Researchers

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Science areas of focus include liaison’s and advocacy with Canada’s granting councils, the development of tools to support research networks and collaboration among the membership, as well as other activity and representation of psychology as key to the scientific fabric of Canada.

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Researchers

Mind Your Mental Health

Let your government know that access to a psychologist is important to you. Visit mymh.ca!

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Practitioners

Practitioners

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Practice areas of focus include access to service, health human resources, surveillance and collaborative practice and engaging in various advocacy activities and partnerships.

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Practitioners

Accreditation

Education, practice, and research directs CPA’s mandate. CPA promotes excellence and innovation in psychological education through its accreditation standards and procedures for doctoral and internship programmes in professional psychology.

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Accreditation

Students

Students play an active role in CPA's infrastructure. The Section for Students in Psychology crosses all section boundaries and provides a forum in which students may learn from each other and begin to prepare for their careers in psychology.

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Students

Public

In an effort to advance and promote psychology for the benefit of all, one of CPA's four objectives is to improving the health and welfare of all Canadians.

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Public

CPA Convention

The CPA Head Office staff are pleased to welcome you to their home in Ottawa for the 76th Annual CPA Convention. Join us at the Westin Ottawa from June 4-6, 2015!

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CPA Convention

Join CPA

As a member of the CPA you will get all the benefits and services that the largest organization of psychologists in Canada can provide, including CPA Journals and Publications, Psynopsis, Convention, Advocacy and National Professional Liability Insurance, to name a few.

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Become A Member of CPA

Psynopsis

Psynopsis is Canada's Psychology Magazine. It accepts articles on a wide range of topics of interest to scientists, educators and practitioners in psychology. It is a vehicle by which CPA, CPA members, psychologists and those outside of psychology communicate with the diverse psychology community in Canada.

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Psynopsis

Professional Development

Ongoing professional development is important for psychologists in all fields of the discipline. CPA actively supports knowledge exchange and life-long learning through our continuing education approval programme and by offering educational opportunities tailored to the needs of psychologists across the country.

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Professional Development
CPA Bulletins

Stay informed of the latest news of relevance to the Canadian Psychological Association. Current news includes:

  • NEW Click here to read the Canadian Psychological Association’s submission to the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation.

  • NEW The CPA is pleased to announce the 5th Annual High School Science Awards.

  • NEW CPA, as Chair of the Canadian Consortium for Research (CCR), hosts the CCR’s 3rd annual Breakfast with the Funders. Click here for details.

  • NEW CPA meets with MPs to discuss budget 2015 and issues facing the research community. Click here for more information.

  • NEW CPA and its CEO Dr. Karen Cohen, Co-Chair of the Health Action Lobby (HEAL), leads HEAL in releasing its Consensus Statement on the role of the federal government in health and healthcare. Click here for more information.

  • NEW Federal Government must invest in Mental Health and Addictions and Primary Care, says Canada’s health care community. Click here to read the press release.

  • Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science (CJBS) seeks Associate Editor. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2015. Click here for more information.

  • The Canadian Psychological Association applauds commitment to increase access to psychologists. Click here for more information.

  • The Canadian Psychological Association releases new report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read the press release. Click here to read the report: The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Psychological Treatments.

  • CPA-Commissioned Report on Access to Psychological Services: An Imperative for Change: Access to Psychological Services for Canada.
    The Mental Health Commission of Canada applauds the work of the Canadian Psychological Association. Click here to read the letter of support.

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    What's New!

    Keep up to date on news of relevance to the practice, science and education of psychology. Current issues include:

  • NEW Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement. Click here for more information.

  • NEW International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) call for 2016 award nominations. Click here for details.

  • Psychological Interventions for Pain: 44 Studies Published in 2013 & 2014. Click here to access these resources.

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    Now in CPA’s Journals

    Have a look at the most recent release of each of CPA’s journals. Click here to view the Table of Contents for each new volume. More…

    Psychology Fact Sheets

    It can be confusing to decide if you or someone you know has a psychological problem, what the problem is and what to do about it. More…

     
    Scotia Professional Plan