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New South Wales

Date Event Location
Ongoing Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop introduces participants to the philosophy and concepts of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, how to use DBT with clients, understanding acceptance, dialectical and validation strategies.

Tweed Heads, NSW
Ongoing 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
Ongoing 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
Ongoing 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
Ongoing 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
Ongoing Clinical Hypnosis & CBT
Endorsed CPD: 6-day Course

** Relevant to FPS **

Sydney
28 Apr 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
1 May 2014 Anxiety Disorders Course for Health Professionals
Endorsed CPD: 10-week course

This 10-week evening course is designed for health professionals such as social workers to gain a comprehensive understanding of anxiety disorders and learn how to use evidence-based treatment approaches to help people overcome anxiety disorders. If you see clients with anxiety disorders, or if you are looking to become specialised in this area, this workshop series is right for you.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Newtown, Sydney
1 May 2014 Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: 2 Day Skills Training Workshop
AASW CPD: 2-day Workshop

This workshop will provide you with a practical introduction to the skills that comprise the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Program. The workshop will overview the four modules of DBT covering Mindfulness Skills, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Distress Tolerance Skills.

AASW NSW Branch Office
9 May 2014 Supervisor Qualification
Endorsed CPD: 5-day Workshop

Supervisor Qualification - 5 day training course

Presented by Dr Elizabeth Riley

Ultimo, Sydney
9 May 2014 ASCA's Professional Development for Health Practitioners
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This full day workshop is designed for diverse health personnel who work with adult survivors in various capacities. It addresses the nature and impacts of unresolved childhood trauma.

Sydney
13 May 2014 The Difficult Series: Difficult but Necessary Conversations
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This 1 day workshop will assist managers / workers / staff to understand and demonstrate the skills, techniques and model in having difficult but necessary conversations.

Sydney
18 May 2014 Integrating Spirituality and Psychotherapy
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Integrating Spirituality and Psychotherapy – practical matters for psychotherapists.

Presented by Kevin Keith

Ultimo, Sydney
20 May 2014 Loss and Grief: Supporting People with Disabilities and their Carers
Endorsed CPD: Two-day Workshop

The transformative work of grief - supporting people with disabilities and their carers.

Ryde, Sydney
23 May 2014 Recognising and Working with Complex Trauma
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Recognising and Working with Complex Trauma - a seminar for working effectively beyond single incident trauma.

Presented by Pam Stavropoulos

Ultimo, Sydney
24 May 2014 Skills Training Workshop: Working with Complex Trauma
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Skills Training Workshop: Working with Complex Trauma - skills development for working effectively beyond single incident trauma.

Presented by Pam Stavropoulos

Ultimo, Sydney
25 May 2014 Working with Adolescents and Young Adults
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Working with Adolescents and Young Adults - lessons from Interpersonal Psychotherapy, a brief, attachment-based intervention for depression.

Presented by Anthony Hillin

Ultimo, Sydney
26 May 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
30 May 2014 Loss and Grief
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Loss and Grief: new perspectives and skills

Presented by Beate Steller

Ultimo, Sydney
30 May 2014 Shark Cage® Training
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

A practical skills based training for working with vulnerability and re-victimisation in women who are victims of abuse and family violence.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Sydney
30 May 2014 Applications of Attachment Theory in Couple Counselling
AASW CPD: Workshop

Attachment theory will be presented as a useful model to understanding intimate adult relationships and how early attachment experiences influence these emotional bonds. This course is for practitioners looking to incorporate attachment ideas into their work with couples.

31 May 2014 The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy & Mental Health 201
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy & Mental Health 201: Affective Disorders

Presented by Richard Hill

Ultimo, Sydney
1 Jun 2014 The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy & Mental Health 301
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy & Mental Health 301: Neuropsychopathology

Presented by Richard Hill

Ultimo, Sydney
11 Jun 2014 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Introductory Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2-day course

This workshop covers the 6 core processes of ACT and how it applies to a range of psychopathology including depression, anxiety, trauma and personality disorders.

Albury, NSW
20 Jun 2014 Loss Through Life Cycle
AASW CPD Activity

Grief and loss is experienced at all stages of the lifecycle. The impact of this on the individual and family is all consuming. Practitioners will be given the opportunity to explore strategies when working with clients who are grieving.

AASW NSW Branch Office
23 Jun 2014 Art Therapy 101
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

A picture paints a thousand words that otherwise may not be spoken. Learn how to respectfully use art in therapy for all ages to give voice to the voice less.

Bondi Junction, Sydney
18 Jul 2014 The Role of Medication in the Management of Mood Disorders
Workshop

The overall goal of the workshop is to provide a solid working knowledge of the medications used with mood disorders.

AASW NSW Branch Office
24 Jul 2014 Effective methods for reducing substance misuse
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 *

Sydney
25 Jul 2014 ACT in ACTion
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

ACT in ACTion – a two day workshop focusing on how to do Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Presented by Mary Sawyer

Ultimo, 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
1 Aug 2014 Parenthood: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond
AASW CPD Activity

The transition into parenthood can be mixed with joy and challenges. Clients often feel overwhelmed and unsupported during pregnancy, birth and beyond. Practitioners will explore some of the issues and strategies for supporting clients during this time.

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

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

Presented by Jacqueline McDiarmid

Ultimo, 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
19 Oct 2014 Teachning 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
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
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
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