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ISPA announce 2017 conference

18th
January
2017
ISPA CONFERENCE 2017 The Internation School Psychology Association has announced that its 39th Conference will be held 19 to 22 July 2017, at the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) in Manchester, UK. The theme of the conference is Supporting Vulnerable Children ... read more

2016-2017 APACS NSW Committee Elected at AGM

12th
September
2016
APACS NSW held their Annual General Meeting in September. At the AGM we were pleased to re-elect many committee members but also farewelled some longstanding committee members. We particularly thank Mary Lee for her contribution as Treasurer over the past five years. Our Cha... read more

NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the sexualisation of children and young people

5th
February
2016
The Joint Committee on Children and Young People are conducting an inquiry into the sexualisation of children and young people. APACS NSW lodged a submission with the inquiry as part of their ongoing advocacy for children, young people, and counsellors and psychologists work... read more

2015 Committee Planning Meeting

29th
November
2015
The APACS NSW committee held a planning meeting 28-29 November 2015.The weekend was remarkably productive with a strong focus on strategic planning for 2016-2017. The meeting also identified specific projects to address priorities such as professional development for me... read more

2015-2016 APACS NSW Committee Elected at AGM

7th
September
2015
APACS NSW held their Annual General Meeting in September. Most notably this meeting saw the restructuring of the committee to better reflect functionality. We now have general committee member positions to give greater flexibility to members who would like to join the commit... read more

ISPA Announce 2016 Conference

23rd
July
2015
ISPA Conference 2016 The Internation School Psychology Association has announced that its 38th Conference will be held 20 to 23 July 2016, at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The theme of the conference is School Psychology 3.0: A World of Connections.&... read more

Protecting Confidentiality through Effective Communication

5th
May
2015
The conflicting ideas of the Australian Psychological Society, and the Association of Independent Schools regarding the confidentiality of students’ case notes certainly has the potential to generate tension for counsellors/psychologists working in independent schools.... read more

Anxiety Management Programs for Children and Adolescents

3rd
February
2015
Childhood and adolescent anxiety is an issue school counsellors are frequently asked to help manage. We may sometimes provide individual counselling, psychoeducation to the child, family, and staff members, or we may implement group programs for targeted individuals. Below a... read more