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Social Welfare major stream adds value to ACAP Psychology Degree

Posted by on 14 March 2017

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has added a Social Welfare major stream to its popular Bachelor of Psychological Science. The innovation is the second curriculum update within four months, to the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited program, since a Criminology stream was included in October.

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Diploma puts Cassie on the path to clinical psychology

Posted by on 28 February 2017

Cassie Carling’s steady progress towards her psychology qualification since leaving her Melbourne high school in 2014 is proof that an ATAR alone doesn’t determine your future.

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Hima is set for a new career as a social worker ‘changing the world’

Posted by on 16 February 2017

Accepting a job offered by her placement host has made the path from student to social worker easy for former dentist Hima Lal.

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Postgraduate Social Work the right step forward for interpreter

Posted by on 13 February 2017

When Frankie Yue Zheng (pictured front row, centre, at Uniting Harris Community Centre) decided to advance her career prospects with a higher education, becoming a social worker appealed for its natural transition from her job at the time.

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Diploma path to psychology the right fit for Nic

Posted by on 20 December 2016

Nic Laughlin, 26, had finished the first couple of units of e-business and philosophy degrees at university before finding his calling in psychology. He took the one-year diploma pathway to undergraduate study at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and is on-track to complete his Bachelor of Psychological Science...

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ACAP leaders and students explore innovation at NPI Conference

Posted by on 6 December 2016

On November 4 at its Melbourne campus, Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) held its second biennial conference, with 118 faculty and students in attendance.

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ACAP volunteer team to lend community support in Kenya

Posted by on 29 September 2016

Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) graduate Jade O’Brien (pictured, second from left) spent September 2016 in the hectic dual role of student and trainer. As she approached completion of her Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) studies, the former English language teacher and founder of Kenyan charity, Freedom Write Inc.

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From landscape gardener to AOD counsellor in a job straight from placement

Posted by on 19 September 2016

When former landscape gardener Tony was looking to pursue a new vocation from scratch, he chose to study the Bachelor of Counselling at ACAP, for the course’s match to his satisfaction in helping others, and his personal interests in psychotherapy and sociology.

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Counselling job secured during placement thanks to management’s encouragement

Posted by on 16 September 2016

While approaching completion of her Graduate Diploma of Counselling studies at ACAP, Sarah accepted a job offer as an alcohol and drug counsellor from her placement agency, SalvoCare Eastern Support and Recovery Services. Her duties combine face-to-face counselling, agency networking and care and recovery coordination.

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A career-change from beauty therapy to counselling is fast-tracked after placement job offer

Posted by on 16 September 2016

Good people skills always came naturally to former beauty therapist, Sara. She enrolled to study the Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy at ACAP, to apply her interest in listening to others to a new profession. Sara’s commitment during her dual placement at Mosman Private Hospital – as a counsellor and...

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