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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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Counselling placement leads to new job for former naturopath

Posted by on 16 September 2016

Former naturopath Claudia Beinhoff did one of her two ACAP Bachelor of Counselling placements at psychiatric and acute medical facility Mosman Private Hospital. Before the internship was complete a placement officer put her forward as a candidate for a vacancy at the facility.

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Management role begins where placement ends for ACAP Queensland graduate

Posted by on 16 September 2016

ACAP Bachelor of Counselling graduate Callie Hooper began as manager of Paradise Kids two weeks after finishing her placement at the facility. The Gold Coast charity provides support services for families suffering from grief, loss, bereavement, illness and divorce or separation.

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Two Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) Counselling students recruited by placement host

Posted by on 1 September 2016

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Mosman Private Hospital (MPH) hired two ACAP graduates who completed their placements at the psychiatric and acute medical facility during 2016.

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ACAP nurtures global Social Work connections at APUCEN Nepal

Posted by on 25 May 2016

ACAP’s foundation Professor of Social Work, Carolyn Noble, was keynote speaker at the inaugural conference of the Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN), held in Nepal during April. Postponed for 10 months following the Nepal earthquakes, the event’s aim was to unite higher learning institutes of the Asia-Pacific region with their...

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