Monthly Archive: June 2019

PACFA conference going to Adelaide in 2021

PACFA is pleased to announce that the location for our 2021 conference will be Adelaide The date for the conference has been set for 30 April to 2 May 2021. Traditionally, PACFA conferences have taken place in Melbourne and Sydney where large number of our members live. However, as a national organisation, it is important …

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PACFA collaborating on project on Mental Health Work with Seniors

PACFA is collaborating with Fronditha Care who are developing a new training program for the aged care sector aimed at equipping carers with the skills needed to support older people with their mental health. The project has the support of the Department of Education and Training. Ageing is characterised by many losses (losing friends or …

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Webinar series on recognition of Indigenous healing practices

The Australian College of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (ACCAPE) is hosting a series of six webinars on Recognition of Indigenous Healing Practices in Australia and Aotearoa. ACCAPE was established in July 2015 to promote the development and recognition of counselling and psychotherapy education, advocating for the professional interests and work conditions of educators and academics, …

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Are you interested in becoming a supervisor?

For experienced practitioners who are interested in becoming supervisors, PACFA has endorsed a range of suitable supervision training programs. Go to the PACFA website for the full list of Endorsed Supervision Training Programs. All endorsed supervision training programs meet the requirements PACFA’s Supervision Training Standards which sets out in detail PACFA’s requirements for Supervisor training.  …

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Mental health professionals wanted for study on consumer representatives

Jody McPhee and Dr Brett Scholz from the Australian National University are seeking participants for a research study on consumer representatives. The research study has received Ethics Approval, ANU HREC – protocol number 2019/280. The study, which is titled Perspectives of Mental Health Professionals on Consumer Representatives, is being conducted in order to understand mental …

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Recorded webinar on the PACFA Code of Ethics

Are you familiar with the PACFA Code of Ethics and are you confident applying it in your practice? The best way to really understand the Code of Ethics and how it can impact on your practice is to use it. In this webinar, PACFA’s Ethics Chair, Simone Falvey-Behr, we bring the Code of Ethics to …

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Speakers announced for Online Trauma Symposium

The speakers have  been announced for the Working with Trauma Online Symposium taking place on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2019. The Symposium is an exciting new PACFA event which will include a selection of presentations from PACFA’s 2019 Trauma Conference, in live interactive webinar format, in order to reach a wider audience. This …

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