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 -Maitland:
Diana Green: B Social Work, Cert IV Training and Assessing, Voc Grad Dip Relationship Counselling
Diana completed a social work degree in 1981 and worked in the industry for two years prior to having her four children, who she home educated to year 10. From 2008-2010 she completed further studies in personal and relationship counselling. Diana’s primary area of interest as a counsellor is in trauma and addictions. She is a clinical member of Christian Counsellors Association of Australia, and is seeking registration as an accredited mental health social worker with Australian Association of Social Workers.
Assessor College of Counselling Studies -Tamworth:
Carolyn Russ: B Social Science, Dip Community Services (Case Management), studying Cert IV Training & Assessment
Carolyn is a former Registrar with the College of Counselling studies now working with NENW Family Referral Service/Pathfinders offering crisis support to families who have experienced trauma/poverty. Carolyn has previously worked with Tamworth Family Support Service, Mental Health research, Lifeline and is a caring and compassionate person who has worked in the community services sector for the past 18 years.
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 -:
ROBYN PORTER (Finance Administrator)
Robyn’s responsibility is to handle fee payments and periodic payment scheduling.
JUDY DUTTON (Administration Manager)
Judy 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 is our Receptionist who also keeps the filing in order.
Clare mans the office on Fridays and is able to answer queries from students regarding any issues with their study.
Jane is organising the College Library.
Liz is the College advisor on VET compliance
CCS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
PETER WAKEFORD (CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE) MBBS FRACP OAM
JUDY SCOTT (ACTING SECRETARY)
LARRY APTHORPE (TREASURER)