The Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia in collaboration with Crisis Center, Universitas Indonesia, is organizing a conference, entitled the International Conference of Intervention and Applied Psychology (ICIAP). ICIAP 2017 will be held on September 15th – 16th, 2017, in Depok, West Java, Indonesia. The theme for this year’s conference is “Psychology to Empower Society in the Interconnected World”.
Advancement in technology and modern life offer a wealth of opportunities. They also pose as challenges to society. To address these challenges, the societies need to be prepared with the knowledge, skills, and evidence-based practices. The field of psychology contributes to manage these challenges through intervention programs, both tailored for individuals as well as community for variety of problems and in various settings. The psychological problems include early childhood and developmental issues, conduct disorder, learning difficulties, in-group vs out-group, group aggression, and psychological approach in disaster risk reduction.
The focus of the conference is to showcase studies on individual and group interventions, conducted by practitioners, faculty, and students. The interventions include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), theraplay, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), behavioral modification, experiential learning, community-based intervention, psychosocial intervention, and group counselling. The event is intended to be a forum for fostering scientific discussion related to applied psychology. This conference will be a platform for participants to exchange and share their perspectives in various areas of psychology. It is also a valuable opportunity for them to collaborate in the future.
Selected papers will be published as proceedings by Atlantis Press Publisher (Thomson Reuters Conference Proceeding Citation Index).