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Virtual Reality thesis improves psychosis empathy for psychology students

A joint project by Navitas colleges ACAP and SAE could lead the way for more VR teaching in allied health and community support.

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Posted by Virginia on 15 August 2017NEWS
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ACAP Psychology Clinic teams with primary school to teach mindfulness

Postgraduate psychology students from the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) are making a difference in the community by facilitating mindfulness training sessions for parents and teachers at a Sydney school for children with intellectual disabilities.

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Posted by Virginia on 14 August 2017NEWS
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Thesis award for ACAP Psychology graduate

ACAP graduate, Carey Little MAPS, was honoured by the Australian Psychological Society in July, for her thesis, “It kind of sort of crept up”. Australian lesbians talk intimate partner violence.

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Posted by Virginia on 3 August 2017NEWS
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ACAP Psychology Clinic turns five

The Australian College of Applied Psychology’s Sydney Clinic reached its five-year milestone recently, with the event marked by a celebration attended by students, staff and alumni.

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Posted by Virginia on 31 July 2017NEWS
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New ACAP Undergraduate Diploma in Counselling Skills available from September

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has introduced a seventh qualification to its suite of programs in the Counselling discipline. The Higher Education program, called the Diploma of Counselling Skills is a realignment of ACAP’s existing Diploma of Counselling, which will be replaced by the new sub-bachelor course from...

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Posted by Virginia on 20 July 2017NEWS
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Use of AI in psychology explored in article by ACAP faculty duo

Two members of the Australian College of Applied School of Psychology faculty have co-authored an article exploring the current and potential impacts of artificial intelligence on the psychology profession.

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Posted by Virginia on 10 July 2017NEWS
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Jobs for ACAP Social Work students after NDIS project success

Two ACAP Social Work graduates have started their careers at Sydney disability service provider Windgap Foundation Ltd. It’s the first time in the organisation’s 60-year history that social workers have been included on the organisation’s multi-disciplinary team.

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Posted by Virginia on 20 June 2017NEWS
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ACAP scores 80+ for student satisfaction in QILT survey

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) was awarded ‘Distinctions’ in most categories of the latest annual survey, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching survey (QILT). The research project by the Social Research Centre of the Australian National University measures satisfaction among the students and graduates of national learning institutions,...

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Posted by Virginia on 9 June 2017NEWS
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A pet partnership in counselling with lessons for all

Lucy the five-year-old Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a qualified counselling ‘interventionist’ and placement partner to her owner, ACAP Bachelor of Counselling student Jacqui Nolan. While it’s true Lucy has beaten her master to qualifying as a canine practitioner, the dog’s graduation involved study-free units that were dependent largely on charm.

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Posted by Virginia on 1 June 2017NEWS