Category Archive: Latest News

A reflection on Black Lives Matter from the front lines

PACFA has invited Palawa man Richard Scott, Critical Friend to the PACFA College of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Practices (CATSIHP) to provide a personal comment on the impact of Black Lives Matter and the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, from his expertise in working in harm minimisation on the streets in Townsville.

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Opportunities for PACFA members to participate in research studies

As part of our commitment to supporting the development of the evidence base for the psychotherapy and counselling professions, PACFA regularly promotes participation in approved research projects to our members.

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Advocating for Higher Education reform 

The PACFA CEO has written to the Education Minister, the Hon Dan Tehan, to express our concerns about the Government’s proposed Higher Education Reform Package.   The proposed reforms would see a huge increase in the cost of education programs in counselling and psychotherapy. If implemented, this would have a devastating impact on the counselling and psychotherapy profession as our training would become prohibitively expensive.   The Higher …

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PACFA membership renewals open

PACFA membership renewals are now open. PACFA members will need to complete the renewal process online at the new PACFA Portal.   While the official renewal date is 30 June, all members have a grace period of 1 month – until 31 July – to renew.  To prepare for a smooth renewal process, we would like to remind all members to first login …

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Latest PACJA Editorial reflects on the impacts of COVID-19

The latest Editorial for the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA), PACFA’s online research journal, is now available

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PACFA congratulates Dr Kim Dunphy OAM

PACFA congratulates Dr Kim Dunphy on receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to dance movement therapy.  

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PACFA Advocacy Update June 2020

As the restrictions in place under Australia’s pandemic response slowly begin to ease, PACFA is continuing to advocate for greater recognition of the training, skills and experience of our members.

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Opportunity to participate in free 2020 Suicide Prevention Summit, 16-17 May

Mental Health Academy have partnered with Lifeline Australia, the leading national charity and provider of crisis support and suicide prevention services for help seekers in Australia, to coordinate the 2020 Suicide Prevention Summit.

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Update for PACFA Members: Rebates for Private Health Funds

New information is now available on the PACFA website for members interested in becoming providers, or who are already providers, for Bupa and Police and Emergency Services Health funds.

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New COVID-19 Resources now available on the PACFA Website

PACFA has recently added a range of useful information and resources to the PACFA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information page .

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