The Department of Psychology, in association with Betapsi, is organising a conference entitled ‘Evidence-informed understanding and promotion of wellbeing in Malta: the contribution of psychology’.
The conference will be held on Friday 16 November 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00 at the University of Malta Cottonera Resource Centre, Vittoriosa.
Registration is open for the above conference which should be of interest to all those interested in psychology related research. The presentations of research by graduates, academics, and practitioners augurs for a very active forum on issues of wellbeing among Maltese society.
The wide variety of topics include: whether pro-gay laws have changed anything; relations between the type of language used by people on social media and their psychological wellbeing; trends in young people’s substance abuse attitudes and behavior and recovery; schizophrenia and recovery in the Maltese context; growth after trauma; personality and motivational traits of clinical and counselling psychologists; what cancer patients find useful in psychotherapy; children’s experience of having their mother in prison; the experience of females with ADHD in the school context; socio-emotional education as part of the regular curriculum; teacher empathy; fathers’ experiences of their wife’s perinatal depression; mindfulness training for authentic leadership; Alzheimer’s disease; the effect of normal ageing on verbal fluency of Maltese citizens; etc.
Registration fees have been kept to a minimum and include lunch and coffees and conference pack. Early bird registration closes on 31 October.