NEW Congratulations to the recipients of the CPAF 2014 Innovative Access to Psychological Services Awards

On behalf of the Board of the Canadian Psychological Association Foundation, it is a pleasure to extend our congratulations to the following recipients of the 2014 Innovative Access to Psychological Services Awards:

  • The Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
  • The Building Resilience in Communities and Kids Program (B.R.I.C.K.)

 

Canadian Psychological Association Foundation (CPAF) Awards for 2014.

The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation (CPAF) seeks nominations for its 2014 awards supporting the innovation and excellence of programs and services that deliver psychological services. The awards recognize the dramatic shortfall between the needs of Canadians and access to psychological services. In 2014, CPAF will disburse up to $10,000 which will support up to 2 awards. Nominations are due Feb. 15, 2014. Click here for more information www.cpa.ca/cpafoundation/cpafawards.

 

CPAF Student Research Grants: Winners of 2nd Disbursement

The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology and is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd disbursement of CPAF Student Research Grants. Winners receive a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 and a certificate. The CPA Foundation congratulates all the winners and wishes them well with their research and psychology careers. Winners were:

    Matilda Nowakowski
    Program Status: Ph.D. Student, Clinical
    University: Ryerson (Toronto, ON)
    Project Title: Effects of interpretation training and cognitive restructuring on subjective, behavioural, and physiological measures of anxiety during a self-presentation task in an analogue social anxiety sample

    Elana Ivanova
    Program Status: Ph.D. Student, Clinical
    University: McGill (Montreal, QC)
    Project Title: Using acceptance-based techniques to improve affective responses to exercise and increase exercise duration among physically inactive women

    Rick Coupland
    Program Status: Ph.D. Student, Clinical
    University: University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK)
    Project Title: Dynamic risk, protective factors, and treatment in violent offenders

    Linette Savage
    Program Status: M.Sc. Student, Clinical
    University: University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)
    Project Title: Near and far transfer of working memory training related gains in healthy adults

    Stephanie Montgomery-Graham
    Program Status: BA (Honours) Student
    University: King`s College University at Western University (London, ON)
    Project Title: Narcissism and social media

CPAF Student Research Grants: Winners of 1st Disbursement

The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology and is pleased to announce the winners of the 1st disbursement of CPAF Student Research Grants. Winners receive a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 and a certificate. The CPA Foundation congratulates all the winners and wishes them well with their research and psychology careers. Winners were:

    Karina Gagnier
    University: York University (Toronto, ON)

    Bethany Gee
    University: Ryerson (Toronto, ON)

    Samanth Horswill
    University: University of Regina (Regina, SK)

    Natasha Korva
    University: Carleton (Ottawa, ON)

    Ashley Morgan
    University: York University (Toronto, ON) 


Archived News Items

CPAF Student Research Grants (2nd disbursement): Call for Proposals (September 2012)

The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology. Applications are sought to support student research projects. The applicant (or in the case of joint submissions, the applicants) must be an undergraduate or graduate student affiliate member of the Canadian Psychological Association.

Funding up to $1000 is available per project. For 2012, ten awards will be made. The excellence of the proposal will be the primary criterion in making awards. Documentation of submission to the applicant's institutional research ethics board (REB) must accompany every submission. Applicants may submit only one application per year.

See CPA Foundation Awards for more information.

CPAF Student Research Grants: Call for Proposals (June 2012)

The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology.  Applications are sought to support student research projects. The applicant (or in the case of joint submissions, the applicants) must be an undergraduate or graduate student affiliate member of the Canadian Psychological Association.

Funding up to $1000 is available per project. For 2012, ten awards will be made. The excellence of the proposal will be the primary criterion in making awards. Documentation of submission to the applicant's institutional research ethics board (REB) must accompany every submission. Applicants may submit only one application per year.

See CPA Foundation Awards for more information. 

Agenda for the June 2012 CPAF AGM Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for this year's CPAF AGM meeting to be held on Friday June 15th at 8:00am (World Trade and Convention Centre, Level 3, Room 307) during the CPA's 73rd Annual Convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Minutes of the June 2011 CPAF AGM Meeting

Click here to view the minutes of the June 2nd, 2011 CPAF AGM meeting held during the CPA's 72nd Annual Convention in Toronto, Ontario.

The CPA Foundation wishes to thank Dr. Bea Wickett and her family for her generous donation in the form of the transfer of the Dr. Bea Wickett fund to the Foundation

The Bea Wickett Fund is a 'Specified Gift' and the Foundation will engage one of the Bea Wickett fund members of its former Board of Directors when soliciting applications for awards. The funds will provide recognition and financial support for the development and implementation of programs which enable students to function optimally within, and derive maximum benefit from, the educational milieu.