Are you ready to take your CPCA membership to the next level

Please fill in the form below to upgrade your membership level.

Upgrade your membership level
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Please note for level 2 you must supply proof of 50 hours of Professional Supervision
Please note for level 2 you must supply proof of 50 hours of Professional Experience
Please note for level 3 you must supply proof of 75 hours of Professional Supervision
Please note for level 3 you must supply proof of 75 hours of Professional Supervision
Please note for level 4 you must supply proof of 100 hours of Professional Supervision
Please note for level 4 you must supply proof of 100 hours of Professional Supervision
You have already reached our highest level.

Level 4

Has graduated from an CPCA Accredited Course of study at minimum Degree Level in Counselling.

Requirements:

  • Has a minimum of 4 years post qualification counselling experience, including minimum 1,000 client contact hours (statutory declaration required for client contact hours).
  • Has completed a minimum of 100 hours Professional Supervision and completes 10 hours Professional Supervision per annum.
  • Has completed a minimum of 100 hours Professional Supervision.

Evidence:

  • JP signed qualification
  • Professional experience- Contract, Employers letter, Hours of work
  • If self employed- ABN, Types of service delivery, Role statement
  • Professional supervision- A person at a higher level of CPCA who has supervised you – statement with signature and JP witnessed / statutory declaration
  • Registry – dates /hours of client contact JP witnessed

Level 3

Has graduated from an CPCA Accredited Course of study at minimum Degree Level in Counselling.

Requirements:

  • Has a minimum 2 years post qualification counselling experience, including minimum 750 client contact hours (statutory declaration required for client contact hours).
  • Has completed a minimum of 75 hours Professional Supervision.

Evidence:

  • JP signed qualification
  • Professional experience- Contract, Employers letter, Hours of work
  • If self employed- ABN, Types of service delivery, Role statement
  • Professional supervision- A person at a higher level of CPCA who has supervised you – statement with signature and JP witnessed / statutory declaration
  • Registry – dates /hours of client contact JP witnessed

Level 2

Has graduated from an CPCA Accredited Course of study at minimum Diploma Level in Counselling.

Requirements:

  • Has 2 years post-Diploma professional experience; or 1 year post-Diploma in Counselling plus a relevant Graduate Diploma in Counselling qualification.
  • Has completed a minimum of 50 hours Professional Supervision.

Evidence:

  • JP signed qualification
  • Professional experience- Contract, Employers letter, Hours of work
  • If self employed- ABN, Types of service delivery, Role statement
  • Professional supervision- A person at a higher level of CPCA who has supervised you – statement with signature and JP witnessed / statutory declaration

Level 1

Description:

Graduated from a Recognised (RTO) qualification at Diploma level in Counselling

Requirements:

  • None

Evidence:

  • JP witnessed qualification

Student

Be enrolled and actively studying a Diploma in Counseling or other Diploma with significant links to counselling such as Youth Work, Mental health, Child safety, Community services and Youth Justice

Professional development requirements

  • Active engagement in course of study

Evidence

  • letter of enrollment

PARTNER

Any person who supports the aims of the CPCA. Student members who do not gain a Diploma of counselling may remain associate members after completing their course of study.

Professional development requirements

  • Completes 10 hours Professional Supervision per annum.
  • Completes 25 Points of Ongoing Professional Development per annum

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