CPA Assist is a health and wellness program managed by CPA Alberta.
CPA Assist provides 24/7 confidential support to Alberta CPAs, candidates, and their immediate families in times of stress and crisis. CPA Assist offers a network of talented professional counselors to assist in times of need. Various support mechanisms are offered through CPA Assist’s website and 24 hour toll free confidential telephone support.
Commitment to Confidentiality
Confidentiality is a core value and is an essential cornerstone to the success of the program CPA Alberta provides. As a result, CPA Alberta will use its utmost efforts to ensure that the confidentiality of those who utilize the professional services made available through CPA Assist and its Service Provider(s) are strictly protected. This includes CPA Alberta using its utmost efforts to ensure strict confidentiality in respect of the personal information CPA Assist collects.
Limits of Confidentiality and Disclosure
In certain circumstances, CPA Alberta or a CPA Assist Service Provider, are permitted by law to disclose personal information without consent. Such circumstances include the disclosure of the information that is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health or security of an individual or the public. Examples would include suspected cases of child abuse, a threat of suicide or other life threatening situation(s).