Non-PAA Workshops

Note to PAA Members

A continuing education reciprocity agreement between the PAA, the British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA), the Psychological Society of Saskatchewn (PSS) and Idaho Psychological Association (IPA) has been entered into between our respective associations offering registration to the three associations' respective continuing education programs at the same fees that each of these associations would charge to their own members.


British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA)

Workshops and other events offered by the BCPA. View...


Psychological Society of Saskatchewan (PSS)

Continuing Education activities from the PSS. View...


Idaho Psychological Association (IPA)

Continuing Education Activities from the IPA. View...


Non-profit associations may advertise events at no charge at the discretion of the PAA office. If you would like to advertise Employment, Office Space, Products and Services for Psychologists, or Continuing Professional Development events on our website, please visit the Classifieds Submission page for rates and submission details. 


The following is a list of other non-PAA training/workshop events that are listed in date order. Scroll down the list to view all the events that are listed (using the scroll bar immediately to the right of the list).





January, 2018

Pivotal Response Treatment
Level I Workshop: Introduction to PRT


Training provided by Koegel Autism Centre - University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Brittany Koegel, Ph.D. Trainer and School Program Director; Elizabeth Ponder, M.A., BCBA Trainer and Clinical Supervisor


January 17, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Centre for Autism Services Alberta
Lunch will be provided.

*Registration deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018


Learn how to recognize and support the unique needs of individuals with autism
spectrum disorder by using Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).
          • Methods designed specifically for individuals with autism
          • Well-established, used worldwide, and supported by over 20 years of
             diverse research
          • Help to improve social and communication skills, as well as behavioral flexibility
          • Targets “pivotal” areas associated with improved child learning and motivation
          • Utilizes both the developmental and behavioral sciences


For more information, please contact Sally at
$249 for professionals
$50 for external families (non-Centre members)
FREE for current members of the Centre


Register Today
Contact Sandra -780-488-6600
*Registration deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018

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February, 2018


Alberta Family Mediation Society


APRIL 19 & 20, 2018 - calgary, ab


Thursday, April 19, 2018


9:00am - 4:30pm       Elder Mediation: The Future is Now withJudy McCann-Beranger

4:30pm - 6:30pm       Wine and Cheese Reception



Friday, April 20, 2018


8:30am - 4:00pm      People with Complicated Operating Systems and How to Communicate with Them with Megan Hunter, MBA


Lunchtime speaker:  The effects of Compassion Fatigue in the legal community with Judge Todd LaRochelle



Where?  The Kahanoff Centre, 105 - 12th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1A1


Visit for more information, to register online or to view the complete brochure.  Earlybird rates in effect until February 16, 2018!


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March, 2018




Professional Training and Certification in Emotional Freedom Techniques



March 16-18, 2018


To Register click here



Who should attend?

Individuals with a Master's Degree and Professional Designation in one of the following:

  • Registered Psychologist (R. Psych)/Registered Provisional Psychologist 
  • MSW
  • Canadian Certified Counselor (CCC) 

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is an evidence based, mind-body therapeutic modality that brings significant value to trauma informed practice and is supported by the American Psychological Association (APA) for continuing education for its members. 


Over 100 research studies have been published supporting its effectiveness in the treatment of:

  • Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Addictive Behavior
  • Pain

 Potential Outcomes

  • The effects of EFT are long lasting
  • You will find that many of your clients experience faster, gentler, and more permanent improvements
  • EFT will not only provide value to your clients, but also offers compassion fatigue protection for the therapist
  • A modified version of the tapping protocol can be taught to clients as a self-management tool between sessions


"Energy psychology techniques and procedures can bring about remarkably rapid changes in the way people feel and move through the world." -Bessel A. Van Der Kolk, MDD Medical Director, The Trauma Center, Brookline, MA


To Register click here



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March 23-25, 2018

Basic Clinical Hypnosis Training, Calgary. Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis.

City University of Seattle -Calgary Campus
Suite 120, 1040 7 Avenue
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3G9

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April, 2018

April 26th & 27th 2018

Engaging Traumatized Clients Who Avoid Attachment, Closeness, & Painful Feelings


Sponsored by: Talk Therapy


A two-day workshop with Dr. Robert Muller

Calgary, Alberta


More information go to

or call 403-467-7252


More information

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May, 2018




Vancouver BC

MAY 11-12, 2017


The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT) is proud to be hosting its 8th Annual Conference in Vancouver BC at the SFU Harbour Centre.

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Pre-conference workshop, CBT for OCD in Children, by Dr. Martin Franklin
  • Workshops on CBT for chronic complex pain (Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff) , assessment and treatment for pediatric ADHD (Dr. Candice Murray), incorporating CBT for insomnia into treatment (Dr. Colleen Carney), working with negative cognitions in depression (Dr. Keith Dobson), mindfulness meditation in CBT (Dr. Mark Lau), and the clinical reality and empirical research on how to end treatment in CBT (Dr. Deborah Dobson)
  • Keynote addresses from international experts (Dr. Martin Franklin & Dr. David M. Clark), a conversation with Dr. Stanley (Jack) Rachman about his academic life and times (led by Drs. Adam Radomsky & Dr. Maureen Whittal), as well as symposia, a poster session, and a wine & cheese event


Early bird deadline for registration ends March 31, 2018. For more information or to register for the conference, go to:


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September, 2018


Sandra J. Winnick & Associates
Personality Dimensions® Facilitator Certification Workshop (Level 1)


September 12, 13 & 14, 2018. 0830 - 1630


Fantasyland Hotel – Conference Room 12
West Edmonton Mall
8882 170 St NW,
Edmonton, AB
T5T 4J2


Personality Dimensions® is an interactive tool, based on leading-edge research into human motivation and behaviour, and helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities or temperaments. This 3 day workshop qualifies participants to deliver Personality Dimensions® in a variety of applications (teambuilding, leadership development, team dynamics, communication, conflict, careers, retirement transition, executive coaching etc) Qualified Facilitators may: purchase training and related materials from Career/LifeSkills Resources or an authorized Personality Dimensions® distributor; promote themselves as Qualified Facilitators (level I); organize and conduct Introductory and Applications sessions; charge for their services and provide statistical data on participants to assist in updating statistical profiles.
N.B. Eligible for funding from Canada Job Grant Program


To register contact sandraloy@shaw.caTel. 780-951-2959 or download registration form at

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November, 2018