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EFPAWinner of the Wilhelm Wundt-William James Award 2015 - Prof. dr. Anke EHLERS

15 Apr 2015

The Executive Council of EFPA would like to congratulate Prof. dr. Anke EHLERS from the University of Oxford (UK) for being elected to be the winner of the Wilhelm Wundt-William James Award 2015. Read more

EFPAEuropean (Aviation) Psychologists react to crash Germanwings flight 4U 9525

30 Mar 2015

Psychological assessment before entry to flight training and before admission to active service by an airline can help to select pilots. However, it cannot forecast the life events and mental health problems occurring in the life of each individual pilot and the unique way he or she will cope with these. Read more

EFPAEuropean Commission Health Work Force : Improving the recruitment and retention of health professionals

11 Feb 2015

To ensure a sustainable health workforce in the EU crucially depends on attracting people to work in the healthcare services and retaining qualified experienced staff in a highly competitive global labour market. Read more

EFPAPromoting an international perspective in American psychology

8 Jan 2015

Since 2013, the Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) has renewed its commitment to the APA’s mission to excel as a principal leader and global partner promoting psychological knowledge and methods to facilitate the resolution of personal, societal and global challenges in diverse, multicultural and international contexts; Read more

EFPAPsychologists address the U.N. community about global violence

8 Jan 2015

A first person account of the refugee experience: Identifying psychosocial stressors and formulating psychological responses. Psychologists address the U.N. community about global violence and highlight psychology's evidence-based contributions to prevent and mitigate it. Read more

EFPAPress release: Interrogations NO-GO zone for psychologists

22 Dec 2014

In a response to the US Senate’s Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation practices and the alleged involvement of psychologists, the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA) supports the position of the American Psychological Association (APA) that interrogations are a “no-go zone” for psychologists. Read more

EFPAEFPA looking for a new Editor in Chief for the European Psychologist

9 Dec 2014

Candidates for the position should have prior editorial experience with a peer-reviewed journal of some standing and should be in the position to offer the significant commitment of time, expertise, and resources that such a position requires. Read more

EFPADecember 10 : International Human Rights Day

9 Dec 2014

As human rights are of crucial importance to everyone in the world, the expertise of psychology and the experience and practice of psychologists can make a difference to advance the dignity of persons and peoples Read more

EFPANovember 20: International Children's Rights Day

19 Nov 2014

EFPA encourages all 36 member associations to speak up and share psychological knowledge to raise awareness on children´s rights and well-being. Read more

EFPANovember 16 : International Day of Tolerance

17 Nov 2014

EFPA states great significance of psychology in the promoting of tolerance and supports governments and NGOs in their activities and encourage policy makers to consider more use of psychological knowledge and psychologists’ expertise in promoting tolerance. Read more

EFPAECP Milan July 7-10, 2015 : deadline submission abstracts December 15, 2014

3 Nov 2014

Got to http://www.ecp2015.eu to submit your abstract and join us at the congress in Milano! Read more

EFPADirector General DG SANCO Paola Testori Coggi resigned following a disciplinary inquiry

23 Oct 2014

EFPA had a good relation with the Director General who opened the 2012 EFPA Psychology for Health congress in Brussels where she emphasized the importance of getting more help of psychology in reducing depression, anxiety and stress as well as in strengthening the integrative approaches fostered by the EU’s “health in all policies” objective. Read more

EFPAWe need to let psychologist intervene sooner to reduce the risk of developing schizophrenia

9 Oct 2014

October 10, 2014, on World Mental Health Day, the focus lies on living with schizophrenia. EFPA, the European Federation of Psychologists Associations, makes a strong cause for early detection and intervention for patients with a risk for schizophrenia Read more

EFPAEFPA and WHO Europe collaborating to identify state of Clinical Psychology in Europe

7 Oct 2014

To that end EFPA's 36 member associations have been asked to collaborate by answering a survey, that collects data to map the present situation about the training and practice of clinical psychology in their country. Read more

EFPANobel Prize Medicine 2014 awarded to Psychologists!

7 Oct 2014

The three psychologists have discovered a positioning system, an “inner GPS” in the brain that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space, demonstrating a cellular basis for higher cognitive function. Read more

 

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EFPAPress release: Interrogations NO GO zone for Psychologists - English translation of Behnke's interview

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