Nova Scotia Psychologist Spring 2021

The Nova Scotia Psychologist Spring 2021 is now available.  This issue is also the Annual Report and contains all the information you need for the AGM on Friday, May 28th. Please select this link to download.
What’s Inside:

  • President’s Report
  • AGM Minutes 2020
  • Proposed Amendments to the Constitution
  • Nominations & Elections Report
  • Awards & Honours
  • APA Council Report
  • Committees & Volunteers  
  • Strategic Planning Report
  • CPAP Report
  • Private Practice Committee Report
  • Advocacy Committee Report
  • Early Career Group Report
  • Cultural Diversity Committee Report
  • Post Disaster Committee Report
  • Assistant Manager – Volunteers Report 
  • Continuing Education Committee Report
  • CE Upcoming Report

APNS COVID-19 Survey Part 2: Where are we now?

A year ago APNS conducted a survey on how the pandemic affected psychologists in Nova Scotia. The goal this COVID Part 2 Survey is to get a sense of how things have changed for psychologists since this time last year. Where are we now and how have psychologists adapted? We hope you will consider participating. Here is the link:

https://form.simplesurvey.com/f/s.aspx?s=0d4e1941-04e9-476d-b7ce-22efe98097cd

If you have any questions or problems with this survey, please contact apns@apns.cayou

Highlights of COVID-19 Survey May 2020

In May 2020, APNS asked its membership how they were being affected by the pandemic. Below is a brief survey of our findings. The full results were published in the Nova Scotia Psychologist Fall 2020, pages 12-16.

APNS is now conducting another COVID survey, COVID-19 Where are we now? Out goal is to compare how things have changed for psychologists in a year.

Read more “Highlights of COVID-19 Survey May 2020”

Call for Nominations: APNS Honours, Awards and Bursaries 2021

The APNS Nomination & Elections Committee encourages you to submit nominations for the following awards. To submit please download, complete the appropriate form and email to: apns@apns.ca

Read more “Call for Nominations: APNS Honours, Awards and Bursaries 2021”

APNS Call for Nominations for the Executive Committee

The APNS Nomination and Elections Committee requests that the membership consider submitting nominations for the following positions on the APNS Executive: 

  • President- Elect
  • Member-at-Large
  • Secretary
  • Student Representative

The person elected to the President-elect position will serve for a three-year term, as President-elect, President and Past-president. The other positions are for a two-year term. Only registered psychologists may be nominated for the President-elect position, however registered and candidate psychologists are eligible for Secretary and Member-at-large, and graduate students for the Student Rep. If more than one person is nominated for the same position, APNS will hold an election.

If you know anyone who would be a good addition to the Executive please consider nominating them. Download the Executive Nomination Form.

For more information please contact the Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee Shelley Goodwin: slgoodwin@eastlink.ca


APNS strives to foster a sense of community among all who identify with psychology by supporting inclusion, equality and celebrating diversity. We welcome nominees who indicate that they identify as Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons, persons of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities and genders in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.

Submitted on behalf of the APNS Nominations & Elections Committee.

Psychology Month 2021 starts Monday February 1st

  • Since the public libraries are not available for our regular presentations, we will be presenting selected webinars on the APNS website.
  • APNS will be kicking off a Public Awareness Campaign about Psychology and Psychologists. This is a social media-based initiative that will present facts and provide answers to some of the common questions we get about Psychology.

What can you do to help us celebrate Psychology Month?

1. Contact us If you want to present a webinar or have a presentation that you would like us to promote.

2. Watch the APNS website and read the group email notices with Psychology Month updates.

https://apns.ca/Publications/news/

3. Follow us on social media. We encourage you to visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Here are the links.

https://www.facebook.com/AssociationofPsychologistsofNovaScotia

https://twitter.com/apnsPsych

https://www.instagram.com/apnspsych/?hl=en

https://www.linkedin.com/company/association-of-psychologists-of-nova-scotia/?viewAsMember=true

4. We need you to help get the message out to the public, please share our messages.