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Western Australia

Date Event Location
5 Feb 2015 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.

Perth, WA
11 Feb 2015 AASW (WA) Advanced Social Work Skills for Social Work Practice
Workshop

Advanced Social Work Skills for Social Work Practice

City West Lotteries House
13 Feb 2015 The Essentials of Narrative Therapy (in plain English)
Endorsed CPD: workshop

This workshop is designed especially for people who have little or no knowledge of Narrative Therapy and for narrative-oriented professionals who want to refresh their understandings and practice. It will be easy to follow and in plain English!

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Perth, WA
23 Feb 2015 Integrating Mindfulness and Narrative Therapy Part One
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Enthusiasm for both mindfulness-oriented psychotherapy and narrative approaches in therapy has emerged in recent times. This workshop integrates the key ideas and practices of mindfulness with Narrative Therapy and will offer many opportunities for trainees to try out various skills in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Perth, WA
12 Mar 2015 AASW (WA) Working with people who have experienced Complex Trauma SARC
Workshop

Working with people who have experienced Complex Trauma

City West Lotteries House
16 Mar 2015 An Introduction to Narrative Approaches in Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 4 day workshop

Narrative Therapy acknowledges peoples concerns as well as recognises that lives are multi-storied and people do possess certain knowledges and skills that can address their difficulties. This 32 hour course provides a comprehensive introduction for newcomers to Narrative Therapy, a way to become more skilful for people who have some familiarity with narrative and an excellent review for more experienced practitioners.

*FPS Relevant Activity*
Perth, WA
19 Mar 2015 Collaborating on Narrative Responses to Trauma: Addressing the Consequence of Abuse and Adversity
Endorsed CPD: 4 day workshop

The stories people tell themselves and others about traumatic events do affect how they live their present and future lives. While the actual events and their effects can be helpfully explored, a narrative approach also seeks to bring forth and richly describe people’s responses to traumas so that they may relate to its negative effects from a safer place.

*FPS Relevant Activity*
Perth, WA
27 Mar 2015 Narrative Approaches with Illness, Death and Bereavement
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

In this experiential and practical workshop, conversations will be constructed using innovative ideas that challenge prescriptive notions found in conventional grief psychology. The workshop shall show how to develop relational narratives that serve as the foundation for remembering the dead, folding their stories into the lives of the living, and constructing lines of relational connection that can transcend physical death.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Perth, WA
13 Apr 2015 AASW (WA) Mindfulness and Social Work Practice
Workshop

Mindfulness and Social Work Practice

City West Lotteries House
18 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 *
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
18 May 2015 Taking Narrative Therapy Further
Endorsed CPD: 4 day workshop

Building on An Introduction to Narrative Approaches in Therapy, this teaching will extend and challenge practitioners in their development of narrative understandings and skills. Through discovery learning and appreciative inquiry, participants will learn how to move purposefully around practice maps combining focus with flexibility in therapeutic conversations.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Perth, WA
8 Jun 2015 Integrating Mindfulness and Narrative Therapy Part Two
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Diverse understandings and practices of mindfulness continue to appear in the psychotherapy and counselling fields. In this workshop we will review findings from my PhD research, engage in a range of personal mindfulness methods for therapists, and further our therapeutic skills with client people. The emphasis will be on the conceptualisation and application of mindfulness from relational and contextual perspectives.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Perth, WA
11 Jun 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 *
Perth, WA
11 Jun 2015 AASW (WA) Gambling Help; education and training
Workshop

Gambling Help; education and training

City West Lotteries House
9 Jul 2015 AASW (WA) Narrative and Supervision Storying Professional identities in Social Work
Workshop

Narrative and Supervision Storying Professional Identities in Social Work

City West Lotteries House
20 Sep 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 *

Perth, WA
29 Oct 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 *
Perth, WA
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