HEADLINES

January 2021 Volume: 1 | Issue: 3

In This Issue >
President’s MessageEquity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Working Group UpdateQuality Assurance (QA) NewsInformation From the Practice Advice ServiceThe Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004; Updates and ResourcesCouncil Highlights – December, 2020Oral Examiner Thank YouElections to Council 2021Inquiries, Complaints and Reports (ICRC) CommitteeInquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) DecisionsDiscipline CommitteeChanges to the Register

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HEADLINES is the official publication of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the governing body for psychological practitioners; Psychologists and Psychological Associates, in Ontario.

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President’s Message

It is indeed difficult to believe that almost a year to the day of writing this report, the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Ontario. While at first, not many of us saw this event as life altering, but just a few short weeks later the Province was asking us to make substantial changes in our social, personal, and professional lives in ways that we had never done before.

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Working Group Update

The College recently established an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) working Group to consider possible issues of racism, systemic discrimination or bias that may be present within the College and its regulatory processes, as well as the larger profession. I am pleased to Chair the Working Group joined by Dr. […]

 

Quality Assurance (QA) News

The end of the 2019-2021 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) cycle for members with odd numbered Certificates of Registration is approximately six months away.

 

Information From the Practice Advice Service

The Practice Advice Service of the College of Psychologists provides information to members of the College and members of the public regarding relevant Legislation, Regulations, Standards of Professional Conduct and other Guidelines.

 

Council Highlights – December, 2020

The College Council met virtually on December 11, 2020. The information provided to members of Council for their discussion in anticipation of their deliberations and decision-making is posted on the homepage of College website a week in advance of the meeting.

 

Oral Examiner Thank You

The College would like to thank the following who acted as Oral Examiners in December 2020.

 

Elections to Council 2021

Nominations are now being accepted for the Council elections being held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The three-year term of the newly elected Council members will begin on June 18, 2021; the first scheduled Council meeting following the election. The College encourages and welcomes all members from the eligible districts to […]

 

Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) Decisions

The following are summaries of some recent decisions of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee reflecting three different dispositions. They are provided for educational purposes. Information in these summaries has been altered to protect the privacy of both members and complainants, and to protect the confidentiality of the investigation process. […]

 

Changes to the Register

The College would like to congratulate those Psychologist and Psychological Associate members who have received Certificates of Registration since October 2020.