Division of Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology

Objectives of the Division:

The aims of the Division of Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology:

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 DNFP is to promote an understanding of the fields of neuropsychology and forensic psychology.  The DNFP addresses this mission through the advancement of scientific research, clinical practice 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 cost

What do members receive by becoming members?

  • Advice when needed regarding forensic or neuropsychology matters.
  • Lobbying regarding neuropsychology matters and forensic matters (e.g. involvement in the task force of the Professional Board of Psychology for the determination of criteria for the category of Neuropsychology or Forensic Psychology).
  • Liaison with the Department of Justice and the Office of the Family Advocate.
  • Advice regarding ethical matters in forensic work.

Details of costs:

  • Full members: R100.00

Division Contact details:

Chair: Dr Ann D Watts anndwatts@iafrica.com

Vice-Chair (Neuropsychology):  Dr Karl Swain karlswain@gmail.com

Vice-Chair (Forensic): Dr Louise Olivier info@drlouise.co.za

Secretary: Dr Sharon Truter sharon@neuropsychologysa.co.za

Additional Member: Prof Theo Lazarus tlazarus57@gmail.com

Additional member: Dr Catherine Sekhukhune dikeledi123@webmail.co.za

Additional member: Ms Claire Marais claire.a.marais@gmail.com



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