December 2007

InPsych December 2007 cover
 

Cover feature: The fallout of family breakdown

Article 1: A cultural shift in family law
By Dr Andrew Bickerdike MAPS, Manager of Client Services, Research and Training, Relationships Australia (Victoria)

Article 2: A multidimensional evaluation of the new family law system
By Dr Jodie Lodge MAPS, Australian Institute of Family Studies

Article 3: Family Court psychological evaluations: How not to be part of the fallout
By Dr Deborah Wilmoth MAPS, State Forensic Mental Health Service (WA)

Article 4: Effective parenting after separation
By Dr Susie Burke MAPS and Heather Gridley FAPS, APS National Office

Article 5: Adapting family therapy for step-families
By Dr Cate Bearsley-Smith MAPS, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University

Article 6: Collaborative separation and divorce: How to end a relationship with dignity and respect without going to court
By Dr Brett R. Degoldi MAPS, Consultant barrister and solicitor

Social Issues

Saving the planet
The ‘birthquake’ of modern times
A contribution by the Public Interest team

APS members only

Health professionals and the Coroner’s Court – your responsibilities

New APS Honorary Fellow recognised

Introducing the new APS Fellows

Special report
Attitudes towards ageing - National Psychology Week survey
By Dr Rebecca Mathews MAPS, Dr Helen Lindner FAPS and Leah Collins, APS National Office 

Member contribution
A fond farewell to Albert Ellis
By Dr Lillian Nejad Assoc MAPS

President's note
Deliberations of the 14th APS Board of Directors
Amanda Gordon MAPS

Executive Director's Report
VET sector training for family dispute resolution practitioners sets a worrying precedent
Professor Lyn Littlefield OAM FAPS

 

October 2007

InPsych October 2007
 

Cover feature: Psychology services in rural and remote Australia

Article 1: Psychology services in rural and remote Australia
By Dr Louise Roufeil FAPS, Kristine Battye Consulting, Bathurst, NSW and Anne Lipzker MAPS, Coordinator, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, North Coast Area Health Service, NSW

Article 2: Responding to local context: Psychology services in southwestern NSW
By Dr Aine McGovern MAPS, Mental Health Program Manager, Riverina Division of General Practice & Primary Health and Dr Gene Hodgins MAPS, Lecturer, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University

Article 3: Supporting rural psychologists
By Anne Lipzker MAPS, Chair of the Taskforce and David Stokes MAPS, Manager, Professional Issues, APS National Office

Article 4: Staying connected: Videoconferenced supervision for rural provisional psychologists
By Adele Gibson, Dr Robyn Miller MAPS and Dr Ross King MAPS, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Geelong

Article 5: Rural rewards: The career you want and the lifestyle too
By Carrie Casey Assoc MAPS, Diversity Counselling Service, Moree NSW

Social Issues

Saving the planet
Nuclear dilemmas
A contribution by the Public Interest team

APS members only

Member contribution
Meeting the psychological needs of older adults in Australia 
By Deborah Koder MAPS and Professor Edward Helmes FAPS, Department of Psychology, James Cook University and Associate Professor Nancy Pachana FAPS, Department of Psychology, University of Queensland and National Convenor, APS Psychology and Ageing Interest Group

APS News
Survey of psychologists providing Medicare services under Better Access to Mental Health Care
By Dr Helen Lindner FAPS David Stokes MAPS

President's note
APS President’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Australia
Amanda Gordon MAPS

Executive Director's Report
First year under the new APS governance structure
Professor Lyn Littlefield OAM FAPS

 

June 2007

Cover of InPsych June 2007
 

Cover feature: Coaching Psychology

Article 1: Coaching psychology: How did we get here and where are we going?
By Dr Anthony M Grant MAPS and Dr Michael J Cavanagh MAPS, Coaching Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney

Article 2: Executive coaching: Coaching, coaxing or counselling?
By Leanne Faraday-Brash MAPS, Principal, Brash Consulting

Article 3: Health psychology meets coaching psychology in the practice of health coaching
By Janette Gale MAPS, Clinical health psychologist, Health Coaching Australia

Article 4: Evidence-based life coaching: Psychologists wanted!
By Dr Suzy Green MAPS, Clinical and coaching psychologist, Private practice, Sydney

Article 5: Report from the APS Interest Group for Coaching Psychology
By Aaron McEwan MAPS, National Committee member

Invited contribution: Capitalising on students’ interest in psychology
By Associate Professor Amanda LeCouteur MAPS, School of Psychology, The University of Adelaide

APS News

Professional Development now a requirement for all APS members
By Daiva Verbyla  

Social Issues

Saving the planet
Food Matters: Reducing our environmental impact through the food we eat
A contribution by the Public Interest team

APS members only

President's note
Focusing on the needs of APS members 
Amanda Gordon MAPS

News
Welcome boost to university funding but more required
By Professor Simon Crowe FAPS, Head, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University

 

April 2007

 
Cover of InPsych April 2007

Special Report: Professional psychology training under review

Special Report: Professional psychology training under review (APS members only)
Prepared by Professor Lyn Littlefield FAPS, Executive Director; Jill Giese MAPS, Executive Officer; and Professor Mary Katsikitis MAPS, Manager of Science, Academia and Research, in association with members of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

National Office Review: News from the National Office teams (APS members only)

Member Contribution 1: If nothing happened why do I still hurt? An update on the 'memory wars'
By Dr Grant J. Devilly MAPS. Professorial Fellow, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University

Member Contribution 2: Psychology and climate change
By Dr Jason Mazanov MAPS. Lecturer, School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy

Social Issues

Saving the planet
A regular column from the APS National Office Public Interest team

APS members only

President's note
Contributing to the public interest
Amanda Gordon MAPS

 

February 2007

 
Cover of InPsych Feb 2007

Cover feature: Indigenous Australians and Psychology

Article 1: Teaching cultural competence in relation to Indigenous Australians: Steps along a journey
By Rob Ranzijn MAPS, Keith McConnochie, Wendy Nolan and Andrew Day MAPS. School of Psychology and David Unaipon College of Indigenous Education and Research, University of South Australia

Article 2: Institutional Safety: An important step towards achieving cultural safety
By Dr Christine Gillies MAPS. Private practice, Wollongong

Article 3: Changing practices, changing paradigms: Working effectively with Indigenous clients
By Dr Susie Burke MAPS. Researcher, APS National Office

Article 4: Indigenous psychologists' stories
By Associate Professor Pat Dudgeon. Centre For Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University of Technology; Darren Garvey. Centre For Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University of Technology (currently on secondment to Edith Cowan University); Yvonne Clark MAPS. Mary Street Adolescent Program, Adelaide; Heidi Lethbridge. Link-Up, Tasmania

Article 5: Report from the APS Interest Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Psychology
By Kathleen Ellerman-Bull MAPS, Convenor and Kylie Cann MAPS, Secretary

Special Report

Health behaviour change: Eating habits and physical exercise
By Dr Rebecca Mathews MAPS, Dr Helen Lindner FAPS and Angela Nicholas  

Social Issues

Saving the planet
A contribution by the social issues team

APS members only

President's note
Facing the challenges of the new year through reflection on the old Amanda Gordon MAPS

Executive Director's Report
A profile of the APS National Office
Professor Lyn Littlefield OAM FAPS