AIMS OF DOP-SCOTLAND
a) To implement the mission, purposes and policies of the Division, within the context of separate Scottish parliamentary, legal, educational and penal systems.
b) To exercise the authority delegated to it by the Division
i) To work with Scottish institutions and organsiations that have decision-making or advisory powers in Scottish affairs.
ii) Formally to represent the profession of occupational psychology in Scotland in all matters where a duly constituted organisation of Scottish occupational psychologists is required before legitimate participation can occur.
iii) To ensure that occupational psychologists in Scotland can play a full part in the organizations and systems that the Society devolves to Scotland, present and future.
iv) To co-operate with the Division in supporting the professional development of DOP members residing in Scotland.
OBJECTIVES OF DOP SCOTLAND
a) To work within the framework of the policies and strategies of the Division, liaising with the DOP Committee, Subcommittees and Administrators, as appropriate, avoiding any unnecessary duplication of expense and effort, and being accountable for business transacted.
b) Formally to represent the profession of occupational psychology to professional, political and administrative bodies in Scotland.
c) To promote understanding of the profession of occupational psychology, including building relationships with relevant public and private organizations and the wider community in Scotland.
d) To co-operate with the BPS Scottish Office to enable rapid response to issues and emerging initiatives pertinent to the profession of occupational psychology in Scotland.
e) To adapt Society and Division initiatives affecting occupational psychologists, as needed, to take account of Scottish legal, institutional and cultural frameworks.
f) To develop and maintain communication systems between Division members residing in Scotland that can quickly inform them about relevant events, and facilitate professional networking in Scotland.
g) To support and facilitate the provision of professional events for Division members in Scotland.