Members of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and/or the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP) have access to a range of coverages specifically designed to meet the practice risk needs of psychology practitioners.
Join over 12,000 members in receiving comprehensive and cost-effective insurance solutions, including:
The CPA/CPAP Professional Liability insurance policy applies to telepsychology services delivered in Canada and worldwide. When delivering telepsychology services and in order for your insurance coverage to apply, you must be working within your scope of practice. You must also abide by the professional regulations in your jurisdiction (for instance, the province in which you reside) and in the jurisdiction where your patient is located.
Accessing the legal system is time consuming and expensive. CPA/CPAP members can obtain a range of legal insurance products to meet differing circumstances in your professional and personal lives.
All psychological practitioners who purchase Professional Liability Insurance through BMS have access to summary pro bono legal advice from Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (Gowlings), one of Canada’s largest national legal firms.
Members have access to a free and dedicated professional helpline to receive confidential legal advice for questions involving professional practice issues, such as:
Gowlings Pro bono Legal Advice: 1-855-441-4424
As one of Canada’s top national legal firms, Gowlings has a long history of representing health care professionals on a variety of professional liability cases. The Gowlings professionals who provide services to members have significant experience in medical legal issues including, defending professionals in litigation arising from medical treatment and care; representing professionals in proceedings before provincial professional licensing bodies and providing advice to clients on other administrative and regulatory health law issues.
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