Membership to Counsellors Victoria (CV)
Membership to Counsellors Victoria (CV) consists of two levels: Full Member and Student Members. Members must hold or be studying a Diploma or Higher in Counselling related studies.
Members are urged to be following an industry Code of Ethics or organisational policies and procedures to guide their work.
Below you will find the Counsellors Victoria Inc meeting calendar with the meetings dates for 2023.
Meetings will be held online via Zoom, with short networking opportunities following the presentations.
Members will be contacted via email regarding meeting presentation topics for the meeting calendar dates.
Counsellors Victoria has recently undergone changes which include separating from the Australian Counselling Association as their Victorian Member Association.
Counsellors Victoria is now a professional development and networking provider for those with a diploma and higher in counselling related studies and those who are studying one of these courses.
We encourage our members to be following an industry Code of Ethics or organizational policies and procedures.
Membership gives access to the 10 professional development presentations each year and networking events held.
Members may be from all over Australia, not just Victoria.
Please note that our presentations are not recorded to protect and respect the intellectual property of our presenters. Our professional development is a live attended event on the 2nd Saturday of the month – February to November.
SATURDAY 8th April @ 11am sharp! (for a 11am – 12.30pm presentation)
Natalie Wild is a Supervisor in Private Practice and has presented several times for us.
Natalie specializes in Eating Disorders and we are happy to have another presentation for April on the topic of:
“Filling the knowledge gaps to make the inaccessible in Counselling, accessible.”
Each and every one of us has a different professional story; different workplaces, different specialties, different demographics, even different qualifications in some cases.
Individual difference is what we are trained to respect, inside and outside of ourselves, and we are good at it!
Natalie’s professional story is as unique as yours, and is a story that has given her the opportunity to gain deep insights into gaps in our mental health systems AND source solutions to narrow them.
Insights are from industry life experiences in the non-for-profit and private sectors, presentations to professionals and community, LOTS of research, multiple collaborations and partnerships, studying both Psychology and Counselling, and developing successful programs to fill these gaps.
The good news is; Counsellors are predominantly THE GAP.
This PD will share:
• Some background story,
• What has come from this “gap filling” expedition,
• The current actions being taken,
• What it means for our profession as Counsellors, and
• What we can do as a Counselling collaborative, to narrow those gaps further.
Natalie will discuss this topic followed by a Q & A and the option to network with others in industry, in small groups, following the presentation.
This is a 90-minute presentation relevant to the Counselling / Healthcare industries, complete with assessment component.
A ‘Certificate of Attendance with online assessment’ is issued to all participants.
CV Membership Application
To apply for membership to this Association, you must be an Australian resident, hold a minimum of Diploma in Counselling related studies or be studying one of these courses.
Members are urged to be following a relevant industry Code of Ethics or organizational polices and procedures which guide the members work practices.