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Psychological Services Fund at PAA’s Annual Banquet

We support Psychological Services Fund at PAA’s Annual Welcome to the Profession and Awards celebration. A PAA Member, Sharon Yeung, is graciously donating her time to take pictures at our event. All Newly Registered Psychologists and Awards Winners are invited to get a complimentary professional headshot taken by Sharon. Guests may purchase headshots at $50…

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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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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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General Information

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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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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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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Vaccine Policies in Workplace

To Mandate, or Not to Mandate – Vaccine Policies in the workplace BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd. COVID-19 has imposed new challenging obligations on employers. Employers have become very familiar with COVID-19 safety plans, work from home, masking, hand sanitizing, and social distancing. All employers have an obligation to maintain the health and safety of…

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What is a Psychologist?

What is a Psychologist? Psychologists study how we think, feel, and behave from a scientific viewpoint and apply it to help people understand, explain, and change their behavior. Psychologists are experts in making sense of thoughts, emotions, and behaviours and what steps are necessary for change in each area. They can provide services in Mental…

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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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