2017 Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools Conference

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Conference Welcome

On behalf of the Conference Organising Committee, we would like to invite you to attend the 2017 Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools (APACS) National Conference.

The National Conference will be held from Wednesday, 4th to Friday, 6th October, 2017 at the Rendezvous Hotel, 328 Flinders St, Melbourne. The Conference Official Opening and Welcome Reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday, 4th October and the Conference Dinner will be held on Thursday, 5th October. The Conference venue is in the heart of the vibrant city of Melbourne and allows delegates to explore some of our famous laneways and boutique shopping that is a hallmark of this beautiful city.

The theme this year covers the promotion of wellbeing, inclusion and engagement in education; exploring issues and practice in supporting families and schools to nurture the growing learners in their care. The Conference is an opportunity to connect, and reconnect, within our community of practice in school psychology and counselling.

The Conference will include:

  • Welcome Reception on the evening of Wednesday 4th October, 2017.
  • Two days of Conference presentations on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th October, 2017.
  • Conference Dinner on the evening of Thursday 5th October, 2017
  • APACS Annual General Meeting
  • Great Networking Opportunities

Our Keynote Speakers include

  • Dr. Helen Kambouridis, Senior Psychologist, Royal Children's Hospital, Gatehouse Centre
  • Professor Marilyn Campbell, Professor and Scientific Director of Cyber bullying, Queensland University of Technology
  • Associate Professor Tim Corcoran, Associate Professor Of Education (Academic Director, Professional Learning), Deakin University

Pre-Conference Workshops: Currently open to suggestions.

We are looking forward to an enjoyable and informative Conference.


Terence Bowles


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