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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
30 August 2016 General Practice Group - Shame - August 2016
Practice Group

General Practice Group - August

5th - 6th Sep 2016 Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

Build a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical background of SFBT by demonstration and practice of the key skills and tools. You will learn how to apply SFBT to a variety of counselling situations.

Canberra, ACT
7th Sep 2016 Possums Education National Tour 2016
Endorsed CPD: 1 day event

One and two day workshops on infant feeds, sleep, unsettled infant behaviour and parent mental health - for all health professionals working with mothers and babies

Canberra, ACT
7 September 2016 ACT Branch - AASW 70th Anniversary Celebration
Workshop

Australian Association of Social Workers 70th Anniversary Celebration

Location: The National Arboretum
Forest Dr, Canberra City ACT 2601

9th Sep 2016 Trauma-Informed Care and Practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day interactive training provides the information and skills needed by workers in service settings, to assist people seeking help for their often trauma-related daily difficulties.

Canberra, ACT
29th - 30th Sep 2016 Mindful Self-Compassion Introduction 2-Day Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day 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 learning to apply mindful self-compassion in our lives, we can better use it in our clinical work for more effective engagement and interventions.

Canberra, ACT
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
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