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Coming Events

Want to keep track of events relevant to the discipline and profession of psychology in a national calendar? Look no further. The CPA maintains a calendar of upcoming events as a service to the community. Keep your agendas open and mark your calendars! If you would like to advertise your event, please contact us. 

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Chronological Listing of Events


January 12 – April 19, 2018


Level 1 Cybercounselling Training

    Location: Online!
    Phone: 529-831-9141
    Email: research@sympatico.ca
    Website: http://therapyonline.ca/cybercounselling/course-desc-L1.asp

    This course is for experienced clinicians who want to offer professional, ethical online clinical services to their clients. We cover video, live text-chat and email-style communications methods. You will engage in hands-on text-based work with both synchronous (e.g., secure email) and asynchronous (e.g., chat) approaches.
    • 10% discount available to CPA members

Abstract submission: January 15 to February 15, 2018,
Conference date: May 17-18, 2018

ICP | CIP: Call for abstracts/Save the date!

    Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.

    The University of Ottawa will be hosting its 7th annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology (ICP). This conference is of interest to researchers from any discipline whose research relates to psychology. We welcome submissions from student researchers (undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral), academics, and community researchers. The organization committee welcomes submissions related to the interdisciplinary aspects of psychology and cross-disciplinary research related to psychology.

    For more information about submissions and about the conference, please visit www.icp-cip.com

March 3-4 2018

Art & Science of Love Gottman Couples Workshop Edmonton

March 18 to 21, 2018

The 50th Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science
Ideal Mental Health Services for Children and Youth: The Next 50 Years

    Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada

    The 2018 Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Banff Conferences, making them one of the longest running annual conferences on behavioural science in the world. The first Conference was held in Banff during the spring of 1969 with the theme, Ideal Mental Health Services. While many advances in mental health services have been instituted in the decades following the first meeting, major challenges remain. The theme of the 2018 Conference is: “Ideal Mental Health Services for Children and Youth: The Next 50 Years.” The program of keynote speakers and workshops features prominent scientist-practitioners in the field of mental health services who will present cutting-edge social and behavioural research on mental health problems in children and youth along with individual, family and system-oriented solutions to these challenges. The program consists of major addresses as well as workshops designed to provide healthcare practitioners, researchers and policy makers with specific and implementable skills.

    For more information https://banffbehavsci.ubc.ca/

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March 19-21, 2018

2018 Rotman Research Institute Conference
Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

2018 Rotman Research Institute Conference - Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

    Location: Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, Ont.

    Learn about the assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury and concussion from leading clinicians and researchers at Baycrest’s upcoming Rotman Research Institute conference, Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion.

    Our annual conference, held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, Ont., from March 19-21, 2018, will bring together international experts discussing evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and care of traumatic brain injury.
    Register before Thursday, February 1, 2018 to secure your spot at our early bird rate.

    For any questions, contact conference@baycrest.org or at 416-785-2500, ext. 2363.

March 19-23, 2018

2018 Trauma & Attachment Conference

    Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

    Featuring An Exciting Line Up of Key Note Speakers:
    • Stephen J. Terrell, Co-Author of Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma--An Integrative Somatic Approach,
    • Carmen Richardson, Author of Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents: A Four-Phase Model,
    • Lisa Schwarz, M.Ed,Creator of Comprehensive Resource Model.
    The Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing (ATTCH) is holding its 6th annual Trauma and Attachment Conference from March 19 - 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. The conference schedule is as follows: 8:30 registration, 9:00 opening remarks and welcome and keynote speakers from 9:05 - 4:30.

    We have a fantastic line up of leading edge speakers for our 2018 practice and are so excited about the focus on complex trauma, attachment, and embodied practice woven throughout the approaches.

    Join us to learn about leading approaches for treating trauma and promoting post-traumatic growth. This comprehensive conference will cover a range of topics such as:
    • Understanding the foundations (including neurological, social, physiological, and psychological implications of trauma and attachment dysregulation)
    • Phase-based clinical applications to promote healing and integration of trauma and attachment dysregulation
    • Mind-brain based interventions for treating trauma-related disorders
    • Challenges and strategies for working with mTBI and PTSD
    • Attachment-focused somatic model for treating trauma (learn about trauma & the body, polyvagal system, somatic touch, agreement vs disagreement)
    • Expressive arts for treating trauma: A four-phase model
    • Comprehensive Resources Model: Healing attachment trauma through re-processing, re-wiring and re-consolidation of attachment wounds from gestation to the present
    Day 1 & 2 ~ March 19 & 20 Foundational Stream: Understanding and Facilitating Trauma Specific Treatment:

    Day 1 Understanding the Foundations of Trauma and Attachment

    Day 2 Phase-Based Clinical Applications to Promote Healing and Integration of Trauma and Attachment Dysregulation - with presenter: Lori Gill

    Day 1 & 2 ~ March 19 & 20 Advanced Stream
    (Ideal for those who have completed the above foundational training):

    Day 1 Working With Parts: Healing the Child(ren) Within - with Sarah Schlote

    Day 2 AM Mind-Brain Interventions for Trauma-related Disorders - with Dr. Paul Frewen Co-Author of Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness Neuroscience Treatment

    Day 2 PM The Nuances on the combination of PTSD and mild-Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI): Why this comorbid population is particularly challenging to treat - with Sean Robb & Dr. Kaleigh Alkenbrack

    Day 3 ~ March 21: An Integrative Somatic Approach: Transforming Resilience and Regulation Through Somatic Touch with presenter:
    Stephen J. Terrell, PsyD, SEP, Co-Author of Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma--An Integrative Somatic Approach, Co-Creator of Somatic Resilience and Regulation: Early Trauma and Creator of Transforming the Experience-Based Brain: A Somatic Model of Developmental Trauma

    Day 4 ~ March 22: Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents: A Four-Phase Model with presenter: Carmen Richardson, Founder Prairie Institute of expressive Arts Therapy, Author of expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents: A Four-Phase Model

    Day 5 ~ March 23: Introduction to the Comprehensive Resource Model with presenter: Lisa Schwarz, M.Ed, Creator of Comprehensive Resource Model

    The conference will be held at the the Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Please see link for conference details.

    Learn more and register using our Conference overview & registration form
    or online at: http://www.attachmentandtraumaconference.com/2018-conference.html

    *We have sold out the past 5 years ~ reserve your space early to avoid disappointment!

    *All workshops may be applied to trauma and attachment certification program

March 24 - 31, 2018

ADHD 2018 - Exploring the Horizons

April 28-29 2018

Art & Science of Love Gottman Couples Workshop Vancouver

May 14-18 2018

Gottman Level 1 & 2 Training Winnipeg

May 26-27 2018

Art & Science of Love Gottman Couples Workshop Calgary

May 28-30 2018

Gottman Level 3 Training Calgary

June 20th – 22nd, 2018

The DBT Skills: A Three Day Training
DBT Centre of Vancouver

June 22-23, 2018

21st Annual Meeting of Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research (SITAR)

June 26 – 30, 2018

2018 International Congress of Applied Psychology
Psychology: Connecting Science to Solutions

    Location: Montréal
    Email: ICAP2018@cpa.ca
    Website: http://ICAP2018.com/
    Every four years, the IAAP organizes a world congress of applied psychology which serves as a review of advances in applied psychology and unites several thousand psychologists from all over the world.

    The 29th ICAP will be held in Montreal, Quebec in Canada from June 26-30, 2018, and is being hosted by the Canadian Psychological Association in collaboration with MCI Canada.

    Applied Psychology uses the methods and findings of scientific psychology to create solutions for the practical problems of individuals, groups and societies. We chose the theme for the 2018 ICAP -- Psychology: Connecting Science to Solutions -- to highlight this thriving partnership between science and practice and to extend a warm invitation to both scientists and practitioners.

    The ICAP was last held in Montréal in 1974, and we are delighted to welcome you back after all of these years to the Palais des congrès de Montréal, a modern and attractive venue right in the heart of the city. Montréal has been described as a “slice of old Europe in a pie of contemporary design”; it is a world class multicultural city and the proudly recognized centre of francophone culture in North America. Montréal was named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006, and the International Congress and Convention Association in 2009 named it North America's leading host city for international association events.

July 15th - 19th, 2018

25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD 2018)

August 20-24, 2018

Summer Training Institute at Palo Alto University, California

    Location: Palo Alto University
    Summer Training Institute at Palo Alto University

    Join us for our Summer Training Institute to be held at Palo Alto University in California. Summer Training Institute is 5 days of mix-and-match workshops presented by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health.

    Build your practice and expand your skill set with professional trainings by: Drs. David Martindale, Jay Flens, Joyce Chu & Dr. Bruce Bongar, Martin Sellbom, Lisa Drago Piechowski, Stephen Hart, and Mark Cunningham

    Select from 1- and 2- workshops to meet your practice needs. This 5 day professional training opportunity is perfect for forensic mental health professionals, legal professionals, law enforcement & correctional professionals, forensic evaluators, and those wishing to add forensic evaluation to their clinical practice. All workshops are CE approved by the Canadian Psychological Association.

    • Forensic Psychological Assessment in Custody Litigation: Conceptual Issues, Data Integration, and Advanced Topics – Drs. Martindale & Flens (2-day) – August 20-21, 2018
    • Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention for a Diverse Population: Training for Psychologists – Dr. Joyce Chu & Dr. Bruce Bongar (1-day) – August 22, 2018
    • Using the MMPI-A-RF in Juvenile Forensic Psychological Evaluations – Dr. Martin Sellbom (1-day) – August 22, 2018
    • Evaluation for Workplace Disability – Dr. Lisa Drago Piechowski (2-day) – August 23-24, 2018
    • Assessment of Risk for Sexual Violence: RSVP & SVR-20 launch – Dr. Stephen Hart (3-day) – August 20-22, 2018
    • Evaluation for High Stakes Sentencing: Capital and Juvenile Murder Cases – Dr. Mark Cunningham (2-day) – August 23-24, 2018
    • Professional training by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health
    • Evidence-based best practices, relevant research outcomes, clinical applications
    • Build the knowledge, skill set, & expertise to take your practice to the next level
    • Student discount of 50% available after July 20

    For more information, agenda, speakers and to register, please click here

    For more information please contact at:

    Email: info@ConCEPT-CE.com

October 15-19 2018

Gottman Level 1 & 2 Training Vancouver

October 27-28 2018

Art & Science of Love Gottman Couples Workshop Vancouver

November 3-4 2018

Art & Science of Love Gottman Couples Workshop Calgary

November 12-16 2018

Gottman Level 1 & 2 Training Calgary