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Date: 06/06/2018

Oliver Brooke, a Master of Counselling student at Murdoch University, is currently recruiting counsellors for a qualitative research project. The study is titled ‘Perspectives of health professionals working with clients experiencing issues related to internet pornography use.’ He is seeking 6 – 10 counsellors who have worked with this presenting issue and wanted to share their perspective.

This proposed study is part of the student researchers Master of Counselling thesis and has approval from the Murdoch University Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval 2018/070). The findings may lead to further understanding and alternative ways of conceptualising and addressing internet pornography as a mental health issue in counselling. The research student aims to publish the findings in the journal Counselling Australia.

Interviews will take roughly 1 hour. Oliver will conduct interstate interviews over Skype.

If you are interested in participating or would like to read the research information letter, please contact Oliver at

Date: 19/04/2018

Griffith University School of Human Services and Social Work is currently undertaking a study to validate a competency tool for assessing clinical supervisors titled; ‘A psychometric validation of the Generic Supervision Assessment Tool (GSAT) for assessing competency among clinical supervisors’. They are seeking supervisors and supervisees interested in participating in the research.

The research aims to evaluate a new rating scale, the Generic Supervision Assessment Tool (GSAT), comprising of 32 questions, which could be used for assessing the generic skills and competencies of clinical supervisors. You are invited to participate if you are a supervisor or supervisee currently active in supervision.

The questionnaires should take you approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.


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