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Monthly Archive: October 2014

Update on PsychOz

In the October eNews, PACFA announced that it was considering buying the highly respected and successful business, PsychOz Publications, which includes the Psychotherapy in Australia journal and the Human Condition Bookstore.  We saw this as a great opportunity to potentially generate new sources of income to support PACFA’s mission as peak body for the counselling and …

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Overseas volunteering opportunities for counsellors

The Red Cross is seeking applications from professionals with counselling expertise and experience for a volunteer assignment in Cambodia. This could be a valuable opportunity to gain experience in humanitarian and development work, with full support provided by Australian Red Cross. The advertisement for the volunteer role is currently online at the Red Cross website …

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Ethics – New Draft Professional Conduct Procedures

At the 2014 Annual General Meeting, the Chair of Ethics, Dr Elizabeth Riley, presented a Draft Working Document for PACFA’s Professional Conduct Procedures. PACFA’s procedures were out of date and required urgent review.
Council approved the new Professional Conduct Procedures as a Draft Working Document…

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PACFA restructure receives in principle support from PACFA Council

On the weekend of 11–12 October, the PACFA Council met for PACFA’s 2014 Annual General Meeting. Charles Wilson was elected as the new PACFA President and Council farewelled and thanked Professor Ione Lewis for her significant contribution to PACFA as PACFA President over the last four years. One of the key topics for discussion was …

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