Upcoming CPD for June 

As per our annual renewal requirements, practising and academic members need to have completed at least 20 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) each membership year. PACFA presents a wide range of affordable, high-quality professional development events.

Members receive a discount on all PACFA-run events, and we have negotiated a discount for members on CPD run by the Professional Development People. View your discount code

See our events search for a full list of upcoming CPD, including externally-run events. 

PACFA CPD events in June 2022

Some of our events have a capped number of participants and can sell out quickly. If you want to attend an event, register now to secure your place. 

Mental Health Course 

Run by Dr Catherine Hungerford in conjunction with the Cairnmillar Institute, the PACFA Mental Health Short Course aims to build practitioners’ skills and competencies around mental health and mental illness.  

This course is self-paced but includes interaction with other participants and Dr Hungerford. The next course starts on Monday 13 June. Register now. 

Catherine’s course counts as 8 hours of Category A CPD. 

The Spectrum of Dissociation & Dissociative Disorders – an Introduction 

Presented by Dr Adah Sachs and PACFA West, this webinar gives counsellors and psychotherapists an introduction to working with clients presenting with the spectrum of dissociation and dissociative disorders. 

This webinar will not be recorded, so please make sure you can attend on the day. The webinar will be held on Thursday 16 June, from 5:30pm - 7:00pm (AWST). Register now

This webinar counts as 1.5 hours of Category A CPD. 

Applied Professional Ethics Series: Addressing power and privilege through social positioning — Evidence-informed guidelines on the ethical imperative of clinician self-disclosure 

This webinar - run by PACFA’s Gender, Body, Kinship, and Sexuality (GBKS) Leadership Group - will provide guidance on how to apply professional ethics in a culturally safe, anti-oppressive way with people whose lived experiences have been and continue to be minoritised and marginalised in our profession. 

Participants in this webinar will be asked to read and agree to a set of guidelines for culturally safe group practice. Make sure you have read these before registering, and can commit to abiding by these guidelines. The webinar will be held on Friday 17 June from 12 – 2:30pm (AEST). Make sure you can come on the day, as this webinar will not be recorded. Register now

This webinar counts as 1.5 hours of Category A CPD. 

Mindfulness, Self-Compassions and the Grief Journey 

Presented by Dr Susan Delaney and PACFA’s NSW Branch, this webinar will explore how mindfulness and self-compassions practices can support us in our grief, and will include some guidance and an opportunity to try some simple practices. It is suitable for people who already have a regular practice and those who are new to mindfulness. 

This webinar will be held on Wednesday 22 June, from 7 – 9pm (AEST). Register now.  

This webinar counts as 2 hours of Category A CPD. 

Suicide Prevention & Treatment of Trans, Intersex & Other Sex and/or Gender Diverse Patients: An Introduction

Please note, this event is not run by PACFA, so register via the link above, and not via the PACFA events search. 

Clinical member Dr Tracie O’Keefe is offering a webinar on Wednesday 22 June, 7pm-8.30pm which counts for 1.5 hours of Category A CPD. Register for Dr O’Keefe’s free webinar.  

Struggling to meet your required 20 CPD hours before 30 June? Read our Hardship Policy and Flexible CPD and supervision requirements 2021-22