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TherAppX

NEW PAA Affinity Partner! TherAppX New tools for psychologists to assist Albertans using mental health apps Launching this month (31 August 2021), TherAppX is the latest affinity partner program of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA), offering a 20% discount for PAA members. These days, many Canadians are seeking to improve their mental health, and…

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2021 PAA Annual General Meeting

Notice of the annual general meeting of the membership of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta   Dear PAA Members! As the 2020-2021 Fiscal year has come to an end, it is the duty and joy of our association to come together in an Annual General Meeting. The PAA Board of Directors is hereby providing notice…

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We Grieve the Loss of Indigenous Children

It is with great sadness that we grieve the loss of well over 1000 Indigenous children. We honour their lives and those of all children impacted by Canada’s residential school system. The genocidal legacy of Indian Residential Schools (and Indian Day Schools) is an ongoing Canadian responsibility. Consistent with the national report on Psychology’s Response…

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Alberta Provincial COVID Vaccine Update

Phase 2C started on 12 April 2021 Front-line healthcare workers in Phase 2C can now book a vaccine appointment at participating pharmacies or through Alberta Health Services (online or 811). Eligible healthcare workers include: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and all other health care professionals and their office or support staff who provide in-person, direct patient…

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Psychological Practice Using Telepsychology

Psychological Practice Using Telepsychology Technology in Practice Survey of Alberta Psychologists PAA Technology in Practice (TiP) Committee was established by the Psychologist’s Association of Alberta (PAA) in February 2020. The COVID pandemic was declared in March 2020 leading to widespread adoption of telepsychology in psychological practice. Based in part on a PAA Task Force in…

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Psychology Month: Associate Minister Luan

PAA would like to share: Psychology Month: Associate Minister Luan Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Jason Luan issued the following statement on Psychology Month: Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Jason Luan issued the following statement on Psychology Month: “Celebrated every February, Psychology Month recognizes the many contributions of Alberta’s approximately 4,000…

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Access to Psychologists

Access to Psychologists & the Impending Psychological Pandemic   PAA is continuously advocates for easier access to services that psychologists offer. The PAA Position statements: ” The services of psychologists for the assessment & treatment of mental health problems and disorders of Albertans should be covered under Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan” and “All Albertans…

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Albertans Want Improved Access to Psychologists

Albertans Want Improved Access to Psychologists January 2021 – Psychological health matters to individual quality of life, provincial health, & our economy. Invest with a significant impact – invest in Albertans psychological health. “Albertans know what they want – access mental health & addiction treatment by qualified providers. The psychological health & wellness of Albertans…

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2020 PAA Award Winners

Awards are given in recognition of excellence in the field and these recognitions allow us to publicly acknowledge those contributions. PAA would like to acknowledges our own exemplars, honoring those who shape our profession in such meaningful ways. The PAA Awards Ceremony is typically held with a banquet and a warmly celebrated time with family…

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CPA Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination

The Canadian Psychological Association rests on a foundation of policy and principle of anti-discrimination and respect for the dignity of persons.  These policies and principles are embedded in the Code of Ethics which guide the science, practice and education of psychology in Canada. 2020 has challenged Canadians, and citizens of the world, to be brave;…

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