Continuing Professional Development

 

Upcoming CPD events

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.

The Program
-An introduction to the history, theory and practice of BA

-Opportunities to practice information gathering and giving, measures, goals and case formulations
-Discussion on how BA can be applied in a range of settings and how to support practice.  READ MORE OR REGISTER NOW


Save the Date: Ethics Committee - Seeking Asylum in Australia

Tuesday August 15, 2017 6.00 - 8.00pm

 

Supervision 1: A Reflective and Developmental Approach

Tuesday 12 - Thursday 14 September 2017, EDC Hindmarsh

Social workers and other health professionals work in complex, challenging and often stressful work environments. We all deserve quality supervision that helps us to:

  • Manage the demanding situations we face everyday
  • Prevent build‐up of stress and possible burnout
  • Keep growing and developing throughout our career
  • Stay in touch with our core professional ethics and
  • Provide the best possible service to our clients.
  • Early bird rate open until 31 July, 2017

To read more and to register visit the AASW Website

Introduction to Schema Therapy from a social work perspective

Wednesday 20 September 2017, EDC Hindmarsh

This workshop is suitable for AMHSWs and social workers who provide counselling and psychotherapeutic support to their clients

Learning outcomes

  • Develop and understanding of the history of schema therapy and how the model works
  • Understand how it can fit within a social work practice framework
  • Practice some of the associated skills and techniques

Read more or register now

Save the date: Social Justice Committee - Aboriginal Reflection Night

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Save the date: SA Branch Annual Members' Dinner

Thursday 19 October 2017, Adelaide Royal Coach Hotel
24 Dequetteville Tce Adelaide

 

 

SA Mental Health Commission strategic plan

 

Recently a number of our members joined the Mental Health Commission to share ideas on the development of the SA Mental Health Strategic Plan.  The conversation held at AASW SA was a valuable one and the key findings representing over 2000 voices from across the state have now been released.  [read more]

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Homelessness Awareness: Reflections from a social work student

 


I arrived at the SACOSS budget breakfast with around 450 hours of student placement experience within a generic homelessness service behind me.  My learning in and around crisis intervention and case management of people at risk of homelessness had been thorough to this point, as I’d been exposed to many cases of clients who were accessing the service for the first time... [read more]

 

Flinders University Restructure

 

Flinders University's new college is undergoing a restructure.  "The new College structure follows extensive consultations with staff and students over the past 18 months which have shown a clear appetite for change to support the ambitious vision of our strategic plan" Professor Phyllis Tharenou says. [read more]

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