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COVID-19 Information for Members – May 27, 2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS Revised Directive #2 (May 26, 2020)  Authorizes Gradual Restarting of Services Dear Members, On May 26th, 2020 the Chief Medical Officer of Health amended Directive #2 to permit the gradual return to the delivery of non-urgent care.  The revised Directive #2 states that, “All deferred and non-essential services carried out […]   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – May 14, 2020

RETURN TO WORK PLANNING Dear Members, As you are aware, Premier Doug Ford made an announcement today regarding the first stage in Ontario’s reopening.  The announcement listed a number of services and businesses that may be able to reopen on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.  It is important to remember that […]   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – April 20, 2020

Frequently Asked Question Over the past two weeks the College has received numerous questions from members regarding practice issues related to service provision during the coronavirus pandemic. Since many of these were quite similar, I have prepared the following set of FAQs in an effort to address some of the […]   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – April 8, 2020

This update contains important information on three topics:           Health Care Provider Recruitment by the Ministry of Health Further Information on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses Redeployment Requests Made of Members by Employers   Health Care Provider Recruitment As previously announced in the College email of March 23rd, the […]   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – March 22, 2020

Psychological Services by Out of Province Practitioners to Clients Temporarily Relocated to Ontario The College has had several inquiries from licensed psychological service providers from other North American jurisdictions whose clients have temporarily relocated to Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, the clients may be experiencing considerable distress and […]   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – March 17, 2020

 COVID-19 Information for Members March 17, 2020 Reminder: Office Closure The College’s offices are closed, and staff are working remotely. While we are endeavouring to continue to handle all routine College matters, we anticipate some unavoidable delays. With the office closed, we are unable to accept delivery of courier packages […]   More >>>

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College Office to Move to Remote Service

Posted on 3/16/2020 12:12:54 PM Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, to protect staff as well as reduce the risk of spreading the virus, as of Monday, March 16, the College of Psychologists of Ontario office will close and staff will work remotely until further notice. All College […]   More >>>

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Tax Receipts

Posted on 3/16/2020 11:51:55 AM Members who require tax receipts may download them from their account.  Please log in and go to “My Account” to find the download link.   More >>>

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COVID-19 Information for Members – March 6, 2020

COVID-19 Information    As health care practitioners it is important that members be aware of, and up to date on, the current status of COVID-19.  To assist in this, you may find the following websites useful and informative. Ontario Ministry of Health:  www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus This website provides information about how the Ministry […]   More >>>

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RECENT CHANGES TO PEER ASSISTED REVIEW

The Quality Assurance Committee underwent an external audit as part of the College’s ongoing effort to ensure compliance with applicable Statutes and Regulations and Committee mandate.  The auditor’s report was positive and contained some helpful suggestions and recommendations, some of which have led to changes in the PAR process. The […]   More >>>

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BARBARA WAND SEMINAR QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

eBulletin July 2019 v10 n3 June 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Online attendees of the June 2019 Barbara Wand Seminar posed several questions we were unable to address during the presentations.  We are pleased to provide a summary of those questions, as well as the answers to them, below. As always, practice […]   More >>>

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TRICKY ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

eBulletin January 2019 v10 n1 At the Barbara Wand Seminar in Professional Ethics, Standards and Conduct, held on January 21, 2019 in Toronto, I presented Tricky Issues in Professional Practice. Due to time constraints, one scenario provided to participants in the handout was not reviewed. Below is the scenario and multiple-choice answers from […]   More >>>