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Australian Capital Territory

Date Event Location
07 February 2019 Building Resilience and Preventing Radicalisation to Violent Extremism - An Awareness Raising Workshop (Canberra 07 Feb 2019)
Workshop

The AASW is pleased to be able to offer this continuing professional development program for social work, mental health and welfare professionals around the theme of Building Resilience & Preventing Radicalisation to Violent Extremism - An Awareness Raising Workshop.

This workshop will be offered free to all attendees with priority given to AASW members.

ACT Branch Office
08 February 2019 Building Resilience and Preventing Radicalisation to Violent Extremism - An Awareness Raising Workshop (Canberra 08 Feb 2019)
Workshop

The AASW is pleased to be able to offer this continuing professional development program for social work, mental health and welfare professionals around the theme of Building Resilience & Preventing Radicalisation to Violent Extremism - An Awareness Raising Workshop.

This workshop will be offered free to all attendees with priority given to AASW members.

ACT Branch Office
13 - 14 March 2019 Mindfulness and Self Compassion 2 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Mindfulness and 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
13 - 17 March 2019 Mindfulness and Self Compassion 5 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 5 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
16, 23, 30 March + 6, 13, 27 April + 4, 11, 18 May 2019 Mindful Self-Compassion Course: Immersion Skills Training in Applied Mindfulness and Self-Care
Endorsed CPD: course

Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) is an empirically supported training program designed to cultivate the skills of self compassion and mindfulness. This program successfully integrates the concepts and practices from Mindfulness (MBSR, MBCT, DBT) Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Positive Psychology. This highly experiential program will include meditations, practical strategies and simple tools that can be used in daily life.

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Canberra, ACT
19 March 2019 ACT Branch World Social Work Day Breakfast 2019
WSWD Event

AASW ACT Branch World Social Work Day Breakfast 2019

CIT Reid Campus, Canberra
1st Apr 2019 Managing Vicarious Trauma
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one-day interactive professional development training explores the nature, dynamics and risks of vicarious trauma (VT), contrasts it with burnout and compassion fatigue, and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work with people impacted by diverse traumas.

Canberra, ACT
22nd May 2019 Evidence Based Relaxation Therapy
Endorsed CPD: 3 hour workshop

Relaxation is evidence based, non-pharmacological, non-invasive, efficacious and cost effective. These practical seminars demonstrate simple techniques reduce pain, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, inflammatory conditions and PTSD.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Canberra, ACT
22nd May 2019 Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology
Endorsed CPD: 3 Hour Workshop

PNI studies interactions between thoughts, emotions and health. Learn effects of relaxation on neural, hormonal and immunological pathways and its' role in reducing pain, fatigue, anxiety, inflammation, depression, PTSD and chronic disease.

Canberra, ACT
7th Jun 2019 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar
Endorsed CPD: 1 day seminar

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar equips social workers and other frontline professionals with practical knowledge, skills and tools that they can apply directly in their work to support young people improve and maintain their mental and emotional wellbeing.

Canberra, ACT
28th Jun 2019 Introduction to Working Therapeutically with Complex Trauma Clients (Level 1)
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one-day interactive professional development training provides practitioners with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to work in counselling and/or therapeutic relationships with adult survivors of complex trauma.

Canberra, ACT
23-27 October 2019 Mindfulness and Self Compassion 5 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 5 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
23-24 October 2019 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
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers