The CPA has produced a series of Fact Sheets in response to the coronavirus pandemic:
- Why Does Culture Matter to COVID-19? – PDF | HTML 06/04/2020
- Grief, Bereavement and COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 05/12/2020
- Research Funding Information as relates to COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 05/08/2020
- Guidance for Psychology Students as Relates to COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 05/08/2020
- Guidance for Psychology Faculty and Researchers as Relates to COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 05/08/2020
- Emotional and Psychological Challenges Faced by Frontline Health Care Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic – PDF | HTML 04/07/2020
- Psychological Practice and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – PDF | HTML 03/18/2020
- Student Wellness and COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 04/02/2020
- Helping Teens Cope with the Impacts of and Restrictions Related to COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 03/31/2020
- Psychological Impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – PDF | HTML 03/20/2020
- Working from Home During COVID-19, With and Without Children – PDF | HTML 03/17/2020
- Coping With and Preventing COVID-19 – PDF | HTML 04/04/2020
You can find all of our “Psychology Works” Fact Sheets here
The CPA, partnering with the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP), commissioned Nanos Research to survey more than 3,000 Canadians to better understand how they perceive the role of psychology, the barriers and solutions to accessing care, and the quality of care they receive. See news release and survey findings.
Whether you mark holidays in December or not, typical winter customs are being disrupted. The pandemic has had a significant impact on society’s ability to connect and has also reduced individuals’ access to wellness-maintaining strategies and activities. …
Read the full article by Kerri Ritchie and Caroline Gerin-Lajoie here: (https://theconversation.com/pandemic-december-how-to-stay-connected-and-resilient-in-a-covid-19-holiday-season-150678
The CPA webinar ‘COVID and the Canadian Winter‘ recorded on Thursday is now up on our YouTube channel. Featuring presenters Dr. Ben C.H. Kuo, Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos, Dr. Janine Hubbard, and Dr. Yael Goldberg speaking on racism, teletherapy, children, isolation & anxiety.
The CPA, partnering with the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP), commissioned Nanos Research to survey more than 3,000 Canadians to better understand how they are managing their mental health and accessing care from psychologists in a COVID-19 world. See news release and survey findings.
ESP 2020 COVID Survey Highlights
CPA Educational & School Psychology Section – COVID-19 Survey (PDF)
In response to requests from psychology educators, The CPA’s Education Directorate has developed a brief guide to taking university instruction in psychology online. The guide has a brief overview of the processes involved in student learning, as well as helpful tips to increase student engagement, and provides a framework for course planning and development along with templates for course and lesson planning. It contains extensive links to other sources of practical help in making the transition from in-person to online environments. The guide is intended to be a living document, and will be updated as new links and information become available.
The effects of COVID-19 on mental health, and what to do about them. See more “Psychology Works” Fact Sheets at https://cpa.ca/psychologyfactsheets/.
Answers to your questions about CPA’s initiative to give back to front line service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) has sent a Joint Technical Briefing Request – COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to William Francis Morneau, Minister of Finance.
“This is a an urgent request, on behalf of the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) that represents 11 national professional health and social organizations, for a joint technical briefing on the newly introduced programs for businesses, employers and individuals as part of the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to help mitigate the economic impact of the outbreak….”
In these unprecedented times, the CPA Traumatic Stress Section executive wanted to reach out with a document of resources for managing COVID-19 anxiety. This document includes online resources including apps and media interviews, as well as potential strategies for managing COVID-19 cognitive distortions and other tips for managing mental wellness.
We hope you find them helpful and that you and your loved ones are keeping safe,
The CPA-TSS executive
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the mental health of Canadians, none more so than those who are working on the front lines of health care. Canadians with COVID-19 depend on the expertise of health care providers. The health and well-being of those providers are critical to them being able to deliver this expertise. Hundreds of registered psychologists have signed on to an initiative of the CPA to provide psychological services, via tele-health, to health care providers working at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to read more about this initiative and to find a psychologist in your area who has volunteered to provide psychological services at no charge.