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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
Fighting Fair: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

2 day course will assist professionals to explore conflict and impart the essential principles and process of mediation.

* Discount to AASW members *

Various
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 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
10 Nov 2014 AASW NSW General Meeting 2014
AASW NSW Branch General Meeting

6:00 to 8pm 87 Regent Street, Chippendale (Few minutes from Central Station)

AASW NSW Branch Office
14 Nov 2014 Self Employment Private Practice
Event
AASW NSW Branch Office
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
17 Nov 2014 Violence Risk Assessment Using the Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth (SAVRY)
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

The Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth (SAVRY) is a set of guidelines for comprehensive violence risk assessment and management for adolescents and transition age youth based on the Structured Professional Judgment (SPJ) model.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* AASW Member Discount *

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
24 Nov 2014 Violence Risk Assessment Using the Historical-Clinical-Risk-Management-20, Version 3 (HCR-20)
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This training is on the newest version of the world’s leading violence risk assessment instrument. The HCR-20v3 is a set of guidelines for comprehensive violence risk assessment and management based on the Structured Professional Judgement (SPJ) model.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount to AASW members *

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
7 Dec 2014 One Day Mental Health Module in FPS and CBT
Endorsed CPD: One day workshop

The overall educational goal of this One Day Mental Health Module is to consolidate or extend the participants’ ability to provide key aspects of the Focused Psychological Strategies for the treatment of common, disabling and treatable mental health disorders in clinical practice. This module addresses phobias as a template. This training is practical and cost effective and conducted for health professionals, by health professionals.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Sydney
22 Jan 2015 Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self
Endorsed CPD: one day workshop

This experiential workshop is designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of the therapeutic benefits of doll making. The workshop is experiential in that practitioners will also make their own therapeutic doll to take with them at the end of the day.

* Discount for AASW members *

Marrickville
27 Feb 2015 Foundations for Emotionally Focused Work
Endorsed CPD: 7 day course

This course is designed for practitioners wishing to learn Emotionally Focused work and will provide participants tools for intrapersonal and interpersonal assessment and the protocols for conducting assessment and ongoing sessions. The course is presented through a 2 day intensive workshop and then 5 days once per fortnight.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Annandale, NSW
16 Apr 2015 Therapeutic Doll Making: Connections to the Self
Endorsed CPD: one day workshop

This experiential workshop is designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of the therapeutic benefits of doll making. The workshop is experiential in that practitioners will also make their own therapeutic doll to take with them at the end of the day.

* Discount for AASW members *

Blue Mountains, Katoomba
14 Jun 2015 2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training
Endorsed CPD: Multiple day workshop

Megan Shiell has worked as a DBT Practitioner and Consultant to Private Hospitals in Sydney, NSW for the last 7 years. She is intensively Trained in DBT and has formed consultation groups to conduct the researched 12 month model of DBT in various settings. Megan has trained the Mental Health Community in Mt Isa in DBT and advised on how to set up a DBT program regionally.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Sydney
19 Jun 2015 Individual Counselling Course
Endorsed CPD: 7 day course

This course provides counsellors with ways to intervene and work in an Emotionally Focused approach. The course is presented through a 2 day intensive workshop and then 5 Friday's usually once per fortnight.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Annandale, NSW
11 Sep 2015 Multiple Chair Workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

The aim of this workshop is to explore multiple chair and cushion work to work with present and past interactional difficulties, and working with different aspects of the self.

Annandale, NSW
10 Oct 2015 The Neuroaffective Compass Model: Working with complex trauma and disorganised attachment in children adults and families
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

2 day intensive training opportunity for detailed exploration of effective interventions with: PTSD and complex trauma; dissociative disorders; child abuse and neglect; dysfunctional families; individuals struggling with interpersonal relationships and fulfillment; depression and other mood disorders; anxiety disorders; personality disorders; schizophrenia and psychosis; eating and somatoform disorders; substance abuse and addictions.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
University of New South Wales
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers