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NEWSPosted by on 30/08/2017 9:52am

Publishing success for ACAP psychology graduate

ACAP graduate Perri Carlson MAPS has had a co-authored article published in Seizure, the official European journal of Epilepsy. Perri’s contribution to the prestigious publication came just six months after she completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical).

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 25/08/2017 10:19am

Sydney | Evidence-based Relaxation Therapy by Judy Lovas

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Judy Lovas present our next professional development session in Sydney on the topic of;

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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 22/08/2017 4:01pm

ACAP social work student is a voice for his national peers

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Civic-minded Christian Nnanyelugo Mbonu (pictured, centre, back row) was already actively representing the needs of fellow visiting students in his local Sydney community when he took on a second volunteer role that has a national perspective.

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NEWSPosted by on 15/08/2017 1:49pm

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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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 14/08/2017 3:15pm

ACAP Psychology Clinic teams with primary school to teach mindfulness

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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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NEWSPosted by on 03/08/2017 3:15pm

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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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 31/07/2017 11:04am

ACAP Psychology Clinic turns five

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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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NEWSPosted by on 20/07/2017 12:00pm

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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NEWSPosted by on 10/07/2017 2:50pm

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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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 20/06/2017 10:08am

Jobs for ACAP Social Work students after NDIS project success

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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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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 09/06/2017 9:28am

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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NEWSPosted by Virginia on 01/06/2017 4:09am

A pet partnership in counselling with lessons for all

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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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NEWSPosted by on 02/05/2017 11:38am

ACAP international student joins City of Sydney ambassador program

Christian Nnanyelugo Mbonu was inducted as a City of Sydney student leader with 31 of his peers from around the world in formal ceremony held in mid-March at the Sydney Town Hall.

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NEWSPosted by on 01/05/2017 12:31pm

ACAP Hyde Park Sydney atrium entrance opens

The new Hyde Park Sydney campus celebrated a final milestone in April with the opening of the lobby and atrium at the front of the building.

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NEWSPosted by on 31/03/2017 9:47am

ACAP placement students thrive at unique Jarrah House

Leafy Jarrah House at Little Bay in Sydney offers detox and rehabilitation for women only, through a 10-week residential program followed by outpatient group support and counselling.

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NEWSPosted by on 30/03/2017 8:46am

London the final leg on Claire’s road to experimental psychology

During her progression to PhD studies, Claire Machan’s curiosity for experimental over applied psychology was piqued. Her interest formed during early university studies and held fast until she graduated with her Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) in 2016.

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NEWSPosted by on 27/03/2017 3:09pm

How human behaviour coaxed Neil from marketing to psychology

Neil Lucas’s attraction to psychology began during unrelated studies many years ago, as he explored the subject through elective units. But the allure of the field remained strong enough during a 15-year marketing and business development career for Neil to eventually consider a switch to clinical psychology.

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NEWSPosted by on 14/03/2017 10:15am

Social Welfare major stream adds value to ACAP Psychology Degree

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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NEWSPosted by on 28/02/2017 3:22pm

Diploma puts Cassie on the path to clinical psychology

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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NEWSPosted by on 16/02/2017 3:20pm

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

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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NEWSPosted by on 13/02/2017 2:04pm

Postgraduate Social Work the right step forward for interpreter

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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EVENTSPosted by the ACAP Alumni team on 07/02/2017 1:46pm

Brisbane: Career Development - Build a professional identity & portfolio

The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Jacqui Rochester present our first professional development session in Brisbane for 2017 on;

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NEWSPosted by on 20/12/2016 10:43am

Diploma path to psychology a good fit for Nic

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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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 19/12/2016 4:01pm

Uncovering Your Expertise

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Jo Muirhead present our first professional development session in Sydney for 2017 on the topic of; 

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EVENTSPosted by the ACAP Alumni team on 19/12/2016 3:53pm

Melbourne - Career Development: Where to from here?

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Leah Shmerling present our first professional development session in Melbourne for 2017 on the topic of; 

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NEWSPosted by on 13/12/2016 5:09pm

The smart path from Diploma to Bachelor

For those concerned that their ATAR may not meet degree entry requirements, or if you want to gain some skills to join the workforce before progressing to a degree, graduating with an ACAP diploma in Community Services, Counselling or Youth Work is a popular alternative path to our undergraduate courses...

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NEWSPosted by on 13/12/2016 4:32pm

ACAP Social Work courses receive full accreditation

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) has progressed ACAP’s Master of Social Work (Qualifying) to full accreditation status. The industry body develops, reviews and accredits the education standards for social workers, nationally.

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NEWSPosted by on 13/12/2016 4:28pm

ACAP leaders and students explore innovation at NPI Conference

On November 4, the NPI group of colleges including the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP), Health Skills Australia (HSA) and the Navitas College of Public Safety (NCPS) held its second biennial conference. There were 118 faculty and students in attendance.

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NEWSPosted by on 13/12/2016 11:50am

ACAP opens door to change for former truckie

Elias Youssef, 34 (pictured graduating in November) is making a dramatic career change, from transportation to youth welfare. He was one of the first students to graduate from the Australian College of Applied Psychology's (ACAP) Diploma of Youth Work, which was launched in 2015.

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NEWSPosted by on 06/12/2016 3:17pm

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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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 29/11/2016 12:39pm

Sydney : Sensorimotor Approach to Trauma by Jane Daisley-Snow

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The ACAP Alumni team is pleased to announce our next professional development session for 2016. Please note that this session is only available for graduates of the Australian College of Applied Psychology courses.

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EVENTSPosted by on 17/10/2016 8:48am

School of Psychological Sciences - pathways to further study

The ACAP School of Psychological Sciences is pleased to present our next Alumni Pathways session in Sydney on pathways to Psychology Honours and Master, titled: Interested in Psychology Honours? Masters?

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EVENTSPosted by the Community Engagement team on 13/10/2016 2:20pm

Melbourne: Forgetting and remembering childhood sexual abuse

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Ann McDonald present our next professional development session in Melbourne on;

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NEWSPosted by on 29/09/2016 12:18pm

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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NEWSPosted by on 19/09/2016 10:42am

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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NEWSPosted by on 16/09/2016 4:28pm

Counselling job secured during placement thanks to management’s encouragement

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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NEWSPosted by on 16/09/2016 3:48pm

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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NEWSPosted by on 16/09/2016 11:41am

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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NEWSPosted by on 16/09/2016 11:29am

Management role begins where placement ends for ACAP Queensland graduate

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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NEWSPosted by on 01/09/2016 11:30am

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

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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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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/09/2016 11:20am

Melbourne: The journey towards death: Supporting the dying and bereaved relatives

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have John Arber present our next professional development session in Melbourne on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/09/2016 11:14am

Sydney: Perspective from a Client and Therapist on the Lived Experience of an Eating Disorder

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ACAP provide continuing education sessions for graduates of ACAP courses.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 19/08/2016 11:05am

Brisbane Alumni Professional Development Session - Why Men Abuse the Women They Love - Dr Clare Murphy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Clare Murphy present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 19/08/2016 11:05am

Brisbane Alumni Professional Development Session - Working with Grief & Loss - Lorelle Madden

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Lorelle Madden present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by Alumni team on 19/08/2016 10:48am

Sydney Alumni Professional Development Session - Introduction to Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

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The ACAP Alumni team is pleased to announce our next professional development session for 2016.  We are delighted to announce that  Natalie Cabrera & Gavin Moffitt will be presenting on;

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NEWSPosted by on 25/05/2016 1:09pm

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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NEWSPosted by on 12/05/2016 3:45pm

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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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 06/05/2016 3:15pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - Sexuality and Relationship Therapy

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In alignment with Domestic and Family Violence month in Queensland the ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Gareth Merriman present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 06/05/2016 3:10pm

Sydney Alumni PD Session - Working with Domestic Violence and Abuse in Couples and Family Counselling

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The ACAP Alumni team is pleased to announce our next professional development session for 2016.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/04/2016 1:07pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - General Principles and Approaches to Working with Young People

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In alignment with National Youth Week the ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr John Meteyard present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 07/03/2016 11:51am

Brisbane Alumni Session - Working Holistically with Substance Using Clients presented by Hannah McFa

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Hannah McFarlane from Drug ARM present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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NEWSPosted by on 03/03/2016 2:06pm

ACAP Bachelor Explorer demystifies Degree study for Diploma students

ACAP’s Student Learning Support team has launched a free webinar series designed to bust the myths and alleviate students’ concerns about the transition from Diploma to Degree study.

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NEWSPosted by on 01/03/2016 10:04am

Student experience the top priority at new ACAP Sydney campus

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) is pleased to announce that its Sydney campus is moving to new purpose-built premises in the CBD. ACAP is part of the Navitas Group, which is a global education provider to more than 55,000 students annually.

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NEWSPosted by on 18/02/2016 10:26am

ACAP Diploma students explore work opportunities at VET Industry Day

The Australian College of Applied Psychology held its first VET Industry Day on February 10, with more than 100 current and newly enrolled diploma students attending the expo.

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NEWSPosted by on 05/02/2016 10:31am

Course spotlight: Diploma of Youth Work

After an overseas adventure where he spent time working with troubled young people in the UK, Jackson Raymond was inspired to become a youth worker. On return home he enrolled in ACAP’s Diploma of Youth Work and began studying the one-year full-time course this year.

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NEWSPosted by on 01/02/2016 4:15pm

Graduate’s thesis leads to $50,000 grant for Indigenous Women’s health

ACAP began 2016 with a special reason to celebrate. Research conducted for her Master dissertation by ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) graduate Mary Goslett (pictured) has led to a $50,000 grant to help support Indigenous women in regional NSW.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/02/2016 12:25pm

Melbourne Alumni Session ~ The Truth of Addiction presented by Mike McKenzie from The Salvation Army

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With February being Febfast, focussing on young people and addictions, we are delighted to announce that Mike McKenzie from The Salvation Army will be presenting on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/02/2016 12:19pm

Sydney Alumni Session ~ The Trauma of Recovery from Addiction presented by Jeff Lucas from Wesley Mission

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The ACAP Community Engagement team is please to announce our first professional development session for 2016.

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NEWSPosted by on 18/01/2016 4:08pm

ACAP Psychology courses achieve full accreditation status

ACAP is pleased to announce that we have received accreditation without conditions from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) for all of our psychology courses offered through the School of Psychological Sciences until December 2020.

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NEWSPosted by on 12/01/2016 4:25pm

2016 ACAP Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

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ACAP provides annual scholarships for a selection of counselling and psychology courses. Our 2016 applications close at the end of January for the following School of Counselling and Psychology scholarships: 1. The ATSI Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (for any qualification)

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 07/12/2015 3:16pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - The Role of Hope in Trauma Informed Practice

The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Associate Professor Denis O'Hara present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by Christina Katterfeld on 10/11/2015 3:01pm

Brisbane PD Sessions - Two forums presented by the PACFA Research Committee

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The ACAP Brisbane Campus is pleased to be hosting two Professional Development forums, presented by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 19/10/2015 2:15pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - Understanding Self Harm

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Lyndall Evans present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 12/10/2015 10:01am

Melbourne Alumni PD Session - Emotional Focus Therapy - the Transforming Power of Emotion Rituals

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Judith Ayre present our next professional development workshop in Melbourne on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 01/10/2015 11:12am

Sydney Alumni PD Session - Understanding and Managing Borderline Personality Disorder

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Ester Senderey present our next professional development workshop in Sydney on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 05/08/2015 12:16pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - An Introduction to Art Therapy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Claire Edwards present our next professional development workshop in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 04/08/2015 10:17am

Sydney Professional Development Event - Introduction to Positive Psychology Coaching

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Australian College of Applied Psychology

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 28/07/2015 9:25am

Sydney Alumni PD Session - Embodying Ethical Practice

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Andrew Crosbie present our next professional development workshop in Sydney on;

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EVENTSPosted by the ACAP Alumni team on 09/07/2015 2:58pm

Melbourne Alumni PD Session - Grief & Bereavement in an Oncology Context

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Sue Burney present our next professional development workshop in Melbourne on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 29/06/2015 1:53pm

Alumni PD Session Recordings Available Online

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Recordings of ACAP Alumni PD Sessions are now available online to ACAP Alumni members.

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EVENTSPosted by the ACAP Alumni team on 25/06/2015 2:58pm

ACAP hosting Dr Ingo Lambrecht presenting on Culture, Trauma and Mental Health: Working at the Clinical/Cultural Interface

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to be hosting visiting International Academic, Dr Ingo Lambrecht presenting a workshop in Sydney on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 22/06/2015 3:44pm

APS APS Networking Information Evening for Clinical Psychology Registrars and Students

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The NSW State Clinical College of the APS would like to invite all Psychology students, Alumni and registrar members to the following event:

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 15/06/2015 3:07pm

UCEC2015 – Early bird registrations now open!

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Early bird registrations are now open for the University-Community Engagement Conference 2015 (UCEC2015), co-hosted by Australian College of Applied Psychology and Universiti Sains Malaysia for the Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN). The discounted rate will available until Monday 3rd August.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 03/06/2015 9:27am

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - Difficult to Treat Depression

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Janette Randall from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 27/05/2015 12:44pm

UCEC2015 abstract submission date extended

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Due to the international nature of UCEC2015, and some requests for more time to submit abstracts, we are pleased to announce that we have extended the abstract submission date to Friday 15 May.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 27/05/2015 10:42am

New Course – Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413

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If you want to work with and support young people across a wide range of services such as recreation, education, health, welfare and juvenile justice and protection, then the Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413 could be for you.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 25/05/2015 12:06pm

What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and how do I get one?

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A USI (Unique Student Identifier) is a reference number made up of numbers and letters. Creating a USI is free. It creates a secure online record of your nationally recognised training that you can access anytime and anywhere, and it’s yours for life.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 24/05/2015 2:43pm

ACAP to offer the Bachelor of Social Work in 2015

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As of 2015, ACAP will be offering a new course - the Bachelor of Social Work.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 22/05/2015 9:25am

ACAP to co-host UCEC2015 for the first time in Australia

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ACAP will be co-hosting the international University-Community Engagement Conference this year (UCEC2015) with the Universiti Sains Malaysia at the Gold Coast from the 1st to 3rd November.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 21/05/2015 9:47am

Sydney Alumni PD Session - Difficult to Treat Depression

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Vered Gordon from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development workshop in Sydney on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 28/04/2015 4:51pm

Melbourne Alumni PD Session - Difficult to Treat Depression

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr David Mitchell from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development workshop in Melbourne on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 20/04/2015 4:43pm

Prof Paul Lysaker - Metacognitive Reflective and Insight Therapy (MERIT)

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Two workshop opportunities

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EVENTSPosted by the ACAP Alumni team on 01/04/2015 3:10pm

Brisbane Alumni PD Session - Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Lynda Melville from Austism Queensland present our next professional development workshop in Brisbane on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 17/03/2015 9:56am

Sydney Alumni PD Session : Beyond Mindfulness by Dr Daniel Brown

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to welcome Dr Daniel Brown to present our next professional development session in Sydney on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 10/03/2015 1:34pm

Melbourne Alumni PD Session on Managing Bipolar Disorder in Young People

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Tanya Hanstock from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development session in Melbourne on the topic of;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 23/02/2015 4:39pm

Dr Daniel Brown is returning to Australia to run a series of workshops in Mindfulness

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Daniel P Brown, PhD is the Director of the Centre for Integrative Psychotherapy, Newton MA (USA) and Associate Clinical Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School. He has published 15 books and taught Hypnotherapy for 42 years.

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EVENTSPosted by The Alumni team on 30/01/2015 10:27am

Brisbane Alumni PD Workshop on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have NeLi Martin present our first professional development workshop in Brisbane for 2015 on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni team on 27/01/2015 10:09am

Sydney Alumni PD Workshop on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Mary Sawyer present our first professional development workshop in Sydney for 2015 on;

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EVENTSPosted by The Alumni team on 20/01/2015 10:50am

Melbourne Alumni PD Workshop on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Julian McNally present our first professional development workshop in Melbourne for 2015 on;

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EVENTSPosted by The Alumni team on 06/01/2015 1:00pm

Online Marketing and Networking Workshops

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ACAP is pleased to be collaborating with the Professional Development People to host two PD workshops specifically designed for experienced graduates of counselling, psychotherapy, psychology and social work.

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 02/12/2014 11:57am

ACAP Brisbane Alumni Christmas Networking Event

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ACAP Alumni Christmas Networking Event

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 02/12/2014 11:54am

ACAP Melbourne Alumni Christmas Networking Event

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ACAP Alumni Christmas Networking Event

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 23/10/2014 9:38am

Alumni Professional Development Seminar - Family & Couples Therapy

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Cathy Bettman present our next seminar on;

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EVENTSPosted by the Alumni Team on 20/10/2014 11:33am

Setting Up Your Private Practice and Planning for Success

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ACAP are pleased to be collaborating with the Professional Development People to run PD seminars specifically designed for students and graduates of counselling, psychotherapy, psychology and social work. The first seminar - Setting Up Your Private Practice and Planning for Success - presented by Betty Tannous will be held on...

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP on 15/10/2014 9:08am

1st Annual NPI Conference

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The 1st Annual NPI Conference is in less than a fortnight and our program is now available. For more information, please visit the conference website: http://conference2014.navitas-professional.edu.au/

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Alumni Professional Development Seminar - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Working with Couples

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Alexandra Barbas present our next seminar on

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EVENTSPosted by Meagan Johnson on 13/10/2014 12:59pm

Alumni Professional Development Seminar - Developing Positive Change in Contexts of Domestic Violence

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Brian Sullivan present our next seminar on

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP Alumni Team on 27/08/2014 11:14am

ACAP Proudly Supports the ANZPATH Biennial Conference

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We are proud to announce that ACAP is supporting the upcoming Third International ANZPATH Biennial Conference, with one of our alumni, Caitlin Hall, as a committee member and speaker!

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP Alumni Team on 13/08/2014 9:41am

Don't miss out! Mental Health Graduate Symposium 2014

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Places are filling quickly for the ACAP sponsored Mental Health Graduate Symposium in October. This is a fantastic opportunity to network and learn more about your professional life after graduating, with the Symposium this year themed "Getting Started in Professional Practice". 

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 16/07/2014 3:44pm

ACAP Graduate Presents Self-Injury Research at International Conference

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ACAP graduate Lee Bresland is working to raise awareness and understanding of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). Ms Bresland graduated from the Master of Psychology (Clinical) in May 2014. The findings of her study were recently presented at The International Society for the Study of Self Injury conference in June.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP Alumni Team on 14/07/2014 2:36pm

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Alumni Workshop Series)

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The ACAP Alumni Team is delighted to have partnered with the Black Dog Institute to offer training in Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents at our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Campuses for ACAP Alumni. The cost of this training will be covered by ACAP.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP Alumni Team on 07/07/2014 9:11am

Mental Health Graduate Symposium 2014

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Are you ready to become a mental health professional?

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NEWSPosted by on 03/06/2014 10:27am

UK Psychiatrist Dr Hugh Middleton Discusses Critical Psychiatry with ACAP Alumni and Students

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ACAP joined with the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis to host a seminar with visiting UK psychiatrist Dr Hugh Middleton from the Critical Psychiatry Network on Thursday 22 May at ACAP’s Sydney Campus.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 06/05/2014 4:09pm

Call for Papers – the NPI Conference

The Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) is now accepting submissions for its inaugural Conference, to be held in Sydney on Monday 27th October, 2014.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP on 02/05/2014 10:48am

Information Sessions May & July 2014

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The next ACAP information sessions will be held in May and July on our campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP on 01/05/2014 12:23pm

Critical Psychiatry with Dr Hugh Middleton

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This month, we will be hosting a free public seminar with visiting psychiatrist Dr Hugh Middleton from the Critical Psychiatry Network at our Sydney campus. This is a joint event hosted by the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS).

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 27/03/2014 11:21am

New courses for ACAP – the Master of Social Work and Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

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Two new courses are now being offered at ACAP; the Master of Social Work and the Master of Social Work (Qualifying).

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 25/03/2014 10:22am

Dr Elizabeth Day presents at the ‘Psychology and the Other’ conference in Boston

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ACAP Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy Dr Elizabeth Day recently presented at the ‘Psychology and the Other’ Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. We caught up with Dr Day to talk about her experience of the conference and her recent research into relational psychotherapy. 

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP Alumni Team on 14/03/2014 12:07pm

Alumni Professional Development Seminar - Trauma, Attachment and Psychotherapy

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We are delighted to have Dr Kate Briggs present Melbourne's first 2014 alumni professional development seminar. Dr Briggs is a practicing psychoanalyst and member of the Lacan Circle of Melbourne, and will be exploring Trauma, Attachment and Psychotherapy on Tuesday 1 April 2014, 6:00pm-8:30pm at the Melbourne Campus of the Australian College of Applied Psychology.

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EVENTSPosted by The ACAP Alumni Team on 11/03/2014 1:08pm

Alumni Professional Development Seminar - Differentiation of Self and Implications for Couples Work

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We are pleased to announce that Dr John Meteyard will be presenting Brisbane's first 2014 alumni professional development seminar. Dr Meteyard will address The differentiation of self and its implications for couples work on Thursday 3 April 2014, 6pm-9pm at the Brisbane Campus of the Australian College of Applied Psychology. 

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EVENTSPosted by The ACAP Alumni Team on 04/03/2014 4:25pm

Free Workshop for Children Bereaved by Suicide

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The Salvation Army are holding a Children Bereaved by Suicide Presentation and Open Forum with Dr Diana Sands and Dr Noritta Morseu-Diop on Friday 21 March 2014 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at Level 4, Geddes Room, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.

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EVENTSPosted by The ACAP Alumni Team on 19/02/2014 11:00am

Alumni Professional Development Seminar - Mindfulness, Meditation and Psychotherapy: Clarifying Misconceptions

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We are delighted to announce that our first alumni professional development seminar of the year, Mindfulness, Meditation and Psychotherapy: Clarifying Misconceptions will be presented by Dr Dan Brown.

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NEWSPosted by The ACAP Alumni Team on 06/01/2014 2:35pm

Alumni Events 2013

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The Australian College of Applied Psychology Alumni Team held nine professional development events in 2013 across our Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne campuses. These seminars are all recognised by the relevant counselling professional bodies as CPE hours as they are presented by leaders in the mental health and community services sector. 

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 18/12/2013 12:00pm

ACAP Alumna Kara Holmes Presents at Oxford

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Congratulations on presenting your paper ''You can’t put it in a box and tie it with a ribbon': The consumer movement and the social construction of mental illness' at the 6th Interdisciplinary Conference on Madness at Mansfield College, Oxford.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP on 13/11/2013 4:20am

ACAP Alumni Events – July 2013

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ACAP held its second series of Alumni professional development events in July in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Three different topics were covered.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 03/10/2013 12:00pm

DisabilityCare Australia Report Released

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ACAP’s Dr Fiona Papps is part of a research team investigating the support of young children with disabilities and their families under DisabilityCare Australia.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 29/09/2013 12:00pm

ACAP’s Dr Denis O'Hara publishes a new book on the Importance of Hope

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In his new book, ACAP’s Associate Professor explores new possibilities for Counselling and Psychotherapy

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NEWSPosted by on 26/09/2013 12:00pm

ACAP representatives appointed to the APS Sydney Committee

ACAP Head of the School of Psychological Sciences, Professor Mike Innes has been appointed to the Committee of the Sydney Branch of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), effective July 2013. 

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 20/09/2013 12:00am

5 Common Job Search Mistakes

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So you have the qualifications, you know what job you want, and you’re ready to start applying. Not making it to the interview stage? Here are 5 mistakes to avoid.

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Join our Alumni Community!

You can find the next series of ACAP Alumni Professional Development events here, or fill out the form below to join our Alumni community.

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EVENTSPosted by ACAP on 15/08/2013 12:00pm

Call for papers – The 6th Annual ACAP Conference

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The Australian College of Applied Psychology is calling for submissions for the 2013 Annual Conference.

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NEWSPosted by ACAP on 12/06/2013 12:00am

ACAP reaches dizzying heights in research

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The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been working to foster a diverse and supportive research environment recently in several areas.  

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