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Professional Development

Video: Using AASW's trademarks

Learn more about our Collective Trademarks and how you can benefit from them by watching this 11 minute video tutorial.

Finding and thriving in your first social work job

If you are a new social work graduate looking for work, follow this free SWOT online information series developed by our Victorian Branch.


Video: How to update your CPD record

If you're having trouble updating your CPD record, watch our step-by-step video.

New SWOT course: Social work in schools

This new course will help social workers to collaborate more closely with schools when they are supporting vulnerable children. It describes the goals of school social work practice and demonstrates the potential of working closely with school staff.

New SWOT course: Talking with children

This new course presented by Dr Deb Absler addresses the natural concerns of social workers who have to engage with children and adolescents. It provides an understanding of children's development to build your skills and strategies so you can communicate effectively with them.

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Member's notices

World Social Work Day 2015 Message

"Ensuring the dignity and worth of all people". View the message by National President, Professor Karen Healy on WSWD.

Video: How to use the AASW website

Get the most out of the AASW website by watching our new video tutorial. 

AASW Resource Library

In 2014 we launched a Resource Library accessible under the Practitioner Resources tab on our website! The Resource Library is regularly updated and is designed to provide AASW members with centralised access to high-quality, current and free resources on a range of topics relevant to social work with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities.

Online Professional Supervisor Directory available!

Click here for  information about the eligibility requirements and the steps required to create a listing.   

Celebrating the launch of the AASW Collective Trade Mark

We are thrilled to announce the launch today of a legally protected Collective Trade Mark (CTM) for exclusive use by AASW Accredited Social Workers.

Access your membership certificates online

Did you know that you can access your membership certificate of currency and mental health accredited certificate online?

Find out how.

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Social Policy and Advocacy

Close The Gap Day

The AASW issued a media release urging the government to reverse cuts to Indigenous services on Close The Gap Day 2015.

AASW supports Mercy campaign against execution

The AASW has supported the ‘Mercy’ campaign to help save Andrew Chan and Myuran ​Sukumaran from being executed.

AASW Submission on McClure report

Read the AASW submission to the interim McClure Report on welfare reform. 

AASW submission on Redress Schemes

The AASW has made a submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse in response to their issues paper on Redress Schemes. 

AASW opinion piece on the Moss Report

Professor Karen Healy has released a strong opinion piece on the responsibility of social workers to speak out about child abuse on Nauru.

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