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  • The word event and activity are used interchangeably in this section. 
  • Branch events, are events that are hosted/provided by the AASW.
  • CPD endorsed events are events that are hosted by an external training provider. The training provider has been assessed by the AASW as meeting a set of quality standards which determines that the event is appropriate and relevant to social workers. If you have questions about a specific CPD endorsed event, please contact the training provider, contact information is available on the event listing. 
  • SWOT, stands for Social Work Online Training. SWOT is an AASW initiative to provide online training to social workers nationwide. Content is being developed and updated regularly. To browse the available content, please visit the SWOT page



Date Event Location
Thursday, 22 February 2018 Mindful Self-Compassion Seminar

Mindful Self-Compassion Seminar

Join guest speaker Suzanne Smith in a mindful self-compassion seminar to start your year right!

14th to 15th March 2018 Mindfulness and Self Compassion 2 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Mindful Self-Compassion is an outstanding workshop. The program consist of didactic and experiential training exercises in mindfulness and self-compassion, to improve professional skills and personal lives.

Rapidly expanding research shows that mindfulness and self-compassion are strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety, pain and depression, better healthy habits such as diet and exercise, more satisfying personal relationships and enhanced self-care.

* FPS Relevant Activity *

Canberra, ACT
Thursday, 15 March 2018 ACT Branch Self Care Practice Group

Networking evening

ACT Branch Office
20 March 2017 AASW (WA) World Social Work Day Breakfast
Please join us for breakfast to celebrate World Social Work Day. The Theme this year is
Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability. We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker is Tricia Murray, CEO of Wanslea.

Aliment Cafe, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville
20th March 2018 AASW VIC World Social Work Day Breakfast 2018
Vic Branch: Networking Breakfast

1.5 CPD hours

You're invited to join the Victorian social work community and inspirational guest speaker Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs - Past President of the Australian Human Rights Commission - at our annual celebration of World Social Work Day.

The Woodward Centre, 10th floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106) University of Melbourne, 185 Pelham Street Carlton, Victoria
16th April 2018 Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers: Minimising Your Legal Risk

2 CPD Hours

The AASW in conjunction with Slater & Gordon Lawyers is pleased to present this workshop which will provide the information you need to know to improve your daily social work practice to assist you to minimise your legal risks and survive the court process.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
Thursday, 19 April 2018 ACT Branch Attachment Theory Seminar

Attachment Theory Seminar, presented by Annabel Wyndham

ACT Branch Office
7th May 2018 The Use of Advanced Forms of Mindfulness in Social Work Practice 2

7 CPD Hours

This workshop has been repeated due to popular demand. It will enable participants to learn to combine the personal use of mindfulness with a practice known as Grounding. This makes possible the active use of mindfulness skills when faced with intense feelings, conflicts, problems from the past, the prospect of future events, health issues, the desire for spiritual awakening, planning for the future.

**FPS Relevant Activity**

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers