Monthly Archive: August 2019

Proposal to create a PACFA Indigenous College

PACFA is progressing work on a formal proposal to create a new Indigenous College. The proposal will go to the PACFA Council in October to seek formal approval.

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PACFA joins Allied Health Professions Australia

PACFA has joined Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA), the peak body for allied health professions in Australia, effective from 1 September 2019.

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PACFA Working with Trauma Online Symposium

PACFA’s first ever Online Symposium , based on select presentations from 2019’s sold-out conference ‘Working with Trauma’ will take place over two jam-packed days on September 20-21st.

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Participants sought for research study on depression

PACFA Members are invited to participate in a research project on diagnostic decision making that is being conducted at the Australian National University (ANU).

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Notice of PACFA Annual General Meeting

The PACFA Annual General Meeting will take place at 4pm on Saturday 5th October in Melbourne. The meeting will be followed by a social gathering with refreshments provided.

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Benefits of PACFA Membership: new video resource

PACFA has developed a short video to provide information about PACFA to prospective members. 

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New resources for coping with trauma in military families

The Departments of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) has launched a series of five information booklets for families of members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who are experiencing mental health concerns following trauma.

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PACFA College and Branch Leadership Groups announced

The 2019 PACFA College and Branch elections have been completed and all nominees were elected unopposed. Keep reading to find out who your Leadership Group members are…

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Queensland Counsellors Association to form new PACFA Branch

QCA voted on the weekend to commence work to become part of PACFA. QCA members will transfer to individual PACFA membership and form the new Queensland Branch of PACFA.

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Minister for Health announces new mental health initiatives

On Wednesday 14 August, Health Minister Greg Hunt addressed the National Press Club in Canberra in a speech which focused on the Morrison Government’s long-term vision for improved mental health.

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