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The positives and perils of group work

This episode of Talking APAC, we’re talking about the challenges relating to teaching and assessing interpersonal skills and teamwork, often referred to as group work for short.

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A packed agenda

We’re now less than four months away from APAC’s first Community of Practice Conference and we’re delighted to share with you the agenda.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 24 June 2024 in person.

Directors reviewed progress reports on the implementation of APAC’s risk-based approach and guidelines for applying risk ratings to imposed conditions, escalation options for areas of risk, and information sharing of risk-based decisions.

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Project offers Indigenous-led resources for psychology supervisors

The Australian Indigenous Psychology Education Project (AIPEP) at The University of Western Australia has launched an Australian-first suite of free resources for psychology supervisors.

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Meet our new CEO, David Ensor

David Ensor joined APAC some six months ago and has been consulting widely with our stakeholders.

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Children carry weight of the world on their shoulders

Tuesday 23 April is World Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Day (WICAMHD). Dr Chelsea Hyde discusses the pressures that children and young people face today.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

We’re looking to simplify processes, there’s a date for our first online stakeholder conference and our podcast is a must-listen on decolonising psychology.

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Efforts to decolonise psychology education

This symposium was held at the Ausplat conference in September 2023. The symposium comprised four presentations that outlined work undertaken by AIPEP Community of Practice members.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 26 February 2024 in person.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

Our new CEO shares his initial thoughts, we have three new Directors … and they tell us what has changed for women in psychology.

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What has changed for women in psychology?

To mark International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, we asked our three new Directors to comment on the role of women in psychology.

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Meet our new Directors

APAC is pleased to announce the addition of three highly regarded psychology academics to its Board of Directors.

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Explaining research competencies

Professional competency 3.17 of APAC’s Accreditation Standards states that psychology graduates need to “Investigate a substantive individual research question relevant to the discipline of psychology”. But what does that mean in practice?

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

APAC has a new CEO, a new constitution and five new Assessors. And you can find our Annual Report here, too.

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Overcoming the challenges of disability

Ryan Armer, a legally blind fourth-year Psychology student, Darlene McLennan, manager of the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training, and Associate Professor Melissa Davis, a member of APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee, discuss the challenges facing students with disabilities.

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APAC updates governance framework

APAC has a new constitution that paves the way for the not-for-profit organisation to potentially expand its field of operations.

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Annual Report 2022-23: looking back, looking forward

APAC has released its Annual Report 2022–23, a year which saw the organisation head back to tried and tested ways of working, with a safe and gradual return to face-to-face activity.

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Welcome to our new Assessors

The APAC Board has appointed five new Assessors.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 27 November 2023 in person.

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APAC appoints new CEO

The APAC Board is pleased to announce the appointment of David Ensor as the company’s CEO, commencing on 18 December.

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Could you be an APAC Director?

APAC is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals interested in joining its Board of Directors.

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What do the different psychology organisations do?

It’s a question that people often ask APAC. So here’s a quick rundown on the differing roles of organisations in the realm of psychology.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and two podcasts

Our outgoing CEO, Michael Carpenter, writes that it is with mixed emotions that I am penning my final newsletter introduction.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 9 October 2023 in person.

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