Counselling Aotearoa News

Friday, 13 October 2017

The October 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about the newest member of the NZAC Executive, Miriama Tolo; mental health being a priority for both major political parties this election; NZAC featuring prominently in recent media issues regarding bullying, suicide and youth mental health; regular mental health checkups is the message from NZAC during Mental Health Awareness Week and World Suicide Prevention Day; and a story in which George Gribbin, who after recovering from a skiing accident, developed a new sense of empathy for people struggling to return to the workforce.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017

The August 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about a response to the Ministry's Suicide Prevention Strategy, how Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) mediation keeps children's interests paramount, a lack of funding for school counsellors means Kiwi students are struggling, how the NZAC are committed to promoting Puawananga Kaitiakitanga, NZAC to brief stakeholders on a new self-regulatory process and a Michigan CEO's healthy attitide towards work place mental health goes viral.

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Friday, 9 June 2017

The June 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about proposed mental health policies, Maori cultural frameworks, Professional Supervision Development Day, the media debate over suicide and the International Association for Counselling Conference

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Thursday, 13 April 2017

The April 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about NZAC ensuring stakeholders of counselling are informed about the robustness of enhanced self-regulation, NZAC welcoming recommendations from the Privacy Commissioner's Report into the MSD proposed data collection policy, calls for more in-school support to deal with rape culture in NZ, Te Ahi Kaa Gay Puketapu-Andrews and Ethics Convenor Sue Webb to attend The International Counselling Conference in Buenos Aires and Shirley Pastiroff shares the benefits of her mindfulness-based counselling and mindful parenting solutions.

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Friday, 10 March 2017

The March 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about calls for better education and guidance for teenage boys regarding sexual health and consent, Ministry of Social Development's 'worrying' client data collection policy, NZAC members voting on the title of 'Registered Counsellor', the Ministry of Education providing funding for a new school counsellor at Kaikoura High school and the importance of counselling for lawyers.

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Friday, 10 February 2017

The February 2017 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about last year in review and what's coming up, tertiary providers seeking NZAC accreditation, the College of Public Health Medicine's collaboration with NZAC and a British initiative to have secondary school teachers trained to spot the signs of mental health problems in students.

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