mars 2017

NEW March 23, 2017 – CPA Press Release Canada’s psychologists encouraged by the federal budget 2017 focus on mental health.

Read the release.

NOUVEAU Supply and Demand for Accredited Doctoral Internship/ Residency Positions in Clinical, Counselling, and School Psychology in Canada.

Click here to read the Report of the CPA Internship/Residency Supply and Demand Task Force..

NOUVEAU March 16, 2017 – The CPA held a press conference on the Health Accord and urged governments to spend mental health funding in a manner that is both accountable and effective.

Click here to watch the video and read the press release.

NOUVEAU Brief: Targeting funds for better access to quality mental health care for Canadians.

Click here to read the recommendations to government from the CPA, APNL, APNS, PAPEI, and the CPNB.

NOUVEAU Call for Nominations for the Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Psychological Science (CNC/IUPsyS).

Deadline for nominations is May 15, 2017. Click here .

NOUVEAU CPA Advocates to NSERC regarding Post-Doctoral Fellowships and Masters Funding.

Click here to read the CPA’s letter to NSERC.

 


 

fevrier 2017

NOUVEAU The Psychology Foundation of Canada is pleased to open nominations for its 2017 CPA Grants/Scholarship/Award Competition.

Click here for more information on the awards and the deadlines.

NOUVEAUFebruary 16, 2017 Brief outlining the CPA’s current recommendations to government for increasing access to meaningful amounts of effective mental health care.

Read the brief.

NOUVEAU The 2016 Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology Best Article Award. The CPA, in collaboration with the CSBBCS, is pleased to announce the award for the best paper published in CJEP in 2016.

Click here for more details.

 


 

janvier 2017

NOUVEAU January 26, 2017 - The CPA and the College of Family Physicians of Canada sent a letter to the Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, on priorities for the federal investment into mental health services for Canadians.

Read the letter.

NOUVEAU Call for Nominations for Editor (2018 through 2022) for Revue canadienne de psychologie expérimentale.

Click here for more information.

NOUVEAU Call for Nominations for Editor (2018 through 2022) for Psychologie canadienne.

Click here for more information.

NOUVEAU January 16, 2017 – CPA Press Release

The Canadian Psychological Association Applauds Manulife for Making Mental Health Care Accessible to All Employees Read the release.

 


 

decembre 2016

NOUVEAU PSYence Update (Vol. 3, Issue 2) December 2016, is now available.

Click here for the PDF.

NOUVEAU Le 21 décembre 2016 – Communiqué de presse de la SCP et partenaires

Les fournisseurs de soins de santé exhortent le gouvernement fédéral à ne pas imposer des avantages aux régimes d’assurance-santé. Lire le communiqué.

NOUVEAU December 21, 2016

The CPA sent a letter to the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, urging the government not to tax private health and dental insurance plan premiums. Read the letter.

NOUVEAU Le 20 décembre 2016 – Communiqué de presse de la SCP

Les gouvernements du Canada doivent tenter de trouver une solution : il est temps de faire des soins de santé mentale une priorité. Lire le communiqué.

NOUVEAU December 19, 2016 – Canada’s health ministers meet today to discuss Canada’s Health Care Accord.

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) urges them to work together to advance mental health care in Canada. Click here to read the Press Release.

NOUVEAU In 2015, the CPA launched the first ever discipline-led, nation-wide survey of all Canadians holding a terminal master’s or doctoral degree in psychology.

Click here to read the final report summarizing the results obtained from 4,441 respondents.

 


 

novembre 2016

NOUVEAU En recherche d’un directeur ou d’une directrice, Direction générale de la pratique, à temps partiel en remplacement pour un congé parental. Les applications doivent être soumises avant le 5 décembre 2016.

Voir la description du poste.

NOUVEAU CALL FOR PAPERS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGY ON: LEARNING - L’APPRENTISSAGE

Editor: Dr. Martin Drapeau

Deadline for submissions: March 1st, 2017 / Date de tombée: 1ier mars 2017

LES ARTICLES PEUVENT ETRE SOUMIS EN FRANÇAIS OU EN ANGLAIS. Papers can be submitted in French or in English.

Canadian Psychology, a Canadian Psychological Association journal published jointly with the American Psychological Association, invites the submission of manuscripts for a special issue on LEARNING.

Examples of topics include, but are not limited to:
 

  • The conditions (in the school, at home, etc.) associated with successful or unsuccessful learning
  • The policies (institutional, social, etc.) that support or hinder learning
  • Access to services to support optimal learning in the school system
  • Difficulties in learning, and learning disabilities
  • The neuropsychological mechanisms of learning or learning disabilities
  • Giftedness
  • The assessment of learning difficulties
  • The treatment of learning difficulties
  • The technologies used to support learning
  • Practice guidelines related to the assessment of learning difficulties and/or to remedial services.
  • Adult education
  • Learning and best practices in education and teaching
  • Schools policies and learning
  • Etc.

We encourage submissions from a range of disciplines within psychology including educational psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, counselling psychology, neuropsychology, etc.

While review papers are preferred, different types and formats of papers will be accepted for this special issue, including:
 

  • review and scoping papers (e.g., a review on the efficacy of intervention programs for learning disabilities, etc.)
  • original studies if they are of potential interest to a BROAD proportion of psychologists (e.g., a survey of psychologists about their experience working within a response to intervention program for learning disabilities, etc.)
  • opinion papers, commentaries and letters to the Editor

Review papers, including meta-analyses, are strongly invited. We will accept articles of no more than 30 pages, including references (systematic reviews may have up to 40 pages or more if needed). All submissions will undergo peer-review. Manuscripts can be submitted via our online portal. Authors must indicate clearly that their submission should be considered for this special issue. The deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2017. Papers can be submitted in French or in English.

For questions or further information please contact the Editor, Dr. Martin Drapeau at martin.drapeau@mcgill.ca.

 

REGULAR ISSUES OF CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGY

Canadian Psychology publishes generalist articles in areas of theory, research, and practice that are of interest to a broad cross-section of psychologists. Manuscripts with direct relevance to the context of Canadian psychology are also appropriate for submission. Original, empirical contributions are welcome if the research is of direct relevance to the discipline as a whole (e.g., a survey of psychologists about the future of the discipline or about their practice) or if they present the results of a systematic review (including meta-analyses) or other forms of reviews. Reviews (systematic reviews, narrative reviews, meta-analyses, etc.), practice guidelines, and assessments or reviews of practice guidelines are particularly welcome.
 

 

NOUVEAU La psychologie peut vous aider : l’attachement chez l’enfant.

 

NOUVEAU The Study and Practice of Psychology in Canada: Facts for Foreign Nationals

Click here for more information.

NOUVEAU Participate in a survey on Clinical Practice Guidelines

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) defines Evidence-Based Practice, or EBP, as “the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of the best available research evidence to inform each stage of clinical decision-making and service delivery, [which] requires that psychologists apply their knowledge of the best available research in the context of specific client characteristics, cultural backgrounds, and treatment preferences”. The CPA's Section on Clinical Psychology is looking at developing an online resource to support EBP and is interested in learning more about the kinds of evidence Canadian psychologists and psychologist associates use to inform their practice, including Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs). This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Your responses will be anonymous and all findings will be communicated in aggregate form. Your completion of this survey will be taken as your consent to use these results for development of a CPG database and for research purposes. Click here to complete the survey: http://web2.cpa.ca/membersurveys/index.php/838498?lang=en. Survey will close on December 9, 2016.

NOUVEAU Fall 2016 issue of Psynopsis now available.

Click here to read it online, or here to download the PDF.

 


 

octobre 2016

NOUVEAU Submissions are now open for the CPA's 78th Convention, June 8-10, 2017.

Click here for more information, or to make a submission.

NOUVEAU CPA makes submission to panel overseeing Canada’s Fundamental Science Review. Click here to read the CPA’s submission.

On September 30, 2016, the CPA made a submission to the panel overseeing Canada’s Fundamental Science Review. Guidance for the submission was provided by the CPA’s Scientific Affairs Committee, Publications Committee, and various past/current CPA Board of Directors.

NOUVEAU Au Québec, une pétition qui fait état du besoin urgent de services de psychothérapie a été lancée et sera déposée à l’Assemblée nationale.

Beaucoup d’entre vous sont au courant des nombreuses activités de représentation que mènent la SCP et les associations de psychologues des provinces et des territoires pour améliorer l’accès à la psychothérapie. Au Québec, une pétition qui fait état du besoin urgent de services de psychothérapie a été lancée et sera déposée à l’Assemblée nationale. Cliquer ici pour signer la pétition.

 


 

septembre 2016

NOUVEAU La date limite est prolongée jusqu’au 1 novembre. - Appel de mises en candidature pour les prix de la SCP de 2017 (date limite : 15 octobre 2015)

http://www.cpa.ca/aproposdelascp/prixdelascp/.

NOUVEAU Énoncé de politique de la Société canadienne de psychologie sur la thérapie de conversion/thérapie réparatrice dans le but de modifier l’orientation sexuelle.

La Société canadienne de psychologie s’oppose à toute thérapie dont l’objectif est de « soigner » l’homosexualité ou de modifier l’orientation sexuelle d’une personne, quel que soit son âge. La thérapie de conversion, ou thérapie réparatrice, désigne toute intervention thérapeutique formelle qui vise à modifier l’orientation sexuelle d’une personne bisexuelle ou homosexuelle dans le but de ramener celle-ci à l’hétérosexualité (p. ex., Nicolosi, 1991; Socarides et Kaufman, 1994). Il peut s’agir de prières ou de rites religieux, de modification des comportements, et de counseling individuel ou de groupe (Bright, 2004; Nicolosi, 1991).
Cliquez ici pour lire tout l'énoncé.

NOUVEAU CPA applauds reinstatement of the University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS).

The CPA has been advocating for the reinstatement of the UCASS since its discontinuation; the UCASS allows us to track academic positions, predict faculty age and retirement, and examine the composition of faculty by salary, field, age, gender and rank – information necessary for academic planning. Click here to read the press release.

NOUVEAU La Fédération interuniversitaire des doctorants en psychologie (FIDEP) cherche à obtenir du financement pour les étudiants qui font leur doctorat ou leur résidence.

Comme plusieurs membres de la SCP le savent, au Québec, les programmes de doctorat qui ne sont pas financés par une université ne rémunèrent pas leurs internes ou leurs résidents. La SCP a écrit une lettre de soutien à la FIDEP dans le but d’appuyer cette recherche de financement; cette lettre était adressée au ministre de la Santé et au ministre de l’Éducation du Québec. La FIDEP a également lancé une pétition, qu’elle présentera à l’Assemblée nationale du Québec le 17 septembre 2016. La pétition se trouve à l’adresse goo.gl/wk2Xgc. La FIDEP nous a informés que les signatures de tous les milieux de la psychologie du pays sont les bienvenues. La pétition n’est disponible qu’en français. Pour obtenir la version anglaise de la pétition, veuillez cliquer ici.
 


 

août 2016

NOUVEAU Newest issue of Psynopsis, Summer 2016, now available online.

Click here to read the issue.

NOUVEAU Passing of CPA Past President, Dr. Allan Paivio

It is with great sadness that CPA learned of the passing of CPA Past President, Dr. Allan Paivio. Dr. Paivio served as President of CPA in 1975, was made a Fellow of the association and, in 1982, was given one of CPA’s most prestigious awards – the Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Science. In 1992-93, Dr. Paivio also served as CPA's Honorary President. Dr. Paivio was a formidable scientist and had a profound impact on the study of psychology and cognition in Canada and internationally. His obituary and a place to leave messages of condolence can be found here http://yourlifemoments.ca/sitepages/obituary.asp?oId=961211

NOUVEAU CPA’s 2017 Pre-Budget Submission

Click here to read the submission.

NOUVEAU Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science: Special Issue on Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Click here for more information. Deadline for submission is December 20, 2016.

 


 

juillet 2016

NOUVEAU Call for Nominations for Editor (2017-2020) for Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science.

Click here for more information on the call.

NOUVEAU Le gouvernement du Canada lance un examen du soutien fédéral à la science fondamentale.

La ministre des Sciences, l'honorable Kirsty Duncan, a lancé un examen indépendant du financement fédéral aux sciences fondamentales. L'examen s'étend aux trois conseils subventionnaires, ainsi qu'à un certain nombre d'organismes financés par l'État comme la Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation. L'examen sera effectué par un groupe d'experts indépendants, qui sont tous des chercheurs de premier plan novateurs, dont le Dr David Naylor, ancien recteur de l’Université de Toronto, qui assumera la présidence du groupe. Au cours des six prochains mois, le groupe recueillera les commentaires du milieu de la recherche et des Canadiens (http://www.examenscience.ca/eic/site/059.nsf/fra/accueil). La SCP contribuera à cet examen. Veuillez communiquer avec la Direction générale de la science de la SCP, à lvottableeker@cpa.ca, pour faire part de vos commentaires à la SCP.

 


 

juin 2016

NOUVEAU CPA position paper entitled Psychologists Practicing to Scope: The Role of Psychologists in Canada’s Public Institutions.

Click here to access the paper.

At its June 2016 meeting, the CPA Board of Directors approved a position paper entitled Psychologists Practicing to Scope: The Role of Psychologists in Canada’s Public Institutions. The CPA encourages practitioners to share the paper among colleagues, stakeholders and decision-makers. Feel free to get in touch with CPA’s Executive Office for further information or assistance in disseminating this information (executiveoffice@cpa.ca).

NOUVEAU The CPA extends its profound sympathies to the Orlando community on the recent shootings.

The President of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Dr. David Dozois, and the Chair of the CPA's Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Dr. Karen Blair, offer their profound sympathies to the Orlando community on the recent shootings. Violence and discrimination against people of any culture, religion, ethnicity or sexual identity and orientation are intolerable. As a community of caring and compassionate citizens of the world, we must work together to ensure such acts do not continue to take place. Our thoughts go out to the Florida community of LGBTQ persons, their friends and families as they cope with these tremendous losses. The LGBTQ community, and indeed every community, is diminished. The CPA has archived a list of resources that may be of some help in coping with events of this magnitude which can be found at http://www.cpa.ca/public/emergencies/

NOUVEAU Back from the Convention?

Don't forget to fill out your Post-Convention Survey to help us make it even better next year! If you attended one, please also fill out the PreConvention Workshop Evalutation

NOUVEAU CPA Perks Member Benefit

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NOUVEAU Survey on Fitness to Stand Trial Assessments.

If you are engaged in the research or practice of forensic and/or correctional psychology, please take a moment to complete our survey on the conduct of fitness to stand trial assessments. While the work of psychologists in some jurisdictions contribute to these assessments done by psychiatry, psychologists in some jurisdictions do undertake them independently. CPA is interested in knowing how commonly psychologists undertake fitness assessments independently and whether CPA’s criminal justice community of psychologists wants to see CPA lobby government to have psychologists specifically designated in legislation to undertake fitness to stand trial asssessments. Click here to access the survey.

NOUVEAU CPA National Convention Program At-A-Glance, Final Version - Updated June 6th

 

NOUVEAU Convention Greetings from;

NOUVEAU Convention Schedule now available.

See it on our Convention Program page, use the interactive online Schedule at http://cpa2016convention.sched.org/, or download the free APP from the iTunes Store, or for Android in the Google Play store.

 


 

mai 2016

NOUVEAU Announcing the 2016 CPA Elected Fellows and Awards Recipients

View them here or attend the Convention to see them being awarded.

NOUVEAU Les services neuropsychologiques au Canada

Énoncé de position de la Société canadienne de psychologie (SCP) et de l’Association québécoise des neuropsychologues (AQNP)

Voir toute la Énoncé de position ici (PDF)..

NOUVEAU CPA's thoughts go out to Albertans as they battle the fires in Fort McMurray.

Click here for resources that may be of help in managing distress and coping as relates to the fires in Fort McMurray.

NOUVEAU May 3, 2016 - Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights concerning Bill C-14: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying).

Click here to read the English submission. cliquer ici pour la version français

 


 

avril 2016

NOUVEAU Le numéro de printemps 2016 de Psynopsis, édition spéciale du le rétablissement, vu par les psychologues, est maintenant disponible en ligne.

Cliquez ici pour lire le numéro.

NOUVEAU PSYence Update (Vol. 3, Issue 1) April 2016.

Update on CPA's Science Activities. Click here for the PDF.

NOUVEAU Appel de commentaires sur la deuxième ébauche de la révision du Code canadien de déontologie professionnelle des psychologues, quatrième édition.

Cliquez ici pour plus de détails.

NOUVEAU Announcing the 2016 Section Newsletter Award Winner: The Section on Counselling Psychology

You can read the winning newsletter here.

NOUVEAU Avis de convocation à l’Assemblée générale annuelle de 2016.

La soixante-dix-septième assemblée générale annuelle des membres de la Société canadienne de psychologie aura lieu à Victoria, en Colombie-Britannique, le vendredi 10 juin 2016 à 8 h, dans la salle Carson, au Victoria Conference Centre, en vue de :

  1. recevoir et examiner le rapport annuel du président et des comités de la Société, et approuver le procès-verbal de l’assemblée générale annuelle précédente;
  2. recevoir et examiner les bilans financiers, le rapport du vérificateur et tout changement apportés aux frais d’adhésion et d’affiliation;
  3. nommer un vérificateur;
  4. élire les membres du conseil d’administration;
  5. examiner la révision proposée aux règlements administratifs de la SCP, approuvée par les administrateurs de l’association, dans le but de modifier le règlement 8.04 en remplaçant l’expression « règlements administratifs » et « règlements » par l’expression « mandat ».

Cliquez ici pour plus de détails.

NOUVEAU Appel de mises en candidature en vue de l’élection du conseil d’administration de la SCP de 2016.

Sept postes sont mis en candidature :

  • Président désigné
  • Administrateur – scientifique
  • Administrateur – scientifique-praticien
  • Administrateur non désigné
  • Administrateur non désigné représentant les francophones
  • Administrateur non désigné représentant les psychologues au niveau de la maîtrise
  • Administrateur représentant le Conseil canadien des départements de psychologie (CCDP)

Cliquez ici pour plus de détails

 


 

mars 2016

Le 23 mars 2016 – Communiqué de presse de la SCP

Les psychologues du Canada sont encouragés par la hausse du financement de la recherche annoncée dans le budget fédéral. Lire le communiqué.

In the aftermath of the recent violence in Brussels, click here for resources on coping with violent events.

 

 


 

fevrier 2016

Dites NON à la taxe sur les services psychologiques!

Écrivez à votre député avant le dépôt du budget fédéral afin de lui dire que toutes les évaluations psychologiques doivent demeurer exemptées de la taxe de vente.

The 2015 Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science Best Article Award

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is pleased to announce that the award for the best paper published in the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science (CJBS) in 2015 goes to Angel Chen and Robert Gifford, for their paper, "I wanted to cooperate, but..." Justifying Suboptimal Cooperation in a Commons Dilemma. [Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, Vol 47(4), 2015, 282-291].

The award will be presented at the 2016 CPA Convention (http://www.cpa.ca/Convention/) in June in Victoria, BC, and is accompanied by a $1000 prize.

About the Journal
The Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science publishes original, empirical contributions in the following areas of psychology: abnormal, behavioural, clinical, community, counselling, developmental, educational, environmental, gay and lesbian, gender, industrial–organizational, neuropsychological, personality, psychometrics, sexology, and social.
Link to CJBS: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/cbs/index.aspx

The 2015 Canadian Psychology Best Article Award

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is pleased to announce that the award for the best paper published in Canadian Psychology (CP) in 2015 goes to John F. Clarkin, Kevin B. Meehan, and Mark F. Lenzenweger, for their paper, Emerging approaches to the conceptualization and treatment of personality disorder [Canadian Psychology, Vol 56(2), May 2015, 155-167].

The award will be presented at the 2016 CPA Convention (http://www.cpa.ca/Convention/) in June in Victoria, BC, and is accompanied by a $1000 prize.
About the Journal
Canadian Psychology publishes, quarterly, generalist articles in areas of theory, research, and practice that are of interest to a broad cross-section of psychologists. Manuscripts with direct relevance to the context of Canadian psychology are also appropriate for submission. Original, empirical contributions are welcome if the research is of direct relevance to the discipline as a whole (e.g., a survey of psychologists about the future of the discipline or about their practice) or if they present the results of a systematic review (including meta-analyses) or other forms of reviews. Reviews are particularly welcome.
Link to CP: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/cap/index.aspx

Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science on Best Practices in Doing and Presenting Research in Psychology.

Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2016. Click here for more information.

Ken Pope - Resources For Coronary Heart Disease added to the Resources of Interest for Practitioners page.

 

Fact Sheet on Gender Dysphoria in Adults and Adolescents.

Read this and more on the Psychology Works Fact Sheet page.

The Winter 2016 issue of Psynopsis Magazine, special issue on Mental Health, Homelessness, and Housing, is now available online.

Click here to read the issue.

Prix du meilleur article de la Revue canadienne de psychologie expérimentale publié en 2015

La Société canadienne de psychologie (SCP) et la Société canadienne des sciences du cerveau, du comportement et de la cognition (SCSCCC) sont heureuses d’annoncer que le prix du meilleur article publié dans la Revue canadienne de psychologie expérimentale (RCPE) en 2015 a été décerné à Brendan Johns et Mike Jones, pour leur article intitulé Generating Structure From Experience: A Retrieval-Based Model of Language Processing.

Pour lire le résumé : http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/cep/69/3/233/

Le prix sera remis lors du congrès annuel de 2016 de la SCP (http://www.cpa.ca/Congres/) et de l’assemblée annuelle de la SCSCCC (http://www.csbbcs.org/2016/index.php/meeting/meeting), et est accompagné d’une bourse de 1 000 $.

Au sujet de la Revue

La RCPE publie des rapports de recherche originaux, qui font progresser la compréhension du domaine de la psychologie expérimentale dans son ensemble. Il s’agit, sans s’y limiter, des domaines de la cognition, de la perception, de la performance motrice, de l’attention, de la mémoire, de l’apprentissage, du langage, de la prise de décisions, du développement, de la psychologie comparée et des neurosciences

La RCPE publie quatre numéros par année en collaboration avec la SCSCCC.

Lien vers la RCPE : http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/cep/.

 


 

janvier 2016

La SCP est à la recherche d’un ou d’une directrice de la Direction générale de la pratique.

Ce poste, basé à Ottawa (0,4 à 0,5 ETP), s’adresse aux psychologues titulaires d’un doctorat, en milieu ou en fin de carrière, agréés en Ontario. Le directeur ou la directrice sera chargé de diriger et d’appuyer les priorités et les activités de représentation de la SCP dans les provinces et les territoires du Canada, et d’y participer. Pour plus d’informations et pour poser votre candidature, Cliquez ici.

 

In the aftermath of the recent shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan, click here for resources on coping with violent events.

 

Special Issue of the Canadian Psychology on Immigration and Refugees

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Canadian Psychology on Immigration and Refugees. Deadline for submissions is May 1, 2016. Click here for more information.

 


 

decembre 2015

SERVER MAINTENANCE Starting the evening of December 24th the CPA servers will be undergoing maintenance which may occasionally disrupt online services during the Christmas break. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Psychology Works Fact Sheet on Bullying Among Children and Youth

Click here for the Fact Sheet, or click here for the "Psychology Works" Fact Sheets page.

Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology on “Everyday Attention”

Research on "everyday cognition" focuses on cognition in the context of people’s day-to-day lives.
Call for Papers for Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology: Everyday Attention. Deadline for expressions of interest is February 15th, 2016; full papers are due June 1st, 2016. Click here for more information.

The Submission System for the 2016 CPA Convention is now closed.

Visit the convention webpage for updates on the program and registration.

CPA is pleased to have compiled a list of resources for psychologists interested in providing culturally competent care to diverse groups.

In light of recent immigration to Canada of Syrian refugees, many of the resources listed relate specifically to resources and needs of this group. Click here to see the resources.

 


 

novembre 2015

Calling all private practitioners!

The Canadian Psychological Association's (CPA) Education & Training Committee's Internship Supply and Demand Task Force is exploring ways to increase the number of accredited internship positions available to students in professional psychology in Canada. There has been some dialogue in recent years about the potential for internships to be developed within the private practice community. Please provide your perspective on whether, and in what circumstances, you could envision your practice taking on students to complete the requirements for their pre-doctoral internship. Click here to complete the survey, which take 5-10 minutes to complete. The survey will close on Friday December 18, 2015.

Canadian Psychology invites the submission of manuscripts!

Canadian Psychology is the flagship journal of the Canadian Psychological Association. It is published jointly by the CPA and APA.
Canadian Psychology publishes generalist articles in areas of theory, research, and practice that are of interest to a broad cross-section of psychologists. Manuscripts with direct relevance to the context of Canadian psychology are also appropriate for submission. Original, empirical contributions are welcome if the research is of direct relevance to the discipline as a whole (e.g., a survey of psychologists about the future of the discipline or about their practice) or if they present the results of a systematic review (including meta-analyses) or other forms of reviews. Reviews are particularly welcome.

For more information, please visit http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/cap/; sample articles can be found here: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/cap/sample.aspx.

The CPA Committee on Ethics, with sadness and regret, announces the passing of one of its most esteemed members, Dr. Jean L. Pettifor, on 8 November 2015 in Calgary.

Dr. Pettifor’s contributions to the psychology community and to ethics, both nationally and internationally, were great and many. She has left a legacy that will continue to influence the thinking and decision making of psychologists for many years to come. A special tribute to Jean will appear in the next issue of Psynopsis. Her obituary and a place to leave messages of condolence can be found here.

In the aftermath of the recent attacks in Paris, Beirut, Baghdad, and elsewhere, click here for resources on coping with violent events.

Veterans Day: Resources For Veterans, Their Familiesd & Those Providing Clinical & Forensic Services To Them

Today is Veterans Day in the United States -- a time to refocus attention on the sacrifices and needs of those who risked their lives in service to our country.

The resources fall into 3 groups--articles, programs, & organizations:

1) 119 RECENT (PUBLISHED IN 2013-2015) ARTICLES
A few examples:

  • Community Needs Among Service Members After Return From Combat Deployment
  • Perceptions of Determinants of Successful Aging among Older US Veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study
  • Reintegration Challenges in U.S. Service Members and Veterans Following Combat Deployment
  • Homelessness Among Female Veterans
  • Prevalence and Correlates of Suicidal Ideation Among Veterans
  • Mindfulness in the Treatment of PTSD Among Military Veterans
  • First-Generation Student Veterans: Implications of Poverty for Psychotherapy
  • Treating Complex Trauma Among Veterans
  • CBT for Depression in Veterans
  • Understanding Afghanistan & Iraq Veterans' Treatment Preferences & Perceptions of Stigma

2) LINKS TO 38 HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS & PROGRAMS FOR VETERANS & THEIR FAMILIES

3) LINKS TO 14 UNITED STATES MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS

This web page is at http://bit.ly/KenPopeVeteransResources

PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE to any lists or individuals who might find these resources helpful.

Ken Pope

POPE: "STEPS TO STRENGTHEN ETHICS IN ORGANIZATIONS: RESEARCH FINDINGS, ETHICS PLACEBOS, & WHAT WORKS"--
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    "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in *Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre* (1821)

 

November 5, 2015 – CPA Press Release Psychologists Pleased with Reinstatement of Long-Form Census.

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Online Educational Tool for Parents/Caregivers of a Youth with an Eating Disorder.

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octobre 2015

PSYence Update (Vol. 2, Issue 3) October 2015. Update on CPA's Science Activities.

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Call for Papers for Special Issue of Canadian Psychology: Psychology in Canada – Opportunities and Challenges.

Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2016. Click here for more information.

Le numéro d’automne de Psynopsis, édition spéciale du Psychologie et lieu de travail, est maintenant disponible en ligne.

 

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La SCP a envoyé un questionnaire aux partis politiques fédéraux nationaux, afin de leur demander s’ils prévoient faire des investissements dans les services de santé mentale et dans le financement de la recherche.

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Du nouveau! La SCP lance un nouveau système d’adhésion en ligne, doté de fonctions améliorées qui faciliteront considérablement le renouvellement de votre adhésion ainsi que l’accès à vos renseignements personnels et leur mise à jour.

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Psynopsis - Numéro d’hiver: Appel d’articles

Le numéro d’hiver 2016 de Psynopsis est consacré à la santé mentale, l’itinérance et le logement. Cliquez ici pour plus de détails.

 


 

septembre 2015

Registration Open for CPA Summit on Knowledge Mobilization!

Increasingly, CPA members have been expressing concern at not knowing what funders are looking for in terms of the knowledge mobilization components of grants. In response, the CPA is hosting a 1-day Summit in Ottawa (Westin Hotel) on Thursday, November 12th to explore the issue; in addition to securing representatives from each of CIHR, SSHRC, NSERC, and the NCEs, we have also secured speakers recognized for their successful knowledge mobilization strategies. This is a Summit not to be missed! There is no charge to attend the Summit but space is limited. A block of rooms is on hold at the Westin until October 26th. Click here for more information, or Register now to secure your space!

The Submission System for the 2016 CPA Convention is now open.

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Appel de mises en candidature pour les prix de la SCP, le Prix du nouveau chercheur décerné par le président de la SCP, et pour le titre de fellow de la SCP 2016.

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Campagne épistolaire – Élection fédérale 2015

La SCP encourage ses membres à envoyer une lettre aux candidats de leur circonscription afin de leur demander ce qu’ils comptent faire pour soutenir l’accès aux services psychologiques, le financement de la recherche et l’enseignement postsecondaire. En savoir plus.

 

 


 

août 2015

Le numéro de printemps de Psynopsis, édition spéciale du Comprendre le suicide, est maintenant disponible en ligne.

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juillet 2015

Psynopsis - Appel aux soumissions :

Le numéro d’automne 2015 de Psynopsis - le magazine des psychologues du Canada – aura pour thème « La psychologie en milieu de travail ». Cliquez ici pour plus de détails.

July 30, 2015 - Canadian Psychological Associations 2015 pre-budget submission.

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CPA response to the American Psychological Association’s Hoffman review

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) was saddened to learn of the findings of the Hoffman report http://www.apa.org/independent-review/APA-FINAL-Report-7.2.15.pdf commissioned by the American Psychological Association (APA). The report details a review of APA’s ethics guidelines, national security interrogations and torture.

The CPA holds itself and the discipline and profession of psychology to standards of international humanitarian law. As stated in CPA's Code of Ethics (Third Edition, 2000), in adhering to the Principle of Responsibility to Society, psychologists would

    IV.27 Not contribute to nor engage in research or any other activity that contravenes international humanitarian law, such as the development of methods intended for use in the torture of persons, the development of prohibited weapons, or destruction of the environment.

It is CPA's opinion and practice that the discipline and profession of psychology hold itself accountable in all matters of policy, education, research and practice regarding human rights and the health and welfare of individuals and societies.

PSYence Update (Vol. 2, Issue 2) July 2015.

Update on CPA's Science Activities. Click here for the PDF.