Continuing Professional Development


Upcoming CPD events

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

Less than one week to go!
Thursday / Friday 22 & 23 June 2017, UniSA - City West CampusBe 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


Social Worker of the Year Awards

Thursday, 22 June 2017, UniSA - City West Campus

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, UCWB (TBC)

Celebrating the importance of culturally appropriate practices and social engagement amongst Aboriginal elders and communities. Pat Ingram representing Northern Carers Network as guest speaker along with excerpts from the DVD Tjilpi Tjuta Kanyini “Keeping Our Culture, Caring For Our Elders” developed by the Umoona Aged Care Aboriginal Corporation at Coober Pedy followed by a facilitated discussion.

For more information and to register, visit AASW SA 

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




Save the Date: Seeking Asylum in Australia

August 15, 6.00 - 8.00pm.  Brought to you by the Ethics Committee

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) with Adolescents

Headspace Edinburgh North and the Northern Health Network are proud to present a 2 day workshop on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) with Adolescents on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd November 2017.
In this unique opportunity, which will be the only workshop offered by Dr Rathus in Australia, participants will learn about DBT skills training with adolescents and their families.
Dr Rathus will provide a step by step overview of DBT applied to adolescents, an overview of the adaptations made to standard DBT to address the needs of adolescents and their families, including a particular focus on multi-family skills training classes and the latest DBT skills for adolescents and their caregivers. Ample demonstrations, experiential exercises, and role plays will help illustrate workshop content.

Early bird tickets are available for purchase now


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