How do higher education providers introduce an understanding of cultural responsiveness to psychology students?
The release of 2021 census data has shone a spotlight on the extent of mental distress in the community.
This year’s Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 13 to 19 June on the theme of “Understanding Early Trauma”.
As we approach the half-way mark in the year, our assessment teams have completed five virtual re-accreditation site visits.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
The APAC Board met on 11 April 2022 via Zoom. It issued a communiqué.
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.
To mark World Bipolar Day, we asked Professor Robert Schweitzer about the disorder and possible treatments.
What’s the reason for accreditation and does it serve a positive purpose?
In this episode we discuss the value and validity of the accreditation process itself. Our guest is Michael Carpenter, CEO of APAC.
Pandemic, war, global heating, floods – hands up who’s feeling positive? Luckily, the International Day of Happiness is upon us.
This time of year is always busy for higher education providers getting ready to welcome or welcome back students for semester 1.
International Women’s Day is on 8 March and this year the theme is #BreakTheBias.
APAC has a new Director – Jillian Harrington BSc, MA (Psych), FCCLP, GAICD, who has been appointed by the Australian Psychological Society.
APAC Accreditation Manager Nghi Robinson takes us through how our fees are set and how the fee structure works.
Meet one of our Assessors, who shares her insights into psychology education and into the assessment process that underpins program accreditation.
Our office will shut from midday on Christmas Eve and staff will return on Tuesday 4 January.
It’s been a year once again shaped by COVID-19 – from lockdowns, vaccinations and border closures to remote learning and teaching and working from home.
The APAC Board met on 29 November 2021 via Zoom. It issued a communiqué.
APAC shifted seamlessly to online assessment during the pandemic and the evidence can be found in the statistics.
People with disability tend to report higher levels of psychological distress than people without disability.