CCS Team


TRAINERS & ASSESSORS

 

The Principal/Senior Trainer College of Counselling Studies -Tamworth:
Mrs Jenny Regan: BEd MCoun

Since becoming a Primary Teacher in the 1960’s, Mrs Regan has taught at all levels from Pre-school to High School. She has a Bachelor in Education and a Bachelor and Masters in Counselling. She is a PACFA Registered Clinical Counsellor, member of AARC (Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors) and SCAPE (Society for Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators) and has been on the course accreditation committee of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) since 2008.

 

Trainer/Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Tamworth:
Mrs Fran Tiernan: General and Midwifery Nursing B Coun

Mrs Tiernan completed Bachelor of Counselling Studies with the College in 2009. She is a member of (AARC) Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors. Mrs Tiernan completed her General and Midwifery Nursing and started with the College as a Secretary/ Personal Assistant in 2003. Fran has been employed as a counsellor with Anglicare Northern Inland since 2007 and has completed over 2000 hours of Family and Relationship Counselling and 60 hours as a Counsellor Supervisor. She co-facilitated a number of courses including About Awareness, Know Yourself, Anger Management and Listening.

 

Trainer/Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Tamworth:
Mrs Ann Mason: Cert Bus Man B Couns, Cert IV Training and Assessing

While working as a legal secretary Mrs Mason completed the Bachelor of Counselling Studies with the College in 2009, Ann now counsels in Inverell and Glen Innes. As the Manger of Education for Anglicare N I she organises Anglicare’s programme of short personal skills courses across the region as well as conducting courses herself. She completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessing in 2014.

 

Trainer/Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Moree:
Mrs Wendy Long: RN Cert IV Training & Assessment

Mrs Long was part of Miss Reid’s second group of trainees, and has been with the Anglican Counselling Service since 1987. Mrs Long trained as a nurse and has worked as a Director of Nursing and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care. Mrs Long completed Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in 1999. She worked as the Gambling Project Manager from 2006-2008 at Anglican Counselling Service now (Anglicare Northern Inland) She is currently a part time Generalist and Gambling Counsellor, Centre Co-ordinator and Group Facilitator at Anglicare Northern Inland, Moree.

 

Trainer/Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Armidale:
Mrs Bettina Reader: B Coun Cert IV Training & Assessment M Appl Soc Sci (Coun)

Mrs Reader completed her Bachelor of Counselling Studies with the College in 2005. Mrs Reader has been working as a Tutor for the College since 2009. She is a senior counsellor and Centre Co-ordinator & Educator with Anglicare Northern Inland (ANI) in Armidale as well as Counsellor in a private practice. Throughout Mrs Reader’s career she has worked in a variety of community service roles. Mrs Reader completed Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in July 2010 and her Masters of Applied Social Science (Counselling) in May 2011 with the Australian College of Applied Psychology.

 

Trainer/Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Inverell:
Mr Barry Mason: B.Health Admin.,B.Counselling Studies, Grad Dip.Adult Training &Ed

Barry Mason has wide experience in Nursing, Counselling, and Health Administration and Education. In addition to his Bachelor Degree of Counselling, he has a Bachelor of Health Administration and both a Certificate IV and a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education and Training as well as an Associate Diploma in Nursing Administration. He also has been accredited as a Nationally Accredited Train the Trainer and Assessor and a VETAB Accredited Trainer in Medical Technology. Currently, he is the Gambling and Relationship Counsellor and Educator for Anglicare Northern Inland.

 

ADMINISTRATION STAFF

 

ANN ELSLEY (Book keeper)

Ann’s responsibility is to handle fee payments and periodic payment scheduling.

 

JUDY DUTTON

Judy is the College Administration Manager who is in charge of student enrolments, CCS Board administration, website management, production and updating of College student and training workbooks and manuals, marketing and supervision of College volunteers.

 

GREG SHORE (Data Entry)

Greg is responsible for tracking student assessments and results and recording them on the data base.

 

ROSEANNE CROSLAND

Roseanne is our Receptionist who also keeps the filing in order.

 

ANNA REGAN

Anna is the go to girl who knows a lot about everything.

 

LIZ WILLIS

Liz is the College advisor on VET compliance

 

CCS BOARD MEMBERS

PETER WAKEFORD (CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD) MBBS FRACP OAM

MARYANN PARSONS (BOARD SECRETARY) RN

LARRY APTHORPE (BOARD TREASURER)

JUDY SCOTT

CLIVE YEAMAN

MELISSA CUTLER