The basis of regulation for the profession of psychology in Alberta is to serve the public interest and to support psychologists and provisional psychologists in providing proficient services.
A number of documents govern the regulation of the profession of psychology as outlined below:
Additionally, the College develops documents in order to promote competent and ethical practice and to guide its members. The following documents help in defining competent practice:
The College develops publications (Annual Reports and The CAP Monitor) as required under the Health Professions Act (HPA) as well as to provide information to regulated members and the public.
Section 4 of the HPA requires that colleges submit an annual report of activities each year to the Minister of Alberta Health. Annual reports submitted to the Minister are tabled in the Legislative Assembly.
The CAP Monitor is a regular publication of the College of Alberta Psychologists. It is published twice yearly.
For a list of CAP Monitor articles please see the table of contents.
Information related to Family Law Practice Notes 7 & 8 can be found by clicking here or go to the Court of Queen's Bench website.