The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia Inc. is a peak body for Member Associations which meet the standards developed by consensus as appropriate for professional practitioners within the disciplines of Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Australian community.
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Registration is now open for PACFA’s 2014 conference, Complexity and Connectedness in Life and Love, jointly hosted with the Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors and the Counsellors, taking place in Sydney from 13 to 15 June 2014. Read more…
The Conference Committee is now calling for Poster Abstracts for the Conference. To apply, download the Call for Posters Abstracts document.
PRACTICAL ETHICS FOR COUNSELLORS AND PSYCHOTHERAPISTS
Bookings have opened for PACFA’s new course on Ethics. The course is offered online and as a face-to-face workshop. Courses are running in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on 29 March.
NEW PACFA CPD POLICY LAUNCHED
PACFA’s new Continuing Professional Development Policy, which commences from 1/7/14 has been launched. To read more and download a copy.
PACFA STRATEGIC PLAN
PACFA has launched its 2014-15 Strategic Plan. To read about our work plan for the next two years, you can read and download the Strategic Plan here.
PACFA FUNDRAISING APPEAL
PACFA is appealing for donations to support our campaign for government recognition of counsellors and psychotherapists... Read more…
NEW INTERN CATEGORY ON THE PACFA REGISTER
In October,the PACFA Council approved a new Intern Registration category for the PACFA Register. Eligible graduates who belong to a PACFA Member Association can now apply. Read more…
PACFA WORKFORCE SURVEY
The published report on the PACFA Workforce Survey, undertaken in partnership with La Trobe University, is now available. Read more…
POSITION STATEMENT ON THERAPEUTIC SUPPORT FOR LGBTI
The PACFA Council has approved PACFA’s Position Statement on therapeutic support for LGBTI individuals and their families. This is a significant achievement for PACFA and for the LGBTI Community. To download the Statement click here.
FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PACFA is pleased to support two forthcoming opportunities for free professional development, commencing in 2013. Read more…
REFORMS TO SELF-EDUCATION EXPENSE DEDUCTIONS
The PACFA CEO has written to the new Treasurer, Joe Hockey, to urge the Coalition not to implement the former government's policy to cap self-education expenses. View the letter under News.
CALL FOR TENDERS FOR A NEW ETHICS COURSE
PACFA is calling for Tenders for experienced educators interested in developing a new PACFA course on Ethics. Tenders addressing the selection criteria in the Call for Tenders document must be received by 28 October 2013.
CALL FOR RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS
Participants are needed to help explore the range of factors that influence practice in social care. For further details Read more…
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON RECENT SUBMISSIONS AND CAMPAIGNS
LIST OF PACFA ACCREDITED SUPERVISORS