The PSI Online Learning section is now available for Chartered members of the PSI to record their Learning and Development credits for the 2018-2019 Learning Cycle. Chartered members can access this section by logging into the members' area and clicking on DASHBOARD where they will see the option for Learning. The PSI Learning and Development Policy has also been updated to meet the CORU requirements being introduced later this year. You can find the updated Learning and Development Policy here, including the allocation of Learning Credits. For queries relating to the new online Learning section, please email Learning@psychologicalsociety.ie
The month of February saw the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) being very active in making a number of submissions to various groups. The Society welcomed the opportunity to respond to the call from the Health Service Executive (HSE) Mental Health Division for submissions to inform the review of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). PSI also contributed to the HSE Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnostic Protocol Draft. The final submission undertaken by the Society in February was a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs. The Oireachtas submission was with regard to social media and young people's mental health.
To view these PSI submissions please click here
This year's Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference takes place on Friday 01 June at the Ulster University Coleraine Campus. The event is being hosted by the Division of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch (NIBPS) in association with the Division of Health Psychology of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). Submissions are now open for the 15th Annual Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference with the deadline for submission of abstracts being 23:59 on Sunday 01 April 2018. For further information on registration and submission of abstracts please click here
The National Health and Social Care Professions Office is hosting a Practice Education Conference - Making practice education work for you: Interprofessional perspectives on Thursday 26 July 2018. The event will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Admission is free; however, registration is advised. The deadline for submission of abstracts for the Conference is Tuesday 17 April 2018. Please click here for further information on the Conference and here for the abstract submission form.