Researchers

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Science areas of focus include liaison’s and advocacy with Canada’s granting councils, the development of tools to support research networks and collaboration among the membership, as well as other activity and representation of psychology as key to the scientific fabric of Canada.

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Researchers

Mind Your Mental Health

Let your government know that access to a psychologist is important to you. Visit mymh.ca!

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Practitioners

Practitioners

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Practice areas of focus include access to service, health human resources, surveillance and collaborative practice and engaging in various advocacy activities and partnerships.

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Practitioners

Accreditation

Education, practice, and research directs CPA’s mandate. CPA promotes excellence and innovation in psychological education through its accreditation standards and procedures for doctoral and internship programmes in professional psychology.

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Accreditation

Students

Students play an active role in CPA's infrastructure. The Section for Students in Psychology crosses all section boundaries and provides a forum in which students may learn from each other and begin to prepare for their careers in psychology.

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Students

Public

In an effort to advance and promote psychology for the benefit of all, one of CPA's four objectives is to improving the health and welfare of all Canadians.

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Public

CPA Convention

The CPA Head Office staff are pleased to welcome you to their home in Ottawa for the 76th Annual CPA Convention. Join us at the Westin Ottawa from June 4-6, 2015!

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CPA Convention

Join CPA

As a member of the CPA you will get all the benefits and services that the largest organization of psychologists in Canada can provide, including CPA Journals and Publications, Psynopsis, Convention, Advocacy and National Professional Liability Insurance, to name a few.

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Become A Member of CPA

Psynopsis

Psynopsis is Canada's Psychology Magazine. It accepts articles on a wide range of topics of interest to scientists, educators and practitioners in psychology. It is a vehicle by which CPA, CPA members, psychologists and those outside of psychology communicate with the diverse psychology community in Canada.

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Psynopsis

Professional Development

Ongoing professional development is important for psychologists in all fields of the discipline. CPA actively supports knowledge exchange and life-long learning through our continuing education approval programme and by offering educational opportunities tailored to the needs of psychologists across the country.

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Professional Development
CPA Bulletins

Stay informed of the latest news of relevance to the Canadian Psychological Association. Current news includes:

  • NEW The Canadian Psychological Association applauds commitment to increase access to psychologists. Click here for more information.

  • NEW The Fall 2014 issue of Mind Pad, Canada’s student written, edited and published psychology newsletter, is now available online.

  • NEW The CPA has prepared a Psychology Works” Fact Sheet entitled “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”. Click here to access the document.

  • NEW The CPA has prepared a Psychology Works” Fact Sheet entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorder”. Click here to access the document. For more “Psychology Works” Fact Sheets, visit www.cpa.ca/psychologyfactsheets.

  • NEW The Fall issue of Psynopsis Magazine, dedicated to Public Health & Health Promotion, is now available online.

  • NEW CPA and the CPA Foundation announce an agreement with the Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC); an agreement to move our charitable activities forward. For more information go to http://www.cpa.ca/cpafoundation/news/.

  • Submissions are now open open for the CPA's 76th Convention and for the 3rd North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, June 4-6, 2015. Click here for details.

  • The Canadian Psychological Association releases new report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read the press release. Click here to read the report: 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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    What's New!

    Keep up to date on news of relevance to the practice, science and education of psychology. Current issues include:

  • NEW Psychological Interventions for Pain: 44 Studies Published in 2013 & 2014. Click here to access these resources.

  • NEW Brain Injury Canada releases its October 2014 e-newsletter, IMPACT. Click here to read the newsletter.

  • NEW Bullying Awareness Week 2014 (November 16-22). Click here for details.

  • Resources for veterans, troops, their families, and those providing clinical and forensic services to them. Click here for details.

  • Congratulations to the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ) for celebrating 39 years in service! Click here for more information.

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    Now in CPA’s Journals

    Have a look at the most recent release of each of CPA’s journals.

  • NEW Journal Alert for Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science (CJBS): Volume 46, Issue 4 (October)

  • Journal Alert for Canadian Psychology (CP): Volume 55, Issue 3 (Aug)

  • Journal Alert for Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology (CJEP): Volume 68, Issue 2 (June)


  • Click here to view the Table of Contents for each new volume.
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