2020 APS Events

6 July 2020 – COVID-19 and the impact on children and families – Webinar

Presented by Dr Emily Berger MAPS

This presentation will cover the research literature regarding the mental health complications and impacts for adults and children following exposure to COVID-19. The factors that make people more susceptible to poor mental health during and following pandemics will be discussed along with discussion of assessment and treatment options for at-risk clients.

Time: 7pm to 8.30pm AEST

READ MORE and register HERE


16 July 2020 – Translational research in chronic disease and psychological comorbidity: Bridging the gaps with digital health.

Presented by Dr Mandy Cassimatis

This online seminar will begin with an overview of the empirical background of chronic disease self-management and comorbid psychological disorders, followed by a discussion of translational research in this field. There will then be a focus on the application of digital health to facilitate the treatment of clients who present with chronic disease and comorbid psychological issue(s).

Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm AEST

Read more & register HERE.


Online Resource – Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Allied Health Professionals

Presented by Allied Health Professions Australia

The course is made up of the following four modules:

Module 1: Overview of the NDIS

Module 2: NDIS Participant Plans, Goals and Outcomes

Module 3: Introduction to NDIS Funded Supports for AHPs

Module 4: My NDIS Pathway – How AHPs Provide Support



Webinar – Sandplay Therapy: Not Just for Children

Presented by Jacki Short MAPS Counselling Psychologist and Play Therapist

Sandplay allows for the projective expression of one’s personal inner world. Hear how to respectfully invite the creation of miniature scenes and stories that help clients see, know and change.

Sandplay is a powerful therapeutic method that has been around for nearly 100 years. It is a form of therapy that gives both child and adult clients the opportunity to portray, rather than verbalise, feelings and experiences often inaccessible and/or difficult to express.

Time: 7.00 – 8.30pm AEST

Dates: 7 July, 10 August + 15 September 2020

Learn more & register HERE.

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