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PACFA SA officially launched

PACFA’s new South Australia Branch, PACFA SA, was officially launched on 1 July 2017. Applications are now being taken from South Australians interested in joining PACFA. To join, go to the PACFA Portal. Five volunteers have formed a Leaership Group for the Branch: Pat Bradley (Convenor), Patrick Moloney, Alison Kirk, Gia Pyrlis, Bev Pope. The …

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Updated resources on the NDIS available for PACFA Registrants

In 2012 PACFA ran a pilot on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aimed at registering PACFA Registrants as service providers with the NDIS. The pilot ran in the Barwon region in Victoria and some PACFA Registrants who applied were approved to become NDIS service providers. Since then, the rollout of the NDIS has continued and …

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Webinar on PACFA Restructure

PACFA has held a webinar for practitioners interested in finding out about the proposal for a new PACFA structure. The webinar covers the key elements of the proposal including individual PACFA membership, new Colleges and Branches, representation of members and Members associations in the new structure and new Board positions…

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Update on PACFA Restructure

The PACFA Restructure Working Party has produced an update document on the work being undertaken to develop a new structure for PACFA. The Update provides a clear and simple overview in Powerpoint format of the progress with the restructure and the recommendations developed by the Working Party in…

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Update on PsychOz

In the October eNews, PACFA announced that it was considering buying the highly respected and successful business, PsychOz Publications, which includes the Psychotherapy in Australia journal and the Human Condition Bookstore.  We saw this as a great opportunity to potentially generate new sources of income to support PACFA’s mission as peak body for the counselling and …

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Overseas volunteering opportunities for counsellors

The Red Cross is seeking applications from professionals with counselling expertise and experience for a volunteer assignment in Cambodia. This could be a valuable opportunity to gain experience in humanitarian and development work, with full support provided by Australian Red Cross. The advertisement for the volunteer role is currently online at the Red Cross website …

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New Literature Reviews published

PACFA is pleased to announce the publication of another two literature reviews in the series of reviews being produced on the effectiveness of a range of counselling and psychotherapy modalities…

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Private health cover needed for counselling and psychotherapy

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) has joined with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) to request eight of the major private health funds to provide better private health cover for counselling and psychotherapy. PACFA and ACA, as peak bodies for the counselling and…

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