Monthly Archive: January 2020

Research Committee members wanted

PACFA is calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified members to join the PACFA Research Committee.

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PACFA is recruiting an Editor for its new professional journal

PACFA is seeking applications for an Editor for its new professional journal, Psychotherapy & Counselling Today.

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PACFA Response to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Mental Health

PACFA’s submission to the Productivity commission focuses on creating a systems-level, nationally consistent approach to the inclusion of Registered Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the Australian mental health workforce.  

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Building a Successful Private Practice – Call for Expressions of Interest

PACFA has identified a need to develop a course on how to build a successful private practice. We are seeking EOIs from qualified counsellors or psychotherapists with experience delivering training to develop and deliver a new online course.

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New Resources Available for NDIS Registration Support

PACFA encourages any members who are interested in providing services under the NDIS to visit NDIS Registration Support website recently developed by Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA). AHPA is also hosting a series of webinars for allied health providers about NDIS registration.

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Support services for the Australian bushfire crisis – information for PACFA members

In response to the Australian Bushfires, PACFA has updated its Disaster Response Strategy.and created a Disaster Response and Recovery page on the PACFA website. The Australian Government has also recently announced $76 million for initial counselling sessions, extra Medicare-funded consultations, an expansion of headspace services and ongoing community recovery initiatives.

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PACFA response to the Australian bushfires

On behalf of the PACFA Board and our members, we extend our sympathies to all communities across Australia directly affected by the catastrophic bushfires, and to all Australians impacted by the ongoing effects of this national crisis.

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