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ACAP leaders and students explore innovation at NPI Conference

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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Posted by on 6 December 2016NEWS
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ACAP volunteer team to lend community support in Kenya

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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Posted by Virginia on 29 September 2016NEWS
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From landscape gardener to AOD counsellor in a job straight from placement

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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Posted by Virginia on 19 September 2016NEWS
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Counselling job secured during placement at SalvoCare

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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Posted by on 16 September 2016NEWS
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A career-change from beauty therapy to counselling is fast-tracked after placement job offer

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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Posted by on 16 September 2016NEWS
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Counselling placement leads to new job for former naturopath

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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Posted by on 16 September 2016NEWS
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Management role begins where placement ends for ACAP Queensland graduate

ACAP Bachelor of Counselling graduate Callie Hooper started her new job as manager of Paradise Kids two weeks after finishing 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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Posted by on 16 September 2016NEWS
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Two Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) Counselling students recruited by placement host

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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Posted by on 1 September 2016NEWS
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ACAP nurtures global Social Work connections at APUCEN Nepal

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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Posted by on 25 May 2016NEWS
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ACAP Bachelor of Psychological Science Criminology major stream widens career prospects in justice

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has enhanced its Bachelor of Psychological Science by adding a Criminology major stream. The update is in response to students’ growing interest in professions in criminology and justice. The new course content is designed to provide marketable career skills at the undergraduate level,...

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Posted by on 12 May 2016NEWS