ICAP Panel Discussion 2: Challenges encountered in establishing psychology education and training in South Asia on par with international standards

ICAP discussion copyIt was an interesting and invigorating discussion with all in agreement that protectionism in health professionals needed to stop.  Many in the discussion felt that as psychologists they are disempowered by medics and that medics did not really understand what psychology is and does.  I believe that a network of placements needs to be established in order for an effective national psychology program to be used effectively.  Dr Mendis believes that its essential to have psychology and psychiatry to work side by side. For more information regarding consultancy work then use the contact form and Matt will get back to you asap

Mendis,N,. Dias, S., Broadway-Horner,M (2016, August) Challenges encountered in establishing psychology education and training in South Asia on par with international standards. Panel discussion at the International Conference of Applied Psychology, Sri Lanka

 

Note: The link when you click displays a different title for discussion.  Psychotherapy in Maldives in an error and was intact a symposium topic on the previous day