental Psychology; Experimental Psychology Society. Dame Theresa Mary Marteau is one of the world’s leading health psychologists and a Profes-sor and the director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at the University of Cambridge ( ). Finally, we review principles for evaluating usability and functionality. BPS President 2022-2023. There will be no further extensions! Hagger, M. S., Lonsdale, A., Koka, A., Hein, V., Pasi, H., Lintunen, T., et al. This session was highly interactive: Students were offered an opportunity to ask questions about problems they encountered in their research. Researchers with more experience in qualitative research also benefitted from the perspectives on such research offered during the workshop. More information on the facilitators can be found at their websites (Gerjo Kok and Rob Ruiter) and at Google Scholar Citations (Gerjo Kok and Rob Ruiter). How useful are these to intervention design. It is often assumed that any distinctive differences there may once have been between the approaches taken by European and American researchers have decreased or even disappeared. Reading prior to workshop (to be confirmed nearer the time) including: More information on the main facilitator, Rachel Shaw, can be retrieved from sui-cide behaviour, ambulatory blood pressure, eating, cortisol reactivity and diurnal cortisol levels) and understanding the role of individual differences variables (e.g. ... the work of an Italian seventeenth-century Old Master with great skill at painting both the human figure and the psychological presence of the mind. In this context we will consider the utility of the intervention mapping framework in intervention design (Bartholomew, Parcel, Kok, & Gottlieb, 2001). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004, 1, 11. Intensive longitudinal data, however, present several data analytic challenges stemming from the various possible sources of interdependence in these data. The workshop will begin with a discussion of what is understood by “mixed methods research”, what are the advantages as well as the challenges and dilemmas in such an approach to research. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9(3), Art. Psychology and Health, 19, 29-49. Dan is an active member of EHPS who served on the Scientific Committee and Local Organising Committee in 2016, and as a Track Chair in 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, we are aware that the situation changes by the hour and we are continuously monitoring the latest news/announcements/guidelines coming out from the World Health Organization, Governmental Authorities and all related responsible bodies. Note that there is now a very wide range of published articles and books relevant to the topics of the workshop. Sunday 18th to Tuesday 20st September, 2011. Such policies can be crafted to minimize questionable research practices. The pros and cons of randomised experimental designs in health psychology. The workshop took place on the three days (29 September-1 October 2002) preceding the EHPS conference in Lisbon (2-5 October 2002). He has undertaken many ‘real world’ intervention trials, their evaluation and scale-up in health-care settings, work organisations, schools and other community settings in Australia and other countries, including Finland, China, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka and South Africa. The title of this three-day workshop was “Nothing is more practical than a good theory: Exploring, testing, and applying theories in health psychology”. 18, 2021 - View more informationCall for Papers - Big Data in Psychology/Research Synthesis, United Kingdom Date: Thu May. The workshop was facilitated by John Weinman, Kavita Vedhara and Rona Moss-Morris. The data will not be intrusive and will relate to Karasek’s demand control theory of work stress since it is probably applicable to all participants. increase opportunities for research and collaboration between our members; support the work of our UN subcommittee in order to understand how to influence policy and support the UN in the complex implementation process of its SDG’s for the health of the population and the planet. Janina’s work has been published in several key journals within the field, including Annals of Behavioral Medicine, PlosOne, and British Journal of Health Psychology. For more information on Prof. Carver’s work see his website. Two grants are available for attendants of the Synergy workshop, each comprising a maximum of €1100 toward workshop registration, conference fee, accommodation and travel. Such interventions apply theoretical methods for change, directed at the target population or at the environment. Martin S. Hagger, Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Research Group, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth Australia Their value for behavioural researchers is that they have the potential to collect detailed longitudinal data about the process of behaviour change from a vastly larger sample of the population than has previously been possible, permitting unprecedented analysis of the factors influencing behaviour change. European Review of Social Psychology | Citations: 182 | The European Review of Social Psychology (formerly an annual series) is being launched in 2003 as an e-first journal. Presentation files from the workshop are available below. Using social media professionally will also make the user aware of the ways it is being used by patients, healthcare systems, and healthcare professionals which is necessary to stimulate research ideas. She has led several international collaborations in this area, including with EHPS members from Ireland, the UK and Finland. We also plan on inviting participants who have experience intervention design and other behaviour-change techniques to offer different and complementary perspectives. This will be the final challenge of the Synergy contributors – to use their working definitions of mixed methods methodology and all they have learned through the course of the workshop to make proposals for how to achieve a composite analysis. Dear colleagues and members of the EHPS, The draft schedule of the EHPS Online Scientific Meeting: Health Psychology’s role in shaping solutions to global crises is now available. Day 2 (pm): Focus on outputs; Discussion around strategies to promote longer term collaborations between meeting participants within the EHPS, and promote networks in Health Psychology Implementation Science, including discussion of possible international funding opportunities. His research focuses on health and the everyday, with specific interests in medications, media, materiality, mundane ailments, food, and disadvantage, and in qualitative research methodology. Results of all previous exercises during the workshop will be used to inform this process. John De Wit (UNSW, Australia), who also has a wealth of expertise in both the theoretical and application of interventions, including the use of planning techniques, in a number of health behaviour contexts, has also agreed to contribute to the expert meeting as he will be in attendance and could serve as an additional facilitator in the event of a large attendance. The Society of Pediatric Psychology and the European Paediatric Psychology Network, maintain responsibility for this program and its contents. 2017 Feb EFPA joint statement calling for more action on Menta... 2. She was also recently appointed as Associate Director of Cochrane Ireland, a senior leadership role within a €2.5million initiative focusing on maximising health research impact within policy and practice. In C. Willig & W. Stainton-Rogers (Eds.) Tags: APS History. Her research interests are in the development, evaluation and implementation of health behaviour change interventions, focusing on improved methodology to maximise health research impact and translation into practice. In Malaysia she is working to build capacity in Health Psychology by facilitating the provision of training to a wide range of groups including healthcare professionals, students and members of the public. Representation: what/whose story to tell? As well as supervising many successful PhD students, Val inputs health psychology expertise to multidisciplinary research teams across a range of chronic conditions, identifying patient and carer responses that subse-quent interventions address in order to optimise psychosocial outcomes. affected by psychological trauma. The health promoter then applies methods for influencing the determinants of the agent’s behavior using methods which are appropriate for changing determinants at environmental levels. However, while there is growing support for these planning interventions in the health-behaviour literature, a number of limitations in the research have been noted. How to Get Started on Social Media  Participants will learn how to develop a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linked In, and blogs. The workshop will close with a discussion to finalise how we report back into the conference. Robert Roe Award for Outstanding Contribution of Psychology to So... Belgium: Belgian universities and professional associations agree... Belgium: The new law on mental health professions. breakout sessions The use of online social networks has become ubiquitous in recent years, which means we have new ways to interact socially and to disseminate information. The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States. How do our specialised partner organisations deal with COVID19? Prof. Charles S. Carver is a highly acclaimed scholar and author, and is associate editor of the APA journal for Health Psychology. Abraham, C., & Michie, S. (2008). Qualitative research methodologies are becoming relatively common within health psychology, although their newness promotes a tendency for these methodologies and methods to be used in rather formulaic ways. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42, 1129-1148. All SIG EGHS members and working groups are invited to share their research and progress, The presentations will be uploaded on a secure website/server with comment function for, SIG members can watch and comment on the presentations online prior to the Online Event, To become a SIG member, please email, Designing trials to maximise outputs throughout the trial focusing on process and outcome (e.g. The European Paediatric Psychology Network (EPPN) is supported by the Paediatric Psychology Networks in Netherlands (PPN-NL), United Kingdom (PPN-UK), and Belgium (PPN-BE) as well as the Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP). Can we evaluate the effects of an intervention using a particular theory? Taylor (2008) proposed that intervention research should ask two interrelated questions “how can we make a difference in prevention or patient care, and if we do, what mechanisms might underlie these effects?’ (p 133). PTSD Research Quarterly, 16 (2). EXPIRED. Dr. Lüscher is a senior teaching and research associate at the University of Zurich. She is Chair of the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology and is interested in the development of health psychology in the UK and globally. Jo studies the education and training of health care professionals and has particular interests in healthcare professional behaviour and in communication about lifestyle behaviours and has more than 50 publications. The common factor in each of these examples is a reshaping of our habits. The workshop facilitators work in the areas of social cognition, disability and stress theory but will also draw on the expertise of the participants in other areas. ESTSS Belfast 2021 conference postponed to June 1-4, 2022 ESTSS General Certificate in Psychotraumatology All members of the ESTSS are eligible to register for the certificate program LEARN MORE Why innovations and advances in health behavior change will arise if interventions are used to test and refine theory. In addition, systematic reviews have confirmed the effect of implementation intentions on behaviour in multiple behavioural domains (Gollwitzer & Sheeran, 2006) and in specific health-related behavioural domains such as physical activity (Bélanger-Gravel et al., 2013) and healthy eating (Adriaanse et al., 2011). The workshop venue was the holiday village Inatel in Oeiras, which is located 16 kilometres outside of Lisbon on the Atlantic coast. The aim of this Synergy expert meeting is to stimulate discussion and debate of the evidence on planning interventions in health behaviour. EFPA's actually involvement in EU funded projects, Competent Authorities for psychologists as regulated profession, Directive 2005/36/EC : Recognition of professional qualifications. future European Psychologist Journal Special issue Multiple text analysis in narrative research: Visual, written, and spoken stories of experience. These conferences are well attended by colleagues not only from Europe but from all over the world. Health & Place, 15, 263-272. However, with the rapid uptake of smartphones and tablet computers (now used by 1 in 5 people worldwide) attention is shifting to the potential of mobile digital delivery of healthcare support – mhealth (Bacigalupo et al., 2013; Schueller, Muñoz, & Mohr, 2013). Psychiatry, 65, 207-239. ; publication pressures and creativity; reflexivity in action. Hostile marital interactions, proinflammatory cytokine production and wound healing. EAPP organizes the European Conference on Personality Psychology every 2 years. Some Covid-19 survivors report having reappraised their everyday actions after their recovery. It will involve presentations by the facilitator on key issues – methods, data collection, data analysis, ethics, reflexivity, and reporting research – but a significant amount of time will be spent working in small groups to develop specific research projects brought by participants. The way forward: what would a ‘gold’ standard design for a planning intervention study look like? The European Journal of Trauma & Dissociation / Revue Européenne du Trauma et de la Dissociation is the official journal of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation and of the French language Association of Trauma and Dissociation. To ensure that all participants are able to contribute to this process we will therefore select a maximum of 20 participants with experience in research on digital interventions. 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