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Registered Training Organisation (RTO)



Short-term counselling and crisis support.

Beyond Blue
Support with anxiety, depression and suicide.

Australia’s Drug Information Network (ADIN)
Information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns, events, curriculum, professional development opportunities and more.

Supervision Associations

International Society of Counselling and Clinical Supervisors (ISOCCS)
The aims and objectives of the International Society of Counselling and Clinical Supervisors (ISOCCS) is to promote excellence in the education of counselling and clinical supervisors, and to support ongoing best practice, quality professional development, and supervision of supervisors in all work settings.

Education and Training

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
ASQA is the national regulator for the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Australian Qualifications Framework
The Australian Qualifications Framework (commonly known as the AQF) is a unified system of national qualifications in schools, vocational education and training (TAFE and private providers) and the higher education sector (mainly universities).
TGA is the official national register of information on courses, qualifications, Training Packages, units of competency and registered training organizations.

Tasmanian Qualification Authorities
The Tasmanian Qualifications Authority (TQA) advises the Minister about matters relating to qualifications; issues consolidated statements of qualifications, including the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE); accredits courses for senior secondary education, vocational education & training and higher education; and registers providers of vocational education & training and higher education.

Counselling Associations

Australian Counselling Association
The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a national progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 2500 individual members.

Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators
The Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE) was established in 1999 to provide a national and professional organisational structure to support the practice of counselling and psychotherapy education in Australia.

Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia
The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) is a peak body for Member Associations which meet the standards developed by consensus as appropriate for professional practitioners within the disciplines of Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Australian Community.

National Association Of Loss And Grief
NALAG is a not-for-profit association of individuals and organisations that in partnership with Government and other organisations works to facilitate and improve the community’s awareness of loss and grief issues and its capacity to effectively respond to loss and grief including bereavement.

British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy
UK’s largest and most influential voice for the counselling profession. BACP has produced an enviable record in support of the advancement and growth of professional counsellors and the counselling profession.

Canadian Counselling Association
The Canadian Counselling Association (CCA) is a national and bilingual organization dedicated to the enhancement of the counselling profession in Canada.

American Counselling Association
ACA Resources provides information and guidance for counsellors, parents, and students on issues such as finding a counsellor, state licensure programs, dealing with trauma, and coping with teens.