CPA Bulletins
  • NEW Congratulations to Dr. Ian Nicholson, CPA President Elect for 2018-19. Click here for details.

  • NEW The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights has sent a letter to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada to recommend that she consider amending section 672.1 of the Criminal Code to allow psychologists to perform assessments of fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility. Read the letter.

  • NEW CPA joins the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) in calling on Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to suspend Canada’s Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States and to revise Canada Border Services own policies on family separation. Read the letter.

  • NEW Announcing the 2018 CPA Fellow and Awards Recipients. View them here

  • NEW The CPA’s Indigenous Task Force has prepared a report on Psychology’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Report. Read the full report.

  • NEW The CPA’s Task Force on End-of-Life has prepared a report on Medical Assistance in Dying and End-of-Life Care. Read the full report.

  • NEW CPA Accreditation Panel launches Public Consultation Survey for 6th Revision of the Accreditation Standards and Procedures for Doctoral Programmes and Internships in Professional Psychology. Click here for details.

  • NEW The CPA Board of Directors has proposed amendments to the association’s bylaws that will affect the Board’s composition. Members are invited to review the proposed changes and to participate in various discussion sessions before the vote on October 19, 2018. Please click here to learn more.

  • Grassroots Advocacy Kit for Psychological Science (2018) - Download PDF

  • The Winter 2018 issue of Psynopsis on Criminal Justice Psychology is now available online. Find all our issues of Psynopsis here.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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" http://bit.ly/KenPopePsychologicalMethodsOfPainRelief.

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

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  • 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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