Women and Gender Minorities Equality SIG

Aims

  • To provide high quality training for members to raise awareness of the specific and complex issues faced by women and gender minority groups which negatively impact on psychological well-being.
  • To support members by offering training so they can develop the necessary competencies to provide non-discriminatory, effective and inclusive treatments.
  • To provide an open, safe space which facilitates exploration and discussion of gender issues experienced within the organisational culture.
  • To promote equality of opportunity for women and gender minorities within the organisation
  • To recognise the discriminatory effect that structural racism has on women of colour and to raise awareness of how this affects equality of opportunity within the organisation.
  • To promote supportive workplace environments for women and gender minorities
  • To build closer professional relationships in the workplace to enable differences to be embraced.
  • To organise training to identify and address the issues that may be preventing women and gender minorities from putting themselves forward for leadership positions within the organisation
  • To raise awareness of discriminatory practice against women and gender minorities
  • To address and support through training the issues that affect women and gender minorities in the workplace
  • To encourage the career development of women and gender minorities in CBT research, training and clinical settings
  • Empower women and gender minorities to contribute further to the development and dissemination of high quality CBT research and practice.
  • Foster a supportive environment for women and gender minorities to create professional networks to improve patient care
  • Raise awareness and understanding of the cultural, social, political and psychological processes underpinning gender difference in psychological disorders
  • Promote the positive visibility and diversity of women and gender minorities in the organisation and celebrate their achievements

Committee Members

Role Name
Co-Chairs Patricia Murphy, Rachel Phillips
Secretary Bea Carrington
Branch Liaison Rep Carly Bell
Treasurer Sarah Rees
Ordinary Member & Publicity Lead Siobhan Graham
Ordinary Member Ann Moulds
Ordinary Member Romilly Gregory

Contact

Any BABCP member can join. To do so, please email us at babcp@babcp.com
To contact the committee, email us at womgene-sig@babcp.com

Events

East Midlands Branch and Women and Gender Minorities Equality (WOMGENE) SIG Joint Event

Tuesday 9th April 2019

Exploring and Working with Gender and Gender Divergence for CBT Therapists

Presented by Sam Hope

Venue:

Foreman Suite
The Atrium
99 Hucknall Road
Carrington
Nottingham
NG5 1QZ

9.30am to 4.30pm

Further Information [PDF]

Registration Form [Word]