Compliance Compassion Connection

Current Events and Training

 This Continuing Education Record form can be used to record any continuing education or professional development training completed. It also helps to track which core competencies you are further developing as you balance your knowledge and skill as a counselling therapist.


 COVID-19 Information and Resources
(please click on each link for more information) 
Returning to in-person counselling is a personal choice
that requires serious consideration of many factors affecting
both personal and professional life.
Please make informed decisions that determine readiness and preparedness.
Emotional Freedom Technique
Introductory Level 1 - Basics and More Intensive 
Online Training
Learn all the Introductory Level Techniques to deal with anxiety, fear, guilt, chronic pain and more! Be prepared to learn how to clear out the past, feel better NOW and plan strategies for the future
Saturdays - April 10th to May 1st
@ 1:30-3:30 PM* (MST time)
*Days and times may be changed to meet participant needs and preferences 
 Investment:  $285.00 (GST Included)
(8 hours of classtime, plus 2 hours of paired homework assignments) 
AND Includes: Workbook, Certificate of Completion, and one-on-one session with Debra   
This Training counts as 10 CEC's  
To register or inquire, click on this link:
Level One
Online Training
April 16th to July 15th, 2021
This course is for experienced counselling practitioners who want to offer professional, ethical online counselling to their clients. It covers video, live text-chat and email-style communications methods.
Three 4-week modules • all online – complete from anywhere in the world! • most assignments are asynchronous
*The course requires a time commitment of 3 to 5 hours per week.
Topic sampler
• enhance the therapeutic alliance online
• ethical, practical and clinical issues in video counselling
• text-based communication and counselling skills
Registration Regular fees: CDN $1287
IAC members 10% discount: $1158.30 plus taxes.
Fees may be paid in full or in 3 installments of $386.10.
Take one Module or all three!
This Training is supported by Head Office for CEC credits.
Questions? Contact Lawrence Murphy 011-519-831-9141 or
 Laugh & Learn 
Online Sessions
Building Our Self Care Toolbox
Self-care is something we teach clients and we try to practice too!  
What is the difference between life self-care and self-care around
our work in the helping field? 
Sunday, April 18th
6:00pm - 7:00pm (MST Time)
Negative Thinking In Our Sessions - Clients and Ourselves
Negative thinking affects us all. Some clients can be weighed down by negative thinking and sometimes we can struggle with our own negative thoughts too!
Sunday, May 16th
6:00pm - 7:00pm (MST)
Presenter: Debra Coffey, RPC, MPCC-S 
Healthstream Counselling & Wellness
Cost: $10.50 each sesison
Each session counts as 1 CEC
 To register or inquire, click on this link:
Queering Mental Health:
A Canadian Perspective
Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
An Online Conference
Offered By A Landing Place Therapy Collective
A full day Online Conference centering on Canadian LGBTQ2S+ voices, exploring the intersections of Queerness and Mental Health across Canada.
The Conference is a LIVE event -
but video recordings of the speaker sessions will be available.
Registration: $149.00
(there is a promo code that can be used for a $50..00 deduction)
For more information or to register, just click on this link:  
Emotions And The Body
Online Session
We all feel. We have words for feelings. Feelings also happen in our body. Chemical messengers share information between the body and the brain. What is your body telling you? How do you experience emotions? Can you shift the feeling?  Can we use this while working with clients?
Join this experiential workshop - to learn, play, share and feel. Get in touch with your body expressions of feelings. Learn some simple ways to support positive ways to shift feelings using the body and the mind!
Sunday, May 2nd
1:30pm to 4:30pm (MST)
Presenter: Debra Coffey, RPC, MPCC-S 
Healthstream Counselling & Wellness
Cost: $52.50
This session has been approved for 3 CEC's
 To register or inquire, click on this link:
Emotional Freedom Technique
Specialization Training 
Working Indepth With Trauma
Online Training
Topics covered will include:
Types of Trauma Complex Trauma
When to Engage & Not Engage
Dealing with Fear
And more...
May 8th and 15th
@ 1:30-5:30 PM* (MST time)
*Days and times may be changed to meet participant needs and preferences 
 Investment:  $105.00 (GST Included)
This Training has been approved for 8 CEC's  
To register or inquire, click on this link:
Emotional Freedom Technique
Intermediate Level 2 - Moving Into More 
Online Training
Topics covered will include:
EFT for Trauma – The Gentle Techniques
Finding Core Issues
Asking the Right Questions
Dealing with Resistance
And more....
Mondays - May 10th to June 21st, inclusive 
@ 6:30pm to 8:30pm PM* (MST time)
*No class on May 24th 
 Investment:  $390.00 (GST Included)
(12 hours of classtime, plus 3 hours of paired homework assignments) 
AND Includes: Workbook, Mentoring Support (during and after the Training), and Certificate of Completion  
This Training counts as 15 CEC's 
and Eligibility to Pursue Certification as Intermediate EFT Practitioner
To register or inquire, click on this link:
 CCPA Online Annual Conference
Helping Each Other In The Face Of Adversity
May 13 - 15, 2021
Both Virtual and Recorded Sessions
Are Bring Offered
Registration Fees: $250.00 for the full conference (until Feb 28th)
$300 after February 28th
(fees for partial attendance are also available)
More than 21 CEC's have been approved for this event
For more information or to register, follow this link: 
Professional Development and Training Opportunities
Presenter: Elisabeth Scheepers
Dr. Elisabeth Scheepers is known for providing high quality, up-to-date, research-based training for counselling therapists with prior knowledge and experience who want to enhance or refresh their skills in certain areas. All training sessions are presented live via Zoom to small groups. They are interactive, supported by the latest research, and practical.
Courses Currently Available: 
Remote Modalities in Counselling Therapy
Working with Trauma: From Confusion to Clarity
Involved, Resilient & Strong – A New Approach to Burnout Prevention
Outcomes? I Work with People, Not with Forms!

  Courses are presented based on demand.
Please visit
for details and to register or express interest. 
Attendees will receive CEC hours and a certificate upon completion  


Online and In Person Professional Development Training
Certificate Program and Individual Courses Available

NACTATR provides communities in North America a system that strives to anticipate the threat of violence by individuals against others or themselves, and to reduce the impact of trauma.  This threat response assessment model is used extensively in schools across Canada (just one example), and helps communities develop collaborative multidisciplinary teams focusing on early intervention, prevention, and aftermath strategies for crises, trauma, violence, and conflict.

Click on the title above to be taken to the website, for more information
Professional Development Training Opportunities
Online and In Person
Specialized and Culturally Competent Training
created for Therapists who want to work with First Responders 
(designed by First Responders and Subject Matter Experts in the field).
Therapists who are certified in FRHT are listed in a unique directory that is made available to First Responder organizations who are in need of these specialized supports for their Members. 
This Directory is currently only available in BC and AB.
Click on the title above to be taken to the FRHT website, for more information/the schedule of Training sessions that are upcoming. 
Professional Development Training Opportunities
Online and In Person 
The Gottman Trainers are pleased to offer most of their regularly scheduled In-Person Training Sessions through a Virtual On-Line format now - participants will still attend the training sessions live,
but remotely, via Zoom. 
If your business has slowed down a bit right now, this might be the perfect time to complete that Training you have been meaning to attend - without any of the travel and hotel costs associated with the regular sessions.
Click on the title above to be taken to the Gottman Events page 
for more information/the schedule of sessions that are still happening.   
Online and In Person
Professional Development Training Events
CTRI’s mission is to inspire learning and improve lives. They envision a world where everyone is trauma-informed.  They aspire to offer quality training, and be the most trusted, accessible provider of counselling skills, mental health, and violence prevention resources.
 All workshops are approved for continuing education credit (CEUs) through the CPCA.  The CTRI also provides free resources for therapists to access anytime.
For more information or to access the list of Training events, please follow the link provided in the title above.  
Professional Development Training Opportunities
Providing quality training to more than 55,000 mental health professionals n Canada and the United States. 

 All workshops are approved for continuing education credit (CEUs) through various Canadian associations.  In addition to their workshops and conferences, JH&A are pleased to now offer exhibitor and sponsorship opportunitieseducational DVD’s and CD’sevent staffingconference planning; as well as their latest project: – an online directory for the mental health and education community. 

For more information or to register for a Training session,
click on the title above.  
All sessions have a fee.



Online Professional Development Training Opportunities
(in English and French)
Assessment solutions and strategic guidance to help you identify talent, develop potential, and enhance organizational performance. 
Psychometrics provides the right tools to address a range of organizational challenges such as team work, communication, conflict, leadership development, stress, and succession planning.
For more information about the Fees and Training dates for these types of Assessments, please click on the link in the title.
Looking for a way to get involved with the CPCA?
Want to have your voice heard behind the scenes?
Have you ever wondered how so much gets done by so few people?
The CPCA needs a little of your time and effort to ensure that all of the supports for our Members happen in a timely manner. 
Each Committee meets a minmum of 4 times a year.
Education Committee
to ensure education and clinical experience meet or exceed the CPCA criteria and that the CPCA meet or exceed the industry standard.
Governance Committee 
to ensure that the CPCA is compliant with all legal and financial laws, that it abides by all the Bylaws and Organizational Policies, and that the Board is functioning appropriately and efficiently.
2 Current Projects of the Governance Committee:
Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Marketing Committee
to promote the CPCA for employment and partnership opportunities and for appropriate remuneration for services provided.
Nominations Committee
to review and vet all potential nominees for elected positions and to superintend the nominee and election process.
Social Media Committee
to propose and implement strategies for the expansion of social media platforms
Conference Committee and 30th Anniversary Project 
to plan and organize CPCA conference events in collaboration with the Board and Executive Director
* the 2020 Conference celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the CPCA needed to be postponed and will be announced
Please make the time to get involved!
If you have an interest in any of these Committees, or if you would like to know more about the role/duties of a Committee, please email the CPCA at:
If you know of an Event or a Continuing Education Opportunity available for our CPCA members, please submit the details to

Mission Statement

Working together to promote and support
competency in clinical counselling & psychotherapy.