SA Branch on Social Media


You may have been missing out!  Some of the networking activities of the SA Branch as well as our links into areas of social justice are shared via our social media pages. 

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Continuing Professional Development


Upcoming CPD events

Social Work Career Insights

Thursday 8 June 2017, 5:30pm - 8:30pm,
Location: UniSA, Magill Campus

A panel of experienced social workers will present and share on their experiences within the social work industry.  Come and hear how they engaged in various fields of practice, discuss their career pathways, tips on entry, process overviews and advice on setting up your own job search plan.
This event was a sell out in November.  Get your tickets early - don't miss out.  For more information and to register, visit AASW SA 


Understanding Grooming Behaviours and Child Safety

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9.15am - 4.30pm, EDC Hindmarsh

This introductory workshop provides participants with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the prevalence of child abuse in our community and impact of sexual abuse for children. 

The presenter, Jennie Charlton has worked in the community setting for 20 years and qualified as a social worker 14 years ago. Her careers has provided her with experience in aged care, disability, child protection, domestic violence, homelessness, fostering, criminal justice including custodial settings, mental health and sexual assault.

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA 


Social Work Futures Symposium

Thursday / Friday 22 & 23 June 2017, UniSA - City West Campus

Be part of the conversation of the future of Social Work and help drive the agendas for
- Enhancing reflective supervision
- Regulating the profession - options for accountability
- Professional ethical judgement - not tick boxes
- People and their rights in the new funding models

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA 

Social Worker of the Year Awards

Thursday, 22 June 2017, UniSA - City West Campus

The Social Worker of the Year Awards celebrate the social work profession and those individuals who make it unique. Providing an opportunity to acknowledge dedicated social workers that have made a real difference to the lives of South Australians. Showcasing the nominees and winners demonstrates to the wider community how the profession of social work makes such a significant positive contribution to our state.

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA 

Aboriginal Reflection Night

Wednesday, 5 July, SA Health Glendside Campus 

Also available at Health Locations where Teleconference set up is able to be assisted by a staff member.

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA - bookings open soon.

Behavioural Activation for Depression

Wednesday 26 July, 2017, EDC Hindmarsh

An introduction to the history, theory and practice of Behavioural Activation. Opportunities to practice information gathering and giving, measures, goals and case formulations and a discussion on how BA can be applied in a range of settings and how to support practice.

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA

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