CPA Bulletins
  • NEW Electronic advance voting for the 2018 CPA Board Elections is officially open and will remain open until the Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 1:00pm EST on Thursday, June 28th, 2018. Click here to find out more about the candidates.

  • NEW Announcing the 2018 CPA Fellow and Awards Recipients. View them here or attend the awards ceremony at ICAP 2018 to see them being awarded.

  • 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.

  • NEW Call for Nominations for the 2018 CPA Board of Directors. Click here for details.

  • NEW Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Click here for details.

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

  • The ICAP 2018 Organizing Committee is looking for volunteers for ICAP in Montreal, QC from June 24-30, 2018. Please click here for more information and to apply.

  • ICAP2018 Travel Subsidy: Call for Applications Now Open (deadline May 11, 2018). The ICAP2018 Organizing Committee is pleased to be able to offer a limited number of travel subsidies. Click here for more information and to apply:

  • 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.

  • 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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