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A recent article in the Illawarra Mercury details one Senior Psychologist's response to the new scholarship program introduced by the NSW Department of Education to boost the number of psychologists entering the school counselling service.
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The NSW Government has provided a response to each of the ten recommendations from the Parliamentary Inquiry into the sexualisation of children and young people. The Government response highlights the existing powers and responsbilities of the Advocate for Children and Young... read more
The APACS National Committee held its face to face strategic planning meeting 25-26 March 2017. The meeting was valuable and contributed to considerable confidence for the association's strategic direction. Some of the most important issues dealt with on the agenda inclu... read more
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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