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...


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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


WGM Psychological Services Ltd.


Intensive Training in Prolonged Exposure for PTSD

January 11-14, 2018, 830am-5pm

Calgary, AB, CANADA


WGM Psychology is offering a 4-day intensive working in Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.  Prolonged Exposure is a manualized therapy with a strong evidence base that suggests in effectiveness in treating PTSD and trauma-related problems.  This training will cover the basics of providing all Prolonged Exposure procedures, as well as how to modify procedures to tailor treatment to the needs of individual clients.  Lecture, discussion, videotaped therapy sessions and participant role plays will be used to facilitate dissemination of the training.  The cost is $1500, which includes the cost of the workshop, as well as supporting materials, including the treatment manual, handbook and a workshop binder.

Please contact Dr. Megan McElheran, at 403-850-6711 or for more information or to register.

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Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)


Leadership Conference
Effective Communication and Leadership in a crowded landscape
Hosted by the Practice Directorate of the Canadian Psychological Association
January 26 (8:00-4:30) and January 27 (8:00-12:00), 2018
Delta Hotels by Marriott, Ottawa City Center Ottawa, ON


The Practice Directorate of the Canadian Psychological Association invites psychology clinicians, leaders in hospital and community programs, students, clinical researchers and academics to this exciting 1½ day Conference. This conference will be relevant not only individuals currently in leadership, but to all psychologists (e.g., private practice, Heads of Departments (Academia), Training Directors, Chairs of Committees) and graduate students who are interested in learning skills to communicate more effectively (e.g., in meetings, preparing proposals for funding, etc.) and to help move the discipline of psychology forward. Registration is a nominal fee of $100 for Psychologists, $25 for students (inclusive of HST), and includes meals for the duration of the program.


Space is limited to 150 participants so be sure to submit your registration to Dr. Rozen Alex by December 24, 2017. A block of rooms at the Delta Hotels by Marriott, Ottawa City Centre is being held until at the rate of $139/night. Please contact the Delta directly to book your room as soon as possible.


More information about the conference - click here


To register - complete this form

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February, 2018
March, 2018

CanLearn Society presents:

Putting the Wheels on the DSM-5:

Using the DSM-5 as a Diagnostic Tool

March 2 and 3, 2018

CanLearn Society

1117 Macleod Trail SE

Calgary, AB T2G 2M8


Facilitated by Michael Zwiers, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary.


This interactive clinical skills workshop offers a hands-on approach to support clinicians to use the DSM-5 in clinical practice.  Participants will be introduced to a semi-structured screening interview that covers all key areas of the DSM-5 as well as a follow-up diagnostic interview designed to make the DSM-5 more manageable.  Participants will also engage with case studies in small groups to learn differential diagnosis and decision-making. 


Two- day workshop for Psychologists approved for CE Credits by the Canadian Psychological Association.


Space is limited.  Participants must complete an application form outlining professional training, coursework, and experience.  Instructor approval is required prior to registration.


For more information and to apply, visit:

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