CPA Bulletins
  • NEW The Canadian National Committee (CNC) for the International Union of Psychological Science (CNC/IUPsyS) is currently seeking nominations for several new members. Nominations are due April 20, 2018. Click here for details.

  • CANCELLED Notice of a Special Meeting of Members.

  • NEW New Fact Sheet on Seasonal Affective Disorder. Visit the Psychology Works Fact Sheets page.

  • NEW New Fact Sheet on Perinatal Anxiety. Visit the Psychology Works Fact Sheets page.

  • NEW Canadian Psychology call for papers. Daniel Voyer, the new Editor of Canadian Psychology, is encouraging original submissions for consideration. Click here for more information

  • NEW BMS, the official professional and business liability insurance provider of the CPA, has published a new resource on cyber breaches (malware, ransomware, cyber extorsion, etc.). Click here to read the resource.

  • NEW The Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (CSIOP) is the winner of the 2018 Best CPA Section Newsletter Award. Click here for details.

  • CPA releases a new position paper on fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility assessments in Canada. Click here to read the report.

  • The Fall 2017 issue of Psynopsis on Cannabis Legalization is now available online. Find all our issues of Psynopsis here.

  • In 2018, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) looks forward to hosting the International Congress on Applied Psychology (ICAP). Psychology, and indeed any discipline, is enhanced by the collegiality and collaboration of researchers and practitioners across the world. Congresses such as ICAP are critical opportunities for knowledge mobilization among global communities of scientists and practitioners. As an organization of scientists, CPA supports policies which allow access to travel for scientists from around the world. As an organization of practitioners concerned about the health and well-being of all the world’s peoples, CPA supports the Canadian government in welcoming international travelers and refugees.

  • RENEW for 2018 CPA’s Online Membership Renewal for 2018 is now open. Renew for 2018 today!

  • Canada’s Psychologists Contributing to Primary Health Care, an updated version of our resource for practitioners on strengthening primary care, is now available. Click here for the full report.

  • CPA’s task force has prepared a series of recommendations for the legalization of cannabis. Read the full report. Read the press release.


What's New!
  • NEW March 1, 2018
    Federal budget 2018: Record new investments for fundamental science, research infrastructure, students and researchers. Click here to read.

  • NEW Budget 2018: Research community welcomes record investments in fundamental research for Canada
    The Canadian Consortium for Research (CCR) applauds the Government of Canada’s budget which provided record new investments for fundamental science and research infrastructure, as well as for students and researchers. Click here to read the Response.

  • NEW February 20 – The Globe and Mail
    Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other emergency responders, study finds. Read the article.

  • Ken Pope "Psychological Interventions for Pain: 83 Studies Published in 2013-2017"

  • Ken Pope - Resources for telepsychology and internet-based therapy.

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    CPA Perks
  • NEW CPA position paper entitled Psychologists Practicing to Scope: The Role of Psychologists in Canada’s Public Institutions. Click here to access the paper.

  • CPA report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read 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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