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60 Days until the 24th Annual Psychology Congress

60 Days left until the 24th Annual Psychology Congress Building on the success of the first-ever continental psychology congress, PAPU2017, the 24th Annual Psychology Congress (MAMELA2018) is proudly hosted by the Psychological Society of South Africa...
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Call for Nominations for Executive Committee of PsySSA

The PsySSA Nominations Committee wishes to advise that the following position on the PsySSA Executive Committee will become vacant at the forthcoming 24th AGM:
1. President-Elect, who will serve for one year before assuming the role of President at the conclusion of the 25th AGM in 2019.

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Invitation to discuss the latest developments in regulatory updates

There is much debate among healthcare professionals regarding the recent regulatory announcements.  In response to this, Discovery Health will be conducting a roadshow around the country to share their thoughts and discuss the implications for healthcare...
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60 Days until the 24th Annual Psychology Congress

60 Days until the 24th Annual Psychology Congress...

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Call for Nominations for Executive Committee of PsySSA

Call for Nominations for Executive Committee of PsySSA...

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Invitation to discuss the latest developments in regulatory updates

Invitation to discuss the latest developments in regulatory updates...

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ICD-10 Coding Information Session: RSVP Closed

ICD-10 Coding Information Session: RSVP Closed...

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ICP2020 Prague: Important Dates

ICP2020 Prague: Important Dates...

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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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Membership of the Society is an integral part of being a psychology professional. Our different grades of membership cater for those
who have accredited qualifications, or are pursuing an accredited psychology-training route, as well as those who have an interest in
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