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Queensland

Date Event Location
Ongoing QC14 Mental Health Assessment and Capacity 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.

Various
Ongoing 30907QLD Course in Administering a Mental State Examination
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

The intended purpose of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to support them in administering a Mental State Examination.

Various
Ongoing e-Learning Program: Capacity Assessment
Endorsed CPD: Online Course

Clinicians are required to assess the capacity of the consumer to consent to mental health assessment on a daily basis. This training program assists clinicians to understand the requirements for assessing capacity in relation to consent for mental health assessment and treatment and general health care.

Online
Ongoing e-Learning Program: Dual Diagnosis
Endorsed CPD: Online Course

This e-learning resource provides information, clinical vignettes and tasks to assist clinicians to more effectively meet the needs of consumers with a dual diagnosis.

Online
Ongoing e-Learning Program: Mental State Examination
Endorsed CPD: Online Course

This interactive e-learning program is designed to build clinicians’ knowledge and skills in observing and recording information for a Mental State Examination (MSE).

Online
Ongoing QC2 Suicide Risk Assessment and Management
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop focuses on improving confidence and effectiveness in mental health practitioners carrying out a risk assessment for suicide. In addition, being able to determine and follow up on the appropriate course of action for the individual, their family or carer.

Various
Ongoing QC4 Supervisor – Level 1
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

This two day workshop is practical and comprehensive and promotes a collaborative process-based generic clinical supervision model and is for people who are providing clinical supervision to mental health clinicians.

Various
Ongoing QC8 Introduction to Supervision
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This one day workshop has been designed as the foundation training for all mental health staff involved in clinical supervision. The workshop addresses the expectations and processes involved in effective clinical supervision through both experiential and didactic learning.

Various
Ongoing QC9 Critical Components of Risk Assessment and Management – Level 1
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This one day workshop provides mental health practitioners with a 6 step risk assessment and management process which is immediately applicable in the workplace. The training allows clinicians to practice the 6 step process before they complete a practical competency based assessment. The workshop is suitable for both novice and experienced clinicians as it steps out not only the process for conducting risk assessments but reflects on a range of clinical issues impacting good clinical reasoning and judgement.

Various
Ongoing QC10 Case Management
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This training discusses the skills and knowledge required for effective case management with mental health consumers.

Various
Ongoing QC11 Provide a Brief Intervention
Endorsed CPD: 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.

Various
Ongoing QC12 Supervising Supervisors – Level 1
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

This two 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.

Various
Ongoing QC13 Capacity Assessment
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This training program is designed to enhance a mental health clinician’s understanding of the concept of capacity and explores the options for substitute decision making for individuals who lack capacity.

Various
Ongoing Field Education Seminar Series 2014
Endorsed CPD: Seminar

This two-part seminar series aims to introduce new field educators to the key themes concerning field learning and supervision, as well as offering a refresher opportunity to those practitioners with Field Education experience.

Ongoing Diploma in Holistic Counselling
Endorsed CPD: Dip Course

A profoundly transforming personal and professional counselling qualification that uses colour, sand, clay, gesture, sound to create engaging experiential learning and interventions for working with diverse client groups. Explore counselling issues at different stages of the lifespan and practice holistic counselling sequences in sessions with peers and clients.

Various
29 Apr 2014 Fighting Fair: Mediation & Conflict Resolution (Level 1)
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

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

Brisbane, Qld
30 Apr 2014 Attachment Based Family Therapy for Adolescent Depression and Suicide
Endorsed CPD: Course

Dr. Suzanne Levy is a licensed clinical psychologist and Director of the ABFT Program at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions. Dr. Levy conducts ABFT training workshops and supervision for therapists nationally and internationally.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Brisbane, Qld
1 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.

Brisbane, Qld
8 May 2014 Innovative Approaches to Supervision
AASW Workshop

In this experiential workshop, participants will explore 4 tools for re-invigorating practice-based supervision. Based on narrative & solution-focused ideas, these are a means to assist colleagues to:

  • deconstruct success
  • re-contextualise practice challenges
  • develop reflexivity and
  • address ethical concerns.
Brisbane, Qld
16 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 **

Brisbane, Qld
30 May 2014 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop is for health workers wanting to develop core skills in managing clients who are ambivalent about making changes to their drug use.

Brisbane, Qld
12 Jun 2014 4 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training
CPD Endorsed: 4-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 *

Brisbane, Qld
12 Jun 2014 Men’s Health Week: One-Day Symposium: Improving Responses to Men Sexually Abused in Childhood: Confronting the Complexity
Endorsed CPD: Lecture

This symposium is presented by Griffith University and Living Well in celebration of International Men’s Health Week. Current research and practice evidence will be presented about the impact of child sexual abuse on men, the difficulties they can confront in accessing support, the development of appropriate interventions and innovations in service delivery.

Brisbane, Qld
16 Jun 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 **

Brisbane, Qld
24 Jul 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.

Gold Coast, Qld
26 Aug 2014 Understanding Psychoactive Drugs
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop is designed for those wanting to gain a basic understanding of what psychoactive drugs are and the various licit and illicit substances used in Australia to-day.

Brisbane, Qld
16 Sep 2014 AOD Clinical Assessment
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop is for working in the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) field who wish to acquire core skill competency based training in Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinical Assessment. This workshop is for multidisciplinary generalist workers in health care settings who wish to acquire core skills training in AOD to work in the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) field. The workshop provides core skill competency based training in Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinical Assessment.

Brisbane, Qld
7 Oct 2014 Relapse Prevention and Management
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Many clients experience difficulty maintaining their drug use goals. This workshop will provide practical and positive strategies to assist clients in preventing and managing relapse to drug use.

Brisbane, Qld
30 Oct 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.

Brisbane, Qld
13 Nov 2014 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This workshop is for health workers wanting to develop core skills in managing clients who are ambivalent about making changes to their drug use.

Brisbane, Qld
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers