COVID and Back to School in Nova Scotia

Back to school is a stressful time for both parents and children. This year COVID has made it even more so. The Nova Scotia government has provided its Back to School Plan to support students. However, Psychologists are hearing from parents with concerns about increased stress and anxiety as their children prepare for school. The following link provides some resources for families.  https://psychologyfoundation.org/Content/COVID-19.aspx

For more help with mental health issues, School Psychologists work as part of the school team to provide support within the school environment and Private Practice Psychologists are available through our Find a Psychologist referral.

Please see the APNS letter to the Honourable Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development on this subject.

APNS Membership Renewal

APNS membership runs from September 1st to August 31st. It is now time to renew your APNS Membership for 2020-2021.

We have also changed the renewal time for the Private Practice Directory (PPD) to September. You can renew or get a new listing at the same time as you renew your membership.

Below are links for the membership form and the PPD form (hard copy and website)

https://apns.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/APNS-Membership-Form-2020-2021.pdf

https://apns.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/PPD-Listing-Form-2020-2021.pdf

APNS Public Sector Survey Results

The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) has recently completed a survey of Nova Scotia Psychologists working in the public sector. We would like to share the final report APNS Nova Scotia Public Sector Survey 2018 with you as we believe it contains important information about the state of psychological services in the public sector in Nova Scotia.

Read more “APNS Public Sector Survey Results”