What's New

Webinar Series: Communication and Power in the Workplace, October 18, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30pm, EDT

Join us for a 90 minute webinar for Physiotherapy Assistants on Communication and Power in the Workplace with Stephen Fritz-Millett and President of the National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly, Aurelie Dimandja. 

Physiotherapy Assistants are valuable and important members of the health care team.  As in any profession, conflicts between co-workers or co-workers and supervisors happen.  Knowing how to handle the conflict effectively is a leadership skill that can be taught and learned.

In this webinar, you will:

1) Learn to identify 3 different types of power relationships in the work setting;

2) Learn how to use conflict management strategies to resolve these power conflicts.

About the Speaker:

Steve Fritz-Millett has an extensive background in the theoretical and applied aspects of leadership, management and communication. He retired from the Canadian Army in 2016 as a senior officer with over thirty years of service. For the past ten years, he has worked in the corporate world as a training consultant. In addition to this, he has decades of volunteer experience working in not-for-profit community organizations. Steve has had articles published in journals, research papers and texts on his current area of expertise, the comprehensive approach, an approach the seeks to bring disparate actors and agencies together to solve complex problems in crisis zones. He has planned and facilitated workshops and seminars on a wide variety of topics and is a regular lecturer at the Canadian Army’s Peace Support Training Centre in Kingston, Ontario.

The is the first in a series of professional development webinars for Physiotherapist Assistants jointly developed by the National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly and the Leadership Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. 

The series is part of the Leadership Division's initiative to inspire Leadership in ourselves and others.  

Date: October 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm EDT

Instructions on how to participate in the webinar as well as background materials will be sent to you by email once you have registered.

Registrants will receive a certificate of participation upon confirmation of their completion of the webinar.

For more information contact leadership@physiotherapy.ca

To register, click here.


PTA Day 2017

Come celebrate with us on May 12th, 2017!


Annual General Meeting

The NPAA AGM will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EST). 

Be sure to read the meeting package in advance of the meeting. 


Strategic Plan 2018

The Canadian Physiotherapy Association is in the process of identifying key goals and major priorities for the Association that will drive us toward a new Strategic Plan to guide the work of the Association and its components over the coming years. The strategic planning process will be organized around a set of key questions about challenges and opportunities facing the profession.

Find out what you can do to help and participate in the Strategic Plan Survey!


Get your Practice Insurance!

Learn more about PTA insurance from the largest, most secure professional liability program available for physiotherapists and physiotherapist assistants in Canada.


New Graduate Membership Fees

CPA is pleased to offer 50% off the regular membership fee for all first-year graduates of a physiotherapy assistant program.

Being a CPA member gives you access to programs and services that support you in your practice. We are proud to offer this hugely discounted membership to new PTA graduates.

Click here to join; you’ll find enormous value in your membership experience with CPA!


Representative Recruitment

The National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly (NPAA) is currently recruiting members to join its Administrative Council! Check out the "Representative Recruitment" page for more information.