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Queensland

Date Event Location
6th Aug 2015 Resolving conflict and mediating outcomes
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Resolving conflict in the workplace can often feel like a military operation that requires heavy artillery and a strategic manoeuvre that takes precision and focus! Many workplaces find dealing with conflict challenging and time-consuming. It takes up valuable resources to be able to effectively deal with the issues that can bring about lasting change.

Brisbane, Qld
11th Aug 2015 YES! Minister Communicating Strategically with Government and Key Stakeholders
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Knowing how and what to communicate in the political arena is vital for today’s business and organisation. Being able to communicate strategically with government means understanding what is on the policy agenda, understand the contextual nature of the political environment and where your key message needs to be ‘pitched’.

Gold Coast, Qld
11th Aug 2015 Legal & Ethical Aspects to Suicide Risk Assessment
Endorsed CPD: 1-Day Workshop

A one day workshop for practitioners working with clients at risk of suicide, exploring best practice suicide risk assessment, with a focus on understanding your legal and ethical obligations in the assessment and management process. In addition, consideration will be provided with respect to appropriate case note documentation and some of the concerns highlighted by Coronial Inquests regarding practitioner’s actions prior to the death of a client and working with families following the death of a client.

Brisbane, Qld
14th Aug 2015 TACT: The Accidental Counsellor Training
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

As often the first point of contact it can be difficult to know what to do or say when someone is distressed or anxious. It is important to know how to respond and without the technical communication skills, knowledge and experience, having to step into an Accidental Counsellor role can be overwhelming.

Sunshine Coast, QLD
18th Aug 2015 Suicide Risk & Substance Use
Endorsed CPD: 1-Day Workshop

This workshop presents a neuropsychological and neurochemical perspective for understanding suicide risk in the context of substance use.
This includes recognising potential intervention points and strategies in their care/treatment planning across a range of substances, including alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, stimulants, cannabinoids and nictotine;

  • Engagement and interpersonal practices in working with substance dependent clients whom are at risk of suicide
  • Consideration of substance use (prescribed & non-prescribed) risks, prescribing practices and risk points across intoxication, dependence, withdrawal and abstinence for suicide
  • Assisting practitioners recognition and management of the potential for concealment of suicidality and/or substance use

Brisbane, Qld
19th August 2015 Women and Suicide
Endorsed CPD: 1-Day workshop

A gendered perspective on self injurious behaviour including NSSI and suicide, specifically reflecting on women. This workshop aims to equip clinicians with greater insight and capacity to appropriately assess and work with women demonstrating these behaviours.

Brisbane, Qld
24th Aug 2015 Stalking: fear facts and formulation
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This workshop provides attendees with a deep understanding of stalking behaviour, why it occurs, its impact, and how best to address it. It provides a broad knowledge base, and participants will be trained to use a risk assessment schedule that they can take away with them

Brisbane, Qld
27th Aug 2015 TACT: The Accidental Counsellor Training
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

As often the first point of contact it can be difficult to know what to do or say when someone is distressed or anxious. It is important to know how to respond and without the technical communication skills, knowledge and experience, having to step into an Accidental Counsellor role can be overwhelming.

Brisbane, Qld
27 August 2015 Fighting Fair: Emotional Intelligence (EI) in the Workplace
Endorsed CPD: 1-Day Workshop

This 1 day workshop will assist managers, team leaders and team members to develop insight and awareness of their own and others’ emotions (behaviours, moods, reactions) to intentionally improve individual, team and organisational outcomes (wellbeing) in the workplace.

*Discount for AASW Members*

Brisbane, Qld
1st Sep 2015 Diploma in Neuroscience Leadership
Endorsed CPD: 9 month course

Understanding brain based leadership will assist you to lead in a new frontier of tomorrow, lead your team to high performance and maintain a collaborative team environment. This qualification is a nationally accredited course in Australia and all students who successfully complete the Diploma will be issued with a Diploma Certificate issued by MRT (51680).

Amovita is licensed to deliver this course by Managerial Resource Training (MRT0 (RTO 51680), Sister company to NeuResource Group. The Diploma is a nationally accredited course in Australia and all qualifications and certificates are issued by MRT (51680)

Brisbane, Qld
4th Sep 2015 Mental health and wellbeing of young people seminar
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar series is Australia’s premier youth mental health event tackling the social, cultural and economic factors impacting on young people. Featuring leading experts in the field, the seminars provide practically relevant information and strategies that professionals can apply directly in their work supporting young people achieve their potential.

Gold Coast, Qld
8th Sep 2015 Understanding Psychoactive Drugs
Endorsed CPD: 1 day 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
22nd Sep 2015 YES! Minister Communicating Strategically with Government and Key Stakeholders
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Knowing how and what to communicate in the political arena is vital for today’s business and organisation. Being able to communicate strategically with government means understanding what is on the policy agenda, understand the contextual nature of the political environment and where your key message needs to be ‘pitched’.

Brisbane, Qld
8th Oct 2015 Relapse Prevention Management
Endorsed CPD: 1 day 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.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane, Qld
13th Oct 2015 AOD Clinical Assessment
Endorsed CPD: 1 day 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
15th 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 *
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
17th Oct 2015 Introduction to Art Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Positive Psychology
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Weekend Workshops -Using art exercises alongside medical models of psychological and behavioural interventions adds another component to learning a non-verbal one. Social workers who can be informed about Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Positive Psychology can offer their patients full advantage of simple skill interventions.

Coolangatta, QLD
20th Oct 2015 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for Drug Use
Endorsed CPD: 1 day 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
22 - 23 October 2015 Fighting Fair: Mediation & Conflict Resolution Training (Level 1)
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Event

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

* Discount for AASW members *

Brisbane, Qld
5th Nov 2015 Treating Complex Trauma with Dr Leah Giarratano
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

The emphasis of this two-day training program is upon imparting practical, accessible skills to use immediately with survivors of complex trauma (especially child abuse and neglect).

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane, Qld
5th Nov 2015 Excellence in Supervisory Practice - Supervision for High Performance
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

The nature and contexts in which provide professional supervision is changing. Supervisors both in professional and clinical contexts require new technical skills, knowledge around neuroscience and a capability framework that ensures best practice.

Brisbane, Qld
9th Nov 2015 YES! Minister Communicating Strategically with Government and Key Stakeholders
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Knowing how and what to communicate in the political arena is vital for today’s business and organisation. Being able to communicate strategically with government means understanding what is on the policy agenda, understand the contextual nature of the political environment and where your key message needs to be ‘pitched’.

Sunshine Coast, QLD
20th Nov 2015 Evidence Based Relaxation Therapy: Physiological and Psychological Benefits
Endorsed CPD: 3 hour workshop

This dynamic, scientific and holistic seminar reviews evidence based relaxation therapies, for both psychological and physical health. Relaxation therapies are innovative, preventative and focused health strategies. Seminar participants actively practice and teach simple, efficacious relaxation techniques to enhance clients' health and well being.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane, Qld
6th Dec 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 *

Coolangatta, QLD
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers