Special issue: Educational psychology from a contemporary perspective (№4 2019)

Guest Editor: Dr. Christopher Arnold (UK)

Christopher Arnold, PhD, is an experienced editor of both books and a periodical. He is currently an Editor of the BPS/DECP’s periodical DEBATE. He also published many articles and books in the area of educational psychology.

Guest Editor: Dr. Elinor Schad (Sweden)

Elinor Schad, PhD and specialist in Educational Psychology, is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Psychology, Lund University. She is an author and editor of a popular course book in educational psychology. Dr. Schad also currently serves as the 2nd vice President of the Swedish Psychological Association.

The special issue will be devoted to educational psychology - an intensively developing field of psychology in the modern world. The main aim of the issue is to show the wide range of interesting challenges, which educational psychologies from different countries address. The special issue invites articles that advance knowledge and theory about the application of psychology in education. Empirical research, as well as scholarly reviews, methodological and analytic articles, presenting new research approaches and data from the studies of educational psychology, will be included. The issue will be prepared with the support of Standing Committee Psychology in Education of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Deadline for submission is August 1st, 2019

Special issue: Ethical issues and challenges in psychological practice and research (№1 2020)

Guest co-editor: Henk Geertsema (The Netherlands)

Henk Geertsema, healthcare psychologist, is Head Continuous Learning at GERION, Amsterdam University Medical Centers and one of the founders of the multidisciplinary Center for Decision Making Capacity at this academic hospital. Apart from his expertise in the field of geropsychology, he is considered to be an expert with regards to professionalism, more specifically professional ethics. He was for many years the chair of the Dutch Board of Ethics; currently he is convenor of the Board of Ethics of the EFPA.

Guest co-editor: Dr. Alla Shaboltas (Russia)

Alla Shaboltas, PhD and specialist in Health and Clinical Psychology, is a Dean of the department of Psychology, St.Petersburg State University (SPbSU). She developed specialized coursers and teaches Professional Ethics for psychologists as part of Bachelor and Master Programs at SPSU and abroad. She is currently a Chief of Board of Ethics of Russian Psychological Society and a Member of EFPA BoE representing Russia.

Guest co-editor: Dr. Vita Postuvan (Slovenia)

Vita Postuvan, PhD in Psychology, works as a researcher and Deputy Head of the Slovene Centre for Suicide Research (UP IAM) and Department of Psychology (FAMNIT) at the University of Primorska, Slovenia. She leads the work related to clinical-research and public-health interventions in suicidology, bereavement, crisis interventions and psychotherapy. She has participated in major European and Slovenian studies in the field of (public) mental health, suicidology and psychology, which were published in international journals. Vita has worked professionally in Austria, Japan, China and India. She is currently a president of Ethics Committee of Slovene Psychologists’ Association and a Member of EFPA’s Board of Ethics representing Slovenia.

This special issue will be devoted to the topic of professional ethics in psychology. The main aim of the issue is to show the wide range of ethical issues and challenges which appear in the work of professional psychologists from different countries. The special issue invites articles that advance knowledge and experience about the application of basic ethical principles in psychological practice, education and research. Ethical problems, practical cases, as well as scholarly reviews, methodological and analytic articles, presenting different approaches in ethical regulations and dealing with ethical dilemma, data from research on ethical issues in different areas of psychology will be included. The issue will be prepared with the support of Board of Ethics of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Deadline for submission is November 15st, 2019

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