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Message from the President: CRPO Appoints New Registrar

On behalf of the Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), I am pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Adams to the position of Registrar.

Deborah comes with a wealth of experience in both the regulatory and administrative health care fields and we feel fortunate to have her eager to lead the team at CRPO. Deborah’s knowledge, skills and leadership will be instrumental as CRPO enters its next strategic phase.

Deborah will begin her duties as Registrar on January 9, 2017. In the interim, please join me in welcoming Deborah to the College.

Carol Cowan-Levine, RP
President, CRPO

November 24, 2016 Council Highlights

At its meeting on November 24, 2016, Council adopted a new Professional Practice Standard, considered matters of Council/committee governance, was presented with information about upcoming changes to professional regulation by Assistant Deputy Minister Denise Cole, and approved the hiring of a new Registrar.

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September 8, 2016 Council Highlights

At its September 8th meeting, Council approved a number of items including a consensus document clarifying the controlled act of psychotherapy, circulation of a series of items for stakeholder consultation and a policy for reporting information to police as a result of matters referred to the Discipline Committee.

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Automatic Inflation-based Fee Increase

Every three years, CRPO’s fees automatically increase to account for inflation. The current fees were set in September 2013 and increases will take effect on Sept. 18, 2016. The fee increase will be four per cent.

Review the revised fee information

June 23, 2016 Council Highlights

At its June 23 meeting, Council approved the circulation of two practice standards for stakeholder consultation, adopted a policy on posting the names of non-members using a restricted title, and made further committee appointments.

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December 11, 2015 Council Highlights

At its first meeting, the newly constituted Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario received an orientation to the role of Council Members and the College, approved the membership of its committees, and conducted elections for Executive Committee.

To view full Council Highlights, click here.

New Council Meets Dec 11th

Public Members Now Appointed

Now that we have confirmation of six new public Members of Council appointed by the Ontario Government, CRPO`s new Council is ready to roll up its sleeves and get down to business.

Professional Members of Council were elected in October by a vote of the membership. Now we have eight elected and six appointed Council Members, and one vacant seat that will require a by-election in coming months. To review Council Member biographies or brief candidate statements (the latter posted for election purposes), click here.  [Note: candidate statements will be replaced with biographies shortly.]

The first meeting of Council will include orientation sessions on CRPO’s past and future activities, and regulatory governance, as well as appointment of committees and committee chairs, and election of the Executive Committee. For more information about the election process for the Executive see CRPO’s By-laws, Schedule 1 (p. 49). An important aspect of this process is that Executive Committee must be composed of three elected Members of Council and two public (appointed) Members.