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Another Casualty of the Two-Tier System

Proposed closure of the Counselling Psychology programme at Curtin University in WA. RAPS urges all psychologists regardless of area of training or interest to write to Curtin University and advocate against the closure of this excellent Counselling Psychology programme.

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APS 2018 Elections

Here are three candidates for the APS 2018 elections who can help. We need all non-clinical psychologists to become involved in the 2018 APS elections. Attaining a representative board is vital for your future.

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Counselling College Submission to MBS Review

The Counselling College of the Australian Psychological Society has made a submission to the current Medical Benefits Schedule Review of the relevant Mental Health Items advocating for the existing two-tier system and with Counselling College members on the top tier.

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Centrelink Absurdity

The history behind a petition to Malcolm Turnbull for one Medicare rebate for all psychologists is revealed in it’s unmitigated absurdity. Have you encountered this situation or similar? We are aware of senior generalists psychologists who supervise new clinical graduates in their own practices but have to ask those new graduates to write reports for Centrelink as Centrelink will not accept the reports from the supervisors.

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