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North Queensland

Date Event Location
On Demand Supervising Supervisors
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Event

This two (2) day training workshop provides a safe and challenging environment for participants to develop advanced skills in providing clinical supervision to those who are themselves clinical supervisors.

On Demand Supervisor
Enodrsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

This two day workshop is designed for mental health practitioners who are currently providing clinical supervision (or soon to be) within a mental health service setting. The training is practical and promotes a collaborative process-based generic clinical supervision model.

On Demand Mental Health Educator
Endorsed CPD: 3 - Day Workshop

The Mental Health Educator Development 3 day forum provides participants with the knowledge and skills to further their development and professional competency as a trainer, facilitator or educator.

The program explores the development of education sessions for delivery to Queensland Health Mental Health staff. This includes determining learning needs and desired learning outcomes, as well as the principles of adult learning and how these can be addressed by a range of learning activities.

Various
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
03 February 2017 NDIS Presentation (Mackay) - 1.5 CPD Hrs
Presentation

Please join us for this "NDIS INTRODUCTION AND INFORMATION SESSION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS" presented by the NDIA. This Presentation is hosted by the AASW NQLD Branch and will be held at the Mackay Regional Council Offices. CPD hours = 1.5

Mackay, QLD
6th Feb 2017 Queering Therapy: Sexual and Gender Diversity in Practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

In this workshop you will be introduced to issues faces by sexual and gender diverse clients and best practice examples of working with these population groups. You will also explore how to make your practice diverse friendly

* Discount for AASW members *

Townsville
7th Feb 2017 Sexing Therapy: Sex Therapy for the Non-Sex Therapist
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day workshop will increase participant's skills in discussing personal and sexual matters with clients using the Ex-PLISSIT framework. It will demystify sexuality, encourage self exploration of attitudes and beliefs towards sexuality.

* Discount for AASW members *

Townsville
09 February 2017 NDIS Presentation (Townsville) - 1.5 CPD Hrs
Presentation

Please join us for this "NDIS INTRODUCTION AND INFORMATION SESSION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS" presented by the NDIA. This Presentation is hosted by the AASW NQLD Branch and will be held at the Branch Office in Townsville. CPD hours = 1.5.

Townsville
18th Feb 2017 Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This multi-disciplinary workshop aims to increase health professionals’ skill and confidence in taking a detailed suicide history and developing a collaborative management plan to increase the safety of people planning suicide. The workshop provides practical tools for health professionals managing the full spectrum of suicide risk presentations including the acute suicidal crisis, care after a suicide attempt and assisting families experiencing suicide bereavement.

Innisfail, QLD
27th Feb 2017 Queering Therapy: Sexual and Gender Diversity in Practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

In this workshop you will be introduced to issues faces by sexual and gender diverse clients and best practice examples of working with these population groups. You will also explore how to make your practice diverse friendly

* Discount for AASW members *

Cairns, QLD
28th Feb 2017 Sexing Therapy: Sex Therapy for the Non-Sex Therapist
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day workshop will increase participant's skills in discussing personal and sexual matters with clients using the Ex-PLISSIT framework. It will demystify sexuality, encourage self exploration of attitudes and beliefs towards sexuality.

* Discount for AASW members *

Cairns, QLD
12th May 2017 Foundation for trauma informed care and practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one-day foundational interactive professional development training alerts attendees to the possibility that clients, staff members and/or practitioners may have experiences of trauma/s, from childhood, or more recently, which are affecting their health, wellbeing, and daily interactions and functioning.

Cairns, QLD
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers