The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The observance was instituted by General Assembly...read more
PsySSA want to hear from you, our members. As the PsySSA Strategic Plan (2014-2018) concluded in September 2018, PsySSA is currently in the process of operationalising its Strategic Plan (2019-2022): Vision 2020. We are committed to transparency and...read more
The 16th of June is a public holiday. On this say we appreciate an extra day off work or school, but it is important that we reflect on the significance and meaning behind this day.Youth Day honours and pays tribute to the memory of brave school children...read more
The renowned Dutch cross-culture psychologist, Alphonsius Josephus Rachel (Fons) van de Vijver suffered a brain haemorrhage on 1 June while he was cycling near his home in the village of Maidenwell, Brisbane, Australia. He was airlifted to the Princess...read more
This communication serves to update the profession on the Scope Review process.
PsySSA submitted the feedback on the Scope of Practice on the 12th of December 2018.
The Board for Psychology at the Health Professions Council has responded that they cannot release a statement without the Minister of Health approving the HPCSA Council recommendation made on the outcome of the scope review process.
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Volume 49, Issue 1, March 2019
Do not miss out on discounted registration fees. Early Bird Registration closes 31 May 2019. Kindly note all government orders should be in no later than 15 June 2019. For all registration queries kindly...read more
IUPsyS Executive Committee extend date for nominations for the IUPsyS 2020 Awards until 01 July 2019
We’re pleased to advise that the IUPsyS Executive Committee agreed to extend the date for nominations for the IUPsyS 2020 Awards until 01 July 2019.
The quadrennial IUPsyS awards are:
* Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize
* Achievement Against the Odds Award
* Lifetime Career Award
* Young Investigator Awards
The awardees will be honoured at the Opening Ceremony of the next ICP in Prague, Czech Republic on Sunday 19 July next year. Further information and nomination forms can be accessed at: http://www.iupsys.netread more
National Child Protection Week (CPW) is observed in South Africa annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as articulated in the Children's Act of 2005. Since its inception in 1997, the Child Protection Week programme has and continues to raise awareness,...read more