Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association / Association Canadienne de Counseling et de Psychothérapie
|Record #: NFL0007||Last Modified: 25 Jul 2019||Last Full Update: 25 Jul 2019|
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-765-5565|
|Primary Contact||Andreea Andrei, Member Services Coordinator, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Brenda Binette, Receptionist; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Barbara MaCallum, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Kim Hollihan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association; Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
|Description of service(s)||A national bilingual association of professionally trained counsellors working in education, employment and career development, social work, business, industry, mental health, public service agencies, government and private practice.
~ Leadership and promotion of the counselling profession in Canada.
~ Exclusive educational programs, certification, and professional development and networking opportunities.
~ International professional networking to exchange ideas and best practice, provide mutual support and promote professional development.
~ Formal and informal relationships with similar health and mental health organizations in Canada and internationally.
~ Promotion of professional projects in collaboration with other associations and government departments.
~ Memberships: Professional (Regular / Student / Student Representative / Retired); Professional Certified (Regular / Student); Guest (Individual or Association);
~ Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) certification process.
~ Accreditation of counsellor education programs.
~ Continuing Education Credit (CEC) system.
~ Code of Ethics.
~ Standards of Practice for Counsellors.
~ Comprehensive professional liability insurance policies at low cost for both Professional Members and Students.
~ Exclusive benefits on home and auto group insurance in partnership with The Personal.
~ National website including a Member Portal that includes previous issues of COGNICA, employment opportunities, updates on provincial regulation, and a member’s incentive program.
~ Electronic bulletin monitored list-serv subscription.
~ Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy (CJCP) published four times a year - up to date information on counselling research, innovative practices, and book reviews.
~ COGNICA, a quarterly newsletter about current trends in counselling in Canada. Online version, including past issues, is available through the Member Portal.
~ Professional publications.
~ Annual national conference - CCPA co-sponsors, with local coordinating committees
~ Awards program to recognize outstanding contributions by its members in the areas of research, writing, training, program development and bilingualism.
For general public:
~ Directory of Certified Members visit: https://www.ccpa-accp.ca/find-a-canadian-certified-counsellor/
|Hours||Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. / Lundi à Vendredi 09h00 à 17h00|
|Dates Program is Offered||All Year|
|Eligibility||Ages: 100 year(s) and under
Memberships: Professional (Regular / Student / Student Representative / Retired); Professional Certified (Regular / Student); Guest (Individual or Association); Joint Association Membership; Honorary Lifetime.
~ The courses and programs, degrees, diplomas and certificates offered by various colleges and universities are subject to the approval of CCPA.
~ Honorary Lifetime Memberships are awarded to members who have made a considerable contribution to the aims and objectives of the Association.
~ Guest Members are assessed by the Registrar or Executive Committee on a case-by-case basis in accordance with policies established by the Board of Directors from time to time.
~ Guest (Individual): Individuals who have paid the CCPA Association Membership fee and do not qualify for membership as a Voting Member and have an interest in the well-being, role and function of CCPA.
~ Guest: (Association): Any agency or organization not necessarily actively involved in counselling or a related field, but having an interest in the well-being, role and function of CCPA.
• Membership application form.
• Proof of graduation (in the form of a copy of your degree certificate or a copy of your transcript).
• Annual membership fee.
• Membership application form.
• Proof of current student status (in the form of an official transcript, a letter from your University, or using our Proof of Student Form); student ID cards are not an acceptable form of proof.
• Reduced annual membership fee.
Joint membership is available between CCPA and the following association:
Prince Edward Island Counselling Association – Psychotherapist Counselling Chapter (PEICA-PCC)
*You must be CCC certified with CCPA in order to apply for the CCPA-PEICA membership. Please apply as a Professional member, complete the certification process, then get in touch with National Office to become a PEICA member.
|Languages||English ; French - Complete website available in French; Some publications.|
|Fees||Membership - Annual membership fees ; Service - Additional fees may apply: Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) certification; Annual National Conference registration; Continuing education; Insurance. ; Publications - Print copies ; Fee assistance available for Students ; assistance is provided by a reduced rate.|
|Located In Community||Canada|
|Address & Map||
202-245 Menten Pl S
Canada K2H 9E8
|Intersection||Merivale Rd - Colonnade Rd|