Olga Heath

Olga Heath is a registered psychologist and director of the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education at Memorial University. She worked as a clinical psychologist and professional practice consultant for over 20 years before taking a university position in interprofessional education. She is an associate professor holding a joint appointment with the Counselling Centre and Faculty of Medicine. She has been involved in IPE research and education, with particular emphasis on practice-related initiatives for 11 years. Her research interests include health care team functioning and interprofessional education across the continuum of professional development for health care professionals.

Developing Interprofessional Competencies in Professional Psychology

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Olga Heath and Maxine Holmqvist

Interprofessional collaboration is an expectation for practicing psychologists, yet few psychologists are trained in collaboration competencies. Drawing from the literature, this book presents a model for incorporating interprofessional education (IPE) into graduate training programs and continuing education for professional psychology.