National Symposium 2017



The AASW National Symposium 2017 is fully booked and registrations have closed.

Over 250 delegates will attend the two day professional development event in Hobart. 

The AASW National Symposium 2017 App is live and can be downloaded from the App Store (for iPhone and Apple devices) and Google Play (for Android devices). 

If you require assistance with the app contact Ruby Dubash.


AASW events


All AASW branch and online events can be found in the events calendar or on SWOT.

Social Work Online Training 

New pathways into research module
Online, free for AASW members. CPD hours: 1.5
Provides social workers with information about the pathways to engaging in research.

Australian Capital Territory

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) seminar
16 November, 6:00pm-7:30pm. Canberra, CPD hours: 1.5
Join presenter Kerry Howard for an insight into EMDR and its advantages over other therapies along with the empirical evidence to support it

ACT Branch Annual Members Meeting
20 November, 6:00pm-7:30pm. Canberra, CPD hours: 1.5
Join the ACT Branch Management Committee and fellow colleagues in an evening to reflect on ACT Branch's activities over the last year

More Australian Capital Territory events

New South Wales

Branch Annual Members’ meeting
16 November, 6:30-8:00pm, Parramatta. CPD hours: 1.5
Join the NSW Branch for our NSW Branch Annual Members’ Meeting and night of ‘Celebrating Social Work Success’.

More New South Wales events


AASW/PeakCare child protection practitioners' forum 
17 November, 9:00am-12:30pm, Paddington. CPD hours: 3.5
The practice group has recently undergone a transformation, based on popular demand the first forum will be held in November discussing the topic of 'Who is the client, reflecting on the complexity of child protection and family support practice in the context of the intersection with domestic and family violence'.

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Child safety redesign project forums
9 November, 12:00pm-2:00pm. Devonport, CPD hours: 2
21 November, 5:45pm-7:00pm. Hobart, CPD hours: 1.25

Learn about the progress of the Child Protection Redesign Project including the Strong Families-Safe Kids Implementation Project and Out of Home Care Reform with Mathew Healy, Director Strategic Projects DHHS. Provide feedback or ask your questions about services at the concluding Q&A session.

TAS Branch Annual Members’ Meeting
30 November 2017, 2pm – 3pm. Hobart. CPD hours: 1
Join the Tasmanian Branch Management Committee and social work colleagues to celebrate achievements of 2016/17, farewell retiring committee members and welcome new committee members.

More Tasmania events


Self-Care for social work students and new graduates - student and new graduate seminar series 2017
10 November, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Nth Melbourne. CPD hours: 7
This one-day workshop aims to support developing social work students and new graduates build awareness of and competence in self-care practice.

Self-care for social workers in challenging environments
14 November, 9.30am4.30pm, Nth Melbourne. CPD hours: 7
Turn theory into evidence-based action and actively build your resilience to prevent psychological injury.

BRSWPG End of Year Panel Event Advocacy and Social Work
22 November. 5.30pm-8.00pm, Grovedale (Geelong). CPD hours: 2.5
The Barwon Region Social Work Practice Group proudly invites you to be part of this panel discussion. Come with a desire to develop your network and your professional capacity. Walk away with a conviction of the importance of advocacy, an understanding of how powerful it can be in creating social change and promoting social justice, and the skills to advocate effectively for, and with, those in our community who need it most.

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Western Australia

Family law considerations in social work practice 
14 November, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, West Perth. CPD hours: 2
The AASW and Slater and Gordon are pleased to present this workshop on Family Law Considerations which will provide the information you need to know to improve your daily social work practice. 

Meet the Employer
29 November 2017, 2pm- 5pm, City West Lotteries House, West Perth & Free Webinar to Rural Members - 3 CPD Hours
‘Meet the Employer’ event for social work students, new graduates and those who want to know about employment opportunities.

Get That Job: Application
4 December 2017, 9.30am- 12.30pm, City West Lotteries House, West Perth & Free Webinar to Rural Members - 3 CPD Hours
‘Get That Job’, an event for social work students, new graduates and social workers who want to improve their employment opportunities.

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