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Western Australia

Date Event Location
7th 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
8th 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
13th Apr 2015 AASW (WA) Mindfulness and Social Work Practice
Workshop

Mindfulness and Social Work Practice

City West Lotteries House
22nd 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
14 May 2015 AASW (WA) Young People and Adults living On the Spectrum A Therapeutically Informed Perspective
Workshop

Young People & Adults living 'On the Spectrum': A Therapeutically Informed Perspective

City West Lotteries House
18th 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
18th 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
19th 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
8th 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
11th 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
11th Jun 2015 AASW (WA) Gambling Help; education and training
Workshop

Gambling Help; education and training

City West Lotteries House
18th 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
26th Jun 2015 Mental health and wellbeing of young people seminar
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar series is Australia’s premier youth mental health event tackling the social, cultural and economic factors impacting on young people. Featuring leading experts in the field, the seminars provide practically relevant information and strategies that professionals can apply directly in their work supporting young people achieve their potential.

Perth, WA
29th 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
9th 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
20th 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
22nd 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
17th 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
5th 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
20th 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
29th 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
4th 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
17th 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
25th 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