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  • September 01, 2020 9:41 AM | admin (Administrator)

    The CCPPP is proud to share this August 2020 "beta" edition of a new national resource for students, supervisors, and training directors.

    CCPPP Guidelines for the Documentation of Professional Psychology Training Hours - Beta Version.pdf

    This resource was envisioned at the CCPPP Annual General Meeting in 2018 as a tool to clarify the appropriate categorization and documentation of various training activities, thus improving the consistency of this documentation across the country.

    The present release of this beta version of the Guidelines is timed to support the intensive activity of the 2020-21 internship application cycle. We invite members to use these guidelines in this context, and provide feedback at any time. It is our aim to use any feedback gathered this winter to revise and present an official version 1 of these guidelines to the CCPPP membership for approval at our June 2021 annual meeting.

    For further background or to provide feedback, please follow this link (member login required). If you are not a CCPPP member, and wish to provide feedback, please contact any member of our executive.


  • July 17, 2020 8:04 AM | admin (Administrator)

    The CCPPP executive is pleased to share a template developed to help you document the impact of the virus on academic, practicum, and internship training on a student-by-student basis. Special thanks to Cathy Costigan for spearheading this effort, as well as our membership, the CPA accreditation panel and representatives from our provincial regulators for the helpful suggestions and feedback.

    Direct links to forms:

    Documentation of Impact of COVID 19 on Practicum Training.pdf

    Documentation of Impact of COVID 19 on Internship Training (Internship).pdf

    Documentation of Impact of COVID 19 on Internship Training (Academic).pdf

  • June 18, 2020 11:30 AM | admin (Administrator)

    CCPPP Statement Against Racism and Discrimination.pdf

    See linked statement above from the CCPPP executive.  If you would like to participate in the Task Force described within, please jacquie.cohen@nshealth.ca by July 6, 2020 to indicate your interest.

    Members may also be interested and reviewing and contributing to our shared resources regarding training in diversity and inclusivity. Please see the Publications section of our News page to review our "Diversity Highlights" series.

  • June 16, 2020 12:04 PM | admin (Administrator)

    As readers may be aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered much discussion among our membership and related stakeholder groups about moving to virtual interviews for the 2020-21 season. Key benefits include include minimizing stress and financial cost to applicants. Feedback from our membership and students has indicated strong support for making virtual interviews "required" as opposed to "preferred," as a means to avoid potential equity problems that may arise if sites permit on-site visits for local candidates.

    In light of this, the CCPPP executive is strongly recommending that internship sites offer exclusively virtual interviews for the 2020/21 application cycle.

    This recommendation was disseminated to our membership by email on June 15, 2020.  Members with questions or feedback about this recommendation are encouraged to participate in the discussion board thread on this topic, or email any member of the executive directly.

  • May 08, 2020 3:32 PM | admin (Administrator)

    From the document linked below:

    The Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC) provides this guidance document for decision-makers in doctoral programs, practica and externships, internships, and postdoctoral residences to use in considering resumption of in-person psychological services and training in Health Service Psychology (HSP). The guidance includes general considerations as well as some specific recommendations. The CCTC recognizes, however, that every training program and training site is different, and that the considerations and recommendations provided in this document may not apply to all situations. Further, although the guidance provided in this document is intended to be comprehensive, it is not exhaustive. Indeed, more specific guidance is not possible due to variability in institutions, available resources, and the laws, orders, and regulations affecting each training site.

    CCTC Statement on Return to In-Person Services Training 5-8-2020.pdf

  • May 01, 2020 1:40 PM | admin (Administrator)
    We are pleased to present the second issue of the CCPPP’s Diversity Highlights!


    Diversity highlights issue 2.pdf

  • May 01, 2020 10:36 AM | admin (Administrator)

    Posting a statement from the Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC) regarding furloughing doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows in psychology training programs.

    This statement was endorsed by the CCPPP and many related stakeholder groups in North America.

    CCTC Statement on Trainee Furloughs 4-30-2020.pdf

  • April 27, 2020 12:21 PM | admin (Administrator)

    The newsletter is here! 

    Inside this issue:

    • President’s Message
    • AGM and Town hall 
    • Two-Step Notification dates
    • Election News 
    • Student Engagement
    • Membership Dues
    • Student Travel Award Winners
    • Website Updates

    CCPPP-Newsletter-2020-04.pdf

  • April 23, 2020 11:16 PM | admin (Administrator)

    Thank you to all students who submitted in response to our call for COVID-19 related questions!!  Please find a summary Q and A document below. We welcome feedback and ongoing dialogue regarding these important and evolving issues!

    Student QA_ April 23.pdf

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