Useful Links

ASCA www.asca.org.au

ASCA is an Australian national charity which advances the health and wellbeing of people and communities affected by childhood trauma, for this and future generations.

AHPRA www.ahpra.gov.au

AHPRA is the national organisation responsible for implementing the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme across Australia, in partnership with National Boards.

Australian Psychological Society www.psychology.org.au

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia, representing over 20,000 members. The APS is committed to advancing psychology as a discipline and profession. It spreads the message that psychologists make a difference to peoples’ lives, through improving scientific knowledge and community wellbeing.

Authentic Happiness http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/Default.aspx

Authentic Happiness is the homepage of Dr. Martin Seligman, Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania and founder of positive psychology, a branch of psychology which focuses on the empirical study of such things as positive emotions, strengths-based character, and healthy institutions. Dr Seligman’s website has free questionnaires for clients to assess their personal strengths. 

beyondblue: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/

beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia.  

Black Dog Institute: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

The Black Dog Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

Carers Australia: www.carersaustralia.com.au

Carers Australia is the national peak carer organisation supporting the carers.

GERRIC: gerric.arts.unsw.edu.au

The University of New South Wales established the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre, to provide an establishment for excellence in research, teaching and services for gifted education. GERRIC provides training and educational programs to educate and support the special emotional and educational needs of gifted students and their families.

NAPCAN www.napcan.org.au

The mission of NAPCAN (National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect) is to advocate on behalf of children and young people and to promote positive change in attitudes, behaviour, policies, practices and the law to prevent abuse and neglect and ensure the safety and wellbeing of all Australian children