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Professional Development

Video: Using Collective Trademarks

Learn more about the AASW Collective Trademarks and how you can benefit from them in this 11 minute video tutorial.

Video tutorial on updating your CPD record

Having trouble updating your CPD record? Watch our useful step-by-step video here. 

New CPD Resource Available

The revised edition of 'Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice' is now available free of charge from the AASW website.

Finding your first job and thriving in it

The Victorian Branch has created an information series aimed at new social work graduates, available online through SWOT. This online course is free and can count for 1 hour of CPD for AASW members.


Online CPD course now available

Presented by Dr Pamela Trevithick, this online e-course is designed to assist participants to translate theory into practice. 

Mental Health, Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse

In this course, Bryan Jeffreys examines key topics in mental health - neuro-chemistry, depression, suicide and substance abuse.

My CPD Record

The CPD record is a convenient way to record and monitor your CPD hours.  Enter your details using the ‘add activity’ button, then track your progress by clicking on your goal.


AASW are proud to launch SWOT: Social Work Online Training! SWOT will provide a place of Professional Development and Networking Opportunities for Social Workers across Australia.  To log in, visit and create a user profile for yourself.

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Member's notices

Video: How to use the AASW website

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

AASW Resource Library

We've launched a new Resource Library on our website! The Resource Library 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.

New 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

Submission on Higher Education Bill

A joint submission by the AASW and two other key stakeholders on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 has now been published on the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee's website. 

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. 

Submission on Children in Immigration Detention

The AASW has lodged a strong submission to the National Children in Immigration Detention Inquiry being undertaken by the Human Rights Commission. 

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