Monthly Archive: April 2019

Federal Election 2019

PACFA has prepared an Election Statement for the forthcoming federal election. The statement is aimed at raising the profile of counselling and psychotherapy during the election campaign and includes eight key actions the incoming Federal Government should take to improve access to counselling and psychotherapy services nationally. PACFA calls for parties and candidates in the …

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PACFA Webinar recordings

PACFA has added to its online library of recorded webinars which can be purchased at the PACFA Portal. The webinar recordings count as Category B CPD for PACFA’s renewal requirements. One of the new additions is the first Keynote Speaker from the sold out 2019 conference Working with Trauma. There are also new webinar recordings …

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Instructions for PACFA renewals 2019

PACFA membership renewals will open on 31 May this year. Registered PACFA members and Registrants belonging to Member Associations will be sent an email with a link to complete their renewal online at the Counselling and Psychotherapy Portal. The due date for renewals is 30 June but PACFA gives members until 31 July to complete …

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Changes to the PACFA team

PACFA is delighted to announce changes to the PACFA team. Nilu De Alwis is currently acting in the role of Membership Team Leader. Nilu has been with PACFA for 8 years so she has substantial experience of PACFA’s membership and registration requirements. The need for a Membership Team Leader has emerged as PACFA has grown. …

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PACFA publishes Interim definition of psychotherapy

The PACFA Council has approved an Interim Definition of Psychotherapy for PACFA. The Interim Definition was developed by the Leadership Group of the College of Psychotherapy who consulted with psychotherapist members of PACFA in order to finalise the document. Thank you to all those who provided feedback for the consultation process. While not every piece …

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ARCAP Productivity Commission submission

Under the banner of ARCAP, the Australia Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, PACFA has made a joint submission with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health in Australia. Details of the inquiry can be found here. The Productivity Commission Inquiry represents an important opportunity to significantly re-shape mental health …

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PACFA Member Survey

PACFA is surveying members for your feedback on PACFA’s membership benefits. Do you know what benefits you receive with your PACFA membership? Do you value the benefits? What new benefits would you like PACFA to offer? To participate, click on the survey link  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PACFASurvey2019 The survey will take about 10 minutes of your time. All …

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