Trauma and Violence Division (TVD)

Objectives of the Division:

In addition to the objectives of PsySSA and the functions of divisions as expressed in Articles 2 and 13 respectively of the PsySSA constitution, the mission of the TVD is to promote the minimisation of violence in society and psychological harm due to exposure to potentially traumatic events.  The TVD addresses this mission through the advancement and appropriate dissemination of scientific research that informs good preventative and ameliorative practice and the implementation of specific initiatives that addresses particular needs related to the prevention of violence or treatment of traumatic stress and related phenomena.  The goals derived from this mission are to be achieved in cooperation with other PsySSA structures, other professional organisations, the general public, and governmental organisations.

Trauma and Violence Division (TVD) of PsySSA aims to:

Incentives for Divisional membership and details of costs

What do members receive by becoming members?

Details of costs:

Full Member Associate Affiliate Students
R50 R40 R40 R20

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Division Contact details:

Chair: Mr Kempie Van Rooyen Kempie.VanRooyen@ECHEALTH.GOV.ZA

Vice-Chair: Mr Tshiamo Daniel Tlatsana tshiamotlatsana@gmail.com

Secretary: Ms Geraldine du Plooy geradup5@gmail.com

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