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Professional Development

An introductory conversation on brain science, neuroplasticity, brain based psychotherpay and MHSW

Mr Alex Zannoni in conversation with Dr Geraldene Mackay discuss the influence of brain science, neuroplasticity and brain based psychotherapy in social work practice. Including specific application within the suite of Focused Psychological Strategies.

SWOT: Small but powerful CBT interventions in direct social work practice

Dr Geraldene Mackay in conversation with Alex Zannoni discusses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, how to weave intervention into your practice and dispels common myths. CBT skills can give your clients something they can use for the rest of their lives.

SWOT: What's up with my mob?

In this recording, presenter Mel Brown, explores some common terms used in modern Australia, trans-generational trauma and how trauma has impacted Aboriginal people and families

SWOT: Private practice

Part One - This course is presented by the highly experienced AMHSW and private practitioner, Doug Burke. Doug explores the process of setting up and running a private social work practice. Part Two to follow soon.

SWOT: Responding to disclosures of sexual assault

Delivered by a social worker with a wealth of experience in the area, this course will assist you to develop skills and greater knowledge in responding to disclosures of sexual assault. 

Video: How to update your CPD record

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

Finding and thriving in your first job

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

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Member's notices

Join now for less than half price

At the moment our membership rates are less than half price so now's the time to encourage your colleagues to join. Call us for assistance on 1800 630 124.

Membership certificates online

Access your membership certificate of currency and mental health accredited certificate online.

The AASW Collective Trade Mark

Learn more about our legally protected Collective Trade Mark (CTM) for exclusive use by AASW Accredited Social Workers.

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Social Policy and Advocacy

Why Senate should reject removal of Pensioner Education Supplement

The AASW agrees with the recommendation of Labor and Greens' senators in the recent Senate report that the Government should not pass the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015. Read the report.

Violence against women

Social workers understand violence against women as a complex social problem with gender inequality at its core. Read the AASW's position statement

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