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COVID-19 Worsening Albertans’ Access to Psychologists

COVID-19 Worsening Albertans’ Access to Psychologists 30 November 2020 – COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the psychological health of Albertans. “COVID-19 has impacted the psychological health of Albertans who were already reeling from our economic downturn. Access to necessary psychological support was difficult before – and that need for the services of registered…

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PAA Member Survey – Alberta Psychology during a pandemic.

PAA Member Survey – Alberta Psychology during a pandemic. From April to October 2020, PAA members were surveyed on the impacts of the COVID- 19 pandemic on psychological practice in Alberta. The surveys seek to help understand the experience of being a psychologist in Alberta 28 weeks after WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This survey…

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Demonstrating Benefit and Improving Outcomes

A Community of Practice Conversation about Outcome Informed Practices “How effective am I with clients?” One of those questions that arise from the foundation of our practice. Psychology is built on evidence-based practices. But how often do we apply those to our own skill sets and experiences as a practitioner of psychology? Since the arrival…

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Advocating for Psychology

Psychologists’ Association of Alberta PAA’s Advocacy Work PAA spends over 1000 hours a year advocating for the unique value of psychology. Much of our advocacy work relates to the provincial government, with a strong focus before and after a provincial election. Ongoing engagement focuses on the unique value of psychology and building relationships with key…

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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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Psychological Services Fund

Psychological Services Fund The funds have been expended and no further funds will be available until October 2021 The PAA Psychological Services Funds and the Amina Beecroft Endowment Fund were established in 2005 with the primary purpose of subsidizing psychological services to Albertans who could not otherwise afford such services. The PAA Psychological Services Funds…

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PAA Bylaw changes 2019-2020

During the Annual General Meeting, the members of PAA can take part in voting on this bylaw change. You can find the proposed  bylaw changes below. Bylaw change – Board Resignation 

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PAA Annual Awards

PAA recognizes companies, psychologists, & others through a series of awards on an annual basis.  Nominations may be submitted at anytime, however, the deadline date for the next award cycle is 30 April 2021 The 2020 awards will be presented at the PAA Awards & Welcome to the Profession Virtual Evert on 02 October 2020….

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2020 Psychology Annual Meetings & Joint Professional Development Event

2020 Psychology Annual Meetings & Joint Professional Development Event The Registration for our event is now OPEN through the website. Check out the itinerary for the day below and register for PAA& CAP Annual General Meeting and PD day as well as the PAA Awards and Welcome to the Profession event!

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PAA Member Survey – Alberta Psychology during a pandemic.

PAA Member Survey – Alberta Psychology during a pandemic All Five reports are now available! Since April 2020 PAA Office has been surveying members to gather a better understanding of the invaluable work of psychologists during a global pandemic. An online survey was sent to members in April, May, June, July, and August These surveys…

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