The Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa (OTASA) is
a non-profit professional organisation representing the interests of
occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants across South
The South African Council for Social Service Professions is a Professional Council Striving for social justice through the promotion and enhancement of development social welfare.
The vision of the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions
shall be: to be the leading association in the promotion of social work
education, training and research in South Africa in collaboration with
the international community in pursuit of enhanced psychosocial
functioning of individuals families, groups, organisations and
communities, and of human rights, social justice and equality of all the
people of South Africa.
As one of its priority flagship projects for this year, the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) is launching the "Diaspora of Mauritian Experts"
with a view to quantifying and qualifying Mauritian expertise that lies
beyond our shores. In this manner, we hope to create an electronic
platform to encourage the sharing of know-how and views for the
development of Mauritius.
The African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions is a group of psychiatrists and mental health professionals affiliated with the World Psychiatric Association.
The South African Society of Psychiatrists
is the only professional body in South Africa that represents the
interests of the majority of Psychiatrists in South Africa. The Society
is also actively involved in South Africa and Internationally to
destigmatize Mental Illness and is fighting against discrimination
against people who suffer with mental illness. The Society is managed by
a team of elected volunteers, all Psychiatrists. Elections take place
biannually at the Biennial National Psychiatric Congress. The aims of
the Society are to promote, maintain and protect the honour and interests
of the discipline of Psychiatry as a medical profession, and to serve
At the International Congress of Psychology (ICP2012)
held in Cape Town, South Africa, in July 2012, representatives of
eleven African countries came together to discuss possibilities for
developing a stronger focus for the role of Psychology within Africa,
under the initiative of the ICP2012 Secretariat and IUPsyS.
Representatives of the countries present, and of IUPsyS, crafted and
agreed to the Cape Town Declaration.
The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) is
the nationally representative professional body for psychology.
Recognised internationally, PsySSA is committed to the transformation
and development of South African Psychology to serve the needs and
interests of all South Africa’s people. PsySSA advances psychology as a
science, profession and as a means of promoting human well-being. PsySSA
ensures quality of psychological services, safeguards ethical
standards, builds professional relationships in South Africa and abroad,
promotes collective bargaining for better remuneration, new work
opportunities and conditions of service for psychologists, and provides
numerous benefits to its members.
The South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association
is an association open to qualified neuropsychologists.
Neuropsychologists can assist in the diagnosis and treatment of brain
related problems, such as memory disorders attention deficits, dyslexia,
impaired reasoning and the like. A neuropsychologist can also
contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of emotional problems due to
The Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)
is a non-governmental and non-profit research network that was founded
in 1980 in the town of Nazareth, Ethiopia, by a group of social
scientists from Eastern Africa. Its constituency is based on membership
drawn from social scientists and institutions engaged in teaching and/or
research in the social sciences in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Currently, there are 21 member countries in the region where OSSREA has
National Chapters and Liaison Offices. However, its constitution opens
membership to social scientists in the following countries of Eastern
and Southern Africa: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros Islands,
Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius,
Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan,
Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Institutional
membership is open to all institutions, within or outside the region,
engaged in the promotion of research in the social sciences in Africa.
OSSREA’s head office is located in the Main Campus of Addis Ababa
University, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The National Association of Social Workers – South Africa
is a voluntary organization which supports the professional development
of Social Workers, Social Auxiliary Workers and Social Work and Social
Auxiliary Work Students in South Africa.
Mental Health Professionals' Association of Libya (MH PAL) was
established during the recent war of liberation in Libya and it
represents an effort to bring together mental health professionals of
Libyan background under one virtual roof. The hope is that these
professionals will use the organization as a means through which to
share ideas and expertise on all aspects, mental health and well-being
relevant to Libya, both at home and abroad.
African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professions is a group
of psychiatrists and mental health professionals affiliated with the
World Psychiatric Association.
Ecole spécialisée pour enfants et adultes avec un retard intellectuel
Buts et objectifs
- To promote education for children with intellectual disabilities.
- To assess and develop the children's intellectual capacity in academic and technical work.
- To develop children's potential for further integration in the Mauritian society.
- To give support to families with intellectual disabilities.