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Using the Evidence Guide

How can psychology higher education providers know if they’re meeting the Accreditation Standards?

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 11 October 2022 in person.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

As we enter the final quarter of the year, the focus turns to planning for the future and taking stock of work to date.

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Letter from Kentucky: global accreditation issues and a dollop of burgoo

Last month our CEO Michael Carpenter was fortunate enough to attend the Council on Licensure Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Accreditation: a big year with more to come

It’s been a busy year for APAC and our stakeholders. Here’s a recap of progress so far and an indication of what is still to come.

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Benchmarking explained

What is benchmarking and how can higher education providers make it work well for them?

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Preparing students for inter-professional collaboration: have your say

Join an online focus group to discuss how accreditation processes can improve collaborative skills in health profession graduates.

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Women’s health in mind

Women’s Health Week, which begins on 5 September, is an opportunity to focus on the fact that women experience some mental health conditions at higher rates than men.

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Get ready for The Big Anxiety

The countdown is on for The Big Anxiety, which begins in Melbourne on 21 September.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 15 August 2022 via Zoom. It issued a communiqué.

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Wear it purple with pride

Wear It Purple Day this year falls on Friday 26 August. The theme is “Still me, still human”.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

Welcome back to second semester and, just maybe, a hint of spring.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 27 June 2022 via Zoom. It issued a communiqué.

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Developing cultural responsiveness

How do higher education providers introduce an understanding of cultural responsiveness to psychology students?

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Census paints stark mental health picture

The release of 2021 census data has shone a spotlight on the extent of mental distress in the community.

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Taking baby steps to better infant mental health

This year’s Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 13 to 19 June on the theme of “Understanding Early Trauma”.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

As we approach the half-way mark in the year, our assessment teams have completed five virtual re-accreditation site visits.

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Top 10 tips for scheduling your site visit

Are you an education provider preparing for a (virtual) site visit by APAC’s assessment team? To make the process run smoothly, here are 10 top tips from our assessment team.

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Cultural responsiveness: ‘we are on a journey’

To mark Reconciliation Week 2022, APAC Board member, Professor Romola Bucks, has given an update on the work of the Cultural Responsiveness working party, which she chairs.

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What’s it like to be assessed?

What’s it like to have your learning and teaching, your facilities and your curriculum examined, and to have staff and students chat with our assessors?

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Schizophrenia: a message of hope

Connecting with hope is the theme of this year’s Schizophrenia Awareness Week, which opens on Sunday 22 May. World Schizophrenia Awareness Day is Tuesday 24 May.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

Here at APAC we’ve had a productive first quarter, with two virtual site visits completed, an Accreditation Assessment Committee meeting and seven online information sessions held for education providers.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 11 April 2022 via Zoom. It issued a communiqué.

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World Health Day and the quest for mental well-being

In the run-up to World Health Day, the World Health Organization reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a 25 per cent rise in anxiety and depression cases worldwide.

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