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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

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Sydney
Accredited Short Course in Infant Massage Education
Endorsed CPD: 4 day workshop

This government accredited short course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to deliver parent-baby programs that promote early infant mental health through supporting parent-infant communication using healthy touch, baby massage, facial communication, movement, voice and other crucial interactions.

Various
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
26 Sep 2014 Culturally Responsive Safe and Sensitive Practice
Event
AASW NSW Branch Office
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
17 Oct 2014 Counselling the youth of the new millenium
Endorsed CPD: Seminar

Counselling the youth of the new millenium - clinical skills for understanding and relating to today's youth presented by Adrian Hellwig.

Ultimo, Sydney
17 Oct 2014 A new grief work model - beyond death and dying
Endorsed CPD: 2 hour workshop

This presentation emphasises an expanded clinical framework of the grieving process that builds upon Elizabeth Kubler Ross' orginial model of death and dying, by broadening and incorporating the conceptualisation of loss to include neglect, abuse and trauma.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount to AASW Members *

Chippendale, Sydney
17 Oct 2014 Personality Disorders
Endorsed CPD: 4 hour workshop

Mickey Skidmore is presenting a detailed overview of the clinical and diagnostic criteria of the 10 "classic" personality disorders; and 5 other often mentioned or recognised categories under consideration or currently undergoing additional study as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Associations' classification of mental disorders.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount to AASW members *

Chippendale, Sydney
18 Oct 2014 Group Psychotherapy, Leadership and Facilitation Skills
Endorsed CPD: 5 day training program

A 5-day intensive training program in skills development in Group Leadership and Facilitation. Would you like to be more effective in your group therapy work and offer clients added services, deepening their relationship skills, by participating in an interpersonal group process experience?

*FPS Relevant*
Wesley Hospital, Ashfield, NSW
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
24 Oct 2014 Action methods - techniques for when clients get stuck and therapists get frustrated
Endorsed CPD: Two day seminar

Two day seminar presented by Dr Ari Badaines on "Action methods - techniques for when clients get stuck and therapists get frustrated"

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
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
31 Oct 2014 Professional Development for Supervisors - considering the self within the supervisory relationship
Endorsed CPD: 1 day seminar

One day professional development opportunity for supervisors presented by Dr Elizabeth Riley

Ultimo, 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
5 Nov 2014 The Art of Grieving
Endorsed CPD: workshop

Explore and experience the healing benefits of supported grief work through art in this two day course. Current loss and grief theories will be provided and applied through creative expressions.

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

Members: $90.00

Non members: $130.00

AASW NSW Branch Office
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 confidentially with sexual difficulties
Endorsed CPD: 2 day seminar

Two day seminar presented by Dr Ari Badaines on "Working confidentially with sexual difficulties understanding, assessing and working with sexual issues and how to effectively deal with sexual attraction within the therapeutic relationship".

Ultimo, Sydney
21 Nov 2014 Transpersonal psychology and counselling
Endorsed CPD: 1 day seminar

One day professional development activity presented by Dr Donna Golding on "Transpersonal psychology and counselling - a practical training seminar for developing clinical skills and tools"

Ultimo, Sydney
22 Nov 2014 Working with perinatal mood disorders
Endorsed CPD: 1 day seminar

One day seminar presented by Melissa Hughes on 'working with perinatal mood disorders - assessing, measuring and working with depression, anxiety and distress during pregnancy and early parenthood'.

Ultimo, Sydney
23 Nov 2014 Curiosity oriented approach - new ways of working with therapy resistance
Endorsed CPD: 1 day seminar

One day seminar presented by Richard Hill on 'the curiosity oriented approach - new ways of working with therapy resistance'.

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
30 Nov 2014 Attachment Theory and Current Psychodynamic Practices
Endorsed CPD: 1-day Workshop

Attachment Theory and Current Psychodynamic Practices

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
1 Dec 2014 Mindful Self Compassion
CPD Endorsed: 5 day workshop

Compassion is the bedrock of emotional healing. We can turn this power towards ourselves. Mindful Self Compassion is a certain way of being aware with kindness when we are having difficult emotions so we can self-nurture and take positive steps in our lives.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Sydney
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers