Non-PAA Workshops

Note 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)

Workshops and other events offered by the BCPA. View...


Psychological Society of Saskatchewan (PSS)

Continuing Education activities from the PSS. View...


Idaho Psychological Association (IPA)

Continuing Education Activities from the IPA. View...


Non-profit associations may advertise events at no charge at the discretion of the PAA office. If you would like to advertise Employment, Office Space, Products and Services for Psychologists, or Continuing Professional Development events on our website, please visit the Classifieds Submission page for rates and submission details. 


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).





January, 2018

Pivotal Response Treatment
Level I Workshop: Introduction to PRT


Training provided by Koegel Autism Centre - University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Brittany Koegel, Ph.D. Trainer and School Program Director; Elizabeth Ponder, M.A., BCBA Trainer and Clinical Supervisor


January 17, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Centre for Autism Services Alberta
Lunch will be provided.

*Registration deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018


Learn how to recognize and support the unique needs of individuals with autism
spectrum disorder by using Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).
          • Methods designed specifically for individuals with autism
          • Well-established, used worldwide, and supported by over 20 years of
             diverse research
          • Help to improve social and communication skills, as well as behavioral flexibility
          • Targets “pivotal” areas associated with improved child learning and motivation
          • Utilizes both the developmental and behavioral sciences


For more information, please contact Sally at
$249 for professionals
$50 for external families (non-Centre members)
FREE for current members of the Centre


Register Today
Contact Sandra -780-488-6600
*Registration deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018

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February, 2018


Alberta Family Mediation Society


APRIL 19 & 20, 2018 - calgary, ab


Thursday, April 19, 2018


9:00am - 4:30pm       Elder Mediation: The Future is Now withJudy McCann-Beranger

4:30pm - 6:30pm       Wine and Cheese Reception



Friday, April 20, 2018


8:30am - 4:00pm      People with Complicated Operating Systems and How to Communicate with Them with Megan Hunter, MBA


Lunchtime speaker:  The effects of Compassion Fatigue in the legal community with Judge Todd LaRochelle



Where?  The Kahanoff Centre, 105 - 12th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1A1


Visit for more information, to register online or to view the complete brochure.  Earlybird rates in effect until February 16, 2018!


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March, 2018




Professional Training and Certification in Emotional Freedom Techniques



March 16-18, 2018


To Register click here



Who should attend?

Individuals with a Master's Degree and Professional Designation in one of the following:

  • Registered Psychologist (R. Psych)/Registered Provisional Psychologist 
  • MSW
  • Canadian Certified Counselor (CCC) 

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is an evidence based, mind-body therapeutic modality that brings significant value to trauma informed practice and is supported by the American Psychological Association (APA) for continuing education for its members. 


Over 100 research studies have been published supporting its effectiveness in the treatment of:

  • Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Addictive Behavior
  • Pain

 Potential Outcomes

  • The effects of EFT are long lasting
  • You will find that many of your clients experience faster, gentler, and more permanent improvements
  • EFT will not only provide value to your clients, but also offers compassion fatigue protection for the therapist
  • A modified version of the tapping protocol can be taught to clients as a self-management tool between sessions


"Energy psychology techniques and procedures can bring about remarkably rapid changes in the way people feel and move through the world." -Bessel A. Van Der Kolk, MDD Medical Director, The Trauma Center, Brookline, MA


To Register click here



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March 23-25, 2018

Basic Clinical Hypnosis Training, Calgary. Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis.

City University of Seattle -Calgary Campus
Suite 120, 1040 7 Avenue
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3G9

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April, 2018

April 26th & 27th 2018

Engaging Traumatized Clients Who Avoid Attachment, Closeness, & Painful Feelings


Sponsored by: Talk Therapy


A two-day workshop with Dr. Robert Muller

Calgary, Alberta


More information go to

or call 403-467-7252


More information

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May, 2018




Vancouver BC

MAY 11-12, 2017


The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT) is proud to be hosting its 8th Annual Conference in Vancouver BC at the SFU Harbour Centre.

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Pre-conference workshop, CBT for OCD in Children, by Dr. Martin Franklin
  • Workshops on CBT for chronic complex pain (Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff) , assessment and treatment for pediatric ADHD (Dr. Candice Murray), incorporating CBT for insomnia into treatment (Dr. Colleen Carney), working with negative cognitions in depression (Dr. Keith Dobson), mindfulness meditation in CBT (Dr. Mark Lau), and the clinical reality and empirical research on how to end treatment in CBT (Dr. Deborah Dobson)
  • Keynote addresses from international experts (Dr. Martin Franklin & Dr. David M. Clark), a conversation with Dr. Stanley (Jack) Rachman about his academic life and times (led by Drs. Adam Radomsky & Dr. Maureen Whittal), as well as symposia, a poster session, and a wine & cheese event


Early bird deadline for registration ends March 31, 2018. For more information or to register for the conference, go to:


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June, 2018

Please join us in stunning Banff, Alberta Canada for our

3rd International Neurosequential Model Symposium: 

Reflecting on a Decade of Progress – Envisioning a Better Future for Children

June 12-14 2018


To register:


Presenters include: Bruce D. Perry, Stuart Ablon,  John Lyons, Ted Beauchaine, Gina Samuels, Rowena Fong, Bryan Samuels, Nelba Márquez-Greene, special appearance by musician Jimmy Greene and others!


Come marvel at the breath-taking scenery from The Banff Centre as you participate in 3 days of learning and networking!   Evenings are yours to dine in the town of Banff or visit world-renowned destinations like Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Sulphur Mountain, Lake Minnewanka and beyond!


Early Bird Rates ($738 without CEs and $788 with CEs) ends at midnight CST on Jan. 15, 2018. Regular registration rates move to $843 without CEs and $893 with CEs.  All ticket prices shown in USD and include Canada's mandatory 5% Goods and Services Tax.


IMPORTANT:  DO NOT REGISTER THROUGH THIS SITE IF  you plan to attend our NMT or NME Banff Bootcamps (both of which are PART of the Symposium experience).  Registration fees for this Symposium are WAIVED for Banff Bootcamp delegates.  NMT Bootcamp begins on June 11 and tracks through the Symposium.  NME Bootcamp begins on June 12 at the Symposium and continues through June 15. Register for NMT Banff Bootcamp here or NME Banff Bootcamp here.


SYMPOSIUM & BOOT CAMP CANCELLATION POLICIES: Full refunds less $100 USD per registration fee granted until midnight CST May 31, 2018. No refunds granted post midnight CST May 31, 2018.


LODGING:  A limited number of rooms/rates have been held for delegates to book at The Banff Centre (TBC)  Please be sure to mention you are attending the "3rd International Neurosequential Model Symposium" and book your room as soon as possible as they will sell out.

TBC Toll Free: 1 (800) 884-7574

TBC Email:

TBC Online Booking:


DDITIONAL LODGING in the Town of Banff is available through The Banff Lodging Company.  

Toll Free: 1-800-563-8764  

Mention you are attending the "3rd International Neurosequential Model Symposium" for special rooms/rates.


To register:

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September, 2018
November, 2018


November 9th - Research Day, November 10-11th CADDRA Conference.


CADDRA presents our 14th Annual ADHD Conference & the 5th Annual Research Day at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary.


Unique opportunity to connect with Canadian ADHD researchers and hear from world-renowned plenary and senior speakers about current issues related to ADHD.


Please visit or email for more information. 

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