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Hello!
Welcome to Edition 181 of Institute Inbrief. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is said to affect 2% to 3% of the Australian population (that is: more than 500,000 Australians). In this edition’s main article, we explore the different treatments that can be used to assist clients suffering from OCD and its related behaviours.
 
Also in this edition:
  • Mid-year intake CLOSING SOON: Bachelor programs
  • MHSS Workshops – May & June
  • Articles and CPD updates
  • Blog and Twitter updates
  • Upcoming seminar dates
Enjoy your reading,
 
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Intobachelor
 
MID-YEAR INTAKE – CLOSING SOON
 
Bachelor of Counselling &
Bachelor of Psychological Science
 
The available places in the Mid-Year Intake for the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Counselling are filling very quickly.
 
If you want a secure future doing something you love, then a career in Psychology or Counselling could be ideal for you.
 
Our unique learning model means you can earn-while-you-learn, so you don’t have to give up work to fit in your studies. And as both programs are government Fee Help approved, you can learn now and pay later.
 
Some unique features of the programs include:
  • Study externally from anywhere in Australia, even overseas.
  • Residential Schools in Melbourne*, Sydney* and Brisbane.
  • [Psych] Save up to $35,800 on your qualification.
  • [Couns] Save up to $26,400 on your qualification.
  • Start with just 1 subject.
  • Online learning portal with access to all study materials, readings and videos.
  • [Psych] Accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
  • No minimum HSC or OP results required to gain entry.
  • Learn in a friendly, small group environment.
*Bachelor of Psychological Science - Residential Schools in Melbourne and Sydney are available for CORE subjects.
 
OBLIGATION FREE EOI
 
You can submit your obligation free expression of interest (or enrol) in the Bachelor of Psychological Science here: www.aip.edu.au/degree
 
And the Bachelor of Counselling here: www.aipc.edu.au/degree
 
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Intothediploma
 
Imagine Being Passionate About Your Work
And Assisting People Every Day Lead Better Lives
 
It’s rare these days to hear people talk about their work with true passion. You hear so many stories of people working to pay the bills; putting up with imperfect situations; and compromising on their true desires.
 
That’s why it’s always so refreshing to hear regular stories from graduates living their dream to be a Counsellor. They’re always so full of energy, enthusiasm and passion. There’s no doubt that counselling is one of the most personally rewarding and enriching professions.
 
Just imagine someone comes to you for assistance. They’re emotionally paralysed by events in their life. They can’t even see a future for themselves. They can only focus on their pain and grief. The despair is so acute it pervades their entire life. Their relationship is breaking down and heading towards a divorce. They can’t focus on work and are getting in trouble with their boss. They feel they should be able to handle their problems alone, but know they can’t. It makes them feel helpless, worthless. Their self-esteem has never been lower. They’re caught in a cycle of destruction and pain.
 
Now imagine you have the knowledge and skills to help this person overcome their challenges. You assist to relieve their intense emotional pain. You give them hope for the future. You assist to rebuild their self-esteem and lead a satisfying, empowered life.
 
As a Counsellor you can experience these personal victories every day. And it’s truly enriching. There is nothing more fulfilling than helping another person overcome seemingly impossible obstacles.
 
Learn more here: www.aipc.net.au/lz
 
Intomhss
 
Australia is suffering a Mental Health Crisis
 
Our suicide rate is now TWICE our road toll. Many suicides could possibly be averted, if only the people close to the victim were able to identify the early signs and appropriately intervene.
 
RIGHT NOW someone you care about – a family member, friend, or colleague – may be suffering in silence, and you don’t know.
 
With the right training, you can help that family member, friend or colleague.
 
Save $100 when you book your seat in an upcoming MHSS Workshop.
 
Upcoming workshops in May and June:
 
Brisbane (Ferny Grove): 25 & 26 May
Coffs Harbour, NSW: 29 & 30 May
Narre Warren, VIC: 6 & 7 June
Gold Coast, QLD: 15 & 16 June
Lavington (Albury Wodonga), NSW: 19 & 20 June
Canning Vale, WA: 24 & 25 June
Launceston, TAS: 27 & 28 June
Gold Coast, QLD: 29 & 30 June
Brisbane (CBD), QLD: 29 & 30 June
 
Book your seat now: www.mhss.net.au/find-a-course
 
Your registration includes the 2-day facilitated workshop; a hardcopy of the MHSS Student Workbook; and access to an online dashboard where you can obtain your certificate, watch role-play videos, and much more.
 
MHSS Specialties
 
Once you complete the MHSS Core program you can undertake the MHSS Specialty Programs:
  1. Aiding Addicts;
  2. Supporting those with Depression or Anxiety;
  3. Supporting the Suicidal and Suicide Bereaved and;
  4. Supporting Challenged Families.
Book your seat at the next MHSS Workshop now and save $100.
 
If you have any queries, please contact Pedro Gondim on pedro@mhss.net.au.
 
PS Members of the ACA can accrue 28 OPD points by attending the MHSS Workshop.
 
Intocounselling
 
OCD: A Half-century of Evolving Treatments
 
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is said to affect 2% to 3% of the Australian population (that is: more than 500,000 Australians). OCD is classified as an anxiety disorder and is characterised by:
  1. Intrusive thoughts that engender uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry (that is: obsessions)
  2. Repetitive behaviours which the OCD individual undertakes in order to reduce the worry (compulsions), or
  3. A combination of obsessions and compulsions (Wikipedia, 2013a).
Below we illustrate an example of obsessive-compulsive behaviour:
 
After laying out the laundry items in exact rows to be dried and re-adjusting the knickknacks on the lounge shelf following on from the maid, your partner signals readiness to go to the important appointment you have together. You gather up your things and start out the door. Her constant arranging and rearranging has delayed you, and you know that you need to leave within the next two minutes in order to get there on time. “Oh, wait,” she says. “Let me just check that the back door is locked.” 
 
“You checked it about five minutes ago, and a half hour before that,” you protest. “No one has gone in or out since then.” “True, but you never know.” She checks it again, then realises that the windows were not checked in the last hour either, so she re-does that procedure, too, occupying a further six minutes. Upon finishing those tasks, she remembers that you have not checked whether the stove was turned off after boiling the kettle for afternoon tea: another minute and a half gone!
 
You are frustrated but think: well maybe we can get going now; perhaps we will only be an excusable five or six minutes late. As your partner is nearly out the door, however, she remembers that she has forgotten an important paper for the appointment, so off she goes to the office to rummage through piles upon piles of unfiled papers. 
 
As she is a hoarder, it takes some time to dig out the missing document. Four and a half minutes later, she emerges triumphant: “I have it!” By this time you have given up arriving on time, but think, maybe we can just drive a bit faster. Your partner, however, seems to read your thoughts.
 
“And we’re not going faster to make up time. That is how accidents happen. You have no regard for how dangerous life is! Death could occur to either one of us at any time.” You shrink a little in the car seat and sigh in resignation. How can a carefree, easy-go-lucky guy like you deal with someone so anxious and obsessive?
 
In this article, we explore the different treatments that can be used to assist clients suffering from OCD and its related behaviours.
 
Developments in therapy for OCD
 
Before the late 1960s, traditional talk therapy based on psychoanalytic principles was considered the conventional therapy for OCD; the only problem was that it wasn’t effective at reducing the severity of the obsessions or compulsions. Many were the patients who came to understand more deeply the workings of their minds, but they still couldn’t stop doing the repetitive behaviours! Two developments mark the beginning of the modern era for OCD treatment: 
 
1966: British psychologist Victor Meyers’ report that two cases of OCD had responded to a behaviour therapy technique later referred to as “exposure and response prevention”.
 
Late 1960s – early 1970s: European psychiatrists reported that a medication called clomipramine (an early SSRI-class medication) was effective in a series of cases of OCD (Goodman, 2006).
 
Both medication and behaviour therapy affect brain chemistry, which in turn affects behaviour. Thus, what these developments have evolved into constitute the mainstay of contemporary OCD treatment. We look at behaviour therapy, medication, and auxiliary forms of support.
 
Behaviour therapy
 
Behavior therapy – usually cognitive behaviour therapy – aims to change patterns of thinking, beliefs, and behaviours that may trigger anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms by educating the client in order to promote control over symptoms. 
 
Part of the therapy is "exposure and response prevention," (ERP) in which the client is gradually exposed to situations that trigger their obsessions and, at the same time, prevented (or at least discouraged) from carrying out the compulsion. For example, a compulsive hand-washer may be urged to touch an object he or she believes is contaminated and denied the opportunity to wash for several hours. 
 
This type of treatment is effective for many people with OCD. When the treatment works well, the client gradually experiences less anxiety from the obsessive thoughts and becomes able to refrain from the compulsive actions for extended periods of time.
 
Several studies suggest that medication and behavior therapy are equally effective in alleviating symptoms of OCD. About half of the clients with this disorder improve substantially with behaviour therapy; most of the rest improve moderately (Better Health Channel, 2013; National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2003).
 
Medication
 
As noted above, antidepressant medications enhancing serotonin levels have been found to reduce the symptoms of OCD. Prescribed by medical practitioners, these must be taken consistently for ten to twelve weeks in order to judge their effectiveness. 
 
Some of the medications used more effectively are: Anafranil (clomipramine); Luvox (fluvoxamine); Paxil (paroxetine); Prozac (fluoxetine); Zoloft (sertraline); Celexa (citalopram). Side effects may include nausea, headaches, dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, and tiredness. The effects often decline after the first few weeks of treatment.
 
Response to medication varies from person to person, but most people treated with such medications find their symptoms reduced by about 40 to 50 percent. That can often be enough to change their lives, transforming them into more well-functioning individuals. A small number of people are fortunate to go into total remission when treated with effective medication and/or behaviour therapy. 
 
Sadly, a few clients find that neither behaviour therapy nor medication produces significant change (Better Health Channel, 2013; National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2003). For those, anxiety management techniques, psychotherapy, hospitalisation, and support groups may be the only options.
 
Anxiety management techniques
 
Relaxation training, slow breathing techniques, meditation, and hyperventilation control are all techniques which can help a person to reduce anxiety, thus managing their own symptoms. They work best in conjunction with behaviour therapy, and require regular practice to do effectively.
 
Psychotherapy
 
While many writers on OCD have cautioned that psychotherapy does not directly reduce the severity of OCD symptoms, it may still be useful for some clients in order to deal with issues and problems that have been caused or made worse by the disorder: for instance, relational troubles. 
 
Hospitalisation
 
When someone has just begun treatment for OCD or their symptoms are severe, a stay in hospital for assessment and treatment (usually lasting several days to a few weeks) may be helpful.
 
Support groups and education
 
Support groups help people with OCD and their families to meet comfortably and safely, and to give and receive support. The groups also have educative and social functions, providing the opportunity to learn more about OCD and to develop networks (Better Health Channel, 2013).
 
This article is an extract of the upcoming Mental Health Academy “Understanding Obsessives: OCD and OCPD in the therapy room” CPD course.
 
 
References:
 
Better Health Channel. (2013). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Better Health Channel. Retrieved on 17 April, 2013, from: hyperlink.
 
Goodman, W. (2006). Treatments for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 23, 2013, from hyperlink.
 
National Alliance on Mental Illness. (2013). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. National Alliance on Mental Illness. Retrieved on 23 April, 2003, from: hyperlink.
 
Wikipedia. (2013a). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved on 21 April, 2013, from: hyperlink.
 
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Intobookstore
 
The Institute has a list of recommended textbooks and DVDs that can add great value to your learning journey - and the good news is that you can purchase them very easily. The AIPC bookstore will give you discounted prices, an easy ordering method and quality guarantee!
 
This fortnight's feature is...
 
Name: Psychology, Themes and Variations, 9th edition
Authors: Weitin, W.
AIPC Code: WEITIN
AIPC Price: $117.20 (RRP $139.95)
ISBN: 978-111-135-4749
 
Filled with exciting, current research and practical ways that you can apply psychology to your everyday life. With the “featured studies” found throughout this book, you’ll get a birds-eye view of real psychology research in action.
 
To order this book, contact your Student Support Centre or the AIPC Head Office (1800 657 667).
 
Intoarticles
 
A Guide to Helping the Suicide-Bereaved
 
How can you best offer support to someone who is bereaved by suicide? What attitudes, translated into caring actions, can best facilitate the bereaved person’s coping in the immediate and short term, and their healing in the longer term? Because of the remaining societal stigma and also the lack of knowledge about how to be with the suicide-bereaved in a sensitive way, many friends and even family members simply avoid the situation – including the bereaved person – altogether. So how can you help? What is your best role as support person? Below is a guide to clarify what you can do to help the suicide-bereaved.
 
Click here to continue reading this article.
 
 
A Case Using Art Therapy Techniques
 
Jodie is a 40 year old woman who is married with three children and works full-time in a professional career. She has been experiencing low levels of energy for approximately 18 months along with feelings of stress and overwhelm. While working with Jodie, the Professional Therapist adopts the use of art therapy techniques to allow the client to look outside the box and find novel ways to increase self-awareness, reduce stress, and improve her physical, mental, and emotional well-being. For ease of writing, the Professional Therapist is abbreviated to “T”.
 
Click here to continue reading this article.
 
Other articles: www.aipc.net.au/articles
 
Intodevelopment
 
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All courses and videos have been specially developed by psychologist and counsellor educators and are conveniently accessible online, 24/7. They’re filled with content that’ll help you understand your own life, and how to improve on your current condition.
 
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Recently released and upcoming programs:
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  • Brief Counselling: The Basic Skills (just released)
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Learn more and join today: www.mentalhealthacademy.com.au/premium
 
Intoconnection
 
Have you visited the Counselling Connection Blog yet? There are over 600 interesting posts including case studies, profiles, success stories, videos and much more. Make sure you too get connected (and thank you for those who have already submitted comments and suggestions).
 
A dilemma with dual relationship boundaries
 
You have been working with a client for the last 3 months on rebuilding his life and re-integrating into society after having spent 6 years in prison for sex offences. For the last month, you have been working on issues of him frequently stealing money from his girlfriend’s wallet for drinks with his mates, him lying to her about his past and difficulties in holding down a job.
 
Click here to read the full post.
 
Career Challenge Series, Part 4
 
One of the most common questions I have as a Career Coach and as and LCI workshop facilitator is, ‘How do I go about finding my ideal career?’
 
In this special post series we will sequentially cover each of these steps in more detail. In this post we cover step 4: go for what you want.
 
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Intotwitter
 
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AIPC Article Library | Treating NPD in the Therapy Room: http://www.aipc.net.au/articles/treating-npd-in-the-therapy-room/
 
 
A small number of pioneering therapists are researching how certain Class A drugs can be used with positive effect... http://www.therapytoday.net/article/show/3703/
 
How does my brain work? Researchers at the edge of science explain in eight videos:
 
 
In the latest episode of MindScience TV, Richard Hill interviews Guy Ale (DBA, Director of Lifespan Seminars): http://www.mindscienceinstitute.com/mstv.htm
 
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Intoquotes
 
"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you."
 
~ Thomas Jefferson
 
Intoseminars
 
Many students of the Diploma of Counselling attend seminars to complete the practical requirements of their course. Seminars provide an ideal opportunity to network with other students and liaise with qualified counselling professionals in conjunction with completing compulsory coursework.
 
Not sure if you need to attend Seminars? Click here for information on Practical Assessments.
 
Below are upcoming seminars available during the remainder of 2013.
 
To register for a seminar, please contact your Student Support Centre.
 
BRISBANE
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 15/06, 10/08, 12/10, 07/12
Communication Skills II - 27/07, 28/09, 23/11
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 31/08-01/09, 30/11-01/12
Counselling Therapies I - 22-23/06, 21-22/09, 16-17/11
Counselling Therapies II - 20-21/07, 19-20/10, 14-15/12
Case Management - 25-26/05, 24-25/08, 02-03/11
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 16/06, 06/10
Counselling Applications - 13/07, 09/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 31/08-01/09, 30/11-01/12
Communication Skills I - 15/06, 10/08, 12/10, 07/12
Communication Skills II - 27/07, 28/09, 23/11
Counselling Therapies I - 22-23/06, 21-22/09, 16-17/11
Counselling Therapies II - 20-21/07, 19-20/10, 14-15/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 02/06, 08/09, 24/11
Family Therapy - 07/06, 29/09, 08/12
 
GOLD COAST
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 17/08, 16/11
Communication Skills II - 22/06, 21/09, 13/12
The Counselling Process - 19-20/07, 25-26/10, 07/12
Counselling Therapies I - 27-28/09
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/05, 22-23/11
Case Management - 18-19/10
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 02/08
Counselling Applications - 16/08
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 19-20/07, 25-26/10, 07/12
Communication Skills I - 17/08, 16/11
Communication Skills II - 22/06, 21/09, 13/12
Counselling Therapies I - 27-28/09
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/05, 22-23/11
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 14/06, 29/11
Family Therapy - 21/06, 16/08
Case Management - 18-19/10
 
MELBOURNE
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 29/06, 27/07, 31/08, 28/09, 12/10, 23/11, 14/12
Communication Skills II - 30/06, 28/07, 01/09, 13/10, 24/11, 15/12
The Counselling Process - 21-22/06, 20-21/07 17-18/08, 13-14/09, 05-06/10, 16-17/11 06-07/12
Counselling Therapies I - 22-23/06, 20-21/07, 03-04/08, 21-22/09, 19-20/10, 30/11-01/12
Counselling Therapies II - 08-09/06, 06-07/07, 10-11/08, 07-08/09, 26-27/10, 07-08/12
Case Management - 15-16/06, 10-11/08, 04-05/10, 14-15/12
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 02/06, 25/08, 20/09, 09/11
Counselling Applications - 14/07, 29/09, 10/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 21-22/06, 20-21/07 17-18/08, 13-14/09, 05-06/10, 16-17/11 06-07/12
Communication Skills I - 29/06, 27/07, 31/08, 28/09, 12/10, 23/11, 14/12
Communication Skills II - 30/06, 28/07, 01/09, 13/10, 24/11, 15/12
Counselling Therapies I - 22-23/06, 20-21/07, 03-04/08, 21-22/09, 19-20/10, 30/11-01/12
Counselling Therapies II - 08-09/06, 06-07/07, 10-11/08, 07-08/09, 26-27/10, 07-08/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 13/07, 15/09, 02/11
Family Therapy - 01/06, 24/08, 08/11
Case Management - 15-16/06, 10-11/08, 04-05/10, 14-15/12
 
NORTHERN TERRITORY
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 10/08, 02/11
Communication Skills II - 01/06, 07/11, 30/11
The Counselling Process - 29-30-06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Counselling Therapies I - 20-21/07, 26-27/10
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/08, 14-15/12
Case Management - 15-16/06, 23-24/11
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 13/07, 12/10
Counselling Applications - 17/08, 09/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Communication Skills I - 10/08, 02/11
Communication Skills II - 01/06, 07/11, 30/11
Counselling Therapies I - 20-21/07, 26-27/10
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/08, 14-15/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 06/07, 19/10
Family Therapy - 27-28/07, 16/11
Counselling Applications - 17/08, 09/11
 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 29/06, 24/08, 26/10, 14/12
Communication Skills II - 30/06, 25/08, 27/10, 15/12
The Counselling Process - 01-02/06, 03-04/08, 19-20/10, 30/11-01/12
Counselling Therapies I - 15-16/06, 21-22/09
Counselling Therapies II - 17-18/08, 23-24/11
Case Management - 25-26/05, 31/08-01/09, 07-08/12
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 23/06, 14/09
Counselling Applications - 27/07, 12/10
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 01-02/06, 03-04/08, 19-20/10, 30/11-01/12
Communication Skills I - 29/06, 24/08, 26/10, 14/12
Communication Skills II - 30/06, 25/08, 27/10, 15/12
Counselling Therapies I - 15-16/06, 21-22/09
Counselling Therapies II - 17-18/08, 23-24/11
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 28/07, 13/10
Family Therapy - 22/06, 15/09
Case Management - 25-26/05, 31/08-01/09, 07-08/12
 
SUNSHINE COAST
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 25/05, 10/08, 16/11
Communication Skills II - 26/05, 11/08, 17/11
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 21-22/09
Counselling Therapies I - 27-28/07
Counselling Therapies II - 19-20/10
Case Management - 15-16/06, 28-29/09
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 12/10
Counselling Applications - 13/07, 02/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 21-22/09
Communication Skills I - 25/05, 10/08, 16/11
Communication Skills II - 26/05, 11/08, 17/11
Counselling Therapies I - 27-28/07
Counselling Therapies II - 19-20/10
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 24/08
Family Therapy - 08/06, 07/09
Case Management - 15-16/06, 28-29/09
 
SYDNEY
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 22/06, 29/07, 24/08, 16/09, 18/10, 09/11, 13/12
Communication Skills II - 29/06, 30/07, 26/08, 17/09, 19/10, 18/11, 16/12
The Counselling Process - 20-21/06, 01-02/08, 22-23/08, 13-14/09, 03-04/10, 14-15/11, 06-07/12
Counselling Therapies I - 19-20/06, 19-20/07, 19-20/09, 22-23/11
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/06, 15-16/08, 08-09/10, 09-10/12
Case Management - 26-27/07, 14-15/10, 17-18/12
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 15/07, 05/09, 25/11
Counselling Applications - 16/07, 06/09, 26/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 20-21/06, 01-02/08, 22-23/08, 13-14/09, 03-04/10, 14-15/11, 06-07/12
Communication Skills I - 22/06, 29/07, 24/08, 16/09, 18/10, 09/11, 13/12
Communication Skills II - 29/06, 30/07, 26/08, 17/09, 19/10, 18/11, 16/12
Counselling Therapies I - 19-20/06, 19-20/07, 19-20/09, 22-23/11
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/06, 15-16/08, 08-09/10, 09-10/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 05/07, 27/09, 27/11
Family Therapy - 06/07, 28/09, 12/12
Case Management - 26-27/07, 14-15/10, 17-18/12
 
TASMANIA
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 04/08, 03/11
Communication Skills II - 02/06, 01/09, 01/12
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Counselling Therapies I - 29-30/06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/08, 14-15/12
Case Management - 15-16/06, 23-24/11
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 14/07, 13/10
Counselling Applications - 18/08, 10/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 29-30/06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Communication Skills I - 04/08, 03/11
Communication Skills II - 02/06, 01/09, 01/12
Counselling Therapies I - 29-30/06, 28-29/09, 07-08/12
Counselling Therapies II - 24-25/08, 14-15/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 21/07, 20/10
Family Therapy - 11/08, 17/11
Case Management - 15-16/06, 23-24/11
 
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
 
DPCD Timetable
 
Communication Skills I - 25/05, 22/06, 06/07, 03/08, 14/09, 26/10, 07/12
Communication Skills II - 26/05, 23/06, 07/07, 04/08, 15/09, 27/10, 08/12
The Counselling Process - 15-16/06, 13-14/07, 07-08/09, 05-06/10, 02-03/11
Counselling Therapies I - 08-09/06, 28-29/09, 23-24/11
Counselling Therapies II - 20-21/07, 21-22/09 14-15/12
Case Management - 24-25/08, 09-10/11
Advanced Counselling Techniques - 12/10
Counselling Applications - 11/08, 16/11
 
CDA Timetable
 
The Counselling Process - 15-16/06, 13-14/07, 07-08/09, 05-06/10, 02-03/11
Communication Skills I - 25/05, 22/06, 06/07, 03/08, 14/09, 26/10, 07/12
Communication Skills II - 26/05, 23/06, 07/07, 04/08, 15/09, 27/10, 08/12
Counselling Therapies I - 08-09/06, 28-29/09, 23-24/11
Counselling Therapies II - 20-21/07, 21-22/09 14-15/12
Legal & Ethical Frameworks - 01/06, 31/08, 13/10
Family Therapy - 10/08, 17/11
Case Management - 24-25/08, 09-10/11
 
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