Jansen Newman Institute
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Jansen Newman Institute (JNI) is a private education provider located in Pyrmont, New South Wales.Founded in 1978 by Margaret Newman and David Jansen, Jansen Newman Institute it is one of the oldest private providers of applied psychotherapy and counselling education in Australia. Joining the Think: Education Group in 2008 Jansen Newman Institute is a part of a group of private education providers including: Southern School of Natural Therapies, Australian National College of Beauty, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Billy Blue College of Design, William Blue College of Hospitality Management, CATC Design School and APM College of Business and Communication.
Jansen Newman Institute offers courses ranging from Masters level, Bachelor level, Diploma level and also short courses. The courses cover four main specialist areas; counselling, psychotherapy, community services and human resource management. Upon completion of an Jansen Newman Institute course graduates can expect to gain career prospects in their chosen field, these career prospects include: drug and alcohol counselling, youth work, women's health, family services, ageing and retirement, change management, conflict resolution and mediation, child protection, community counselling agencies, disability services and human resources.
Jansen Newman Institute has industry recognition from Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).[not in citation given] Jansen Newman Institute and Think: Colleges Pty Ltd (trading as Jansen Newman Institute) is registered by the Director-General of the New South Wales Department of Education and Training (NSWDET) and accredited to offer higher education Bachelor degrees and Graduate Diplomas which are recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Jansen Newman Institute was established in 1978 by David Jansen in Crows Nest, New South Wales. The college was originally named the "Relationship Development Centre". In 1981, psychologist, Margaret Newman joins David Jansen and the college changes its name to the Jansen Newman Institute. In 1981 Jansen Newman moved to its present location in St Leonards, New South Wales. In 1994 The Jansen Newman Institute becomes one of Sydney’s first private higher education providers, with the accreditation of a Diploma and Graduate Diploma. The Accreditation of the Bachelor of Counselling and Human Change (BCHC) course came for the college in 2000 with the Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (GDCP) course following in 2001.
In August 2006, Jansen Newman Institute became an approved Higher Education Provider (HEP) under the Commonwealth Government’s Higher Education Support Act 2003. This achievement recognises that Jansen Newman meets key prerequisites of quality and sustainability for its Higher Education accredited programs. Approval as a Higher Education Provider enables eligible students to receive FEE-HELP, a Commonwealth Government loan to assist students with payment of their tuition fees.
In 2008 the Jansen Newman Institute joins the Think: Education Group joining other private education providers; Australian National College of Beauty, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Billy Blue College of Design, William Blue College of Hospitality Management, APM College of Business and Communication. This acquisition led to further growth in the College and in 2008 Jansen Newman Institute launched the Bachelor of Applied Social Science (BASS) course offering courses both on campus at St Leonards and also online with specialisation streams in counselling, community services and human resource management. In 2011 Jansen Newman Institute launches its Masters program in Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy.
The Sydney Campus of Jansen Newman Institute is located in Pyrmont, New South Wales. The campus address is 235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont, NSW 2009. The college is easily accessible by car, light rail, train, bus and foot.
On campus Community Clinic
Jansen Newman Institute offers students practical and industry relevant experience. As part of this practical training Jansen Newman has an on campus community clinic. The Jansen Newman Community Clinic is open to the public and there are counsellors available who specialise a wide range of areas including stress, dealing with conflict, work/like balance, family relationships, anxiety and assertiveness/self esteem issues. Clients have the option of seeing a student intern who is supervised by an expert counsellor or they can choose to see one of the fully qualified, experienced counsellors.