Brain Bag Invitation: Professional Ethics: Ethical decision-making & Scope of Practice and code of ethics of the Industrial Psychologists in South Africa
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- North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Building E9 room K40
- Start Date:
- 19 July 2017 09:30
- End Date:
- 19 July 2017 15:00
Brain Bag Invitation
Professional Ethics: Ethical decision-making
Presented by Dr. Leon van Vuuren
Scope of Practice and code of ethics of the Industrial Psychologists in South Africa
Presented by Prof. Deon Meiring
Venue: North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Building E9 room K40
19 July 2017
SIOPSA North West Regional Branch invites you to:
LEARN and NETWORK with fellow professionals at our Brain Bag event
with Dr. Leon van Vuuren
The Ethics Institute (TEI)
Convenor: Board for Psychology Ethics Task Team
Prof. Deon Meiring
(University of Pretoria, Department of Human Resource Management)
Some of the topics of discussion on the workshop will including the following:
About the presenters
Dr. Leon Van Vuuren
Dr. Leon van Vuuren holds the position of Executive Director: Professional and Business Ethics at The Ethics Institute (TEI). Prior to joining the Institute in July 2014, he was a professor in Industrial Psychology in the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management (IPPM) at the University of Johannesburg where he taught industrial psychology and business and professional ethics for 26 years.
During 2015 he was appointed by the South African Minister of Health to serve a second five-year term on the Professional Board for Psychology of the HPCSA. In this capacity he is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board and the Chairperson of the Committee for Preliminary Inquiry (Ethics Committee). He is also currently the convenor of a multi-stakeholder task team responsible for a total revision of the regulations and codes that govern professional ethics in psychology in South Africa.
Leon acts as an advisor on professional ethics to several professional associations. He was the convenor of the ‘Future Fit’ professional ethics task team of the SIOPSA. In the latter regard he was the primary author of the Industrial Psychologists’ Oath. During 2013 he was awarded honorary life membership of Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA) for his contribution to this discipline and profession.
Prof. Deon Meiring
Prof Deon Meiring is an associate professor in the Department of Human Recourses Management at the University of Pretoria. He is registered as an Industrial Psychologist (PS 009492) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) since 1995. Prof Meiring serves as an executive committee member on the portfolio professional practice in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA). He was recently appointed on the Ethics task team of the HPCSA. In 2016 Prof Meiring received a presidential award from the SIOPSA for significant contributions to Industrial and Organisational Psychology in South Africa. He is also an honorary member of the South African Assessment Centre Study Group (ASCG) for invaluable contributions to the field of Assessment Centers practice in South Africa.
WHY should you attend?
Relevance for the South African Industrial-Organisational Psychologists/HR practitioners:
Relevance for Emerging Psychologists (IOP Interns, MCom and Honours Students):
Members will also receive CEUs for Ethics when attending this event
SIOPSA has applied for 4 CEU points for this workshop
REGISTER NOW Go to www.siopsa.org.za
Space is limited so please secure your place before the 14th of July 2017
Your invoice will be generated from the SIOPSA website, EFT and credit card payments facilities are available. Your registration will only be confirmed on proof of payment. Delegates that arrive on the evening without proof of payment or booking, will be expected to complete a registration form and sign the signature list.
*** take note of our 72 hour cancellation policy***
We look forward to seeing you soon!