Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology – What it is & How to do it – 6CE Credit – VIRTUALVirtual (Zoom)
The workshop provides an overview and practical application of the concept of evidence-based practice (EBP). Three major aspects of EBP will be emphasized: (1) empirically supported treatments (e.g., manualized and principle based protocols), (2) evidence-based psychotherapy relationships and responsiveness, and (3) routine outcome/progress monitoring. Clinical application of each aspect of EBP will be illustrated via case examples, role play, and demonstration. There will be opportunities for discussion of challenges and means of incorporating evidence-based principles into your practice.
Disaster Response Network Launch – Lunch and Learn 1 CE CreditVirtual (Zoom)
FREE FOR MEMBERS
PAA Disaster Response Network (DRN) activates when an Alberta emergency is determined to be a disaster. Psychologists are invited to join this lunch and learn to get the most up-to-date information about PAA DRN protocols, logistics, and disaster trauma treatment basics.
PAA Ethics Round Table – Rural Practice & Multiple Relationships w/ Linda FordeVirtual (Zoom)
PAA Ethics Round Tables (PERT), is a peer-support program to enhance ethical professional practice and decision making.
This program is not intended to provide clinical supervision nor to offer an expert opinion or detailed consultation on one specific case. This program is not personalized professional guidance such as that offered by the College of Alberta Psychologist’s Professional Guidance program nor is it one-to-one practice advisor support such as that offered by the PAA Practice Advisor Program. These sessions will not be recorded, and minutes or notes will not be taken.
Pain Psychology: An Introduction to Chronic Pain Management Approaches – 6 CE Credit – VIRTUALVirtual (Zoom)
This is a two part webinar. Part 1: 27 June 2023 and Part 2: 28 June 2023 1:00-4:00 PM.
General Assessments for Counselling Psychologists – 6 CE CreditsCalgary TBD Calgary, Alberta
Assessment and counselling are integral components of the psychotherapy process. Assessment occurs in the initial stages and is often ongoing to inform the psychotherapy process. Topics for this workshop will include mental status examinations, psychometrics, screening measures, and limitations of self-report. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a broader understanding of general assessments for psychotherapists.
Breaking the OCD Cycle: The Power of Exposure and Response Prevention – 6 CE CreditEdmonton TBD Edmonton, Alberta
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is not rare and it typically starts early in life. Too often it goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for many years.
Performance: It’s not (only) what you think – 6CE CreditCalgary TBD Calgary, Alberta
Personality. How often have you heard someone say: “It's just the way I am/She/He is/They are.”? What do you find first comes to mind for you? A word used but often misunderstood and even misapplied at times. A model for the New Big Five is used to zoom in on personality, and four of the five major sections are unpacked. This six-session composition is designed to unpack, educate, reorganize, and vitalize the perception of how to work with your clients.
Family Restructuring Therapy: Working with separated, divorced and never married families – 6 CE CreditEdmonton TBD Edmonton, Alberta
The workshop will discuss how to identify the evolution, dynamics and characteristics of a high conflict family, ethical principles and standards to work with high conflict families, to learn the theory of Family Restructuring Therapy and much more.