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Australian Capital Territory

Date Event Location
Mind the Gap: a professional development course for health professionals addressing mental health and psychological distress for people living with advanced chronic and terminal illness in the last year of life
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This course will support and enhance the skills and knowledge required by Health Care Professionals across a variety of health care settings, to effectively acknowledge and respond to the complex mental health needs and psychological issues of people living with an advanced chronic and terminal illness, and that of their family and caregivers as they approach the last year of life. Health Care Professionals, especially Social Workers, encounter people living with the impacts of advanced chronic and terminal illness or their families and loved ones. Knowing how to screen and assess for psychological distress or mental health issues and then having access to evidence based therapeutic skills and knowledge to respond appropriately and in a timely, patient centered manner can impact positively on the individual's quality of life and that of their loved ones.

* Free event *

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Various
29 Sep - 3 Oct 2016 Mindful Self-Compassion 5 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 5 day workshop

Mindful Self-Compassion is an outstanding workshop. The program consist of didactic and experiential training exercises in mindfulness and self-compassion, to improve professional skills and personal lives.

Rapidly expanding research shows that mindfulness and self-compassion are strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety, pain and depression, better healthy habits such as diet and exercise, more satisfying personal relationships and enhanced self-care.

Canberra, ACT
3rd Oct 2016 - 21st Nov 2016 Mindful Self-Compassion 8-week workshop
Endorsed CPD: 8-Week Workshop

The Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program is an inspiring workshop. The aim is to learn the powerful practices of mindfulness and self-compassion from inside out: that is by applying mindful self-compassion in our lives, we can better use it in our clinical work for more effective engagement and interventions

Canberra, ACT
10th October Rose Garden Seminar - October
Seminar

Social Work and Modern Slavery: achieving systemic change through policy, advocacy and client empowerment - Presented by Heather Moore

Date: 10 October 2016
Time: 6pm - 7pm (5.30 arrival for 6pm start)
Location: Australian Catholic University, Canberra
223 Antill Street
Watson, ACT 2602
Room B8
Price: $5

ACU Canberra, 223 Antill St Watson ACT 2602
27th - 28th Oct 2016 Effective Casework and Case Management
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Dawy Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of strength-based case management and increase your confidence as a case manager.

Canberra, ACT
9th Nov 2016 Principles in Practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day interactive professional development training shares insights and learnings from current research and clinical best practice, and provides participants with new skills to utilise in their work with adult survivors of complex trauma.

Canberra, ACT
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers