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Accreditation, mission and values

The Counselling Service is fully acredited, with a mission to provide professional support services to staff and students. We share Curtin University's corporate values and practices and guarantee quality service.

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Accreditation

The Counselling Service is fully accredited by the International Association of Counselling Services Inc. (IACS).

Information about accreditation standards and process is available on the IACS website .

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Mission

The mission of the Counselling Service is to provide high-quality professional services supporting the effective work and study of staff and students of Curtin University through:

  • Direct services to individuals 
  • Educational programs 
  • Organisational support—including crisis response and conflict resolution.

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Values

The Counselling Service shares the same values as Curtin University:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Courage
  • Excellence
  • Impact.

These values drive the Service’s strong commitment to quality professional practices by ensuring:

  • Service excellence
  • Social justice and ethical behaviour
  • International perspective and cultural diversity
  • Innovative application of technology.

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Our guarantee

As a client of the Counselling Service, you can expect:

  • To be treated with respect—including respect for your language, culture, religion and sexuality
  • That the service provided is competent, professional and ethical, and is free of any harassment
  • That your counsellor will discuss the types of counselling options available and their duration
  • To receive a clear explanation about the confidentiality of your personal information.

 

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