2019 Psychology Month Events


 

February 2019 is national Psychology Month

The goal of Psychology Month is to raise Canadian's awareness of the role that psychology plays in our lives, our schools, our communities, & our employment.  Psychology month is an excellent opportunity for public education & promotion of the profession.

 

Materials can be obtained from the PAA office to assist with your promotional activities
 during Psychology Month.

 

2019 Psychology Month Events in Alberta



PAA’s display board and Psychology Month materials were exhibited and displayed at the following Psychology Month Events:

 

 

PAA increased its social media outputs (Facebook, Twitter, & LinkedIN) in February in recognition of Psychology Month. 

Throughout the month St. Albert and 21 Edmonton Public Libraries will display information on mental health and psychology. The displays included information about PAA and psychological concerns such as anxiety, depression and chronic pain. Ms. Erin Buhr organized this event.

 

Throughout the month Ms. Jennifer Strebchuk will display in her office information on mental health and psychology as well as sharing information about the benefits of medical-psychological collaboration with local physicians.

 

Throughout the month St. Mary University honours and capstone project Psych 400 students in Calgary have teamed up to bring a week of de-stress initiatives (Aboriginal Wheel of Wellness, Casey Eagle speaker, Valentines bake sale) to help students unwind before reading week arrives. Psychological materials will be provided to all participants.

 

Throughout the month Ms. Sara Ludu will be educating her clients at Homewood Health about the support and help available for mental health throughout the city. She will also be informing clients of the benefits left unused through their extended health for services that are covered by Psychologists.

 

February 4 – 8th

Edmonton Public Schools central office displayed information on mental health and psychology. Their display included information about PAA and psychological concerns such as Psychologically Healthy Workplace, School Psychology, depression, anxiety and parenting. Ms. Billie-Jo Scott organized this event.

 

February 12th
3rd annual Yoga Rave, hosted by MacEwan University Recreation, is a unique event that merges a 2-hour yoga class with the lively atmosphere of a rave. The focus of this event is to promote wellness, mental health and social inclusion through a fun and unconventional yoga class. There will be glow-sticks, body paint, wellness vendors, and a live DJ.  Doors open at 6PM and class starts at 7PM. Spots must be pre-purchased in advance. Entrance to this unique event is BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and is open to everyone!
Full event details and tickets can be found MacEwan.ca/Recreation under Special Events.

February 14 – 15th
  
2019 Calgary City Teachers’ Convention will be held at Telus Convention Centre and managed by Ms. Monique Jamin, Ms. Michelle Springman, Ms. Sara Ludu, Ms. Lauren Chan and Mr. Jeffrey Smith.

February 20th

Dr. Judi Malone, Chief Executive Officer of PAA and Dr. Richard Spelliscy, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of CAP presented an updated on their individual and collective provincial work for psychology at Edmonton Zone AHS Psychology Professional Practice Council 6th Annual General Meeting & Professional Development Day.

February 21 – 22nd

2019 South Western Alberta Teachers Convention will be held at the University of Lethbridge and managed by Ms. Allison Stott and Ms. Brenda Davis.

 

February 21 – 22nd
The 7th Annual Psychology Day will provide several exciting presentations to AHS Allied Health and Mental Health and Addictions staff. The event will take place at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. PAA’s display will be exhibited with more information on psychological concerns. There are several AHS Psychologist contributors who will make this such an amazing success for the registrants who will attend.

 

February 28 - March 1st

2019 Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre and managed by Mr. Chris Lefebvre, Mr. Colin Auschrat, Mr. Peter Gregg, Ms. Hilda Huj and Dr. Xiaozhou (Zoey) Zhang.

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who dedicated their time to promote Psychology