Who We Are About the Cairnmillar Institute Governance The Organisation Cairnmillar Institute is a private, community-based provider of psychological services. It has been recognised by the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission as a Health Promotion Charity. Founded by Prof Emeritus Dr Francis Macnab, Cairnmillar has pioneered the professional development of psychotherapists, psychologists, and counsellors since 1961. For almost 60 years Cairnmillar has been known as a centre for excellence in the provision of professional psychological services, higher education, professional training for practitioners, and for academic research. Professor Kathryn von Treuer is the Chief Executive Officer at Cairnmillar. Cairnmillar Institute was first accredited as a private Higher Education Provider in 2005. The psychology programs run by Cairnmillar Institute School of Psychology Counselling and Psychotherapy have been accredited by The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as having university equivalence. The counselling and psychotherapy programs have been accredited by The Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA). Cairnmillar currently has almost 80 staff, and 480 primarily post graduate students studying the health sciences. The Institute operates at four sites, with four student psychology clinics, and a footprint that covers regional and country Victoria. We have partnerships with over 40 allied health services, schools, and community based organisations. Cairnmillar Institute currently holds authorisation and accreditation to conduct the following higher education programs: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) Master of Clinical Psychology (Post Registration) Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) Master of Professional Psychology Practice Master of Professional Psychology Master of Counselling & Psychotherapy Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science Graduate Diploma of Counselling & Psychotherapy Graduate Certificate of Counselling & Psychotherapy Graduate Certificate in Pre-Professional Psychology Honours Graduate Certificate in Psychological Science Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling The Cairnmillar Institute Council Members Mr Rowan Kennedy – Chair LLB BCom Mr Rowan Kennedy has had a distinguished career in the law and in his contribution to the community. He recently retired as a partner from the international law firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, (now King Wood Mallesons) after 37 years of service. He is a past president of the Victorian Division of the Heart Foundation. He is interested in environmentally sustainable industries, including the treatment of polluted water and the production of Natural Australian Pyrethrin. He is also a director of a number of companies. He is involved in a number of organisations, charitable foundations and sporting activities. Emeritus Professor John Charles Catford - Deputy Chair MA MSc MB BChir DM DCH FFPH FRCP FAFPHM FIPAA FAICD Professor Emeritus John Catford has specialist medical qualifications in paediatrics and public health. He has been a Professor of Public Health for over thirty years and has held senior academic and health service management positions in Australia and the UK, and with the World Health Organisation. He is a former Chief Health/Medical Officer, and he led the establishment of the Deakin Medical School that opened in Geelong in 2002 Professor Catford has been the Chair of Boards including the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria; VicHealth/Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and the Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) which includes FebFast. Professor Kathryn von Treuer DBA MBSc BBSc(Hons) DipAppSc GCHE MAPS MAICD FAHRI Professor von Treuer is the Chief Executive Officer at the Cairnmillar Institute, where she commenced in April 2016. She is a registered psychologist and an endorsed health and organisational psychologist, and sits on the Psychology Board of Australia. Her post graduate studies in psychology together with her business qualifications complement extensive industry experience in senior management across various sectors. Because of her commitment to healthcare professions, psychology services, and education, she was invited to be an Honorary Associate Professor with the School of Medicine at Deakin University. Her research in education has been presented nationally and internationally, and she is a significant contributor to CMI, both locally and internationally. Dr Coral Brown PhD MA GDipEdCouns BA FAPS MACE Dr Coral Brown is the former Assistant Director at Cairnmillar where she worked for many years in management and as a clinician. She was instrumental in establishing the Institute as a Higher Education Provider, and now plays an active role as a Member of the Council, the Academic Board, and The Human Research Ethics Committee. Dr Brown is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and has lectured on brief therapy in Australia, the U.S.A. and Turkey. She currently consults, provides professional and thesis supervision, and writes. Joanne Cameron BA Arts/Law Ms Lisa Cusano Ms Lisa Cusano is a director in the Financial Services Tax practice at Ernst & Young specialising in banking and capital markets and wealth and asset management. Lisa is CA qualified with over 14 years experience in providing tax consulting and tax compliance services to businesses in the corporate and financial services industry. Areas of specialisation include the tax implications associated with Mutual Banks and credit unions, digital banks, ETF's and LICs and AMITs. The application and reporting of operational taxes and obligations including withholding taxes. Ms Carolyn Deveny BCom CPA Ms Carolyn Deveny joined the Council of the Cairnmillar Institute in October 2016. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Computershare’s Corporate and Global Technology divisions where she is a key member of the finance and technology leadership teams. Prior to her appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Carolyn was the Group Financial Controller with responsibility for the Group’s external statutory reporting and technical accounting guidance. Prior to commencing with Computershare in 2005, Carolyn began her career with Ernst & Young in external audit. This led to various financial accounting roles including working with UBS in London and Sydney before returning to Ernst & Young in financial services audit division in both Sydney and Melbourne. Adjunct Professor George Habib MPsych (Clin), Diploma Project Management, Grad Dip Psych, BComm Adjunct Professor George Habib is a clinical psychologist. He is the current Associate Director of Wellbeing Services at the University of Melbourne. George also works in private practice and is a non-executive Director at Victorian Legal Aid. Professor Marita McCabe PhD FAPS FCCLP FCHP Professor Marita McCabe is a Research Professor in Psychological Sciences at Swinburne University. She is a highly regarded academic who conducts theoretical and applied research in the areas of ageing, body image disorders, depression and sexual health. Professor McCabe has a significant publication record, with more than 400 refereed articles in these areas. In the last 10 years, her research has attracted more than $12 million in Category One funding. She is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and a member of the Clinical and Health Colleges of the APS. Ms Robyn Seymour MBA BSocScPsych Ms Robyn Seymour is the CEO of the Surf Coast Shire Council; previously she was the Deputy Secretary Network Planning and Head of Road Safety Victoria in the Victorian Department of Transport, and the CEO of VicRoads. Academic Board Members: Ex-officio: Emeritus Professor John Catford (Chair) Emeritus Professor Joe Graffam Professor Ben Richardson Associate Professor Wendy Sutherland-Smith Ms Saphron Hastie Dr Chris Kilby Professor Peter Norton Professor Louise Roufeil Professor Kathryn von Treuer Human Research Ethics Committee External members: Internal members: Joanne Cameron - Chair Mr Neil Blood Mr John Brookes Ms Irini Piperoglou Associate Professor RoseAnne Misajon - Deputy Chair Dr Terry Bartholemew Dr Coral Brown Dr David Butler Associate Professor Brett Deacon Mr Michael Di Mattea Professor Peter Norton Associate Professor Richard Moulding Professor Louise Roufeil Dr Steven Trawley Honorary Appointments Adj Prof Melissa Casey Adj Prof George Habib Prof Paul Maruff Prof David Mellor Adj Prof Monica O’Kelly Prof Ben Richardson Dr Graham Scott Previous Chief Patrons Professor Peter Doherty AC Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG Dr Graham Mitchell AO Commissioner, the Honourable Marcia Neave AO Previous Council Members Mr Clive Appleton Dr Ian A G Brand AO Mr Cliff Breeze – Chair Mr Maurice Brown – Chair Mr Ian Chisholm Mr John Coles Ms Lenore Cox Mr Ian Croll Mr Joe Dames Mr Trevor Fowler Mr Barry Fox Mrs Mardi Hare Dr Jo Horwood Mr Peter Isaacson AM Mr Tony Johnson Mr Michael Johnstone – Chair Mr Des Jones Dr F Denis Kiellerup Ms Sarah Lowe Assoc Prof David Loader OAM Dr Ray Leonard Emeritus Prof Francis Macnab AM Dr Michael Maloney Mr Bruce Morley Mr Roger Morse Mr Peter O’Donohue Mrs Yvonne Oeser Dr Philip H N Opas QC – Chair Mr Les Posen Dr James Potter – Chair Professor Ian Rae Mrs Jennifer Raper OAM Mr Martin Randall Dr Julie Shaw Previous Members of The Cairnmillar Institute Trust Mr John Barkla Sir Hugh Brain Mr Ian Chisholm – Chair Mr John Crutch Mrs Philippa de Voil Mr John Dixon Mr Ian Dunn – Chair Mr Trevor Fowler Mr Abe Grutzner Mr Ralph Hosking The Hon Alexander Mair – Chair Mr John McCahon Ms Susan McCarthy Mr Robert Money – Chair Mr Colin Neave AM Mr Daroll Nelson Mr Ian NicholMr Ross Scholes-Robertson – Chair Mr Andrew Scott Dr Julie Shaw Previous Heads of School Dr Russell Deighton Prof Denise Charman Prof Gerard Kennedy Prof Ben Richardson Prof Tess Knight Code of Practice Cairnmillar Institute services, courses and programs are developed under Cairnmillar’s philosophy, values, policies, procedures and regulations that govern the Institute. Cairnmillar is built and governed through the following values and beliefs: Transparency Integrity Accountability Professionalism Prudence Good corporate governance Compliance with government regulations such as the ESOS Act (2000), The National Code of Practice, DIAC regulations, and the Higher Education Support Act (2007) Fair and equitable policies and procedures that are fair to staff, clients, students and stakeholders Excellent relationships and diligence Community support Minimisation of risk to clients, staff, students and stakeholders via regular independent compliance audits and continuous improvement.