Disasters are on the rise. Whether it’s disasters like the recent bushfires in Australia or the current COVID-19 global pandemic, the outcomes can have enduring emotional consequences for individuals and communities. As a mental health professional, how prepared are you to work in a disaster situation and provide the best possible support? And not just […]
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This year’s Mental Health Super Summit – Mental Health Academy‘s annual online conference co-hosted with Act for Kids – has raised over $140,000 to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect across Australia. The funds will be used to provide free therapy, deliver prevention and education programs, foster community engagement, and much more. Thanks to thousands […]
Child abuse and neglect is one of Australia’s biggest and most misunderstood social problems, with one child being abused or neglected every 12 minutes. Since 1988, Act for Kids has provided free therapeutic support for thousands of kids and families — but there are still many more who need urgent assistance right now. In October […]
Planning to catch up on your reading during the festive season? We’ll make that easier for you! Following are our top blog posts for 2016: E-Therapy: A Look at the Benefits Get Going with Goal-Setting The Best-Kept Secret to Motivation How Colours Impact Us Four Study Strategies to Enhance Your Learning Connecting with the Power of […]
Earlier this month, the Mental Health Academy, in partnership with Act for Kids, hosted the 2016 Mental Health Super Summit. The event gathered 20 expert speakers from leading Australian and international universities (including Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, and many others) and over 2,100 registered attendees – and raised $135,414.00 to support children who have experienced abuse and neglect […]
Have you ever attended a conference where you decide how much you pay to attend, and all proceeds are donated to charity? What about a conference where 20 hours of cutting-edge learning, presented by experts from all over the world, are accessible from the comfort of your couch? Last year, nearly 2,500 mental health professionals attended […]
Brain Pickings, a project by writer Maria Popova, has recently caught our eye thanks to its wide range of insightful book reviews, interviews and resources. If you are looking for interesting books covering topics such as psychology, arts, creativity, design, history and science – this website is a formidable reference. Brain Pickings is a human-powered discovery engine […]
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Mental Health Academy – the largest provider of continuing professional development (CPD) education for the mental health industry in Australia – have just released a comprehensive program focusing on Psychological First Aid in disaster relief settings or situations of narrower-scale adversity. The Psychological First Aid program is a quality 10-hour course developed by MHA in […]
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t’s not every day you can make a difference, but when you get the chance there’s nothing more enriching. At 7am on Saturday 15 September, after 6 arduous days of trekking, AIPC Director, Simon Clarke, summited Mt Kilimanjaro, the largest free standing mountain in the world. And in so doing he and the 12 others […]
In 2003 we created our first online newsletter, Institute Inbrief. It was a great way to keep in touch with our students, whilst providing articles, news, updates and other valuable information to anyone interested in the counselling industry. What started as a shy experiment became a priority task for our education team and since then […]