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.

Scroll down the list to view all the events that are listed (using the scroll bar immediately to the right of the list). 

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.

September, 2014

Right Recovery For You

  • Introduction To Right Recovery For You: Sept.18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Recovering From Family: Sept. 19, 9:30 – 5:30
  • Are You Eating To Live or Living To Eat: Sept. 20, 9:30 – 5:30

For more information about the classes, please contact
Lisa Dendwick at:, phone: 780.278.9381,
or Marilyn Bradford, at:, phone: 512-731-1133

For more detailed information 

September 26 & 27, 2014

The Pain Society of Alberta 8th  Annual Conference
Banff Conference Centre

For additional informaition

Mindfulness Meditation: In Clinical Practice and Personal Life

September 27-28, 2014

Providence Centre, Edmonton


*EARLY BIRD Reduced Registration Fees Until August 31, 2014! AND be entered to win a deluxe serenity gift package from Rocky Mountain Soap Company.


Facilitator: Catherine L. Phillips, MD, FRCP(C)


About the workshop:

- Have an experiential and academic understanding of mindfulness and a sampling of the research findings on this in order to appreciate the increasing integration of mindfulness into the Health Sciences

- Be familiar with a variety of applications of mindfulness in health care settings, including in clinical work, communication and personal self care.

- Be familiar with a sampling of formal and informal mindfulness exercises that can be integrated into personal and professional life.


This workshop is presented by the Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT). Registration is open to SAOT members and non-members!


Don't miss out! Register today at and view poster

October, 2014
November, 2014

November 4 - 6, 2014

Consensus Development Conference on Improving Mental Health Transitions

Westin Edmonton Hotel, 10135 100th St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is organizing a three day Consensus Development Conference for Improving Mental Health Transitions, which has been sponsored by the Alberta Government with support from Alberta Health Services.

The Consensus Development Conference model is an exciting format, geared to creating maximum impact on real-world clinical policy and practice. The conference will be of interest to anyone with an interest in severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI), including social workers, nurses, clinicians, policy-makers, managers, researchers, and students.

The topics include:
• Severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and the social, economic and legal consequences
• International examples of effective support systems
• Role of primary care and other support systems in effective interventions
• Information systems and tools for continuous quality improvement
• Further research requirements

For more information, visit and/or contact the Conference Organizer by email, .

November 23 - 25, 2014

Accelerating Primary Care Conference
Making Vision a Reality

The Accelerating Primary Care Conference is one of the premiere health care conferences in Canada. This year the conference will focus on opportunities and solutions for primary care delivery in Alberta. Delegates will learn about integrated health care, best practices, and the future of PCN Evolution through plenary and breakout sessions. More information will be available on the PCN PMO website in the coming weeks.


Location: Edmonton Westin Hotel