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South Australia

Date Event Location
Mind the Gap: a professional development course for health professionals addressing mental health and psychological distress for people living with advanced chronic and terminal illness in the last year of life
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This course will support and enhance the skills and knowledge required by Health Care Professionals across a variety of health care settings, to effectively acknowledge and respond to the complex mental health needs and psychological issues of people living with an advanced chronic and terminal illness, and that of their family and caregivers as they approach the last year of life. Health Care Professionals, especially Social Workers, encounter people living with the impacts of advanced chronic and terminal illness or their families and loved ones. Knowing how to screen and assess for psychological distress or mental health issues and then having access to evidence based therapeutic skills and knowledge to respond appropriately and in a timely, patient centered manner can impact positively on the individual's quality of life and that of their loved ones.

* Free event *

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Various
28th 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 **

Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 30th of August Am I Ready for Private Practice?
Workshop

This workshop will assist budding entrepreneurs contemplating private practice. Throughout the evening you will hear from various private practitioners about their experiences, in private practice including examples of working in relatively new areas of Social Work such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Adelaide, SA
6th Sep 2016 Health Professionals Workshop: Working with male survivors of child sexual abuse-the SAMSN approach
Endorsed CPD: half day workshop

This workshop is designed to assist clinicians and the other professionals to work effectively with adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We will explore: the vulnerabilities of victimised boys; the effects of child sexual abuse on men; strategies that can help men in recovery and the unique advantage of peer-support.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Adelaide, SA
8th September 2016 Advocacy and Social Work Identity
Workshop

This workshop aims to enable social workers to be able to represent themselves effectively and justify their practice approach.

Suitable for: Allied health professionals, child protection professionals, social policy practitioners

Thursday September 29th, 2016 Stolen Generation Film night and Panel Discussion
Forum

A joint Social Justice and Ethics Committee Event

vening will be hosted by SA Child Protection Practice Group and SA Ethics Committee in recognition of International Day of World Indigenous Peoples.

Come along to watch some brief and significant highlights from the movie:

“Rabbit Proof Fence”

Following the film snippets there will be a Q & A panel discussion with prominent Aboriginal leaders representing various sectors including Aboriginal Affairs, family and children’s services, Reconciliation, education and the justice systems.

12th Oct 2016 Mindfulness and awareness in end of life care - 3 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

A three day course for medical, nursing, allied health and volunteer workers seeking to enhance their capacity to care for and communicate with people who are dying in health and residential aged care settings. The program brings together practical, contemplative resources and the skills and knowledge of contemporary palliative care in a way that is accessible for health professionals and trained volunteers.

Adelaide, SA
17th Oct 2016 Journeys with men seperating from control, violence and abuse: a narrative invitational approach
Endorsed CPD: 5 day workshop

The workshop will explore the approaches of Alan Jenkins (Invitations to Responsibility & Becoming Ethical), the partnership accountability emphasis of Rob Hall, and processes of Narrative Therapy. It will provide a rigorous reflective and practical engagement with ideas and skills which promote responsibility-taking for men, while addressing accountability to children and women affected by control and abuse.

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Adelaide, SA
20th Oct 2016 Possums Education National Tour 2016
Endorsed CPD: 1 day event

One day workshop on infant feeds, sleep, unsettled infant behaviour and parent mental health - for all health professionals working with mothers and babies

Adelaide, SA
21st Oct 2016 Adapting Schema Therapy when Working with Clients under the Medicare Model
Endorsed CPD: 3 hour workshop

This 3-hour workshop is designed to provide a brief overview of Schema Therapy theory and the conceptual model, whilst identifying how it can work in the current economic climate.

* Discount for AASW members *

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Adelaide, SA
26 - 30 Oct 2016 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
27th October 2016 Nourishing and Flourishing in Private Practice
Panel Presentation

Presented as a panel style forum 5 private practitioners will showcase a range of successful private practices of clinical social work.

Adelaide, SA
11th Nov 2016 An introduction to applying schema therapy with individuals on the autism spectrum
Endorsed CPD: 3 hour workshop

This 3-hour workshop introduces Schema Therapy as a therapeutic approach to treating complex comorbidities in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

* Discount for AASW members *

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Adelaide, SA
8 Dec - 9 Dec 2016 Certification Workshop 1: Foundations of Schema Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2-day workshop is the first of a series of three that comprise our certification curriculum. “Workshop 1: Foundations of Schema Therapy” will cover schema theory and the conceptual model, assessment and education, introduction to associated therapeutic techniques and utilising the therapeutic relationship for change.

* Discount for AASW members *

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Adelaide, SA
29th Mar 2017 Mindfulness and awareness in end of life care - 3 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

A three day course for medical, nursing, allied health and volunteer workers seeking to enhance their capacity to care for and communicate with people who are dying in health and residential aged care settings. The program brings together practical, contemplative resources and the skills and knowledge of contemporary palliative care in a way that is accessible for health professionals and trained volunteers.

Adelaide, SA
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers