See More

> Events > Browse by Branch/Location > Western Australia > Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Western Australia

Date Event Location
4 Mar 2015 Using emotion & attachment to work with couples
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

This two day workshop is grounded in theory, research and clinical experience. It has a focus on developing practical skills for working with couples.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
9 Mar 2015 An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short term and goal focused therapeutic approach, whereby the focus is on what clients want to achieve rather than on the problem. The approach is present and future focused, looking at solutions and the already present client resources to build upon and become the basis for ongoing change.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

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
19 Mar 2015 AASW WA The Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture 2015
Lecture

Twenty Years after the Beijing Declaration: how are women faring?

The 2015 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture by Professor Carmen Lawrence, Director, Centre for the Study of Social Change, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia

University Club, UWA
19 Mar 2015 Motivational Interviewing
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one day workshop will explore the theoretical and practical origins of Motivational Interviewing in the field of addictions, specifically alcohol and other drug addiction.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

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
7 Apr 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.

Perth, WA
8 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.

Perth, WA
13 Apr 2015 AASW (WA) Mindfulness and Social Work Practice
Workshop

Mindfulness and Social Work Practice

City West Lotteries House
22 Apr 2015 Sex and Sexuality when Counselling Couples
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

At an individual level, sex and sexuality are a complex part of ‘self’, contributed to by our physical well-being, our socialisation, individual experience and experiences, and values and beliefs. When two complex individuals join together sex and sexuality play an important role – for better or worse.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
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
19 May 2015 Mindfulness Based Behaviour Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

This workshop aims to introduce helping professionals to mindfulness as a therapeutic approach. The focus is on experiential learning to ensure that participants develop confidence to practice mindfulness in their own lives, as well as to apply the skills in sessions with clients.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

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
18 Jun 2015 Advanced Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Following from Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy, this one day, experiential workshop provides advanced Solution Focused strategies and resources for working with a wide range of presenting issues and client/s.

The emphasis of this training is on the practical application of Solution Focused skills, with ample opportunities for using the techniques.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
29 Jun 2015 An Introduction to Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

Interpersonal Psychotherapy is an approach to working in clinical settings that focuses on an interpersonal framework and developing interpersonal skills. This two-day foundation level workshop emphasises experiential and practical learning styles.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
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 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.

Perth, WA
22 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.

Perth, WA
17 Aug 2015 An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short term and goal focused therapeutic approach, whereby the focus is on what clients want to achieve rather than on the problem. The approach is present and future focused, looking at solutions and the already present client resources to build upon and become the basis for ongoing change.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
5 Sep 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 *
Perth, WA
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
4 Nov 2015 Using emotion & attachment to work with couples
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

This two day workshop is grounded in theory, research and clinical experience. It has a focus on developing practical skills for working with couples.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
17 Nov 2015 Mindfulness Based Behaviour Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

This workshop aims to introduce helping professionals to mindfulness as a therapeutic approach. The focus is on experiential learning to ensure that participants develop confidence to practice mindfulness in their own lives, as well as to apply the skills in sessions with clients.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
25 Nov 2015 Sex and Sexuality when Counselling Couples
Endorsed CPD: 2 day course

At an individual level, sex and sexuality are a complex part of ‘self’, contributed to by our physical well-being, our socialisation, individual experience and experiences, and values and beliefs. When two complex individuals join together sex and sexuality play an important role – for better or worse.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

* Discount for AASW Members *

Perth, WA
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers