The CAP Monitor

The CAP Monitor is a regular publication of the College of Alberta Psychologists and is published quarterly. The Publications Committee monitors the content of The CAP Monitor to ensure the information being conveyed is consistent with CAP’s mandate, governing documents and policy. 

July 7, 2022

Issue #70 of The CAP Monitor

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"I am very pleased to report that 98 percent the College of Alberta Psychologists’ (CAP) membership had fully or partially completed their 2022-2023 practice permit renewal by fiscal year end. This included completing the first...
April 7, 2022

Issue #69 of The CAP Monitor

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"It is two years to the day on March 11, 2022 that COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic.  The College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) continues to be extremely pleased on how regulated members are navigating the pandemic. As noted...
December 21, 2021

Issue #68 of The CAP Monitor

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"The College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) is pleased to report that we continue to successfully monitor and navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. We are closely following all recommended COVID-19 mitigation strategies and tracking new...
October 27, 2021

Issue #67 of The CAP Monitor

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“Professional psychologists are entrusted with the responsibility for providing their services to the public with the highest degree of care, competence and quality, often across the course of careers that span several decades”...
July 26, 2021

Issue #66 of The CAP Monitor

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"Approximately one year ago (May 2020) a Nanos poll conducted on behalf of the Mental health Commission of Canada, revealed that more than four in 10 Canadians reported feeling stress regularly (33%) or all the time (13 %) in the preceding...
April 2, 2021

Issue #65 of The CAP Monitor

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"The preceding article by Dr. Lisa Votta-Bleeker suggests that psychologists are increasingly uniquely equipped in both research and practice to prevent, assess, and treat suicide risk. This view is shared by Dr. Kirsten Weir (2019) in her...
December 14, 2020

Issue #64 of The CAP Monitor

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"College of Alberta Psychologists Stands Against Racism and Stands for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) has adopted both a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice that prohibit discriminatory...
October 10, 2020

Issue #63 of The CAP Monitor

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"This issue of The CAP Monitor is dedicated to supervision. Increasingly supervision is being viewed as a competency that requires specific knowledge, training, and skills. CAP recognizes this by allowing supervision training to form part of...
August 18, 2020

Issue #62 of The CAP Monitor

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"This issue of The CAP Monitor is dedicated to private practice. The majority of CAP’s regulated members are in private practice either full or part-time. Notwithstanding, few have specific training in the legal, financial, personnel...
May 8, 2020

Issue #61 of The CAP Monitor

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"The timing of this issue of The CAP Monitor could not have been better. The theme was planned well before the pandemic arrived. I need to find out the brand of the crystal ball that the staff have at the CAP office."

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