Published regulation that defines the acts of psychologists
The Regulation defining the acts of psychologists was published on January 6th, in portuguese legislation.
Stress and Psychological Health Problems at work in Portugal cost 5.3 billion a year
The Portuguese Psychologists Association published, on the 3rd of February, a new report on the Cost of Stress and Psychological Health Problems at Work in Portugal. Costs have risen by more than 60% in the last two years (5.3 billion). They already represent an amount equivalent to what the portuguese government spent in 2021 on measures to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic.
5th Congress of the Portuguese Psychologists in Association
“Psychology Time” was the theme of the 5th Congress of the Portuguese Psychologists Association, that took place between the 28th and 30th of September. This was an event that brought together Portuguese psychologists and international guests and speakers in the city of Aveiro.
INEM receives Portuguese Psychology Award 2022
The Crisis Support and Intervention Center (CAPIC) of the National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM) was awarded the Portuguese Psychology Prize 2022. A Prize awarded by the Portuguese Psychologists Association (OPP), which recognizes the growing importance of psychological intervention in the context of an emergency and the importance of supporting citizens in situations of special complexity and crisis.
Open Letter to the President of the Portuguese Republic
The President of the Portuguese Psychologists Association wrote an Open Letter to the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. Francisco Miranda Rodrigues highlighted the importance of psychologists in the last year, still marked by the pandemic and the beginning of a war, and explained the work carried out in this period. He also alerted to the urgency “of robust and immediate, simplified measures that increase citizens' access to psychology services from the first moment”, especially for children and young people.