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Queensland

Date Event Location
2 Mar 2015 Field Practicums - Setting up an Integrated Learning Framework
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Acting as a mentor and guide to a student provides a unique learning environment that often the students holds dear for their whole career. Preparing students for the real world post their qualification also takes dedication and commitment.

Brisbane, Qld
11 Mar 2015 Fighting Fair: Mediation & Conflict Resolution Training (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
12 Mar 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
13 Mar 2015 Supervising students on placement - simplifying the student experience
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Understanding reporting requirements, how to evaluate student performance and learning is important for student learning and a successful placement outcome. We explore a number of key frameworks for student learning, show participants how to save valuable time and resources in having students on placement.

Rockhampton
24 Mar 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
1 Apr 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
8 Apr 2015 Excellence in Supervisory Practice - Supervision for High Performance
Endorsed CPD: 2 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
13 Apr 2015 Supervising students on placement - simplifying the student experience
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Understanding reporting requirements, how to evaluate student performance and learning is important for student learning and a successful placement outcome. We explore a number of key frameworks for student learning, show participants how to save valuable time and resources in having students on placement.

Sunshine Coast, QLD
24 Apr 2015 Excellence in Supervisory Practice - Supervision for High Performance
Endorsed CPD: 1 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.

Toowoomba, Qld
4 May 2015 Field Practicums - Setting up an Integrated Learning Framework
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Acting as a mentor and guide to a student provides a unique learning environment that often the students holds dear for their whole career. Preparing students for the real world post their qualification also takes dedication and commitment.

Gold Coast, Qld
7 May 2015 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
13 May 2015 Overcoming Depression - a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Protocol and Implication
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two day workshop will explore CBT techniques for clients experiencing Depression

​* FPS Relevant Activity *
Gold Coast, Qld
14 May 2015 Brain Based Trauma Therapy: Integrating Neuroscience and Psychotherapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Brain-based therapy synthesizes neuroscience, evidence-based treatment, psychotherapy research, and attachment theory into a hybrid therapeutic model. Using a synthesized model of neuroscience, attachment theory and evidence-based treatment, you will learn how to more effectively treat clients with PTSD

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
16 May 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
23 May 2015 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Protocol and Implication
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two day workshop will explore CBT techniques for clients experiencing PTSD

​* FPS Relevant Activity *
Gold Coast, Qld
26 May 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
26 May 2015 Supervising students on placement - simplifying the student experience
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Understanding reporting requirements, how to evaluate student performance and learning is important for student learning and a successful placement outcome. We explore a number of key frameworks for student learning, show participants how to save valuable time and resources in having students on placement.

Gold Coast, Qld
28 May 2015 Motivational Interviewing and Case Management
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

As professionals in the human and community services field, we often work with young people and adults with a range of complex needs. Being able to identify the client’s real needs, develop and engage a quality assessment framework and effective case plan/case management framework is vital for successful outcomes. This workshop will also show how the use of Motivational Interviewing principles can be highly effective to support positive outcomes for clients. Motivational Interviewing practices have been around for over 20 years and in more recent times there has been a need to refresh how we define working with clients to encourage change.

*FPS Relevant Activity* please note some aspects of this workshop are not specifically FPS related, but the areas related to Motivational Interviewing can be counted towards the FPS CPD requirements
Brisbane, Qld
2 Jun 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
11 Jun 2015 Difficult but necessary conversations
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This 1 day workshop will assist the manager/ worker/ staff to understand and demonstrate the skills, techniques and model in having difficult but necessary conversations.

* Discount for AASW members *

Brisbane, Qld
22 Jun 2015 Brain-wise creative interventions with traumatised children, young people and families
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

A one day hands on workshop with Dr Cathy Malchiodi (USA). Using the neuroscience of art, play and music to explore meaning, reshape physiology and promote recovery after experiences of abuse, violence and threat.

Brisbane, Qld
28 Jun 2015 Motivational Interviewing and Case Management
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

As professionals in the human and community services field, we often work with young people and adults with a range of complex needs. Being able to identify the client’s real needs, develop and engage a quality assessment framework and effective case plan/case management framework is vital for successful outcomes. This workshop will also show how the use of Motivational Interviewing principles can be highly effective to support positive outcomes for clients. Motivational Interviewing practices have been around for over 20 years and in more recent times there has been a need to refresh how we define working with clients to encourage change.

*FPS Relevant Activity* please note some aspects of this workshop are not specifically FPS related, but the areas related to Motivational Interviewing can be counted towards the FPS CPD requirements
Brisbane, Qld
8 Jul 2015 Hurts So Good: Understanding & Transforming Self Harm
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Self-harm is a complex and often misunderstood behaviour and is a serious public health issue. In 2010-2011 there were more than 26,000 hospitalizations across Australia as a consequence of self-harm. There will be thousands more instances not included in statistics because individuals don’t seek medical or mental health assistance. While the prevalence of self-harm is greater in girls/women, it is also a significant problem in boys/men.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Brisbane, Qld
12 Jul 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 *

Brisbane, Qld
13 Jul 2015 Clinical Hypnosis, Counselling, Relaxation, Stress Management, Guided Imagery, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and the Focused Psychological Strategies (FPS) Course for Health Professionals
Endorsed CPD: 6 day course

Learn Hypnosis with CBT, Relaxation, Guided Imagery, Counselling techniques 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
14 Jul 2015 Excellence in Supervisory Practice - Supervision for High Performance
Endorsed CPD: 1 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.

Rockhampton
17 Jul 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.

Rockhampton
19 Jul 2015 One Day Mental Health Module in FPS and CBT
Endorsed CPD: 1 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 *
Brisbane, Qld
28 Jul 2015 Field Practicums - Setting up an Integrated Learning Framework
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Acting as a mentor and guide to a student provides a unique learning environment that often the students holds dear for their whole career. Preparing students for the real world post their qualification also takes dedication and commitment.

Sunshine Coast, QLD
6 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
11 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
14 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
24 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
27 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
1 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
8 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
22 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
8 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
13 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
15 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
17 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
20 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
5 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
5 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
9 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
20 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 *
Sunshine Coast, QLD
6 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
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