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On September 2nd BCPA’s co-Director of Advocacy, Dr. Lesley Lutes, met with the B.C. Standing Committee on Finance & Governance for the 2022 Budget Consultation process. We presented the committee with a proposal for the government to set aside separate funding for Primary Care Networks (PCNs)… read more
February 17th, 2021   ATTN: Honourable Mr. John Horgan PO BOX 9041 STN PROV GOVT  VICTORIA, BC V8W 9E1   Dear Hon. John Horgan,   We write to you regarding your recent interview with CHEK News. It was very encouraging to hear you go on record stating you are open to finding a way to include… read more
British Columbia and provinces across Canada increasingly recognize the importance of mental health to the success of their citizens, economies and societies.  The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a significant burden on our mental health and wellbeing, making the need for timely access to mental… read more
Psychological Coping During a Pandemic for Registered Nurses Our Colleagues at the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta have put together the following information to help Registered Nurses cope with COVID-19. Life is not always easy—especially now, as we are adapting to changes in our… read more
couples in lockdown COVID COUPLE CHALLENGES Going through lockdown together has helped some couples to trust and understand each other more deeply, to communicate more intentionally and to feel more grateful for the mutual support. Psychologists are also hearing from couples who are starting to… read more
COVID-19 Resources and Preparedness In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the BCPA has compiled a list of helpful resources.   Public information on incoming Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up-to-date info from the CDC on the Coronavirus Coronavirus: Safety and Readiness Tips for You… read more
February is Psychology Month Click here for a full schedule of February 2020 Psychology Month Presentations in Metro Vancouver (Vancouver, NorthVan, WestVan, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, NewWest). Click here for a full schedule of February 2020 Psychology Month Presentations in the Tricities,… read more
As the summer winds to an end, both adults and kids may find the adjustment back to work and back to school a challenging time.  The BC Psychological Association wants to remind the public that there are strategies that can help with this transition. Returning to Work If returning from out of town… read more
Seeking Volunteers - Psychology Month We have been hosting Psychology Month for about 11 years now. We started by reaching out to community centers and libraries to ask if they would like to host a psychology talk in February for Psychology Month. We have now become a part of many communities’… read more
BCPA is hosting a couple of Free Public Talks in Surrey and Kelowna for the month of May. Please click the links below to view promotional posters with more information regarding the event.   Dr. James Mok, R.Psych. - It Hurts to Talk About It: Chronic Pain and Emotional Pain. Thursday May 30th,… read more