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Closure of Christchurch Agency Helping Abuse Victims

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors has strong concerns about recent changes to government funding criteria which has prompted the closure of a Christchurch sexual violence support service. More >>

Stress still a huge part of people’s lives in Christchurch

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors says stress is actually increasing for many people living in parts of Christchurch, but the government is not doing nearly enough to help. More >>

Criminalisation of cyber bullying not the answer

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

A government proposal to jail cyber bullies over the age of 17 is not the answer, and is hitting the problem at the wrong end, according to New Zealand Association of Counsellors spokesperson Sarah Maindonald. More >>

New Zealand’s most vulnerable young people need more help

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors says if the government is serious about wanting to improve the country’s suicide rates it needs to provide more help for vulnerable young people. More >>

Help often unavailable for depressed young Kiwis

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:38 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) has backed calls for more support for young people dealing with depression. More >>

ERO report on Guidance and Counselling in Schools

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 11:07 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The NZ Association of Counsellors has welcomed the release of a study by the Education Review Office into guidance and counselling in schools. More >>

Big increase in workload for school counsellors

Friday, 28 June 2013, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors says the ability for troubled students to access school counsellors when they need them is being threatened as demand begins to outstrip supply. More >>

Guidance Counsellors Could Have Averted Northland Lockdown

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

If trained school counsellors were available in all primary schools the recent case of a seven year old running amok in a Northland school could have been avoided, says the NZ Association of Counsellors (NZAC). More >>

Vulnerable families need counselling support

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Vulnerable families and children are increasingly being denied access to much-needed counselling services, the New Zealand Association of Counsellors is warning. More >>

Counsellors Take Stand Against Bullying

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors is urging Kiwis to don their pink shirt this Friday (May 17) in a show of solidarity against all forms of bullying. More >>

Counsellors take stand against bullying

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 11:55 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors is urging Kiwis to don their pink shirt this Friday (May 17) in a show of solidarity against all forms of bullying. More >>

Counselling the counsellors

Friday, 19 October 2012, 9:22 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Counsellors in New Zealand have a new guide to help them navigate the minefield of the ever-changing legal system. More >>

Children should be first priority

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 3:26 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Children should be first priority The Family Court reforms announced today must be actively monitored to assess their impact on vulnerable children, the Association of Counsellors says. President, Jonathan Loan, says the needs of children caught ... More >>

Vulnerable children at risk from Family Court fees increase

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

New Family Court fees introduced by the government will hurt the most vulnerable families and could increase family violence, says the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC). More >>

Counselling Post Quake in Canterbury

Monday, 14 May 2012, 9:56 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

The stress and exhaustion affecting people living in Canterbury is now being caused by bureaucratic battles rather than aftershocks, according to NZAC Canterbury branch committee member Bob Manthei. More >>

Evidence shows counselling cuts ill-advised, says NZAC

Monday, 14 May 2012, 9:54 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Government proposals to cut Family Court counselling services seem ill-advised given the increasing demand for marriage and relationship counselling. More >>

Confidential Access to Abortion Advice Essential for Safety

Monday, 23 May 2011, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Young people would be put at risk if parents had to be told their children were accessing advice about abortion, says the president of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. More >>

Christchurch residents OK for counselling services

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 10:12 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Christchurch residents who require counselling after the earthquake should have no trouble getting it, the NZ Association of Counsellors (NZAC) said today. More >>

Councellors on hand for earthquake support

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 11:07 am | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) President, Jonathan Loan, today expressed sympathy for those affected by the recent devastating earthquake. “As a former resident of Christchurch, and with family and friends in Christchurch, I watched ... More >>

ACC builds a fortress against sex abuse claims

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Joint Press Statement from: New Zealand Association of Counsellors; New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists; Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers More >>

 

 

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