COVID-19: PROVIDING TELEPSCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

TRAINING MODULES FOR TELEPSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES PROVIDERS

NPA TRAINING HANDBOOK ON TELEPSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES FOR COVID-19 AND OTHER CRISES SITUATIONS

Contents

Introduction: Understanding Covid-19

Course One: Npa Psychological Response Protocol To Covid-19

Course Two: The Basics of Telepsychological Services

Course Three: Roles of Psychologists in Psychosocial Counselling

Course Four: Ethical Issues in Tele-Psychology

Contributors: Prof. Helen Osinowo, Samuel J. Dakwak Ann U. Madukwe, Mfon Ineme

What We Do

  1. • Compile a register of psychologists accredited to practice in Nigeria
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  3. • Advocate for a legal framework to favor the practice of psychology in Nigeria
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  5. • Encourage the practice of psychology in applied settings
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  7. • Public enlightenment and behavior change communication for national development
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  9. • Advocate on subjects that are relevant for positive orientation for positive change and human development
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  • • Collaboration with appropriate regulatory organizations to develop curricula in psychology that meet national development needs
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  • • Promotion of a mentorship scheme to build capacity of junior colleagues in research and practice
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  • • Ensure strict adherence to the code of ethics of the discipline of psychology
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  • • Develop partnership(s) with other disciplines and organizations to improve humanity and career status of members
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  • • Assist leaders and public service holders with relevant evidence based information on human behavior to guide policy formulation and implementation
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  • • Encourage the development of the technology for psychological assessment and testing
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  • • Promote an Africa-wide network for the promotion of the science and practice of psychology
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  • • Prescribe quality control standards for psychology education and practice in Nigeria
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