Countering violent extremism - workshops in Qld, NSW and Victoria


Violent extremism takes many forms in the community and social workers are key partners in prevention and dealing with the devastating impacts.

AASW has been funded to provide workshops for social workers in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. 

These workshops are booking out quickly, so please register at your earliest convenience.

To book into these workshops, please see our website. 


AASW events


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


NEW Social Work Management and Leadership Panel Discussion

Thursday 15 February 2018
8:00am to 10:30am, North Melbourne
CPD hours: 2.5

An opportunity to be inspired and to engage in a conversation with a group of like-minded professionals in social work management and leadership roles.

The Use of Advanced Forms of Mindfulness in Social Work Practice

Monday 19 February 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm, North Melbourne
CPD hours: 7

Be quick to register as limited places remain available.

Western Australia

AMHSW & Private Practice Networking Night

30 January 2018, 6pm-8pm, City West Lotteries House, West Perth - 2 CPD Hours - Event will also be broadcast as a FREE Webinar to Rural members

Social Workers in Disability Services

6 February 2018, 3.30pm- 5pm, City West Lotteries House, West Perth – 1.5 CPD Hours

A special meeting for social workers working in disability, and those interested in discussing proposed changes to the NDIS.

Working with Fathers and Families Seminar- Dr Joseph Fleming

13 February 2018, 6pm-7.30pm, City West Lotteries House, West Perth - 1.5 CPD Hours - Event will also be broadcast as a FREE Webinar to Rural members

This seminar will explore the importance of the fathers’ role in family services and how programs can engage and support this opportunity. It will allow participants to review strengths-based ways to engage men using a child-centred approach and is full of practical tools to resources that will add to practice outcomes towards working effectively with men and families.




2018 Trauma education workshops with Dr Leah Giarratano
Two highly regarded professional development workshops provide mental health professionals with practical skills and up-to-date research in traumatology.

Treating PTSD offered in May and June in Sydney, Melbourne Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
CPD hours: 14.

Treating complex trauma offered from July and October in Sydney, Melbourne Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth (you must attend Treating PTSD beforehand)
CPD hours: 14

For further details and to register, please visit 

Practitioner Certificate in Hypnosis (AASW170411)

Online, flexible - study when you wish. AASW CPD hours: 112

This course provides a firm foundation for the practice of hypnosis as an adjunct to your existing skills. This course gives you advanced standing in higher level courses. The course is designed for rural and remote areas with additional; support by Skype or phone.

For more information, visit Academy of Applied Hypnosis's website.


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