In line with the WPA Action Plan 2008-2011 (Goal 4: "To promote the professional development of young psychiatrists worldwide"), a course on "Leadership and Professional Development of Early Career Psychiatrists", organized by the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AIMHP, Geneva) in collaboration with the WPA, will be held with the participation of early career psychiatrists only from Turkey, in Heybeliada, Istanbul from 1st. to 4th. October 2010.
This course aims to provide early career psychiatrists skills and knowledge necessary for their professional development and to facilitate the creation of networks of collaboration among them. Among others it will help the participants to develop skills of presentation of scientific material in spoken and written form as well as skills of conducting meetings, of producing proposals for programs, those for time management and for the assessment of priorities.
The faculty of the course will be composed of Norman Sartorius (Director of the Course, Switzerland), Sir David Goldberg (UK), Levent Kuey (Turkey), and Omer Aydemir (Turkey).