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Date Event Location
Effective methods for reducing substance misuse: adults, families and Adolescents (3 courses)
Endorsed CPD: Course

Working effectively with substance misuse provides practical skills to help people reduce their substance use and improve their well-being. The Community Reinforcement Approach family of treatment programs are evidence-based behavioural strategies that work for individuals, families and adolescents.

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2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training
Endorsed CPD: Multiple day workshop

Megan Shiell has worked as a DBT Practitioner and Consultant to Private Hospitals in Sydney, NSW for the last 7 years. She is intensively Trained in DBT and has formed consultation groups to conduct the researched 12 month model of DBT in various settings. Megan has trained the Mental Health Community in Mt Isa in DBT and advised on how to set up a DBT program regionally.

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22 Sep 2014 Rose Garden September 22nd

A discussion of "Person directed support and the National Disability Insurance Scheme - AASW and ACT perspectives".

Presenter: Elizabeth Moore (Adjunct Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services, Charles Sturt University).

The Canberra Hospital Building 24, room 2

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Discussion will begin at 5.30pm promptly.

Cost: $5 per person to cover nibbles and drinks

RSVP by 12 noon on Monday 22 September 2014 to or to Michel Hansen at

12 Oct 2014 Mindful Self Compassion Core Skills Workshop
Endorsed CPD: course

Compassion is the bedrock of emotional healing. We can turn this power towards ourselves. Mindful Self Compassion is a certain way of being aware with kindness when we are having difficult emotions so we can self-nurture and take positive steps in our lives.

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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers