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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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PACFA response to the Australian bushfires – further information for 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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Special Issue of PACJA – Working with Trauma

We are delighted to announce that a special issue of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA) on Working with Trauma, has just been published on the PACJA website. The special issue follows on from PACFA’s very successful Working with Trauma conference in February this year.

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LGBTIQ Interest Group re-forming

A new Leadership Group has been formed for the LGBTIQ Interest Group and will commence operating in January. Members of the new Leadership Group are bringing new ideas and energy to the Interest Group. All have substantial experience and expertise in LGBTIQ issues.  Don Secomb (Convenor) Trish Thompson Dr Gávi Ansara Melinda Cavaliere Jade Wren …

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iMIS has arrived – PACFA’s new membership system is now live

Stage one of the new PACFA membership system iMIS is live.  We now have the member portal up and running and we invite our members to take the time to log on and have a look around, and to check that all of your profile details are up to date. 

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PACFA Conference 2021 – Safety in therapy: Balancing risk and healing in an uncertain world

PACFA is proud to announce the theme of our next bi annual conference, which will be held in Adelaide form the 30th April to 2nd May 2021: Safety in Therapy: Balancing Risk and healing in an Uncertain World.

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