Positive psychology expert to discuss ethics in industrial psychology research

Annette Willemse -- Wed, 09/30/2015 - 16:08

Positive psychology expert discuss ethics in industrial psychology research

The Vaal Chapter of the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology in South Africa (SIOPSA) will be hosting an ethics workshop on 2 October on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal).

Prof Freddie Crous

The workshop, presented by Prof Freddie Crous, will provide practitioners the rare opportunity to obtain eight (8) ethics CEU points for their professional development portfolios, and is set to take the form of an interactive workshop focussing on the topic of applying Positive Ethics.

More about Prof Freddie Crous

With more than 23 years of lecturing and research experience – in a range of domains such as Consumer Psychology, Social Psychology, Career Development, Industrial Psychological Design, Performance Management, Strategic Management, Organisational Wellness, Positive Industrial Psychology, Coaching and Change Management, Prof Crous is widely regarded as an expert within the field of Industrial Psychology.

Professor Crous joined the programme in Industrial Psychology at the erstwhile Rand Afrikaans University (RAU), now incorporated into the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in 1990. From 1998-2002 he also served as the Programme Leader of Industrial Psychology. As a former student of Prof David Cooperrider – whose founding theoretical work in Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is creating a positive revolution in the leadership of change, Prof Crous is well versed in the A1 methodology.

To furthermore add to his credentials, Prof Crous is a registered Psychologist, and a member of SIOPSA. During his career he has also served – for a period of 12 years, on the editorial board of the SA Journal of Industrial Psychology. He consults to various organisations and individuals, mainly from an appreciative stance.

The importance of the workshop for Industrial Psychologists

Apart from the CEU points, the workshop also offers a keen networking and professional development opportunity. Most importantly, it is a great learning experience with a leading South African Industrial Psychologist.

Interested practitioners and SIOPSA student members can also register on the day. The following costs are applicable:

  • SIOPSA members                                                                                         R120.00
  • Non-SIOPSA members                                                                                 R200.00
  • SIOPSA student members and undergraduate student guests                      R75.00

Please note that an additional 10% will be added to late bookings. Payments can be made on the day of the event.

For more information please send an e-mail to ederick.stander@nwu.ac.za