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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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Health Restriction Resources

PAA office has received questions regarding the masking requirements in private practice. We collected some resources that can be helpful for psychologists in private practice in Alberta to navigate the changes. Review the Alberta health care orders below: Health care facility requirements CMOH order 10-2020 CMOH orders PDF  

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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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Liability Insurance Renewal

Dear Members, In early May, you will receive the 2021-2022 CPA/CPAP Liability Insurance Program renewal from the program’s broker, BMS. You will see that Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) premium has increased this year. This increase is a direct reflection of increased claims, where millions of dollars of claims costs have been paid under the psychology…

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2021 PAA Poster Presentation Event

PAA invites all psychologists, provisional psychologists & student members to submit a poster for the PAA Poster Presentation event. Following last year’s presentation event, the 2021 poster presentation even will taker place on the PAA YouTube, and the PAA best poster award voting will go on for two weeks following the opening of the poster…

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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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Nominate TODAY!

Today is a Good day to Nominate a Peer For a PAA Award! PAA wants to recognize champions in our field by our Awards annually. Do you know someone who has contributed significantly to the field of psychology and think they deserve to be in the spotlight? You can find out more about the awards…

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February IS Psychology Month! 

February IS Psychology Month! This year, PAA celebrated Psychology Month virtually: Quick Facts highlighting interesting tidbits about the profession, including figures such as Sigmund Freud, locations such as Dalhousie University, techniques such as hypnosis, and fields such as forensic psychology. Videos from Alberta psychologists sharing how the profession became the right path for them. Biographies…

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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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The nominations for the 2021 Awards are now closed

The nominations for the 2021 Awards are now closed, but we do take nominations for 2022 at any time! PAA wants to recognize excellence in the field, and these recognitions allow us to acknowledge those contributions publicly. The recognitions are given to companies, psychologists, and other individuals through a series of awards annually. To find…

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