Category Archive: Announcements

PACFA launches new Guidelines for advertising therapeutic services

PACFA has launched new Guidelines for advertising counselling and psychotherapy services which provide important guidance for Practitioners who are advertising their services. The guidelines are aimed at ensuring that all advertising of therapeutic services is both ethical and legal. Download the Guidelines for advertising counselling and psychotherapy services. The Guidelines: provide guidance on the obligations of Practitioners who …

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Endorsement Scheme for Supervision Training Programs

Following the launch of PACFA’s Supervision Training Standards 2018, PACFA now has a new endorsement scheme to endorse Supervision Training Programs that meet the requirements of the Supervision Training Standards. Endorsement of a supervision training program by PACFA comes with the following benefits: Endorsement of the training program by PACFA Use of the PACFA endorsement logo …

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PACFA launches new Supervision Training Standards

PACFA has updated its Supervision Training Standards to make the standards more accessible for training providers interested in running supervision training programs. The new standards require supervision training to be 36 hours of training completed over a minimum of three months. Training must include a component of supervised practise as a supervisor and may now include …

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Course Accreditation Adviser

PACFA is seeking a Course Accreditation Adviser to support the Education Program Accreditation Committee to deliver PACFA’s course accreditation scheme.

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A Tribute to the Life of Juliana Triml

Our colleague, Juliana Triml passed away suddenly in her flat on Saturday 9th September, aged 69. Juliana has been a faithful and proactive member of CAPA/PACFA ever since the inception of CAPA all those years ago. She will be remembered as one of the stalwarts of our profession in Sydney and we pay tribute to …

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Call for expressions of interest for PACJA roles

Call for new PACJA Editor PACFA’s online journal, PACJA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia), is searching for a new Editor. PACJA is an international, peer-reviewed journal which aims to contribute to the evidence-base for counselling and psychotherapy. The journal publishes theoretical essays, experiential reports, and empirical studies featuring quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method approaches. PACJA …

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New PACFA CPD Endorsement Scheme launched

PACFA has launched a new CPD Endorsement scheme. Under the new scheme, providers of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events may apply to PACFA to have their events endorsed. All endorsed events meet the requirements of PACFA’s CPD Policy and are automatically recognised by PACFA for CPD hours for PACFA membership and registration purposes. Endorsement includes use of …

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Call for nominations for College Leadership Groups

PACFA is calling for nominations for the Leadership Group of the following PACFA Colleges: Australian College of Relationship Counsellors NOMINATION FORM Australian College of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators NOMINATION FORM College of Counselling NOMINATION FORM College of Psychotherapy NOMINATION FORM Somatic Psychotherapy modality of the College of Psychotherapy NOMINATION FORM All PACFA Provisional and Clinical …

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PACFA launches new CPD Policy

At the PACFA Council meeting in April, changes to PACFA’s CPD Policy were approved. The new Policy, which is effective from 1 July 2017, is simpler and will be easier for Members and Registrants to follow. There are now fewer categories of CPD and the CPD is counted in hours, not points. For the forthcoming …

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Call for Nominations – Branch Leadership Groups

PACFA is calling for nominations for the Leadership Groups of its five Branches. The closing date for nominations is Sunday 5 February 2017. Leadership Group roles for PACFA Branches are voluntary roles. Leadership Group are responsible for planning the activities of the Branch such as professional development and peer networking and support opportunities. Leadership Groups …

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