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Australian Capital Territory

Date Event Location
30th Mar 2015 Beyond Developmental Trauma - what we know about changing brains, and changing outcomes for children and young adults
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Explore intervention strategies that target or are linked to different neurological systems, and learn how to embed these strategies through individual case planning into a reparative care environment. Your learning will be based on informed neurodevelopmental theory including a range of models

Canberra
13 April 2015 Rose Garden - April
Workshop

Rose Garden - April

Staying In-Balance: Workshop on Resilience & Wellbeing

Presented by Dr. Sherene Suchy (MAASW)

ACU, Blackfriars Building, Room B8
22nd Apr 2015 Uncomfortable conversations: how to talk about the elephant in the room
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Develop awareness of the emotional triggers for yourself and others during uncomfortable conversations and reflect on how to bridge the gap between current behaviour and successful outcomes. Explore and practise frameworks to engage effectively in uncomfortable conversations.






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Canberra
3rd May 2015 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.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Canberra
8th May 2015 Working with birth parents and families
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Building skills and developing strategies for working with birth families in OOHC, using a strengths-based and risk management approach.

Canberra
13th May 2015 Supervising students on placement - simplifying the student experience
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Understanding reporting requirements, how to evaluate student performance and learning is important for student learning and a successful placement outcome. We explore a number of key frameworks for student learning, show participants how to save valuable time and resources in having students on placement.

Canberra
15th May 2015 Field Practicums - Setting up an Integrated Learning Framework
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Acting as a mentor and guide to a student provides a unique learning environment that often the students holds dear for their whole career. Preparing students for the real world post their qualification also takes dedication and commitment.

Canberra
28th May 2015 Project Management
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Learn strategies and skills and the fundamentals of a project management framework. Take away tools to guide a project from start to finish.

Sydney, NSW
29th May 2015 Evidence Based Relaxation Therapy: Physiological and Psychological Benefits
Endorsed CPD: 3 hour workshop

This dynamic, scientific and holistic seminar reviews evidence based relaxation therapies, for both psychological and physical health. Relaxation therapies are innovative, preventative and focused health strategies. Seminar participants actively practice and teach simple, efficacious relaxation techniques to enhance clients' health and well being.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Canberra
5th Jun 2015 Mental health and wellbeing of young people seminar
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar series is Australia’s premier youth mental health event tackling the social, cultural and economic factors impacting on young people. Featuring leading experts in the field, the seminars provide practically relevant information and strategies that professionals can apply directly in their work supporting young people achieve their potential.

Canberra
17th Jun 2015 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This introductory experiential workshop will provide participants with an overview of the 6 core processes of ACT and the skills to develop and strengthen psychological flexibility in their own lives and those of their clients

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Canberra
14th Jul 2015 Leaving Care
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Examine the specific risks, issues and experiences for young people leaving care and develop various holistic and empowering strategies to prepare and support them.

Canberra
11th Aug 2015 The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

In your work life you write advocacy letters, funding submissions, monthly reports, court reports, client information sheets, newsletters... or you may be undertaking part-time study and would like fewer comments about your grammar or sentence construction on your essays and reports. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of grammar and punctuation, and some common usage errors, so that you will be able to write more clearly, effectively and professionally.




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Canberra
20th Aug 2015 Case Management Masterclass
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Hone your skills and build your capability as a case manager. Learn strengths-based, holistic and person-centred assessment and planning skills, develop an approach for responding in an innovative way to complexity and participate in critical reflection with other experienced case managers

Dubbo, NSW
20th Aug 2015 TACT: The Accidental Counsellor Training
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

As often the first point of contact it can be difficult to know what to do or say when someone is distressed or anxious. It is important to know how to respond and without the technical communication skills, knowledge and experience, having to step into an Accidental Counsellor role can be overwhelming.

Canberra
21st Aug 2015 YES! Minister Communicating Strategically with Government and Key Stakeholders
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Knowing how and what to communicate in the political arena is vital for today’s business and organisation. Being able to communicate strategically with government means understanding what is on the policy agenda, understand the contextual nature of the political environment and where your key message needs to be ‘pitched’.

Canberra
8th Oct 2015 Complex trauma and mental health
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Explore the biogenetic bias of traumatic life events which are minimised in mental health assessment and treatment. Learn how to utilise the trauma model framework to assess and treat clients

Canberra
4-8th November 2015 Mindful Self Compassion
CPD Endorsed: 5-day Workshop

Mindful Self-Compassion is a certain way of being aware with kindness when we are having difficult emotions to ease stress, anxiety and depression. It is a skill we learn to apply to ourselves so that we can better teach others to gain greater resilience, well-being and promote positive relationships. The workshop includes more than 25 easy mindful practices and tools to deal with challenging emotions that you can teach your clients.

Canberra
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers