YAFTA Consultancy provides advice, duty of care processes and psychological support for individuals, businesses, employers, employees, production companies, the self employed and those working in creative industries.
All of our psychologists are either; chartered psychologists with the British Psychological Society holding registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as practitioner psychologists, or business psychologists that hold principal practitioner status with the Association of Business Psychologists (ABP).
These registrations ensure that psychologists have the necessary training and qualifications to work with members of the public, ensuring that the best possible, and most ethical option for cultivating public safety is employed.
Charlotte Armitage BSc (Hons), MBPsS, PGCert, PPABP, is the Managing Director of YAFTA Consultancy. Charlotte is an award-winning businesswoman, accredited business psychologist and media psychologist. As the founder and managing director of award winning organisations, Yorkshire Academy of Film & Television Acting (YAFTA) & YAFTA Talent Agency, Charlotte has vast experience of the film & TV industry from all angles. Charlotte lectures on Film & TV Production courses about duty of care processes and psychological guidelines which need to be adhered to throughout the production cycle.
Charlotte is a member of the Media Ethics Advisory Board of the British Psychological Society and has conducted advisory work with the BBC and MTV regarding their duty of care processes for on-screen talent. As part of her work with the BPS Media Ethics Board, Charlotte has been heavily involved in the changes to duty of care processes in the Film & TV industry including contributing to; the code of conduct for psychologists working in the media and the duty of care guidelines for the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT).
All psychologists working with participants and contributors are either BPS chartered psychologists with HCPC registration as practitioner psychologists or ABP Principal Practitioners. Psychologists involved in the devising of process and risk assessment are BPS accredited and registered with the Association of Business Psychology (ABP) as practitioner psychologists.
YAFTA Consultancy, along with Yorkshire Academy of Film & Television Acting (YAFTA) and YAFTA Talent Agency, is part of the YAFTA Group. The YAFTA brand consists of three companies that specialise in the Film & TV industry.
Our courses can be tailored to suit your requirements however we do offer standard packages.
Charlotte Armitage, Media Psychologist and MD YAFTA. Charlotte has managed the psychological duty of care processes for MTV shows as well as working as a duty of care psychologist for MTV and BBC. This workshop is designed to teach all of those in production about the psychological considerations that need to be made at each part of the production cycle in order to ensure ethical compliance with changing legislations, and ultimately ensuring that cast are kept safe throughout production and beyond.
Date: 26th January 2020
Time: 10am to 4pm