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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 Provide a Brief Intervention
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide a framework for brief interventions - practical, timely and responsive therapeutic techniques that are focused upon an individual’s needs and goals within mental health settings.

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.

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 *
25th Oct 2016 1012NAT Course in Observing and Documenting a Mental State Examination
Endorsed CPD: 1 Day Workshop

The mental state examination (MSE) is a core tool used by clinical mental health professionals to collect information about an individual’s mental state. Data is gathered from a face-to-face interview and criteria are used to describe a person’s mental state according to nine core components.

Mackay, QLD
26th Oct 2016 QC9 Critical Components of Risk Assessment and Management
Endorsed CPD: 1 Day Workshop

This one day workshop provides mental health practitioners with a six step risk assessment and management process which is applicable to most mental health services across Queensland. The process provides an evidence-based approach to the assessment and management of consumer risks.

Mackay, QLD
10 November 2016 NQLD Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers

Please join us for a "Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers" presented by Slater & Gordon Lawyers. This Seminar is hosted by the AASW NQLD Branch and will be held at the Branch Office in Townsville.

**Tea & coffee along with morning tea will be provided

22nd Nov 2016 QC14 Mental Health Assessment
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two day workshop provides mental health staff with the core knowledge and skills required in undertaking mental health assessments and assessing capacity of consumers.

25 & 26 Nov 2016 North & South Queensland Branches Social Work Conference

Doing the ordinary & extraordinary - Conquering challenges and positioning the profession for the future


University Of Queensland, St Lucia Campus
13th Dec 2016 QC8 Introduction to Supervision
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day workshop has been designed to orient mental health clinicians and practitioners to the expectations and processes involved in receiving and delivering clinical supervision.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers