Mental Health Awareness Day – Launch of the IPA Forum!

The School of Education and Childhood Studies is delighted to be launching an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Forum for the South at our forthcoming Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday 17th May. The IPA approach is a qualitative psychology methodology, devised by Prof Jonathan Smith and we are particularly thrilled that Prof Smith will be joining us to give a keynote on the day. IPA supports a deep level analysis of individual lived experiences. While IPA originated in Health Psychology, it is now being embraced in related fields and any interested academic or practitioner will be warmly welcomed to join. Click here to sign up for this event

Positive Birth Portsmouth

We would like to draw your attention to the following conference hosted by ‘Positive Birth Portsmouth’. For more information please visit this link:

The conference is titled “Positive Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond”, with a specific focus on perinatal mental health. The conference is open to birth and maternity professionals and workers, those involved with families around pregnancy and the postnatal period, and also to parents.
On the same day, there will also be a ‘family marketplace’ for parents and families to come along to and find different providers of birth, pregnancy and parenthood services.
More information about the marketplace PBM FamilyMarketplaceLeaflet