PAM Jurisprudence Examination


Once you have successfully passed the EPPP, and are nearing the end of accruing your post-degree supervised experience hours, you will be in a position to write our Jurisprudence Exam (JPE). This examination assesses your knowledge of a variety of provincial Acts, bylaws, and guidelines relevant to the practice of psychology, including the following:


The Psychologists Registration Act

Psychological Association of Manitoba By-law No. 1

Psychological Association of Manitoba By-Law No. 2

PAM Code of Conduct The Child and Family Services Act

The Revised Manitoba Guidelines on Identifying and Reporting a Child In Need of Protection (Including Child Abuse)

The Domestic Violence and Stalking Act

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

The Mental Health Act

The Personal Health Information Act

The Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Act

The Youth Drug Stabilization (Support for Parents) Act

Manitoba Adult Abuse Registry


A list of the above documents with links can be found here:


PAM JPE Reading List


When you believe you are ready to write this examination, please submit the examination fee (which can be found in the section of our website listing Application and Registration Fees) to the PAM office (or you may pay online here:, and then contact the Registrar to schedule the examination.


The exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and is open book in nature. You may bring either an electronic or paper version of the above Acts and bylaws with you to the examination. You will be permitted three hours to write this exam, and will be notified shortly thereafter as to your performance. The passing grade for this examination is 80%. Applicants will be permitted two attempts to pass the JPE. If you are unsuccessful after the second attempt, a plan to address your difficulties will be required in order to be permitted a subsequent administration.


Please feel free to contact the Registrar ( if you have any questions regarding the above.


Revised May 2016