Psychologists' Association of Alberta

 

The Mission of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta is to advance the science-based profession of psychology and to promote the well-being and potential of all Albertans.

 

  


  

Technical Difficulties with Our Phone System

 

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with all of our phone lines and are having difficulty to answer the receiving inbound calls at the present time.

 

 

We apologize for the inconvenience and are working diligently to resolve the technical issues with our phone system.

 

Until phone system services return, you can access your member’s account online at Member Login and on-line referral service if you are in search for a psychologist in Alberta.

 

You can contact a PAA team member below via email:

 

You also can call (780) 424-0294 to leave your name, area code and telephone number in our voice message. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

 

If this is an emergency please call 911 or your nearest Distress Line in Edmonton at (780) 482-4357 and in Calgary at (403) 266-1605. You may also want to go your nearest hospital emergency center.

 

Our office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. We are closed on Family Day, February 20th, 2017.

 

We sincerely thank you for your patience.

 


 

     

 

 

 

Apply to be on the Mental Health Review Panel Roster,

deadline 28 February 2017

 

Alberta Health Seeking panel members for formal patients under the Mental Health Act.

http://www.health.alberta.ca/newsroom/mental-health-act-panels.html

 

Psychologists can apply as public members; this posting closes 28 February 2017. 

www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=382

 

Members help to ensure that Albertans living with mental illness are given due process and help navigating the system.

 

More information in member resources 

 

                     


  

 

Medical Assistance in Dying – please note that the Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee has issued a directive for Designated Capacity Assessors – note that this designation does not imply designation to conduct capacity assessments specific to MAID.

 PAA is currently exploring psychological health and the involvement of psychologists in this regard. 

   


 

February, 2017

is national Psychology Month

 

 February is an excellent opportunity for all of us to let the public know what psychology has to offer. Psychology Month raises awareness of the role that psychology plays in our lives, our schools, our communities, & our employment.  What might you do to promote psychology this February?

 

 Get Involved

There's plenty of time to get involved 

 

 We have resources & materials for your own promotional activities.

2017 Events and Examples of previous events

 

Share your Successes.  Share your Ideas 

  


  

 Call for Nominations 2017 for the Board of the Psychologists' Association of Alberta

 

All nominees must be eligible voting members (Full, Life and Out of Province members) in good standing with the Psychologists' Association of Alberta and shall be nominated by two eligible voting members in good standing with the Psychologists' Association of Alberta.


Board Postions available this Election are: 7 director postions 
(three year term of office). Closing date for nominations: 4:00 p.m. Friday 3 March 2017  Download...


So You Want to Join a Board .....More details
                     


 

PAA Connects 2017

Our Forum for Learning, Connection & Renewal

 

25 & 26 May 2017

 

Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, AB

Featuring Dr. Scott Miller 

details..

 

   

Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology

(CPE 140-014)

 

A Web Based Certificate Course for Canadian Psychologist

Offered By The University of Calgary and the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta

 

 February 1, 2017 to April 17, 2017

details....

 


 

 

Psychological Service Funds

     

The PAA Psychological Service Funds help people who can't afford the services of a psychologist
to access the help they need.

The funds have been expended and no further funds will be available until the next disbursement from the Foundation in October of 2017

                                 


  

 PAA Membership 

 

Not a member? Join one of the strongest national professional associations in psychology 

 

                       Member Benefits and Services 

 


 

healthy workplace brochure     

    Healthy Workplaces

 

Learn more about psychologically healthy workplaces and nominate an organization 

 

Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

 

 

 



PodcastPodcasts

 

Members have access to free podcasts on topics of interest

 

Members Only Area