Divisions

Community & Social Psychology Division (CaSP)

Objectives of the Division:

The aims of the Division of Community and Social Psychology of PsySSA:

In addition to the objectives of PsySSA and the functions of divisions as expressed in Articles 2 and 12.4 respectively of the PsySSA constitution, the mission of the CaSP is to promote an understanding of the fields of community and social psychology.  The CaSP addresses this mission through the advancement of scientific research, community and social collaboration and professional education.  The goals derived from this mission are to be achieved in cooperation with PsySSA, other professional organizations, and the general public.

Incentives for Divisional membership and details of costs

What do members receive by becoming members?

Publishing opportunities:

  • Shared information on special editions of journals and journals that focus on issues in community and social psychology

Networking opportunities:

  • Information about conferences and talks, interesting community psychology projects

Research opportunities

  • Invitations to collaborate on research projects are circulated within the email network and members are encouraged to collaborate with each other on joint projects

Opportunities to influence

  • Being part of committees that are discussing cutting edge issues in the fields

Social change

  • This division is directly concerned with advocacy for social change, transformation and decolonisation in society

Details of costs:

Full Member Associate Affiliate Students
R50.00 R50.00 R50.00 R20.00

Social Media Links:

Blog: http://psyssacns.blogspot.co.za/

Division Contact Details:

Chair: Prof Ronelle Carolissen rlc2@sun.ac.za

Vice-Chair: Mr Suntosh Pillay suntoshpillay@gmail.com

Additional member: Prof Maretha Visser maretha.visser@up.ac.za

Additional member: Dr Avivit Cherrington avivit.cherrington@mandela.ac.za

Additional member: Mr Curwyn Mapaling curwyn.mapaling@mandela.ac.za

Additional member: Ms San-Marie Aucamp sanmarie@mweb.co.za

 

DIVISIONAL ARTICLES:
Itsoseng Clinic by Dr Linda M Eskell Blokland
Reflections on the PAPU congress by CaSP members and students
Private Practice focussing on Community-Based Research
Building social capital KZN Advocacy Group to walk for mental health
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