As a PAA member and a psychologist, you have the opportunity to make a difference! You already have some of the key tools to be an effective advocate for your profession. Psychologists are uniquely trained in a vast amount of areas: program development, consultation, supervision, behavioural (non-pharmacological) pain management, telehealth, cross-jurisdiction expertise, etc. This recording is going to help you identify and use the natural networks and spheres of influence for advocacy, with great potential to develop core relationships with key professionals. Additionally, you will get information about effective advocacy, and how to advocate.

  • Free for PAA Members

Learning Objectives

  • Understand why psychologists should engage in advocacy

  • Provide tools in deciding what kind of advocacy you might want to do

  • Where and when to start advocating

  • Help you define the niche of psychology


Dr. Judi L. Malone

Judi L Malone, PhD, R. Psych (AB/AUS) is the CEO of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta with extensive experience collaborating to strengthen the role and profile of psychology and access for Albertans. Dr Malone has a wealth of scientist-practitioner experience from clinical practice, academic roles, and in research. She has expertise in working with disadvantaged populations and both national and international perspectives from dual registration in Alberta and Australia. Her clinical expertise is in trauma, the neurobiology of addictions, and professional ethics in rural and small communities. She is an adjunct with Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta and Charles Sturt University.

Cancellations and Refunds

Upon purchase, the product will be available for 90 days. Cancellation and refunds may be applied for by email or phone call to the PAA. Cancellations received within 24 hours of registration for the Continuing Professional Development activity will receive a full refund of the registration fee, given no CE certificate has been issued. Cancellations received within 48 hours of registration for the Continuing Professional Development activity will receive a full refund of the registration fee, less a $35.00 + GST processing fee. PAA reserves the right to cancel any activity, in which case a full refund of the registration fee will be provided. No refunds will be issued if a CE Certificate has been generated. 

Continuing Education

The Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) to offer Continuing Education (CE) for psychologists. This workshop is offered for one (1.0) hour of CE Credit. Full attendance at the workshop is required to receive Continuing Education Credits. Partial credit will not be awarded, and late arrivals or early departure will preclude awarding of Continuing Education Credits. PAA maintains responsibility for the program.

Credits: 1.0

Effective Advocacy

Enroll Now and Learn How to speak on behalf of the value of psychology today!