AACBT Masterclass: Emerging Psychological Treatments for Psychosis

Dr Ryan Balzan

South Australia 28 November 2016

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AACBT Masterclass: OCD? Not Me. Bringing Technology to Your Treatment Room for Working with Youth OCD

Dr Rebecca Anderson

Western Australia 7 May 2016

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AACBT Masterclass: The Complexities of Youth. Research and Clinical Advances in Working with Self Harming Teens

Dr Penelope Haskin, Ivan Salmin, Dr Barry Jones

Western Australia 15 October 2016

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AACBT Pub Discussion: Patterns in Kids Peer Relationships: Implications for Intervention with Anxious Children

Dr Heidi Gazelle

Victoria 25 May 2016

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AACBT Pub Discussion: Working with Dissociation

Dr Catherine Hynes

Queensland 30 May 2016

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AACBT Seminar: CBT for Psychosis: Same Same But Different!

Dr Yael Perry

New South Wales 9 November 2016

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AACBT Seminar: Managing the Unique Challenges of Perinatal Depression

Dr Vered Gordon

New South Wales 8 August 2016

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AACBT Workshop: Adapting CBT for Problem Gambling

Dr Kirsten Vale

South Australia 5 August 2016

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National Awards Scheme

AACBT offers two annual awards to recognise achievements in the field of cognitive and behaviour therapy. These are awarded at the National Conference and the recipients are invited to address the conference being held during the year of their award. These awards are:

THE TRACY GOODALL EARLY CAREER AWARD  

This award is named in memory of Tracy Goodall who was tragically killed on Friday March 5, 1993. Tracy was a well-known member of the AACBT (then the ABMA) and was Queensland State president during 1990 and 1991. She was also a very dear friend and colleague of many AACBT members and members of the World Congress Organising Committee.

The aim of the award is to provide encouragement for recent graduate researchers and clinicians in cognitive-behaviour research and therapy. The award is to recognise research or clinical innovation that has made an outstanding contribution to this field in Australia.

No award will be made if the quality of applicants is deemed inadequate by the selection committee.

To qualify for consideration:

  • You must have completed your first postgraduate qualification, either Masters or PhD within the past 5 years While applicants are still eligible for consideration on the basis of having an undergraduate qualification alone, it is anticipated that successful applicants will have higher degrees.
  • There is no upper age limit stipulated.
  • You must be a full financial member of the AACBT at the time of application.
  • You must not be a current member of the AACBT Awards Selection Committee.
  • You can apply as many times as you wish as long as the criteria for application are met.

 The award and related responsibilities:

  • The award is composed of $2,000, which is to be used for conference travel to the National Conference in the year of the award.
  • It is a condition of the award that a ''Tracy Goodall Early Career Award Address·∙' is presented at the AACBT Ltd. National Conference in the year of the award. As no AACBT Ltd. National Conference is being held in 2015, the award winner is required to present their address at the AACBT Ltd General Meeting and Awards Night. This will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday the 21st of October, 2015 from 6.30-­‐9pm. Location TBA.
  • All travel, meals, accommodation, travel, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.

It is expected that:

  • Remaining funds, not spent on attending the AACBT Ltd AGM/Awards Night will be used to advance the practice of CBT related activities and can be used for other conference travel, research or clinical expenses.

Click HERE to access the nomination form. Applications are due on the 30th of August 2015.

Tracy Goodall Early Career Awardees

1995: Andrew Page

1996: Adrian Kelly

1997: Dr Sharon Dawe

1998: Dr Paula Barrett

1999: Dr Shirley Morrissey

2000: Dr Clare Rees

2002: Dr Susan Byrne

2003: Dr Jennifer Hudson

2004: Dr Nikolaos Kazantzis

2005: Dr Reg Nixon

2008: Dr Adam Gustella

2009: Fjola Helgadottir

2012: Dr Karina Allen

2013: Dr Daniel King

2014: Dr Ursula Samson-Daly

 

DISTINGUISHED CAREER AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO COGNITIVE OR BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH AND THERAPY 

This award is to provide recognition for researchers and clinicians working in cognitive behaviour research and therapy whose career achievements have made an outstanding contribution to the progress of the field in Australia.

No award will be made should the quality of applicants be deemed insufficient by the AACBT Awards' Committee.

 To be considered for the award:

  • A self or peer nomination using the Nomination form is required.
  • The nominee must have made a substantial contribution to clinical practice, teaching or research.
  • Typically the nominee should be in a senior position of leadership.
  • The nominee must be a full financial member of the AACBT at the time of application.
  • Neither nominees, nor those nominating the potential recipient, should be current members of the AACBT Awards Committee.

The award and related responsibilities:

  •  It is a condition of the award that a “Distinguished Career Award Address” is presented at  AACBT National Conference in the year of the award. As no AACBT Ltd. National Conference is being held in 2015, the award winner is required to present their address at the AACBT Ltd General Meeting and Awards Night. This will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday the 21st of October, 2015 from 6.30-­‐9pm. Location TBA. The award winner will be presented with a commemorative plaque.
  • All travel, meals, accommodation, travel, etc costs are the responsibility of the award winner.

 Click HERE to access the nomination form. Applications are due on the 30th of August 2015.  

Distinguished Career Awardees

1995: Jay Birnbrauer

1996: Sydney Lovibond

1999: Associate Professor Neville King

2000: Professor Alan Hudson

2002: Professor Kim Halford

2003: Prof Jeff Richards

2004: Professor Henry Jackson

2005: Professor Mark Creamer

2006: Professor Richard Bryant

2009: Professor Ron Rapee

2012: Professor David Kavanagh

2014: Professor Amanda Baker

CONTACT

AACBT Ltd
Address: 15 Haig Avenue
Georges Hall NSW 2198
E: info@aacbt.org