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Workshop on Psychological Intervention after Disasters (PIAD) in the Asia-Pacific Region: Full Announcement and Call for Applications

Message of Solidarity and Support to the People in Australia

Publish Date:
17 Jan, 2020

Summary:

The International Union of Psychological Science would like to extend a message of solidarity and support to the people and communities in Australia affected by the devastating impact of bushfires. Professor Pam Maras, President, said: ‘the human cost of disasters such as this are a harsh reminder that we should not forget the need to maintain our compassion in whatever field we work. The involvement of the Australian Psychological Society in supporting and providing resources for Australians to prepare and recover from this disaster are important for recovery and highlight the need for an international repository of resources’.

IUPsyS Call for Nominations

Publish Date:
19 Oct, 2019

Summary:

IUPsyS had put out a Call for Nominations for President-Elect, Treasurer, and seven Executive Committee Members. Leadership from across the globe will elect the incoming Executive Committee at the IUPsyS Assembly during the 32nd International Congress of Psychology in Prague. The deadline for nominations is 20 December 2019. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Karl Swain (karl.swain@iupsys.org).

2019 World Mental Health Day

Publish Date:
10 Oct, 2019

Summary:

World Mental Health Day is observed annually on 10 October, to raise awareness of and improve mental health around the world. This year the focus is on suicide prevention. Organised by the World Federation for Mental Health, supported by inter alia WHO, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, United for Global Health, and IUPsyS. Full details of WHO’s “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness and understanding of the magnitude of suicide globally and the role that all of us can play to help prevent it may be accessed by clicking here. Information such as fact sheets, data, infographics, tools, and resources may be obtained here. Extensive suicide data such as global suicide estimates, suicide data reported by countries, and a manual for suicide attempt surveillance may be accessed here.

Message of Solidarity to the People of The Bahamas

Publish Date:
05 Sep, 2019

Summary:

The International Union of Psychological Science would like to extend a message of solidarity and support to our colleagues and the people of The Bahamas who have been harshly affected by Hurricane Dorian in the past week. Professor Pam Maras, President, said, "the human cost of disasters such as this are a harsh reminder that we should not to forget the need to maintain our compassion in whatever field we work". 

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A Tribute to Prof Charles Spielberger

Publish Date:
14 Jun, 2013

Summary:

We are saddened to announce the death of Professor Charles Donald Spielberger, distinguished clinical psychologist and scientific researcher, and past President of the International Association of Applied Psychology. Dr Spielberger died on  11 June 2013. The Tribute from the Society of Clinical Psychology can be read in full. Read More

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