Ethics and Legal Responsibility
Another objective of BAPSA is to hold it's members accountable in maintaining a high level of ethical responsibility and conduct in the addiction field. Being a member of BAPSA is a shows commitment and support to ensuring the safety and protection of both the client and the professional.
BAPSA support a multidisciplinary approach to effective treatment of addiction. This is why our governing board consists of representatives from each of the primary fields involved in addiction treatment.
BAPSA Governing Board Members
The Governing Board of BAPSA is comprised of representatives of each of the relevant fields in addiction treatment services. Each member of our Board brings something unique to the team, combining their experience and knowledge to promote mulitdiciplinary approaches and policies in dealing with the addiction problem in South Africa. At BAPSA we believe that no single profession can claim dominance in the field of addiction. Addiction itself is multi-dimensional and requires biological, psychological, social and spiritual interventions. The Governing Board of BAPSA covers all these bases and more, ensuring that the highest standard of professionalism can be created and maintained in South African addiction treatment services.
BComm. Law (UP)
Board Vice President
MA Clinical Psychology, Advanced Addiction Counsellor (CAADC)
MTh Clinical Pastoral Therapy
Pastoral Counselling Chair
MA (CFS), Honours Clinical Soc Work (Substance Abuse)
Social Services Chair