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Calendar for Placements 2016

Calendar for Placements Term 3 2016 - Term 1 2017

Available placement Forms and Applications

What counts as 'counselling hours' for my experience log? (Counselling and Coaching students only)

Pre-requisites and recommended units for placement


Information for BAppSocSci Students

Resume Writing and Cover Letters




Information and frequently asked questions regarding Sonia

Sonia User Guides and Resources

Log into Sonia Online


School of Counselling - information about placements


WAYBACK Information Session Video

DARA Placement Application 2016




Student Placement -  Unsatisfactory, Incomplete or Cancelled Placement Policy

Student Placement Code of Conduct

Attendance Requirements for Placement and Supervision

Process for Addressing Issues on Placement






PACFA Guidelines for Client Records

Safe and Ethical Practice on Student Placement

Dual Relationships in Placement

The Unstructured Clinical Interview

A Crisis Guide for Working with Clients on Placement



Investigating the counselling opportunity with an agency:

Bachelor of Counselling

Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Graduate Diploma of Counselling

Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy


Introduction to Counselling Student placements - Video Presentation


Understanding Counselling and Clinical Supervision?

Graduate Diploma Counselling Placement process flow chart

Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy Placement process flow chart 

Record Keeping Sheet for tracking calls to agencies



Resume Writing and Cover Letters

Organisations expect you to have a professional resume and cover letter. Write your resume before you start your search. 

Use this Resume Sample as a model for your resume. This format is proven to be the most successful resume format for students as it emphasises your achievements in each of your roles rather than the tasks you did. Use this layout, font size and structure to give yourself the best possible chance of success.


Sample Resume Format

Cover Letter Sample


Supervisor Information

Supervisor qualifications and experience

Supervisor Information and Brochure



 Placement Organisation Information

Wayback Student Placement Information Session - Ray Brindley CEO

 Recording Global Skills Training Day - Part 1

 Recording Global Skills Training Day - Part 2





Instructions and Video Demonstrations for Counselling Students on Placement Facilitating Groups 

Introducing Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Project - for Agency supervisors

Research Project Samples

Research Project Bid Form - MCP

Information for BAppSocSci students to send to potential placement supervisors

Ideas for Placement for BAppSocSci students.

PACFA Mission and Values 

Application form - Mid Placement Reviewer