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Queensland

Date Event Location
On demand Course in Observing and Documenting a Mental State Examination
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

The mental state examination (MSE) is a core tool used by clinical mental health professionals to collect information about an individual’s mental state. Data is gathered from a face-to-face interview and criteria are used to describe a person’s mental state according to nine core components.

On Demand Mental Health Assessment
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Event

This two day workshop provides mental health staff with the core knowledge and skills required in undertaking mental health assessments of consumers.

On Demand Capacity Assessment
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Event

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.

On Demand Supervising Supervisors
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Event

This two (2) 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.

On Demand Critical Components of Risk Assessment and Management
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

This one day workshop provides mental health practitioners with a six step risk assessment and management process which is applicable to most mental health services across Queensland.

The process provides an evidence-based approach to the assessment and management of consumer risks.

On Demand Introduction to Supervision
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Event

This one day workshop has been designed to orient mental health clinicians
and practitioners to the expectations and processes involved in receiving and delivering clinical supervision.

On Demand Suicide Risk Assessment and Management
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

Training in suicide risk assessment and management focusses on improving the confidence and effectiveness of mental health practitioners working with mental health consumers at risk of suicide. In addition, being able to determine and follow up on the appropriate course of action for the consumer, their family or carer is central to intervention and recovery.

On Demand Supervisor
Enodrsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

This two day workshop is designed for mental health practitioners who are currently providing clinical supervision (or soon to be) within a mental health service setting. The training is practical and promotes a collaborative process-based generic clinical supervision model.

On Demand Provide a Brief Intervention
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day 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.

On Demand Mental Health Educator
Endorsed CPD: 3 - Day Workshop

The Mental Health Educator Development 3 day forum provides participants with the knowledge and skills to further their development and professional competency as a trainer, facilitator or educator.

The program explores the development of education sessions for delivery to Queensland Health Mental Health staff. This includes determining learning needs and desired learning outcomes, as well as the principles of adult learning and how these can be addressed by a range of learning activities.

Online eLearning: Employment for people with a mental illness: Understanding the individual placement and support model
Endorsed CPD: Online Training

This two (2) hour training program is designed to provide mental health clinicians with an introduction to the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model, its principles, evidence for its effectiveness and how to create an employment environment within their service.

Online eLearning: Cognition and mental health - The impact on day-to-day functioning
Endorsed CPD: Online Training

This two (2) hour training program provides fundamental information for mental health staff about cognitive difficulties that consumers with a mental illness may experience and discusses strategies and therapies that could be used when working with individuals.

4th March 2016 Attachment, Trauma and Patterns in Development
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

This workshop provides participants with a sound understanding of recent research regarding new neurogical insights into trauma's impact on the mind, body and brain. The usefulness of this research is unpacked and a framework for practice is delineated in the context of child protection and family dysfunction via case examples and discussion, experiential role plays as well as the articulation of theoretical underpinnings.

Brisbane, Qld
12th Feb 2016 Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Refugee communities in the Child and Family welfare setting
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This lecture will cover the following topics within the child protection continuum:

  • Cultural Diversity in CALD/Refugee communities
  • Migration and settlement issues
  • Communication and language considerations
  • Diverse child rearing practices
  • Assessment frameworks and cultural sensitive practice considerations
  • Cultural needs of CALD/Refugee children in Out of Home Care

* Discount for AASW members *

Brisbane, Qld
20th - 21st Feb 2016 Introduction to Art Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

Weekend Workshop - Taking participants through the history of art therapy, training and uses of creative exercises in many different client groups. Children, Disability and the Aged, Personality Disorders, Depression/Anxiety and family dynamics. Using art exercises themselves participants will experience how to work with a variety of client groups.

** Discount for AASW Members **

Coolangatta, QLD
10th Mar 2016 Attachment and play
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

An introduction to attachment and the use of creative methods of play to support the emotional development of children/young people.

Brisbane, Qld
11th - 13th Mar 2016 An Introduction to Logotherapy; the psychological Approach of Viktor Frankl
Endorsed CPD: 3 - Day Workshop

This course provides an introduction to Logotherapy, an evidence based approach to therapy developed by Viktor Frankl author of Man's Search for Meaninf, a book that has sold over 5 million copies in English alone.

Participants will explore the theoretical framework for Franklin psychology as a philosophy, a personality theory and a theory of psychotherapy to provide a new foundation for both your future life and professional work.

Brisbane, Qld
17th - 18th Mar 2016 Working Therapeutically with People who have Complex Trauma Histories
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

This two day interactive professional development training provides the knowledge and practice framework to enable practitioners to establish safe, supportive, therapeutic relationships with people affected by abuse, neglect and/or attachment trauma. Over the two days the research evidence and practice approaches most likely to contribute to your clients long term recovery will be explored, as well as opportunities provided to workshop these practice approaches using real life scenarios.

Townsville
14th - 17th Apr 2016 Animal-Assisted Play Therapy (AAPT) Level 1
Endorsed CPD: 4 - Day Workshop

Animal Assisted Play Therapy (AAPT) is a full integration of play therapy with animal-assisted therapy, primarily for mental health/ psychotherapy and education purposes.

Participants in the workshop will learn how AAPT interventions are valuable in helping children, adolescents, and adults, understand the evidence base for AAPT, develop relevant skills, and develop therapeutic interventions working with dogs and horses.

29th Apr 2016 Attachment, Trauma and Patterns in Development
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

This workshop provides participants with a sound understanding of recent research regarding new neurogical insights into trauma's impact on the mind, body and brain. The usefulness of this research is unpacked and a framework for practice is delineated in the context of child protection and family dysfunction via case examples and discussion, experiential role plays as well as the articulation of theoretical underpinnings.

Brisbane, Qld
5th May 2016 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
12 - 13 May 2016 Treating PTSD with Dr Leah Giarratano
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two-day workshop presents a highly practical and interactive workshop (case-based) for treating PTSD patients; the content is applicable to both adult and adolescent populations

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane, Qld
3rd - 5th Jun 2016 An Introduction to Logotherapy; the psychological Approach of Viktor Frankl
Endorsed CPD: 3 - Day Workshop

This course provides an introduction to Logotherapy, an evidence based approach to therapy developed by Viktor Frankl author of Man's Search for Meaninf, a book that has sold over 5 million copies in English alone.

Participants will explore the theoretical framework for Franklin psychology as a philosophy, a personality theory and a theory of psychotherapy to provide a new foundation for both your future life and professional work.

Brisbane, Qld
10 - 11 Jun 2016 2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Training
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

This 2 day Intensive “Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training” is designed to assist practitioners gain knowledge of how to work with DBT as individual therapists/health care workrs and also as skills group trainers/facilitators. Training can be tailored to specific region’s needs and information on how to set up a DBT program including Therapists Consult groups is also detailed. DBT for Adolescents and Children is also detailed in the training.

** Discount for AASW Members **

Brisbane, Qld
9th Jun 2016 Safeguarding yourself - Recognising and Responding to Vicarious Trauma
Endorsed CPD: 1 - Day Workshop

This one day interactive professional development training explores the nature of vicarious trauma, burnout and compassion fatigue, and supports you to keep healthy and safe in your work with people impacted by trauma.

Brisbane, Qld
20th Jul 2016 Introduction to play therapy
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

An introduction to working with children using creative media, art, psychodrama, symbols, play equipment

Brisbane, Qld
21 - 22 July 2016 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
14th - 15th Aug 2016 2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Training
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

This 2 day Intensive “Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training” is designed to assist practitioners gain knowledge of how to work with DBT as individual therapists/health care workrs and also as skills group trainers/facilitators. Training can be tailored to specific region’s needs and information on how to set up a DBT program including Therapists Consult groups is also detailed. DBT for Adolescents and Children is also detailed in the training.

** Discount for AASW Members **

Coolangatta, QLD
10th - 11th Sep 2016 Art Therapy DBT and Positive Psychology
Endorsed CPD: 2 - Day Workshop

Weekend 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.

** Discount for AASW Members **

Coolangatta, QLD
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