The field of Psychology is a very important study in medicine. With the growing number of factors affecting the mental behaviour of people, it is important to have a group of medical professionals that are always ready to study and understand the human mental function to be able to solve such issues.
Psychologists are often referred to as social, behavioural and cognitive scientists because of the nature of their profession. By studying the role of mental functions in the behaviour of people, and the society as a whole, they are able to know how to deal with issues facing the community today.
According to the Australian Psychological Society, these medical workers in Australia study and deal with the following issues:
Because of the importance of this medical field, not only in the industry but in the society as well, conferences and seminars are held yearly to celebrate the field and tackle budding issues that surround the medical field and the community.
Here are some of the events you should watch out for:
2013 Australian Guidance and Counselling Association National Conference
When: June 26 to 28, 2013
Where: Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, Sydney, Australia
With a theme of “Building Capacity for Best Practice,” the conference aims to provide delegates from around the world an opportunity to further their learning in the field. Keynote speakers will be tackling a range of issues and practices that will help psychologists who are providing educational support to children and adults.
10th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference
When: July 3 to 6, 2013
Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia
The IOP Conference is an annual event that aims to feature new and leading science research and field practices to help raise global awareness and collaboration on IO Psychologists in Australasia.
This year’s conference theme is “Crossing Borders: Exploring the Contribution of Psychology to Organisations in a Global Economy” and will have keynote speakers from Australia and all over the world from the field of science and IO psychology.
19th Australian Psychological Society (APS)Clinical Neuropsychology Conference
When: October 3 to 6, 2013
Where: QUT Campus, Queensland Metro, Australia
The APS has always been an advocate of clinical neuropsychology in the country. The conference aims to push the field into greater heights by celebrating the field and the organization’s 30th year in Australia.
48th Annual Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
When: October 8 to 12, 2013
Where: Cairns Convention Centre, Queensland
The annual conference is one of the largest gatherings of professional Psychologists in Australia.
This year’s theme “Psychology for a Healthy Nation” aims to push psychologists today to put their expertise and efforts together in finding solutions for the budding issues and health challenges facing the profession today.
Notable figures in the profession will be gracing the event to hold seminars and workshops.