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The Asia Pacific School Psychology Association (APSPA) was launched during the First International Conference on School Psychology held at Hotel Grand Seasons, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 11th January 2019 by Dr. Panch. Ramalingam. The members of the core committee unanimously resolved to form office bearers of the Association with available school psychologists from different countries for the promotion of school psychology services in the Asia Pacific region. This will cater to the needs of promotion of common school psychology services in the Asia Pacific region especially in the area of mental health and well-being.

Conference Objectives

The objectives of the 3rd ASPSA International Conference 2022 is to raise visibility on the importance of positive mental health and well-being among children and youth and to provide a multidisciplinary platform to discuss issues related to transformative learning experiences related to psychology and education.

The following topics and issues are relevant for this conference:

Psychological and Mental Health Challenges
  1. Mental Health Challenges
  2. Learning Disabilities and Related Issues on Special Needs Children
  3. Multicultural Issues in School Psychology
  4. Counseling and Psychotherapy
  5. Career Counseling
  6. Gender Identity & Sexuality
  7. Bullying, Childhood Trauma and Abuse
  8. Emotional and Moral Development of Children
  9. Health Behavior
  10. Social and Digital Media
  11. Mental health and religion
  12. Language and Mental Health
  13. Addiction (Internet, Social Media, Gambling, substance abuse)
  14. Effective Parenting
  15. Stress and Anxiety
Transformative Educational leadership, Policy, and Administration practice
  1. Teaching and Interdisciplinary Integration
  2. Educational Policy, Leadership, Planning and Quality Assurance
  3. Educational Philosophy Democratization
  4. Teacher Effectiveness
  5. Post Covid Challenges in Education
  6. Perspectives in Education for Sustainable Development
  7. Multiculturalism and Diversity in Education
Educational Decentralization and Curriculum Development and Innovative Classroom Practice
  1. Academic Motivation and Burn Out

  2. Learning Styles, Teaching Styles, and Multiple Intelligences

  3. Classroom Behavior and Educational and Psychological Assessment

  4. Language, Literacy, and Linguistics

  5. Innovations in Technology for Teaching and Learning

Organizing Committee

1. Rev.Bro.Dr. Bancha Saenghiran Advisor
2. Asst.Prof.Dr. Kitti Phothikitti Advisor
3. Dr. Kitikorn Dowpiset Advisor
4. Dr. Chayada Thanavisuth Chairman
5. Dr. Parvathy Varma Syamala Kumari Vice-Chairman
6. Mrs. Benjaporn Anunwanitcha Member
7. Mr. Rangsan Traibutra Member
8. Ms. Natthayamon Payonrak Member
9. Mr. Athiphat Hirunadisuan Member
10. Dr. Santhosh Ayathupady Mohanan Member and Secretary

Organizing Sub-Committee

  1. Dr. Chayada Thanavisuth
  2. Asst. Prof. Dr. Poonpilas Asavisanu
  3. Dr. Mohammad Manzoor Malik
  4. Dr. Parvathy Varma Syamala Kumari
  5. Dr. Marilyn Fernandez Deocampo
  6. Dr. Shibu Dharmarajan
  7. Asst. Prof. Dr. Orlando Rafael Gonzalez Gonzalez
  8. Dr. Santhosh Ayathupady Mohanan
  9. Dr. Donald Arthur Johnson
  10. Dr. Rajitha Menon Arikkatt
  11. Dr. Andrew Anthony Jocuns
  12. Dr. Matthew Reed Merritt
  13. Mrs. Benjaporn Anunwanitcha
  14. Mr. Rangsan Traibutra
  15. Mrs. Wilai Pruesapancha
  16. Mr. Somsin Sripraphatsorn
  17. Mr. Vrong Chinvanthananond
  18. Mrs. Niti Sampat
  19. Ms. Piyachat Jusin
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