The APS Institute delivers convenient eLearning courses that promote self-paced, active learning on a range of topics.

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Current APS Institute eLearning courses


Current APS practice certificate eLearning courses


Current Psychology Board-approved supervisor training eLearning courses

 

Current APS Institute eLearning courses

Fundamentals of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): V2

This course consists of seven (7) modules covering the fundamental principles underpinning CBT, ethical considerations, culturally and linguistically diverse applications, client assessment, case conceptualisation, structure of therapy, behaviourally focused interventions, cognitively focused interventions, behavioural experiments, and core belief work.

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ATAPS telephone delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) training In Review

This training on the telephone delivery of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (T-CBT) is aimed at providing best-practice guidelines, resources and reference materials for allied health providers working under the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care (BOiMHC) Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program.  

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eHealth for Practitioners: V2

In July, 2016, the special trials of My Health Record in the Blue Mountains and North Queensland will begin. All health professionals in those regions need to be familiar with what is happening. This course will equip health professionals to understand and become engaged with Australia's eHealth system. It includes easy step-by-step procedures for registering for My Health Record and other components of eHealth.

This course provides the opportunity to complete CPD online at your own pace, in your own time and provides 10 hours of CPD. 

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Chronic disease self-management training: Behavioural interventions

This first course in chronic disease self-management training has been designed for health professionals working with clients suffering from a chronic disease. The course was originally developed by the Australian Psychological Society with funding from the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Ageing. In addition to an introduction to the topic of chronic disease self-management, the course covers four modules that address the interdisciplinary collaborative model of care, communication skills, motivational interviewing goal setting and techniques, and psychosocial impacts of chronic disease.

This course provides the opportunity to complete CPD online at your own pace, in your own time and, for APS members, provides 8 hours of CPD. 

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Ethical decision making in psychology

The course provides a refresher for psychologists on models of ethical decision making and the APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines. It also offers provisional psychologists who are preparing for the national psychology examination an opportunity to apply these decision making models and standards to complex ethical dilemmas. Topics include an introduction to ethics, ethical standards and legislation guiding psychological practice, consent, confidentiality, and professional boundaries, and finally complex ethical decision making in daily practice. 

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Foundations of Suicide Prevention

This professional development training package for health workers and is designed to provide support to people in the community who are at risk of suicide or self-harm. This is particularly relevant for practitioners working in collaboration with Primary Healthcare Networks (PHNs).

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Fundamentals of Private Practice Part A: Establishing Your Practice

This online course is designed to expand your thinking about issues to be considered prior to setting up a practice; to introduce you to the essential and fundamental best practice steps to take when establishing your new business; and to introduce the relevant ethical and compliance issues associated with running a private practice.

The course is designed for psychologists looking to develop a private practice. On completion of this course, you will have a greater awareness of business processes and strategies and greater knowledge of resources that can assure the quality, viability and ongoing development of your proposed practice. 

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Fundamentals of Private Practice Part B: Expanding and Selling your Practice

This online course examines relevant ethical and compliance issues associated with running a private practice and offers options for improving, extending and reinvigorate or, alternatively, disposing of a practice.

The course is designed for psychologists developing or consolidating an existing private practice. On completion of this course, you will have a greater awareness of business processes and strategies and greater knowledge of resources that can assure the quality, viability and potential of your practice. 

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Understanding and supporting people affected by forced adoption: training for health professionals

“Understanding and supporting people affected by forced adoption: training for health professionals” is a new national online training program designed for health professionals working in mainstream services to support people who have been affected by forced adoption policies and practices.

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The Kimberley way: Indigenous suicide prevention training In Review

This training package around Indigenous suicide prevention for allied health professionals working in the Kimberley region. The aim of the Indigenous Suicide Prevention Training is to develop an allied health professional's understanding of suicide prevention specific to individuals and communities within the Kimberley region. 

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Children's Mental Health Service Professional Development Training: Fundamentals (CMH Fundamentals)

The Australian Psychological Society (APS), with the funding of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has developed a professional development training package for allied health clinicians working under the ATAPS Children's Mental Health Service (CMHS).  

In order for mental health professionals to acquire/retain their eligibility to work under the ATAPS CMHS initiative, this course must be completed  within 12 months  of them commencing ATAPS CMHS services.

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Children's Mental Health Service Professional Development Training: Enhanced (CMH Enhanced)

The Australian Psychological Society (APS), with the funding of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has developed a professional development training package for allied health clinicians working under the ATAPS Children's Mental Health Service (CMHS). 

This course  in this on-line ATAPS CMHS training program are designed to up-skill the current ATAPS workforce and also extend the skills and knowledge of more experienced clinicians in order to assist ATAPS providers to work effectively with children (aged between 0-11 years of age) who have, or are at risk of developing, a mental disorder and their families.

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Perinatal non-directive counselling training V2

Perinatal Non-Directive Counselling is an online training program for health professionals working with women who have any personal concerns about a current or recent pregnancy, whether it has been full-term or part-term (including a planned termination). 

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Illicit drugs in sport (IDIS) professional development training In Review

This online CPD course provides registered psychologists with foundational knowledge to better understand the complexities around the use of illicit drugs in the world of sport to more able support those athletes in need of counselling and rehabilitation. 

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