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...


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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). 


March, 2019


Intensive Training in Prolonged Exposure for PTSD

March 14-17, 2019, 830am-430pm

Best Western Village Park Inn, Calgary, AB, CANADA


WGM Psychology is offering a 4-day intensive working in Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.  Prolonged Exposure is a manualized therapy with a strong evidence base that suggests in effectiveness in treating PTSD and trauma-related problems.  This training will cover the basics of providing all Prolonged Exposure procedures, as well as how to modify procedures to tailor treatment to the needs of individual clients.  Lecture, discussion, videotaped therapy sessions and participant role plays will be used to facilitate dissemination of the training.  The cost is $1600, which includes the cost of the workshop, as well as supporting materials, including the treatment manual, handbook and a workshop binder.

Please contact Dr. Megan McElheran at WGM Psychology, at 403-850-6711 or for more information or to register.

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 Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Video-Based Workshop with Dr. Allan Abbass 


The Western Canada Institute for ISTDP (WCII) is pleased to host Dr. Allan Abbass, one of the world’s leading experts on Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). This training day will focus on cases of treatment-resistant depression and will feature video examples. Psychotherapists of all types will see a framework for evaluating treatment resistance and will learn clinical tools to augment diverse formats of psychotherapy treatment.


Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.


Date/Time: March 21, 2019 at 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: 2919 – 8 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta (Parkdale United Church, Auditorium)

Audience: psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, mental health/counselling therapists, other professionals or students in related fields who treat patients with depression

Lunch/Refreshments: Lunch and light refreshments provided


Registration: $200/person;

Promo Codes: Enter PAA to save $15; or enter EARLYBIRD by January 31/19 to save $25; or, if you are a student enrolled in a recognized post-secondary education program in psychiatry, psychology, social work, or a related field, enter STUDENT to save $50.


Books: *Dr. Abbass has kindly offered a discounted rate for his books: Reaching Through Resistance ($40) and Hidden from View ($30). Cash sales; please bring exact change.


APA Convention:**Note: Dr. Abbass is the Keynote presenter for the Alberta Psychiatric Association (APA) Conference in Banff on Friday March 22, 2019 – the day after this workshop. He will be presenting on a different topic. If you would like to attend both and make a long-weekend out of it, you may also register for the APA Conference through the APA website ( as an APA or non-APA attendee.


*Distribution of this information to anyone who may be interested is encouraged and appreciated - distribution materials available here: .PDF  /  .JPG  /  Website  / Registration


More information:

Register now:

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May, 2019


Advanced & Intermediate  Level Hypnosis Workshops in Banff


The Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis – Alberta Society is pleased to present our Spring Hypnosis Conference and Workshops in Banff, May 24th  & 25th , 2019. 

  • Hypnotically Enhanced Addictions Treatment: Scripts, Strategies & Case Examples with Dr. Joseph Tramontana, Ph.D. -  May 24th and 25th
  • The Re-Definition of Self Process: A Hypnosis Based Protocol For Trauma Therapy with Dr. Marie Wilson, M.D. – May 24th
  • Tools Of The Trade: Effective Therapeutic Strategies with Dr. Marie Wilson, M.D. – May 25th


Please see the brochure for more information or visit our website at or call 1 800 386 7230

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