Notice to PAA Members: A continuing education reciprocity agreement between the PAA, the British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA), the Psychological Society of Saskatchewn (PSS) and Idaho Psychological Association (IPA) has been entered into between our respective associations offering registration to the three associations' respective continuing education programs at the same fees that each of these associations would charge to their own members.


British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA) website:


Psychological Society of Saskatchewan (PSS) website:


Idaho Psychological Association (IPA) website: 

The following is a list of other non-PAA training/workshop events that are listed in date order.

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Commercial for-profit companies may advertise events for a nominal fee. Non-profit associations may advertise events at no charge at the discretion of the PAA office.
Please contact the PAA office at (780) 424-0294 or toll free at 1-888-424-0297 for further information.

August, 2015


Graduate students and early career psychologists attending the APA Convention in Toronto

Please join us for the APA Division 29 (Division of the Advancement of Psychotherapy) annual

“Social Hour With the Masters”

Date: Thursday August, 6

Time: 5:00 pm

Place: Intercontinental Hotel, Grenadier Room


Meet, greet, eat, and drink (for free) with leading experts and role models in the field including

Lorna Smith Benjamin

Professor Emerita, University of Utah

Developer of the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (SASB) and Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy (IRT)

Author of “Interpersonal Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders” (2002, Guilford); “Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy: An Integrative, Personality-Based Treatment for Complex Cases” (2006, Guilford)

Contributor to the APA Video Series


Shelley McMain

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Author of “Psychotherapy Essentials to Go: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Emotion Dysregulation” (2013, Norton)


Hanna Levenson

Professor, The Wright Institute in Berkeley

Author of “Brief Dynamic Therapy” (2010, APA); “Time-limited Dynamic Psychotherapy: A Guide To Clinical Practice” (1995, Basic)

Contributor to the APA Video Series


Jeanne Watson

Professor, University of Toronto

Author of “Emotion-Focused Therapy for Depression” (APA, 2006); “Case Studies of Emotion-Focused Therapy for Depression” (2007, APA)

Contributor to the APA Video Series


Plus a chance to join and renew membership with Division 29!


RSVPs are appreciated but not required


Contact Rayna Markin ( or Kevin McCarthy ( or to reply or to get for more information


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August 29-30, 2015               Edmonton, Alberta


PRACTICAL TRAINING IN CLINICAL SUPERVISION: This course is intended for any Therapists, Counsellors and Psychologists who seek training in how to supervise other professionals and students on placement.  


$500 Early Bird Registration. $550 after July 15;


More program and registration information at:

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September, 2015
October, 2015

Save the Date!  October 9, 2015

7th Annual Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference

Theme: “Innovation in Rural Behavioral Health”


Available by Webcast and at Group Webcast Sites


Registration information will appear here by summer 2015

The purpose of the Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference is to make quality continuing education available to behavioral health professionals about the particular practice issues involved in working with rural people and communities.


For more information on the Conference

The conference is coordinated by the Minnesota Psychological Association

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ICD & DSM: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

October 26, 2015


Registration OPEN!


Presented by Carol D. Goodheart, Ed.D., this program offers a context and overview of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD); the relationship of ICD-10-CA (Canada), ICD-10-CM (U.S.), and DSM-5; case vignettes relevant to diagnostic distinctions; an introduction to ICD-11, which is already well advanced in its development and will be adopted by WHO in 2017. Major changes in DSM-5 are reviewed. The relationship of the ICD classification to the DSM classification is discussed and contrasts between the two systems are presented.

CE Certification:

This workshop has been approved for six (6) hours of Continuing Education credits by the American Psychological Association (APA). Certificates are available for an additional $33 CAD plus 5% GST.


Early Registration (until September 20):

$185 + 5% GST

Regular Registration (until October 19):

$215 + 5% GST

All prices in Canadian dollars.

Location & Schedule:

Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Time – 9AM to 4:15PM


Dr. Goodheart is a past president of the APA and has a career that integrates practice, scholarship and service to psychology. Before becoming a psychologist, she also trained and worked as a nurse.

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November, 2015