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Launch of the African Journal of Psychological Assessment

Last week the African Journal of Psychological Assessment (AJOPA) was launched at the 24th Annual Psychology Congress, 12 September 2018. AJOPA focuses on original research studies, theoretical papers, test reviews and methods papers in the areas of...

Regulations defining the scope of the Profession of Psychology

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT, 1974 (ACT NO.56 OF 1974) REGULATIONS DEFINING THE SCOPE OF THE PROFESSION OF PSYCHOLOGY Persons are invited...

The 24th Annual Psychology Congress kicks off with the Pre-Congress Workshops today, 11 September 2018

Book your spot for the Pre-Congress Workshops now! The pre-congress workshops comprise a full-day (morning and afternoon session) of diverse, practical workshops prior to the formal commencement of the 24th Annual Psychology Congress (#MAMELA2018). The...

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Launch of the African Journal of Psychological Assessment

Launch of the African Journal of Psychological Assessment...

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Regulations defining the scope of the Profession of Psychology

Regulations defining the scope of the Profession of Psychology...

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The 24th Annual Psychology Congress kicks off with the Pre-Congress Workshops today, 11 September 2018

The 24th Annual Psychology Congress kicks off with the Pre-Congress Workshops today, 11 September 2018...

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Poking holes in heteronormativity: UKZN hosts launch of PsySSA’s practice guidelines

Poking holes in heteronormativity: UKZN hosts launch of PsySSA’s practice guidelines...

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Congress 2018: PsySSA Live Mobi App

Congress 2018: PsySSA Live Mobi App...

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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

African Journal of Psychological Assessment (AJOPA) now inviting article submissions…

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What do you think of Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke’s order for government compensation following the Life Esidimeni tragedy?
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The amazing @flockplatform girls are helping again today with the PsySSA Live Mobi App.

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The final presentation of the day is being delivered by Anthony Noble. #artbasedtherapy #psyssa #MAMELA2018
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The 3rd Siphiwe Ngcobo Lecture has commenced with Hon Justice Edwin Cameron discussing Justice & Psychology.
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The second invited roundtable "Who Has Time for African Psychology " has commenced.
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