As you know the healthcare industry has changed over the last few years. At present the proposed NHI system by government is also posing various threats to the healthcare industry as it is known. Individual practitioners or group practices of clinical psychologists may not be able to deal with the complexities in the healthcare industry, by themselves, nor may it be possible to incur the costs involved as an individual practitioner. As a collective this becomes possible.
Without a backing collective organisation clinical psychology finds itself not formally protected in an environment that seems more aggressive and hostile than relational and adaptive. Due to the latter as well as the way the healthcare industry has evolved and is currently evolving, it has become evident that clinical psychology would need to collectively address the issues it is facing as a profession. An approach that is more effective and can efficiently respond to threats that will impact on clinical psychology as a profession within an evolving healthcare industry is needed.
At least part of the motivation for the formation of the Clinical Psychology Forum is the urgency prompted by evolving markets in the healthcare field of South Africa. Another motivational factor is that the market place needs an approach and organisation that can respond far more hastily. When only clinical psychology is catered for, this makes it far more viable to respond quickly and appropriately. Focusing on clinical psychology gives the CPF the advantage of creating common ground amongst its members.
A group of concerned clinical psychologists subsequently decided to formalise an approach to managing the market and thus the Clinical Psychology Forum was established. The Clinical Psychology Forum is taking up concerns of the profession of clinical psychology with the Professional Board for Psychology as well as the medical schemes and other relevant stakeholders.
The Clinical Psychology Forum is at present an association formed to promote the field of knowledge and practice of the profession of clinical psychology. Clinical psychology historically has concerned itself with the psycho-medical aspect of psychology which distinguishes it from other branches of the profession and training in this branch reflects this.
After careful consideration and investigation, the Clinical Psychology Forum decided to embrace the approach that is currently used by several healthcare provider groups in South Africa with great success. This approach incorporates contracting HealthMan ( a company dedicated to dealing with the issues and complexities in the healthcare industry in South Africa. HealthMan has a proven track record in this regard and would be of great benefit to assist clinical psychology to strategically manage the threats and opportunities in the healthcare industry. This approach is one used currently by several specialist health care provider groups in South Africa. This adds a further benefit in that there is evidence that other healthcare professionals have gained greatly by creating separate organisational structures (such as the Clinical Psychology Forum) to address the issues as already highlighted. As with the other professional groupings, which are named later in this document, a structure was put in place separate from the typical professional societies or associations to specifically deal with private practice matters and to ensure the survival of the profession. You would be encouraged to gather information about these organisations of other professional groupings to see for yourself how they operate. The Clinical Psychology Forum would and is committed to engage with the South African Society for Clinical Psychology.
Because of reasons already alluded to, consultants that specialise in the healthcare field – such as HealthMan – are needed and should be contracted to do the large volume of work as well as having the professionals of HealthMan available to represent clinical psychology at high levels with the various stakeholders in the market. Understandably this would require funds to enable the Clinical Psychology Forum to contract HealthMan and to achieve its aims.What does cameo mean? How to do cool yo yo tricks? What you sow you reap meaning? Tips on how to fill out child observations? how do i convert an already downloaded file from video download helper What does antebellum mean? What is the meaning of venipuncture? 2007scape how do you add tips to arrow shafts? Scams hacks tricks for when you're broke? How many credits do you need to graduate highschool? How to set google as default browser? How to pronounce name? Who created the pg tips teabag? How to trap gnats? How to make cum taste better tips? How many shots to get drunk? How to dry lavender? How to get dmt? what type os seaso.ing is used in hamburger helper crunchy taco sauce mix What does heffa mean? How to make butter slime? How to read an expiration date code? What does it mean when a house is pending? How to factory reset macbook air? what cumminity helper for chlidren scachale What does it mean when your body aches? What articulates at the tips of the arrows? How to be a better writer tips? What does aos mean? How to get acrylic nails off? How to do tricks with small micro helicopter swann? What does f1b goldendoodle mean? How to deal with anxiety attacks? How to call in sick? How to find real gdp? what is a helper method in ruby How to 3 way call on iphone? Why do people play tricks? What percentage of americans are white? How to make your phone not turn off? What is the meaning of the raven edgar allan poe? c# helper method what are they how to disable corel update helper Why do exhaust tips cost so much? How to shrink prostate - mayo clinic naturally? What percentage of americans live in extreme poverty, meaning at near-starvation levels? What does esh mean? How to harvest lettuce? How to get more tips in tip jar? What are promise rings? What is your fantasy meaning? The black guy who tips "critter"? what is google chrome helper an d do i need it on mac to use google search What is included in medicare wages and tips? How to make your bum bigger overnight? What are the 34 symptoms of menopause? where does chrome video download helper save files What is the meaning of zara? How long does it take for metformin to work? What is the meaning of marlene? How to lose 40 pounds? why did god bring the animals for adam to name while looking for a helper What are non marketable securities? What does abba stand for? How to redeem codes in genshin impact? Tips for eating when dining out macros? How to turn off macbook air? Tips on how to pass a neuro exam? What does a cadillac converter look like? How to connect ps4 controller to ps4? Tips on how to get good grades? How to start an online boutique? How is odysseus tricks related to greek culture? What does b.o.s.s mean? what is the sheriffs helper called What does it mean when a dog leans on you? How long would it take to get to pluto? How to cry? How to watch naruto shippuden on netflix? Where no one stands alone meaning? who wrote "mother's little helper"? How to cook sea bass? What does shortlisted mean? how to thicken sauce for hamburger helper What does fathom mean? What are monocytes in a blood test? What does gibbous mean? What kinda car is lightning mcqueen? how to become helper on performium server What does a dying person think about? What does gloomy mean? What does lp mean in music? What does istg mean? How to download cc for sims 4? What animal are you? What does precipitation mean? Tips when traveling to japan? How to change political party online? final fantasy brave exvius how to set helper Justin bieber what do you mean lyrics? How to cancel amc plus? What does deactivate mean?