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PsySSA Office Closure

The PsySSA Offices are currently closed on account of a power outage. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have...
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SAJP Issue 2 2018 now available!

Table of Contents Current Issue Volume 48, Issue 2, March 2018 Special Feature Mogoeng Mogoeng The Steve Biko–Frantz Fanon Award for psychological liberation: acceptance address South African Journal of Psychology June 2018, 48: First Published May 14,...
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Membership Benefit: MyCPD

PsySSA is pleased to provide members with a range of online CPD activities for 2018! MYCPD aims to assist Professionals manage points and ensure HPCSA compliance. Activate your free membership, read through articles, answer associated questions, attain CPD...
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PsySSA Office Closure

PsySSA Office Closure...

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SAJP Issue 2 2018 now available!

SAJP Issue 2 2018 now available!...

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Membership Benefit: MyCPD

Membership Benefit: MyCPD...

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Child Protection Week 2018

Child Protection Week 2018...

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MTN Walk the Talk Event with PsySSA Student Division

MTN Walk the Talk Event with PsySSA Student Division...

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“If ever there was a time that colleagues in the Profession needed to unite, the time would be now”

The Psychological Society of South Africa

PsySSA advances South African psychology as a science and profession of global stature and promotes psychological praxis as relevant, proactive and responsive to societal needs and well-being.

Update on the Review of the Regulations Relating to the Scope of the Profession of Psychology

This communication serves to update the profession on progress made by the Professional Board in finalising the review of the Regulations defining the Scope of the Profession of Psychology. Please see attached relevant documents below: [gview...
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Building an Effective Mental Health Defence Force to Serve SA Communities

Mental health issues have been on the rise in South African communities and we have a shortage of skills in the psychology profession to meet this overwhelming need.

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REGISTERED COUNSELLORS’ SCOPE OF PRACTICE (SOP): Psychological Tests and Assessments Survey

REGISTERED COUNSELLORS’ SCOPE OF PRACTICE (SOP): Psychological Tests and Assessments Survey This quick survey will look at some of the current difficulties experienced by Registered Counsellors in terms of using psychological assessments, please refer to HPCSA Form...
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Psychometrist Scope of Practice Survey

Psychometrist Scope of Practice Survey Dear Fellow Psychometrists We are conducting a survey with the aim to obtain information from psychometrists currently practicing within the South African context about what changes they believe should be made to their current...
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Reimagining the Scope of the Profession of Psychology – Survey

Dear Colleagues As you may be aware, on the 14 November 2016 the High Court of South Africa (SA), Western Cape Division (Case No: 12420/13) ruled, inter alia: and suspended the invalidity for two years: This order affords the Minister of Health, the HPCSA and the...
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The Way Forward re: The Scope of Practice of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology

Reimagining the Scope of the Profession of Psychology On Saturday 18 February 2017, a meeting was held between 14:15–16:55 at Wits University to discuss the way forward re: The Scope of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology. As you may be aware, on the 14 November 2016...
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The Way Forward re: The Scope of Practice of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology

Reimagining the Scope of the Profession of Psychology On Saturday 18 February 2017, a meeting was held between 14:15–16:55 at Wits University to discuss the way forward re: The Scope of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology. As you may be aware, on the 14 November 2016...
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The Way Forward re: The Scope of Practice of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology

Reimagining the Scope of the Profession of Psychology On Saturday 18 February 2017, a meeting was held between 14:15–16:55 at Wits University to discuss the way forward re: The Scope of the Profession (SOP) of Psychology. As you may be aware, on the 14 November 2016...
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Special Meeting : Way Forward re: The Scope of Practice for the Profession of Psychology

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Letter to ATP – Feedback after Court Case

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What do you think of Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke’s order for government compensation following the Life Esidimeni tragedy?

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