APS Student Subscribers - Australian Psychological Society

The APS & Psychology Students
Largest Australian professional organisation for psychologists
Represents >21,000 members
A long and proud history of advocating for psychology to
improve the psychological health of Australians
Provides guidance and support to its members
The work and research of APS psychologists collectively benefits
hundreds of thousands of Australians
Committed to the next generation of psychologists
What is the PsyBA?
The Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) is the governmentappointed regulatory body for psychologists and a separate
organisation from the APS.
PsyBA functions include:
• Registration of psychologists and provisional psychologists
• Handling notifications, complaints, investigations and
disciplinary hearings
• Setting registration requirements
APS Student Subscribers
Student Subscribers of the APS are entitled to a large range of
exclusive personal and professional benefits.
• Join online – instant access to member-only content
• Up to 15 mths membership for the price of 12*
• $85 if you join for the 2015/16 year
• Free copy of the APS Code of
Ethics and the Ethical Guidelines booklets
(normally $90 for non-members)
* If you join between 11 February and 31 May 2015. See APS website for more details.
Student member benefits
A large range of APS student members benefits,
• Keeping you informed of latest developments
• Free journal subscription
• Discounted rates for conferences, workshops
and events
• Access to member-only professional and
ethical resources
• EQIP: the APS online database of evidencebased practitioner tools and resources
Study and career support
The APS provides a range of resources and information to
guide students on their career journeys, including:
• APS Psych Student HQ - career and study information,
including “AskAPS” and Psychologists’ Stories
• Psych Student HQ Facebook page
• Twitter and LinkedIn
• Range of APS awards, grants
and scholarships
The APS fosters an active psychology community through:
Social media
• Student mentoring events
• APS conferences
• 9 APS Colleges
• 40 APS Branches
• 45 APS Interest Groups
These networks enable student members to connect with one
another, and registered psychologists, researchers and more.
Benefits for new graduates...
Continued financial and professional commitment to newly
graduated psychologists, offering support through:
• Reduced APS membership fees for early
career psychologists (save up to 50%)
• Discounted Professional Indemnity
Insurance for registered members
• PsychXchange jobs website and tailored
email notifications
Benefits for new graduates
• Find a suitable supervisor through the College Supervisors
• Access to member directories for networking and peer
• Member rates for CPD workshops, elearning and
conferences to help meet CPD requirements for registration
• Access to the APS online CPD logging tool
• AskAPS phone and email advice service
Enhancing community
wellbeing: recent APS accomplishments
• Provision of valuable psychological assistance and resources
in preparation for, and recovery from, bushfires, floods and
cyclones in conjunction with Federal/State Governments
and the Red Cross
• Leading role in supporting improvements in Indigenous
mental health and wellbeing
Supporting the community
The APS is committed to promoting the contribution
psychology makes to people's health and wellbeing through:
• Find a Psychologist Service
• Client tip sheets & resources
• Community awareness campaigns such as National
Psychology Week
• Submissions to government, position statements and
literature reviews on issues of community concern
• Advocacy & media campaigns in support of community
access to psychology services
The APS has a mission.
“to advance the discipline and profession of
psychology for the benefit of members and the
communities they serve”
So join us in our mission today @

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