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  • The word event and activity are used interchangeably in this section. 
  • Branch events, are events that are hosted/provided by the AASW.
  • CPD endorsed events are events that are hosted by an external training provider (generally, sometimes for advertising purposes a Branch event may be CPD endorsed also). The training provider has been assessed by the AASW as meeting a set of quality standards which determines that the event is appropriate and relevant to social workers. If you have questions about a specific CPD endorsed event, please contact the training provider, contact information is available on the event listing. 
  • SWOT, stands for Social Work Online Training. SWOT is an AASW initiative to provide online training to social workers nationwide. Content is being developed and updated regularly. To browse the available content, please visit the SWOT page

Date Event Location
31st August 2016 Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena

1 1/2 CPD Hours

Run by Slater & Gordon Education Program for Social workers, this session helps participants to address the knowledge gaps they have on aspects of the law which relate to social work.

Topics covered: Capacity defined; an explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply; guardianship and administration; and, advanced care planning and end of life decisions.

AASW Melbourne Office
25th October 2016 Privacy, Confidentiality and Documentation Workshop

1 1/2 CPD Hours

The AASW in conjunction with Slater & Gordon Lawyers is pleased to present this workshop which will provide the information you need to know to improve your daily social work practice. This information will assist you to minimise your legal risks and survive the court process.

Topics covered: privacy vs Confidentiality, patients’ rights, addressing the conflicts in confidentiality, documenting clinical notes, how to respond to subpoenas and attending court and giving evidence.

AASW Melbourne Office
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers