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Meeting Report

Meeting Report News and Announcements New Born IT-APA Is Quickly Growing Up Alessandra Rea, Nicoletta Lombardo, and Micaela Scialanga IT-APA Italia, Rome, Italy IT-APA Italia – The Association of Aviation Psychology was IT-APA aims, through the promotion of aviation psychol- founded in 2019. ogy and the professional figure of the aviation psychologist, The idea of forming an Italian association is long- to ensure high safety standards, to prevent incidents, and standing: It was born in 1996 when for the first time we to promote health and well-being of professionals and met together in the 22th EAAP Conference in Sabaudia. passengers. There were really notenoughofustobeabletoform an In order to promote our association we introduce association that would make a difference. But anyway, ourselves to ENAC – the main national authority in the avi- the idea was born even though it remained a wish. Times ation field, offering our contribution to the current emerg- have changed, the Italian authority ENAC (Ente Nazionale ing issues, i.e., the Support Program, Pilot Assessment, Aviazione Civile) is about to publish the aviation psycholo- Aviation Psychologist competencies, and training definition. gist accrediting criteria, so last year we decided to found the We firmly believe in the added value http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors American Psychological Association

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2020 Hogrefe Publishing
ISSN
2192-0923
eISSN
2192-0931
DOI
10.1027/2192-0923/a000198
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Abstract

News and Announcements New Born IT-APA Is Quickly Growing Up Alessandra Rea, Nicoletta Lombardo, and Micaela Scialanga IT-APA Italia, Rome, Italy IT-APA Italia – The Association of Aviation Psychology was IT-APA aims, through the promotion of aviation psychol- founded in 2019. ogy and the professional figure of the aviation psychologist, The idea of forming an Italian association is long- to ensure high safety standards, to prevent incidents, and standing: It was born in 1996 when for the first time we to promote health and well-being of professionals and met together in the 22th EAAP Conference in Sabaudia. passengers. There were really notenoughofustobeabletoform an In order to promote our association we introduce association that would make a difference. But anyway, ourselves to ENAC – the main national authority in the avi- the idea was born even though it remained a wish. Times ation field, offering our contribution to the current emerg- have changed, the Italian authority ENAC (Ente Nazionale ing issues, i.e., the Support Program, Pilot Assessment, Aviazione Civile) is about to publish the aviation psycholo- Aviation Psychologist competencies, and training definition. gist accrediting criteria, so last year we decided to found the We firmly believe in the added value

Journal

Aviation Psychology and Applied Human FactorsAmerican Psychological Association

Published: Jan 1, 2020

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