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1002, 2023

Dr. Rhonda Matters Memorial Award Winner – Dr. David Pilon

By |February 10th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

CPAP is pleased to announce that Dr. David Pilon is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Rhonda Matters Memorial Award. Dr. Pilon is a long-time, active member of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) and CPAP is delighted to honour him at the national level for his dedication and commitment to advocacy in so many ways, and particularly for his substantial contribution to APNS over the past [...]

1206, 2022

Approved Definition of Psychologist Impairment

By |June 12th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Through a joint effort between the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP) and Association of Canadian Psychology Regulatory Organizations (ACPRO) definition psychologists has been developed. All CPAP member Associations have endorsed this definition, making this the first nationally recognized and acknowledged definition of this important concept. For more information, please see below. Psychologist Impairment Conditions in (a), (b), (c), and (d) must be present. Psychologists shall not engage [...]

3001, 2022

Celebrate Psychology Month 2022

By |January 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Psychology Month is celebrated every February to highlight the contributions of Canadian psychologists and to show Canadians how psychology works to help people live healthy and happy lives, their communities flourish, their employers create better workplaces, and their governments develop effective policies. These infographics have been designed by Canadian psychologists to help people seeking mental health support with a clear understanding of how different mental health professionals can help. [...]

1712, 2021

Yukon’s Psychology Society Wants Territorial Government to Regulate Profession

By |December 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Psychology Society of Yukon has renewed their calls for the territorial government to regular the profession. At present, the Yukon is the only jurisdiction in Canada that does not have a regulatory framework for psychologists.  For more information, please click on the link below.

2907, 2021

Statement of Accountability and Responsibility to Indigenous Peoples

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

CPAP acknowledges that psychologists must be accountable for the profession’s marginalization of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. To promote this accountability, CPAP’s Board of Directors moved to formally endorse the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA’s) Statement of Accountability in the CPA Task Force’s report entitled, “Psychology’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Report.” To read more, please see “Psychology’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s [...]

306, 2021

Justice for 215 Indigenous Children and All Survivors of Residential Schools

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

We extend our solidarity and condolences during this devastating time to the First Nations community in Tk’emlúpste te Secwépemc territory and across this land. We are shocked and saddened by the reports of the discovery of the remains of 215 children, some young as three, at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. This is another terrible chapter in the dark and horrific legacy of residential schools. [...]

302, 2021

Psychology Month – 2021

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

February is Psychology Month and CPAP would like to shed light on an important topic.  Namely, what a psychologist is and what type of support they provide.  Take a look at this infographic and reach out if you have further questions.  Psychologists from coast to coast to coast are here to help!

812, 2020

COVID-19 Worsening Canadians’ Access to Psychologists

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CPAP in concert with CPA recently collaborated with Nanos Research to conduct a national survey to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Canadians' mental health and access to psychologists. To read more about this survey and to view the results, please click on the links below.  This information is available in both English and French. English: French:

104, 2020

How Psychology Helps

By |April 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our journey in life is not always easy. Find out how Canadian psychologists can help you. Notre cheminement dans la vie n'est pas toujours facile. Découvrez comment les psychologues du Canada peuvent vous aider.

3003, 2020

June 2020 CPAP Meeting Going Virtual

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Member News|

In light of the recent COVID crisis the CPAP Executive has decided that the planned face-to-face meeting in Montreal will shift to a virtual meeting.  The Executive is currently working on an agenda for this meeting and details will be forthcoming to all Council members in the coming weeks. Please stay tuned for more details and continue to be well in the meantime [...]

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