At the undergraduate level, students have the opportunity to study a number of areas in depth, focusing on normal and abnormal behavior from a variety of perspectives, including cognitive, developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic, social, and others. At the graduate level, we offer MA and PhD degree programs in both Clinical Psychology and Experimental and Applied Psychology.
The AGE-WELL NCE (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life NCE Inc.) is a national research network in technology and aging whose aim is to help older Canadians to maintain their independence, health and quality of life through accessible technologies that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation. Launched in 2015 through the federally funded Networks of Centres of Excellence program, AGE-WELL addresses a wide range of complex issues in technology and aging through receptor-driven transdisciplinary research, training programs, partnerships, knowledge mobilization and the commercial development of technologies. AGE-WELL is funded through the NCE program from March 2015 to February 2020.
The mission of the American Board of Professional Psychology is to increase consumer protection through the examination and certification of psychologists who demonstrate competence in approved specialty areas in professional psychology.
The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.
The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is Canada’s premier multidisciplinary association for those who research, work and have an interest in the field of aging.
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) provides timely, informed and unbiased assessments of urgent issues affecting the health of Canadians. These assessments, which are based on evidence reviews and leading expert opinion, provide conclusions and recommendations in the name of CAHS.
As a chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain, the Canadian Pain Society supports the treatment of pain as a basic human right. The CPS includes as members a variety of people interested in pain. Membership is comprised of approximately 850 members across Canada.
The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is the national association for the science, practice and education of psychology in Canada. With over 7,000 members and affiliates, CPA is Canada's largest association for psychology.
Founded in 2002, the CAH has been facilitating health research and training. The CAH developed and coordinates an M.A./M.Sc. Program in Gerontology: the only interdisciplinary graduate gerontology degree program of its kind on the prairies. The program began in 2005 and is based on a partnership of three faculties: Arts, Social Work, and Kinesiology and Health Studies. In addition, contributions to the development of a gerontology research network that has been very successful in obtaining research funding; CAH members have been recipients of a variety of prestigious honours and awards for research, teaching, public service, and other important areas. The CAH is important from a provincial and national standpoint and has developed partnerships with health regions in Saskatchewan as well as provincial and local health organizations.
The Chronic Pain Network is one of five networks to receive funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) and represents an unprecedented level of collaboration amongst national stakeholders. Working with patients as partners, the Network supports, coordinates and synchronizes leading innovative and high-impact research with the ultimate goal of removing barriers to better chronic pain management.
The International Association for the Study of Pain brings together scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.
The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has for the past four decades been bringing research to life to improve health outcomes and aged care practice as well as to guide policy to invest in solutions for positive ageing for Australian's older people. NARI is recognised as a leading research institute in falls and balance, pain, dementia, physical activity, healthy ageing, psychosocial and mental health, and health systems evaluation.
SeePainMoreClearly is an social media campaign developed by the Health Psychology Lab, University of Regina. The goal of the campaign is to ensure that people affected by dementia, their friends and families, and health professionals are familiar with the problem of pain undertreatment and its dire consequences for this population. The campaign also aims to familiarize health professionals and policy makers with cutting edge evidence-based solutions. The campaign is supported by organizations such as the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, Chronic Pain Network, SPCOR, SHRF, and the Canadian Association on Gerontology.