A Student’s Guide to the Canadian Psychological Association’s Annual Convention for Victoria 2016 is now available for download!
Four doctoral students from across Canada were invited to take part in the 2016 Canadian Psychological Association's Lobby Day, along side the CPA Board of Directors. Pictured left to right: Lucy Karimi Amadala (University of Calgary, Counselling Psychology), Sarah Gray (University of Toronto, Clinical Psychology), Katherine Elliot (University of Ottawa, Clinical Psychology), and Zarina Giannone (Director representing Students, CPA Board of Directors). Missing from the photo: Matt Murdoch (Carleton University, Social Psychology).
Operation Med School (Vancouver) is hosting a conference on Saturday, April 30 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the University of British Columbia’s West Mall Swing Space Building. Lunch will be provided and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada.
This is a great opportunity for high school students interested in Med School to learn more about the field of medicine.
Please visit their website: http://operationmedschool.com/vancouver/
Or Like them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/operationmedschoolvan
Please consider running for a CPA Student Executive postion with the Section for Students in Psychology. We have extended the deadline to FEB. 15, 2016 to allow more time for you to submit your application! We are seeking applications from students who are engaged in the psychology community and who are willing to take on a valuable and rewarding leadership role.
A number of positions have become available for the 2016-2017 academic year including:
- Administration and Finance Officer,
- Graduate Student Affairs Officer,
- Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer, and
- Communications Officer.
Detailed descriptions about the positions and election process can be found at the end of this email or on our website: http://www.cpa.ca/students/
To apply for these positions, please send the following materials to Michelle Guzman-Ratko, our Communications Officer, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- A statement of intent that indicates the position for which you are applying, why you would like to hold the position, and what qualities you would bring to the position (max. 250-300 words);
- A short biography that includes information on your academic activities, your academic goals, and your personal interests (max. 250-300 words);
- Your curriculum vitae (max. four pages).
DEADLINE FOR CANDIDATE MATERIALS: Monday, February 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM PST
Please submit your application materials in English or in French. Statements of intent and biographies will be posted on the CPA website for the upcoming election after the candidate materials have been received on February 15, 2016.
SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE!
Good news! Our section now has a facebook and twitter page.
"Like" our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CPA-Section-for-Students-Section-des-%C3%A9tudiants-de-la-SCP-125316637825691
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cpa_students
TWO NEW GRANTS FOR STUDENTS!
CPA Student Section Newsletter - Summer 2015!
Click here to read the Summer 2015 CPA Student Newsletter
If you are interested in submitting a piece for our next issue, please contact the section's Communication Officer, Michelle Guzman-Ratko, at email@example.com.
CPA Counselling Psychology Section survey about doctoral programs in Counselling Psychology.
Convention is Here!
The CPA's 76th Annual Convention begins tomorrow (June 4th)! Here are just a few reminders about the events our section is offering at convention:
1) Keynote Address
- Friday June 5, 1:30-2:30pm: Dr. Julie Gosselin will be presenting "Synergy in Supervision: Evidence-based Professional Practice"
-Thursday June 4, 2:00-4:00pm: Graduate School + Networking = Your Future Career- How to Prepare for it All
-Friday June 5, 10:00am-12:00pm: Doing Research Without Funding (Collaboration with CPA Head Office)
-Saturday June 6, 12:00pm-2:00pm: Securing Funding for Graduate Studies in Psychology
-Saturday June 6, 2:00pm-3:55pm: Counselling vs. Clinical Psychology - What's the Difference?
3) Section Business Meeting
-Friday June 5, 4:00pm-5:00pm
4) Student Social (Trivia Night!)
- Join us on Thursday, June 4th at the Fox and Feather Pub and Grill for our Annual Student Social. This year, the Section for Students will be hosting a trivia night. The social starts at 7:00pm, trivia starts at 7:30pm. There will be free drinks (1 per student, must show CPA badge to receive ticket), appetizers, and prizes. Teams can be to a maximum of 6 players. Come alone and network with other students (the executive will facilitate the making of teams if needed) or come with your friends and show off your knowledge!
We would also like to thank everyone who participated in our travel award competition. Congratulations to the 20 individuals who received an award! Don't forget to come pick up your check at the Section Business Meeting on Friday June 5th @ 4:00pm.
CPA Student Section Newsletter - Spring 2015!
The CPA Section for Students Executive Team has worked hard to put together this newsletter for you so you have all the information you need concerning the upcoming convention, new initiatives, and stories you have to share about psychology on your campus!
If you are interested in submitting a piece for our next issue, please contact the section's Communication Officer, Michelle Guzman-Ratko, at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you at convention!
Click here to read the Spring 2015 CPA Student Newsletter
Call For Applications for Student Section Executive Positions!
The Student Section Executive is now accepting applications for our 2015-2016 Executive positions. This year, we have openings for the three of our positions:
-Chair-Elect (3 year term)
-Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer (2 year term)
-Francophone Affairs Officer (2 year term)
A detailed description of each position can be found on our website: http://www.cpa.ca/students/about/executiveduties
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Now Available: The CPA Student Section Newsletter
Welcome back, everyone! The CPA Student Section Executive proudly present the CPA Student Section Newsletter. This newsletter aims to improve the communication within our section and allows you to get to know your executive team as well as stay up to date on current events within the section.