SEPTEMBER 27-29, 2019 BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
6th Asia Pacific Rim
Insight and Learnings from around the Pacific Rim; meeting your community’s mental health needs
Presentations will be selected to provide a program that offers a comprehensive and diverse range of issues related to the Conference theme of “Insight and Learnings from around the Pacific Rim; meeting your community’s mental health needs”
This conference is aimed at building the capacity of professionals in the Asia Pacific Rim who deliver front-line mental health services, across a range of issues. Professionals attending will be involved in research and development, policy, curriculum development, consumer advocacy, system design, lived experience of mental health issues, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support. The conference will also provide insight into the latest research and treatment strategies in alcohol and other drug use, trauma, suicide prevention, and telehealth.
Professionals (delegates) attending the conference will have the opportunity to learn about research and development, policy, curriculum development, disability services, youth mental health, rural and regional mental health service deliver, domestic and family violence, Sexuality education and LGBTIQ+ issues, consumer advocacy, system design, lived experience of mental health issues, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support. The conference will also provide a platform to discuss the latest research and treatment strategies in alcohol and other drug use, trauma and telehealth.
At the end of this event, delegates will have had the opportunity to participate in discussions about:
Delegates will also have the potential to engage in and develop:
The 6th Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors Conference will be held at the Hilton, Brisbane, located in the heart of Brisbane City.
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The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 5,000 individual members. As Australia's largest single registration body for Counsellors and Psychotherapists, ACA serves a crucial role in advocating and advancing the profession of counselling and psychotherapy.
Welcome Letter from ACA President, Simon Clarke.
The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.
Welcome Letter from CEO of the American Counseling Association, Richard Yep.
The APRCC is a confederation of counsellors and psychotherapists from the Asia Pacific rim geographical area. The association is open to individual counsellors/psychotherapists from this region who wish to support and perpetuate the advancement of counselling in our region.
Welcome Letter from APRCCC President, Professor Catherine Tien-Lun Sun.
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