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QCA Farewell Celebration – Updates

The QCA Farewell Celebration Event will be held on Saturday 7 November 2020 at the Sofitel Brisbane  (updated 15  June 2020) An invitation/survey was sent out in December 2019 to members and former committee members to celebrate the association’s history as we prepare to transition to becoming the state branch of PACFA. We would like […]

What QCA members need to know about the PACFA transition

Hi everybody, You are most probably wondering what will happen to your membership after the PACFA transition (July 1, 2020).  You don’t have to do anything as all the QCA members’ records have been transferred into the PACFA iMIS portal. However, I hope the following information will assist you with some further questions and wonderings. […]

The President’s Farewell Message

15 June, 2020 I am writing this last message with both a sad heart and a comfortable positivity about the future. One year ago (May 2019) I wrote to you all about the current state, the need for a transition plan if we voted to move over to become PACFA QLD. The day has arrived […]

Looking back…

Neil Wiseman and Brett Jones (Past and present QCA PD facilitators) This photo was taken at Relationships Australia (Spring Hill) on February 7, 2020.   I have created this Looking Back page for members to post any last thoughts. You also can participate by reflecting on the following questions: Karen Belbin My favourite QCA event […]

The biggest challenge for me…

A reflection from Florence Ee The coronavirus has changed the way we live. I rely on Zoom since this pandemic has forced us to do our counselling, meeting, learning and teaching online. To keep supporting our members, QCA has transitioned all of our PDs in a webinar format. We had our QCA virtual drinks on […]

Message from the President

Dear Members, As we move through the next month of COVID-19 we have been forced to postpone our closing celebration and professional development event that was to be held at the Sofitel Hotel in May. The hotel has generously waived any fees and allowed us to reschedule the event when the picture is clearer and […]

Counsellor’s Life – Debbie Wiggins

Debbie Wiggins has been in the counselling field for over 20 years now in many varied places – SalvoCareLine, Drug Arm telephone counsellor, hospital chaplain, men’s counsellor and anger group facilitator, family intervention practitioner with St Vinnies, family counsellor with Autism Queensland, parenting orders program with Uniting Care Qld and child safety officer. Debbie held […]