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Truscott, D., & Crook, K. H. (2021). Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada (Third Edition). Pica Pica Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press.

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Amundson, J. (2020, June). Informed Consent – The Sun, The Moon and The Planets. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/june_psymposium_2020_v1/s/10663048

Amundson, J. (2021, November). How to Support Your Colleagues with Ethical Dilemmas. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2021_nov_psymposium/s/13786044

Ross, M. (2022, January). Making an Appropriate Referral. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_jan_psymposium/s/14447463

Chang, J (2020). Developing Capacity in Clinical Supervision: A Call to Action.  CAP Monitor, Issue No. 63 (2020, Fall), 25-28. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/2020%2010%2009%20CAP%20Monitor%2063%20FINAL.pdf

Chang, J. (2021, November). Supervision Column- Observing Your Supervisee’s Work Directly: Video Deliberate Practice. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2021_nov_psymposium/s/13786043

Wallace, K (2020). Clinical Supervision Models Take You Beyond Simple Administrative Tasks. CAP Monitor, Issue No. 63 (2020, Fall),15-18. Retrieved from  https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/2020%2010%2009%20CAP%20Monitor%2063%20FINAL.pdf

Carter, S (2020). Private Practice and Ethics: A Meeting of Two Worlds. CAP Monitor, Issue No. 62 (2020, Summer), 10-17. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/CAP-Monitor-Issue-62.pdf 

Janzen, T (2020). Top Areas of Complaints Related to the Business Side of Psychology and How to Avoid   Them, CAP Monitor, Issue No. 62 (2020, Summer), 10-17. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/CAP-Monitor-Issue-62.pdf

BMS Group Healthcare Professionals Insurance Alliance legal team AT Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (Gowlings). Billing Practices for Psychologists. CAP Monitor, Issue No.59 (2019, Summer), 10-12. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/CAP%20Monitor%20-%20Issue%2059.pdf

Amundson, J. (2022, March). The Ethics of Professional Judgement In Moving On. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_march_psymposium_web/s/14935026

Zwiers, L. M. (2022, January). Differential Diagnosis: Figuring Out What is Going On With Clients. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_jan_psymposium/s/14447464

Zwiers, L. M. (2022, March). The Primary Diagnosis and Why it Matters. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_march_psymposium_web/s/14935028 

Zwiers, L. M. (2022, November). Beyond Test Scores – Why Numbers Are Not Enough. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_nov_psymposium_web/s/17190962

Amundson, J. (2022, January). The Ethics of Self Care. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_jan_psymposium/s/14447462

Dixon, S. (2022, March). Promoting Self- Wellness During the Pandemic: Key Strategies for Practitioners. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_march_psymposium_web/s/14935035

Radcliffe, S & Beauchemin, K (2020). Preventing Occupational Despair Through Compassionate Self-Care. CAP Monitor, Issue No. 61 (2020, Spring), 12-16. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/2020%2005%2008%20CAP%20Monitor%2061%20V.2.pdf

Stolte, M. (2022, November). Reflections on Telepsychology and Inter-jurisdictional Practice. https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_nov_psymposium_web/s/17190969

Luceno, A. & Stolte, M. (2022, June). Is Email Encryption Enough? https://issuu.com/paa-psymposium/docs/2022_june_psymposium/s/15935907

Spelliscy, R (2021). The Ethical and Professional Obligations of Addressing Foreseeability and Providing a Reasonable Standard of Care. CAP Monitor, Issue No. 65 (2021, Spring), 32-36. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/2021-04-01-CAP-Monitor-65-FINAL.pdf

Arriagada, C (2020). The Traumatizing Experience of Systemic Discrimination. CAP Monitor, Issue No.70 (2020, Summer), 14-16. Retrieved from https://www.cap.ab.ca/Portals/0/pdfs/Monitor/CAP-Monitor-Issue-70-FINAL.pdf