Registration & Fees

Registration is now open for CPA’s 78th Annual Convention in
Toronto, Ontario from June 8 to 10, 2017

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Participate in Healthy Choices!

Delegates are invited to start each day by participating in early morning health and wellness activities offered during the CPA National Convention. Choose between a 2.5k / 5k run, a yoga session, or an early class at the GoodLife facility located across the street from the Royal York Hotel.

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2017 CPA National Convention

 

 


Pre-Convention Workshops (One Day Only – Wed Jun 7, 2017)

NOTE: Beginning this year, all Pre-Convention Workshops include a breaks and/or lunch as follows, at no additional cost:

  • Half-Day AM workshops include a morning “Coffee/Tea/Water & Snack” Break
  • Half-Day PM workshops include an afternoon “Coffee/Tea/Water & Snack” Break
  • Full-Day workshops include a morning and afternoon “Coffee/Tea/Water & Snack” Break, as well as Lunch

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Enhancing Supervision and Treatment Delivery Through Cultural and Social Justice Competence
Presented by: Brent Hayman-Abello, Rozen Alex, Anusha Kassan, Marta Young

Description:This workshop is focused on training and supporting clinical supervisors in the development of cultural and social justice competencies. This workshop will review supervision models that can be applied to multiple and intersecting diversity constructs and help supervisors reflect on their own process of developing cultural and social justice competencies. Read more…

 

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Cultural Competency for Developing Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Collaborations

Presented by: Elizabeth Hartney, Asma-na-hi Antoine

Description:This workshop provides participants with the cultural competency skills required to support collaborations between Indigenous individuals and communities, and non-Indigenous organizations. The workshop will provide experiential opportunities for delegates to reach a new understanding of how the intersection between their personal history, the ethnocentric, scientific context of psychology, and the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, may have created barriers to recognizing the inherent assets, strengths, and resiliencies of Indigenous peoples, which can and should be central to client and family centred mental health services. Read more…

 

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Pediatric Somatization: Connecting the Mind and Body – Advances in Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment

Presented by: Theresa Newlove, Elizabeth Stanford, Amrit Dhariwal, Andrea Chapman

Description:Somatic symptom and related disorders are mental health conditions characterized by the presentation of physical symptoms that are not typically part of a medical condition, although they can co-occur with a diagnosed medical condition. Emergency room visits, hospital admissions, multiple medical investigations and pharmacological interventions reflect the severity of the symptoms and suffering experienced by children and youth with this condition. The workshop content and process are designed to reflect the experiences of children, youth and their families as they move through stages of confusion, connection, integrated treatment and recovery. Read more…

 

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Counselling LGBTQ+ Individuals

Presented by: Kevin G. Alderson, Ashleigh Yule

Description: This 4-hour workshop will provide relevant and practical information regarding assessing and counselling LGBTQ+ clients. We will explore evidence-based practical strategies to create safer, more inclusive, and competent counselling environments for LGBTQ+ clients.  Read more…

 

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The Assessment of Malingering in Psychology
Presented by: Andrew Haag

Description:Malingering is very common in multiple clinical and forensic contexts in psychology. This workshop will endeavour to provide a framework that clinicians can use for assessing malingering and consider potential contributing factors to malingering. Clinicians will gain a greater appreciation for the complexities and ethical implications involved in malingering assessment. Read more…

 

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Maximizing PTSD Assessment and Treatment by Incorporating Significant Others
Presented by: Candice M. Monson

Description:Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with numerous interpersonal impairments (e.g., Monson et al., 2009). This workshop will include coverage of evidence-based assessment methods for PTSD and common comorbid conditions, as well as relational functioning. The theoretical rationale for conducting a disorder-specific conjoint therapy for PTSD and a review of the key components of CBCT for PTSD will be provided. Read more…

 

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis

Presented by: Noah L. Lazar, Eilenna Denisoff

Description:Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has traditionally been thought of as a highly effective and empirically-validated treatment for depressive and anxiety disorders. In this workshop, the application of CBT for psychosis will be demonstrated.  There will be a focus on the unique challenges of working with clients suffering from psychosis, as well as modifications to standard CBT techniques, such as exposure and response prevention, behavioural experiments, cognitive restructuring, and core belief work, in order to effectively work with this population, particularly in terms of treading delusions and hallucinations. Read more…

 

2017 CPA National Convention Registration Fees

EARLY BIRD Registration Fees

(March 2017 – May 1, 2017 23:59 EST)

Category Rate HST 13% Total
CPA Members* $300.00 $39.00 $339.00
Honorary Life, Honorary Fellow and Retired Members $180.00 $23.40 $203.40
Student Affiliates $140.00 $18.20 $158.20
Non-Members $650.00 $84.50 $734.50
Student Non-Affiliates $260.00 $33.80 $293.80
Companion/Significant Other (Daily Rate) *** $100.00 $13.00 $113.00
 REGULAR Registration Fees

(May 2, 2017 – June 7, 2017 23:59 EST)

Category Rate HST 13% Total
CPA Members* $375.00 $48.75 $423.75
Honorary Life, Honorary Fellow and Retired Members $225.00 $29.25 $254.25
Student Affiliates $175.00 $22.75 $197.75
Non-Members $800.00 $104.00 $904.00
Student Non-Affiliates $320.00 $41.60 $361.60
Companion/Significant Other (Daily Rate) *** $100.00 $13.00 $113.00
 ON-SITE Registration Fees

(June 8 – June 10, 2017 23:59 EST)

Category Rate HST 13% Total
CPA Members* $450.00 $58.50 $508.50
Honorary Life, Honorary Fellow and Retired Members $270.00 $35.10 $305.10
Student Affiliates $180.00 $23.40 $203.40
Non-Members $950.00 $123.50 $1,073.50
Student Non-Affiliates $380.00 $49.40 $429.40
Companion/Significant Other (Daily Rate) *** $100.00 $13.00 $113.00
 PRE-CONVENTION WORKSHOP Registration Fees

(One Day Only – Wednesday June 7, 2017)

HALF-DAY WORKSHOP

(includes 1 coffee/tea/water break)

Rate HST 13% Total
CPA Members and Student Affiliates** $100.00 $13.00 $113.00
Non-Members/Affiliates** $150.00 $19.50 $169.50
FULL-DAY WORKSHOP

(includes AM Break, Lunch and PM Break)

Rate HST 13% Total
CPA Members and Student Affiliates** $195.00 $25.35 $220.35
Non-Members/Affiliates** $275.00 $35.75 $310.75

* The CPA Member Rate includes members, special affiliates, international affiliates, fellows, CPA-APA joint members, and CPA-APA joint fellows

** Pre-Convention Workshop Multi-Reg Rebate: CPA Convention Registrants who also registered separately to attend a Pre-Convention Workshop are eligible for a 10% rebate of their 2017 CPA National Convention registration fee. Download, complete and submit the Muti-Reg Rebate form to convention@cpa.ca

*** Companion Rate: There is a special rate for companions of presenting authors only (cannot be a psychologist, student in psychology, member, honorary life member, or student affiliate of the CPA or a provincial psychological association, nor a presenter at the convention). Should they fall into any of these categories, appropriate registration rates or fees will apply. Due to limited space and seating, companions may only attend sessions on the day for which their ticket is purchased.

Pre-Convention Workshop Registration – Cancellation Refund Policy

• 50% Refund up to March 15

• 25% Refund from March 16 to April 30

• NO REFUND as of May 1

CPA National Convention Registration – Cancellation Refund Policy

• 50% Refund up to March 15

• 25% Refund from March 16 to April 30

• NO REFUND as of May 1