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New South Wales

Date Event Location
Introduction to Art Therapy/Art Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Positive Psychology and Art Therapy
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Many Social Workers work in mental health arena and are often assisting people with emotional regulation problems. This training course assists in the treatment of patients suffering Borderline Personality Disorder, BiPolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, and is helpful for people of all ages.

Tweed Heads, NSW
Behind The Seen – Emergency Services See What Others Don’t
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Learn about the unique stresses of emergency services personnel and gain an understanding of the culture of emergency services lifestyle, including impact on family members.

Various, NSW
CCWT 2014 Training Calendar
Endorsed CPD: Multiple Courses

The Centre for Community Welfare Training is the training arm of the Association of Childrens' Welfare Agencies.

The CCWT 2014 Training Calendar includes 195 AASW Endorsed Courses.

Various, NSW
Effective methods for reducing substance misuse: adults, families and Adolescents (3 courses)
Endorsed CPD: Course

Working effectively with substance misuse provides practical skills to help people reduce their substance use and improve their well-being. The Community Reinforcement Approach family of treatment programs are evidence-based behavioural strategies that work for individuals, families and adolescents.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Various
Clinical Hypnosis & CBT
Endorsed CPD: 6-day Course

** Relevant to FPS **

Sydney
28 Jul 2014 Symbols and Sandplay Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Sandplay allows for the projective expression of one’s personal inner world. Learn how to respectfully invite the creation of miniature scenes and stories that help clients see, know and change. ​

Bondi Junction, Sydney
9 Aug 2014 Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB): Deepening therapy by finding the heart in the science

Presented by Richard Hill

Ultimo, Sydney
12 Aug 2014 Group Work Facilitation
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

This module offers participants the opportunity to consolidate their group work skills. Participants will build on their understanding of basic theory and practice of strengths based group work and practice group work skills.

Ryde, Sydney
15 Aug 2014 Promoting Resilience in Older People
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Promoting Resilience in Older People - a Practical Strength-based approach.

Presented by Beate Steller

Ultimo, Sydney
22 Aug 2014 Essential Components of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Essential Components of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - How to alter verbal support for experiential avoidance and rule governed behaviour (RGB).

Presented by Mary Sawyer​

Ultimo, Sydney
24 Aug 2014 Suicide Prevention and Bereavement Support
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Suicide Prevention and Bereavement Support

Presented by Beate Steller

Ultimo, Sydney
25 Aug 2014 Art and Play Therapy with Children Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Learn art and play therapy methods ideal for counselling children 2 – 10 years. Explore suitable toys and materials to best engage and work with children in therapy in ways that allow them to lead the way.

Bondi Junction, Sydney
29 Aug 2014 Client Notes and Record Keeping
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Client Notes and Record Keeping - some ethical and legal issues in clinical practice.

Presented by Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley

Ultimo, Sydney
29 Aug 2014 Professional Boundaries & Dual Relationships
Event
AASW NSW Branch Office
4 Sep 2014 Couple Counselling - A two day workshop
Workshop

Couple Counselling - 2 day workshop - presented by Geraldine Mckay & Pamela Seraskeris

AASW NSW Branch - 87 Regent street, Chippendale.

Cost: members: $370.00 non members $460.00

CPD Hours: 14

AASW NSW Branch Office
5 Sep 2014 Working with Families
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Working with Families - step-by-step processes and skills.

Presented by Jacqueline McDiarmid

Ultimo, Sydney
5 Sep 2014 Deactivating the Buttons: Integrating a Trauma Lens into a Counselling Framework
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

This skills based workshop, presented by Laure MacKinnon (PhD), provides a framework for understanding and working with the traumatic memories that underpin clients' emotional reactivity. By observing videotapes of actual therapy sessions and through opportunities to practice, clinicians will develop skills in: assessing for PTSD; decreasing arousal; obtaining a trauma history; and practice skills in processing traumatic memories through graduated exposure.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Sydney
7 Sep 2014 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Presented by Sarah Edelman PhD

Ultimo, Sydney
29 Sep 2014 Creative Interventions with Children with Trauma Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Improve your knowledge of and skill in working creatively with traumatised children and young people. Consider art and play therapy case studies and practice suitable methods and tools to work safely and respectfully with children who have been affected by traumatic events.​

Bondi Junction, Sydney
10 Oct 2014 Transitioning to Working with Families
Endorsed CPD. FPS Relevant

This workshop is for social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists who want to broaden their skills in order to work with families. Drawing on systemic ideas and interventions, it provides participants with a solid conceptual framework and opportunities to develop practice skills in interviewing families.

Sydney
19 Oct 2014 Teaching Mindfulness to our Clients
Endorsed CPD: 1-day Workshop

Teachning Mindfulness to our Clients - practical strategies, skills training and case-work for enhancing client outcomes

Presented by Barbara Jones

Ultimo, Sydney
24 Oct 2014 Bumps in the Road: Recognising and Diagnosing Mood Disorders in Young People
AASW CPD Activity

The aim of this workshop is to empower clinicians working with young people with a greater appreciation of the complexities of the depression subtypes, the impact of stress and personality styles and a clearer understanding of both medical and psychological treatments. The workshop also provides practical strategies for relapse prevention and resilience building.

AASW NSW Branch Office
27 Oct 2014 Creative Therapy with Young People Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Engage and inspire young people to action. Learn uses of art, music and drama therapies to involve 10-25 year old clients in individual and group based counselling and give them tools to express themselves comfortably, gain self awareness and skills for change.

Bondi Junction, Sydney
31 Oct 2014 AASW (NSW) Supervision of Staff for Social Workers: A four day course
Workshop

Dates: Friday 31st October & Saturday 1st November 2014

Dates Friday 21st November & Saturday 22nd November 2014

Where: 87 Regent Street
Chippendale NSW 2008

Price: Members: $880.00

Non members: $965.00

AASW NSW Branch Office
2 Nov 2014 Ernest Rossi's 'Mirror Hand' Technique
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Ernest Rossi's 'Mirror Hand' Technique: a non-directive hypnotherapeutic process

Presented by Richard Hill

Ultimo, Sydney
7 Nov 2014 Tackling Teenage Depression-3 hour workshop
Workshop

Members: $90.00

Non members: $130.00

AASW NSW Branch Office
7 Nov 2014 Transitioning to Working with Couples
Endorsed CPD. FPS Relevant

This workshop is for social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists who want to broaden their skills in order to work with couples. Drawing on systemic ideas and interventions, it provides participants with a solid conceptual framework and opportunities to develop practice skills in interviewing couples.

Sydney
8 Nov 2014 Attachment Theory: Foundations and Current Relevance
Endorsed CPD: 1-day Workshop

Attachment Theory: Foundations and Current Relevance

Presented by Kevin Keith

Ultimo, Sydney
9 Nov 2014 Attachment Theory: Clinical Assessment / Measurement and Interventions across the Lifespan
Endorsed CPD: 1-day Workshop

Attachment Theory: Clinical Assessment / Measurement and Interventions across the Lifespan

Presented by Kevin Keith

Ultimo, Sydney
10 Nov 2014 Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame and Self-Loathing
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Therapists regularly confront the insidious impact of shame on their traumatised clients’ ability to find relief and perspective even with grounded trauma-informed treatment. Using lecture, videotape, and experiential exercises drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a body-oriented talking therapy, participants will learn to help clients relate to their symptoms with curiosity rather than automatic acceptance.

Sydney
15 Nov 2014 Working with Sexual Difficulties
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Working with Sexual Difficulties – a two day training workshop for understanding and working with sexual issues: 1. Of individuals and couples. 2. Within the therapeutic relationship.

Presented by Dr Ari Badaines

Ultimo, Sydney
24 Nov 2014 Creative Interventions with Children with Anxiety Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Face fears with fun. Learn ways to creatively help children and young people manage anxiety by reviewing relevant DSM 5 anxiety disorders, considering art and play therapy case studies and practicing suitable methods and tools to work creatively, safely and respectfully.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Bondi Junction, Sydney
29 Nov 2014 Attachment Theory: Developmental Psychopathology and Trauma; Understanding and Responding to Complexity
Endorsed CPD: 1-day Workshop

Attachment Theory: Developmental Psychopathology and Trauma; Understanding and Responding to Complexity

Presented by Kevin Keith

Ultimo, Sydney
1 Dec 2014 Clinical Course in Hypnosis, CBT, FPS, Guided Imagery, Counselling, Relaxation and Stress Management
Endorsed CPD: Course

Learn Hypnosis with CBT, FPS, Guided Imagery and Stress Management in an AASW approved Clinical Certificate course. Practical and cost effective. Leads to the Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis with further training. For health professionals by health professionals.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Sydney
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers