Category Archive: Announcements

Call for Abstracts – Gambling Harm Conference

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is running a 3-day Gambling Harm Conference in March 2020.The Gambling Harm Conference is Australia’s only conference dedicated to addressing gambling harm in our communities. It brings together a diverse range of local and international speakers and delegates to …

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Heterosexual domestic violence

What’s love got to do with it? What all counsellor’s need to know about heterosexual domestic violence – A College of Counselling Webinar with Dr Cathy Bettman On a Saturday afternoon in late September Dr Cathy Bettman, couples therapist and educator, offered an unapologetically gendered presentation of violence within heterosexual intimate partnerships, the …

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Results of 2019 NDIS survey

PACFA’s College of Counselling recently conducted a survey of members about experiences with the NDIS. Thank you to all members who took the time to participate in the survey. 346 people participated in the survey indicating a great deal of interest in understanding the opportunities available to PACFA members as NDIS providers, and how to …

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Update on rebates for counselling under Medibank

Following some substantial changes in Medibank’s hospital and extras packages earlier this year, PACFA has received multiple inquiries from members enquiring whether rebates for counselling are still available.

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Survey participants sought for research into the use of video games in therapy

Researchers at Sydney University are seeking participants to complete an online survey exploring clinicians’ and clients’ experiences and attitudes toward the application of “Serious Games” in psychotherapy.

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PACJA is seeking a Social Media Coordinator Volunteer

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA), PACFA’s peer-reviewed journal, is looking for a volunteer Social Media Coordinator to help establish and build the journal’s social media presence

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Reminder: 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). Participants are being sought to complete a short survey by 30 September.

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PACFA Membership Final Renewal Reminder

PACFA  membership is now due for renewal for the 2018/19 financial year. Please complete your renewal by 30 September to avoid your PACFA Membership lapsing.

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PACJA Edition 7 published

Edition 7 of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA), PACFA’s online research journal, has been published on the PACJA website. PACJA is an international, open-source, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original papers of quality.

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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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