• ll for Submissions for CPA2023 and N5 Now Open!

      • The CPA, in conjunction with N5, is pleased to announce that it is now receiving abstracts for the CPA’s 84th Annual National Convention and the 5th North Amerin Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, being held in Toronto, June 23-25, 2023. Abstracts n also be submitted for a pre-convention workshop, which will be held on June 22nd.

        Please click here,, to submit a submission. Deadline for submissions is December 14th, 2022.

    • Indigenous Student Award Program

      • The CPA is pleased to announce the launch of its Indigenous Student Award Program.? Its purpose is to encourage and support Indigenous (Inuit, First Nations, or Métis) students entering psychology undergraduate and graduate programs in nadian universities. This is an ademic merit-based award that also takes into consideration life factors such as motivation to excel in the field of psychology and level of need in overcoming barriers to attending university. Deadline for applitions is November 1, 2022.

        Further information and applition details n be found at

    • Now available: Psychology reer Pathways Series

      • The CPA is pleased to present three videos from early 2022 discussing reer paths in Psychology, collectively referred to as the Pathways series. These videos are a fast-paced and informative exploration of a range of perspectives from a number of experienced panelists discussing graduate studies and reer paths for students undertaking or planning future graduate work in Psychology.

    • Psynopsis Vol.44, Issue 3 now available online

    • Board Announcement

      • Dear Members, Affiliates and Associates,

        On behalf of the Board of Directors of the CPA, we are writing to let you know that Dr. Karen Cohen, CPA’s CEO, will be retiring on March 3, 2023. Dr. Cohen has a long history with the CPA, having held several roles within the association, inclusive of Registrar of Accreditation, Associate Executive Director and since, 2008, its Executive Director and CEO.

        The contributions and accomplishments Karen has helped to achieve span CPA’s activities across practice, science and edution. She has been a key CPA spokesperson, voice, and advote for the discipline and profession with colleagues outside of psychology, stakeholders, media and government. She has contributed to and led several of nada’s health and science initiatives and alliances, and her work has helped psychology impact public policy and programming across the country. Those who know her well, n speak to how responsive she has been to members, organizations, and the community, consistently helping to elevate their views and support their needs.

        In notifying the Board of her retirement, Dr. Cohen said, “I want to thank the CPA Board, staff, and its membership for the opportunity to do this important work with you for nadian psychology. I hope my contributions will be a good foundation upon which new management n help move the association, the discipline, and the profession further still.”

        The Board of Directors extends Karen their sincere thanks for her outstanding work and contributions. As a leader, a mentor, and a person, she will be deeply missed. We wish Dr. Cohen health and happiness as she takes her next steps.

        The CPA Board has struck a committee charged with recruiting a new CEO for CPA and information will be forthcoming to the membership and public shortly. Any questions n be directed to cpapresident@.

        Kerri Ritchie Ph.D., C. Psych.
        President, CPA 2022/23

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    The nadian Psychologil Association (CPA) respectfully acknowledges that its Head Office and staff are loted on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnabeg Peoples. The CPA is committed to being an association that is accountable to Indigenous peoples through?our response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of nada’s report.