The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS)  is a voluntary professional organization established in 1965 to represent psychology in Nova Scotia. APNS is the only provincial association devoted to representing the needs of psychology professionals in the province. APNS promotes psychology as a profession, as a science, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

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Upcoming Psychologically Healthy Workplace Workshop

Developing Psychologically Healthy Workplaces, November 20th. 3-5 pm, Halifax

Sobey School of Business, Unilever Lounge, 4th Floor

To register please email: apns@apns.ca

For more information visit CN Centre for Occupational Health & Safety

This interactive session is designed to help organizations develop healthy workplace initiatives. We will discuss best practices, identify barriers & resources for implementation, and the Nova Scotia Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards (a project jointly sponsored between APNS, CN Centre, St Mary’s University and APA). Ideal for all employers, Health & Safety Specialists, HR staff, and employees interested in developing healthy work environments.

The workshop is provided at no charge thanks to support from CN Centre for Occupational Health & Safety & Saint Mary’s University. Space is Limited. Please register by: November 10, 2014.



Shooting on Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON)

In the aftermath of recent shooting on Parliament Hill, the Canadian Psychological Association has provided the following resources which may be of help in managing distress and coping with the aftermath of the recent shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. For more information visit CPA.

CPA resources on coping with natural disasters and emergencies and CPA Section on Traumatic Stress.