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Benefits & Services

A membership with PAA provides many benefits, including: special rates for professional liability insurance, discounts for goods & services, access to practice advisors, continuing education opportunities, and awards.

As PAA is the voice of, and for, psychology in Alberta, membership will ensure your interests are represented to government, service providers, and the public. 

PAA is proud to assist with the following

 

Advancing Your Professional Identity

  • Connects, understands, and supports psychologists, students, and affiliates

Your Voice

  • Advocate for psychology & its consumers
  • Defend scope of practice
  • Enhance psychologists’ opportunities
  • Inform the public & media

 Professional Development

Communication

  • Newsletters, Psymposium, & member advertising rates
  • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Opportunities to network, to get involved, & to shape the profession

 Support

  • Referral service with link to own website (full members)
  • Access to practice advisors (full members)
  • Discounted professional liability, home/auto, & office insurance
  • Discounted rates for goods & services

The PAA Practice Advisor Program provides full and life members of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) with free, confidential advice regarding professional practice and/or ethical issues.

Specifically for students…

Professional Identity

  • support through the transition from student to psychologist

Professional Development

  • Special Continuing Professional Development Rates 
  • Student research awards & presentations 

Communications

  • Post your CV & seek employment
  • Network with experienced psychologists

 Life Support Mental Health offers you the opportunity to receive direct referrals to your private practices through their evidence-based assessment tool – the Mental Health Check. This assessment is currently being delivered under license by primary care and pharmacy locations.

The Mental Health Check (MHC) utilizes a battery of evidence-based measures to produce a mental health picture of an individual and provides suggestions to health professionals on whether or not the client would benefit from psychological intervention. From here, Life Support Mental Health facilitates accurate referrals to regulated mental health professionals in their Referral Network. To sign up for a Life Support Mental Health account, click here. Contact an Account Specialist

BMS Group Inc.

Exclusive professional liability insurance for members of PAA. This CPAP/CPA BMS program brings a new member-centric perspective to the design and delivery of the psychology insurance program, including significant immediate and long-term benefits to policyholders, and access to pro bono legal services from one of the most highly recognized legal defence firms in medical defence and professional liability in Canada. Read most updated Coverage details HERE.

This free, confidential legal advice is designed to help avoid or reduce the probability of a claim or complaint and is available to participating members should you have questions related to an actual or potential professional liability claim.

For more information on Professional Liability, or how to deal with claims, click here

Phone: 1-855-318-6038, or Email: [email protected]

GoGet.Fit (GGF) is a habit-formation support platform consisting of a client-facing app paired with a professional-facing Pro Portal. The GGF platform enables you to provide clients with the necessary support to successfully implement recommendations when they are navigating day-to-day challenges. It is at home where the transformation of recommendations takes place, which unsupported have a limited lifespan. GGF is designed to be the bridge between best intentions and establishing long-term healthy habits and behaviors. PAA members have special discounted rates and can participate in an evidence-based case study. See details here for virtual scaled outcomes.

Case Study Participants are still needed! Participate in the PAA and GGF case study!

Doxy.me is the largest telemedicine provider in Canada and our new affinity partner.
PAA members can use the basic version for free to try (unlimited minutes, unlimited number of calls, fully encrypted), and if you would like to upgrade to a clinic or professional plan with more features, the coupon with a discount code (Email Simon for your code!). You also gain access to monthly live training sessions, dedicated training, and support for PAA members.  PAA members can email [email protected] for extra support.

TD Insurance Life & Health Offer Thanks to the affinity program agreement between TD Life Insurance Company (TD Insurance) and PAA, you can benefit from premium savings on eligible TD Term Life Insurance policies. For more information or to get a quote call 1-866-883-5647 or visit www.tdinsurance.com/products-services/life-insurance/paa-termlife

Health & Dental benefits are now available for PAA members. You can choose prescription drug coverage, dental coverage, or a combination of both. Vision and extended health care options are also available.  Feel confident with Health & Dental coverage that could suit your needs. Get a no-obligation quote now by calling 1-866-883-5647.

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program is dedicated to helping PAA members get access to preferred insurance rates on car, home, condo, and tenant coverage. For more information or to get a quote visit www.tdinsurance.com/paa or call 1-866-293-9730.

TD Travel Insurance  PAA preferred rate for PAA members who have home or auto insurance.

TD Merchant Solutions Preferred pricing for Psychologists’ Association of Alberta Members

The National Register of Health Service Psychologists Discounted Registration for PAA Members to Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy Webinar (Redeem your code from Simon)

PAA members receive $10 off registration with the code. Click here to reserve your spot: https://bit.ly/3gMVzHI

Brightsquid Compliant Communications for Healthcare.  Brightsquid will build custom workflow automation around your clinic to optimize patient management with faster, more accessible, secure communication

Greenspace supports healthcare professionals with evidence-based tools to improve mental health treatment outcomes.  Greenspace is offering PAA members free basic service, 50% discount on premium accounts

GoodLife Fitness is pleased to present a corporate incentive to members of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. Corporate memberships can save our members up to $348 off of the regular individual membership rates.

Lexus of Edmonton is offering preferred pricing to the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta when purchasing a Lexus within Alberta.

Alamo Rent A Car Year-round membership discounts available at more than 550 participation locations, unlimited mileage, a wide selection of quality vehicles, up to 10% off discount, and 24 hours emergency roadside assistance.

Red Arrow members receive preferred pricing at 5% off all travel.

The Sandman Signature Hotel Edmonton South Offering preferred associated rates from $143 for a King guestroom.

Sandman Signature Hotels and Sandman Hotels Preferred association rates vary at each hotel, depending on location. 

Login Brothers Canada members can purchase psychology books at a 5% discount.

 

                       

 

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