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Publish Date:
17 Oct, 2013

Story:

IUPsyS was represented at the 29th International Social Science Council (ISSC) General Assembly that ended in Montreal, Canada on 12 October 2013 by President Saths Cooper, Secretary-General Ann Watts, and Treasurer Michel Sabourin.

ISSC

Left to Right - Michel Sabourin (Treasurer), Heide Hackman (Executive Director), Saths Cooper (Vice President Information and Communications), Alberto Martinelli (President) and Elisa Reis (Vice President Science)

Saths Cooper was elected ISSC Vice President (Information and Communications) and Michel Sabourin was re-elected Treasurer. Alberto Martinelli of the International Sociological Association was elected President. This was a critical ISSC General Assembly that reflected social science endeavors in the world and interdisciplinary programs with partners like ICSU and UNESCO.

Volume 5 number 10 Bulletin (October 2013) 

Deadline Extended to 20 October 2014

The overall aim is to use existing IUPsyS experience and its access to international scientific and APPLIED expertise on resilience in the face of stressful and traumatic events to help researchers, educators and practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region to increase their understanding of and ability to respond to the mental health consequences of disasters so prevalent in the region. A renowned international faculty of scientists will work with participants on most recent scientific and applied scientific evidence and knowledge, and show the constraints and opportunities of dealing with particular target groups such as children and adolescents. The workshop program will further address knowledge provision, education and training in academic programs of psychology, and help develop a regional network to support continuance in scientific research and training in mental health support following disaster. Click here for the full Announcement and Call for Application.