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Victoria

Date Event Location
Effective methods for reducing substance misuse: adults, families and Adolescents (3 courses)
Endorsed CPD: Course

Working effectively with substance misuse provides practical skills to help people reduce their substance use and improve their well-being. The Community Reinforcement Approach family of treatment programs are evidence-based behavioural strategies that work for individuals, families and adolescents.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Various
Vocational Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution
CPD Endorsed: Grad. Dip

Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a specialised field of mediation for building positive, practical and sustainable outcomes for families, especially where children are involved.

Moorabbin, Vic
The Coach Approach - Making a Real Difference
CPD Endorsed

This workshop is based on the current Coaching literature and the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Coaching Core competencies.

It will cover what the “Coach Approach” is, who we use coaching with, what the of benefits of using the Coach Approach are and how to implement it.

Bentleigh
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
Responding to Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Responding to Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in working with children and families.

Various, Vic
5 Sep 2014 Health Social Work Directors Group Research Symposium 2014
Symposium

Health Social Work Directors Group Research Symposium 2014

'Innovations in Social Work practice in health and mental health'

Wantirna Health, 251 Mountain Highway, WANTIRNA

The Program can be accessed here

9 Sep 2014 Vic Branch Events for Students & New Graduates - Reflecting on Your First Social Work Job
AASW CPD Activity

Event for New Graduates

The AASW Victorian Branch is pleased to offer four sessions for social work students and new graduates. These information sessions are being offered free of charge and are open to both AASW members & Non-members. The full program can be viewed here.

Reflecting on Your First Social Work Job

Aimed at 2013's new graduates, we offer an informal discussion, with some presented content, about the process of settling into your new job, dealing with new challenges and managing self care/burnout prevention. There will be opportunity to share and compare experiences.

Presented by: Lisa Derham & Laurenza Buglisi.

This session is open to social work students & newer social workers.

AASW Melbourne Office
11 Sep 2014 Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress
Conference

The Australasia Society for Traumatic Stress Studies presents the 18th Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress. The conference will explore diverse topics for a broad range of people interested in trauma, including practitioners, researchers, consumers, service developers and policy makers.

Melbourne, Vic
12 Sep 2014 Client Notes and Record Keeping September
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

Client Notes and Record Keeping - some ethical and legal issues in clinical practice.

Presented by Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley

Melbourne, Vic
13 Sep 2014 Introduction to Managing Emotions
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This is an interactive training where attendees acquire skills and develop strategies of healthy emotional and thought processes, positive communication of emotions, problem solving in social situations, managing difficult emotions in others and develop coping strategies.

It is also a process of self-discovery where attendees identify needs and concerns and the strategies needed to fulfil those needs and address those concerns.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

AASW Melbourne Office
23 Sep 2014 Supervision and State of Being: Level 1
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This highly interactive, practical, two-day course teaches participants the foundational skills of a supervisor working with multi-disciplinary teams and introduces participants to a State of Being approach to supervision, where relationship is placed at the heart of supervision. It is followed by Supervision and State of Being: Level 2 in October.

** Discount applies for AASW Members **

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville
13 Oct 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 **

Melbourne, Vic
18 Oct 2014 Workshop for Private Practitioners
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

A one day workshop designed to meet the needs of Social Workers setting up and developing a private practice. Particular focus on the market requirements and opportunities for accredited Mental Health Social Workers.

Melbourne, Vic
21 Oct 2014 Positive risk taking: client centred approaches for social workers
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

A full day workshop, designed for social workers in the mental health and criminal justice fields, working with high risk and complex client groups.

Paul Mullen Centre, Clifton HIll
23 Oct 2014 Supervision and State of Being: Level 2
Endorsed CPD: Two Day Workshop

This highly experiential, practical, two-day course is designed for people wanting to deepen and expand their supervision skills, and develop their supervision practice to an advanced level. It builds on Supervision and State of Being: Level One, although level 1 is not a compulsory pre-requisite.

** Discount applies for AASW Members **

Melbourne, Vic
24 Oct 2014 Foundations of Mediation
CPD Endorsed: 2-day Workshop

Foundations of Mediation is a two day course designed to strengthen communication and negotiation skills and develop the ability to effectively prevent and respond to disputes.

Moorabbin, Vic
24 Oct 2014 'Let's Beat Counting Sheep!' Conquering Sleep Post Trauma
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

The workshop will explore proven evidence based therapeutic strategies to improve night time happenings such as insomnia and nightmares and help to make new positive dreams come true!

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Melbourne, Vic
24 Oct 2014 The Difficult Series: Difficult but Necessary Conversations (copy)
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.

Melbourne, Vic
6 Nov 2014 Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame and Self-Loathing
Endorsed CPD: 2-day Workshop

Therapists regularly confront the insidious impact of shame on their traumatized 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.

Melbourne, Vic
13 Nov 2014 Mediating Property and Financial Matters
Endorsed CPD: 3-day Workshop

Mediating Property and Financial Matters is a three day course designed to equip practitioners with specialist knowledge, strategies and techniques to assist clients obtain practical and sustainable outcomes pursuant to property and financial matters.

Moorabbin, Vic
26 Nov 2014 Unlocking Infant and Early Childhood Trauma!
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

This is a specialised workshop focusing on unlocking trauma presentations in children in infancy and early years. Trauma in this period has a significant impact on the developing brain and locks itself down in the body and must not be ignored but processed and transformed.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Melbourne, Vic
29 Nov 2014 Working with parents and families
Endorsed CPD: one day seminar

One day seminar presented by Jacqueline McDiarmid on 'working with parents and families - step by step processes and skills for client application'

Melbourne, Vic
13 Mar 2015 Shark CageĀ® Training
Endorsed CPD: Workshop

A practical skills based training for working with vulnerability in young women and re-victimisation in women who are victims of abuse and family violence.

** FPS Relevant Activity **

Melbourne, Vic
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