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AASW Live online

Date Event Location
29 September 2021 COVID-19 Impacts and Social Worker Wellbeing.

Join Host and AASW Board Member, Jenny Rose, for an insightful and explorative webinar conversation on:

  • The present COVID environment in NSW
  • The impact on the health system
  • How this impact is effecting Social Workers and the delivery of Social Work services

Panelists will included Lisa Harrison, a talented, highly experienced and versatile Learning and Development Consultant. She specialises in creating measurable and sustainable behaviour change through learning solutions in the areas of communication, management and leadership, and facilitation.

And Margaret Bramwell, Manager Social Work Department and Social Work Advisor at the St Vincent's Hospital Network.

Q&A will also be included.

Live online
29 September 2021
12.30 PM - 1.45 PM (AEST)

15 October 2021 Managing Unconscious Bias

This webinar will identify the features and dangers of unconscious bias and the value of understanding them. It will offer practitioners practical steps for developing their self-awareness and their ability to manage instant responses, by questioning our filters and narratives. This skill can help to increase inclusivity and diversity at work, with team members, clients, and the community at large.

1.5 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

18 October 2021 Leading Teams in Social work practice
Virtual Workshop

Effective leadership encourages teams to deliver outcomes, support clients effectively, and develop individual team members’ potential. Most social work practices are needing to do more with less, and this key influence for performance cannot be overlooked.

This workshop will introduce you to critical leadership skills for navigating day-to-day workplace challenges and manage team behaviour and performance.

3.5 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

4 November 2021 Building Resilience - Virtual workshop
Virtual Workshop

This highly interactive, small-group session will introduce simple and easy to implement self-care skills and behaviours in a safe and supportive space.

The workshop will present practical resilience circuit breakers and strengthening activities, providing opportunities for personal exploration and supported practice of the techniques with personalised coaching.

Behavioural change strategies will be introduced to optimise long-term skill-building and maintenance.

3.5 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

AASW credential: Mental Health

5 November 2021 Understanding, connecting, and supporting individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a neurodevelopmental difference that impact upon the way people communicate, experience, and interact with the world. As a social work practitioner, you will likely meet individuals on the Spectrum. Understanding best practice when supporting clients on the Spectrum is essential to their wellbeing and quality of life.

This webinar will provide insight into working with individuals on the Spectrum and will explore how you can connect, engage, communicate, and work effectively with your clients to ensure that they feel understood, heard, and empowered to lead a rich and meaningful life.

1.5 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

AASW Credential: Disability

17 November 2021 Facilitating Live Online
Virtual Workshop

Mastering the use of LIVE online interactions is a compelling focus in 2021. Learning how to facilitate dynamic and engaging online workshops and presentations is now essential to the way we work, connect and progress.

This program will teach you how to

  • Engage with flair and interact meaningfully,
  • Develop dynamic content to capture and hold attention,
  • Achieve the right balance of visual, verbal and interactivity when online,
  • Master the tools and the tech for success

In the virtual LIVE online environment

4 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers