Notice to PAA Members: A continuing education reciprocity agreement between the PAA, the British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA) and the Psychological Society of Saskatchewn (PSS) 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: http://www.psychologists.bc.ca/
Psychological Society of Saskatchewan (PSS) website: http://www.psychsocietysk.org/
The following is a list of other non-PAA training/workshop events.
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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.
EPPP Psychology Written Exam Preparation
Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioural Sciences Comprehensive Preparation Materials and Workshops for EPPP
For further information contact: Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioural Sciences at 1-800-472-1931 or website: www.aatbs.com
Suicide Prevention Training Programs - Centre for Suicide Prevention
Delivering a variety of high quality and practical skill development workshops across Canada and other parts of the world.
Visit www.suicideinfo.ca for a complete listing or call
(403) 245-3900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development
The University of Calgary CME Office offers a variety of courses and programs to meet your learning needs.
CME now offers online registration for many of our courses. Click Here to register!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND SAVE THE DATES!
If you have any questions regarding our courses, please e-mail us email@example.com!
For a more comprehensive listing of CME events, please click here.
Programs offered through CME:
- Are evidence-based, objective & balanced
- Are eligible for study credits
- Meet accepted standards of scientific integrity
- Have specific learning objectives for participants
- Are developed by planning committees comprised of individuals from relevant backgrounds
JACK HIROSE AND ASSOCIATES INC. provides seminars for mental health and education professionals. Our mission is to offer effective and stimulating training opportunities that respond to the ever changing needs of counsellors, therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, medical doctors, teachers and mental health professionals. We strive to provide proven training methods that focus on practical interventions and increased skill development. Course instructors are recognized in their respective fields as world class presenters. Our instructors are selected not only for their knowledge, but also for their ability to present course material in an engaging and stimulating manner.
The workshops focus on beginner and advanced training, particularly in solution focused/oriented, cognitive, behavioral, narrative, and emotion-focused therapies. Training sessions are given in specialized areas of interest, e.g. alcohol and drugs, anger and aggression, trauma, anxiety, depression, mindfulness and many other topics. Workshops are given in one, two, three and four day formats. Since 1998, Jack Hirose and Associates has provided training to more than 30,000 mental health professionals in Canada and the United States. Jack Hirose and Associates is an approved continuing education provider with the Canadian Psychological Association.
Please visit www.jackhirose.com for the complete listing of our upcoming workshops and conferences.
Please call 1-800-456-5424 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our events.
Catholic Social Services' Family Living Program is now offering the following workshops.
- Handling Anger Level One
- Handling Anger Level Two
- Mindfulness & Mastery of Emotions Level One
- Overcoming Depression Level One
- Overcoming Depression Level Two
- Setting Healthy Boundaries
- Couples Communication
- New Beginnings
- You Just Don't Get It
Click here for outline of workshops and registration information
Catholic Social Services is also proud to offer:
A Full two day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop
Click here for dates and registration information
A Half-Day Refresher Course Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Tune Up Recertification
Click here for dates and registration information
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Interprofessional Continuing Education is a non-for profit organization within the University of British Columbia that provides interdisciplinary conferences to various health professionals. Conferences offered on an annual or biennial basis include: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder; The Early Years; International Seating Symposium; Mental Health; Obesity, Diabetes.
Please visit www.interprofessional.ubc.ca for the complete listing of our upcoming conferences.
Please call 604-827-3112 or email: email@example.com for more information about our initiatives.
FAMILY PEER SUPPORT DROP-IN GROUP
Canadian Mental Health Association-Edmonton Region
The Family Peer Support Drop-In Group is a free weekly evening drop-in support group for adults providing care and support for an adult family member with a mental illness. Group members can come once or as often as they want. The group is a safe place to talk, develop healthy self care practices, share stories and feelings, learn practical coping strategies, provide and get support. Group members also get information about mental illness and community resources. Group members learn about recovery and develop hope.
The Family Peer Support Drop-In Group meets:
• Every First and Third Wednesday of the month
• 6:30 – 8:30 pm
• 300, 10010 – 105 Street
At the Canadian Mental Health Association-Edmonton Region office
Free street parking
To learn more, call 780.414.6300 or visit CMHA - Edmonton Region
Continuing Education Programs
Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary
http://wcmprod2.ucalgary.ca/pd/ - This site will have the listings of our programs
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
EMDR Basic & Advanced Trainings in
Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, & Northern Canada
Mission: To train mental health professionals in this highly effective empirically validated therapy.
All trainers are EMDRIA approved and facilitators are EMDRIA Approved Consultants. Our team provides you with years of experience and knowledge to guide participants in the application of their training to the specific populations they address in their practice.
i. to understand the research and theoretical positions on EMDR.
ii. to use the basic eight phase EMDR protocol, effectively and safely, and adapt it to special situations and populations.
iii. to be familiar with variations on the basic protocol for special populations (e.g. children, couples, grief, pain, addictions, phobias, dissociation,…)
iv. to understand legal and ethical considerations in the use of EMDR.
EMDR Basic course includes textbook, manuals, and the 10 hours of required consultation needed to complete the training. Continued consultation is available at a very reasonable cost.
EMDR Advanced Trainings Topics:
- Working with complex trauma and dissociation
- Pre-Verbal Protocols for working with very early trauma and neglect
- EMDR and Ego State Therapy
- Advanced stabilization techniques
- Incorporating mindfulness into trauma preparation
- Working with addictions
EMDR was given the highest level of recommendation (category for robust empirical support and demonstrated effectiveness) in the treatment of trauma by APA.
See the New York Times for Francine Shapiro (founder) answers on EMDR:
Contact Sue Genest for further information firstname.lastname@example.org
Corinne Eckert Child & Adolescent Psychology presents:
CORE SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING FOR CHILDREN
Level 1 - The Hidden Conversation (understanding nonverbal social cues)
Level 2 - Successful Communication
Level 3 - Positive Peer Interaction (handling our difficult emotions and social problem solving)
*levels do not need to be taken in order.
Click here to see the following link for more details or call Corinne or Karlee at (780) 454-4634