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Branch Events

Date Event Location
Thursday 8 October ACT Branch October Private Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

Open to anyone working in private practice, considering working in private practice, or commencing or currently undertaking their Mental Health Accreditation

ACT Practice Groups will meet via video and teleconference.

Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 14 October 2020 Webinar - Social Work and the Law: Workers Compensation in the ACT
Webinar

Join us for this lunchtime webinar with Joshua Carroll, Senior Associate at Slater and Gordon, to learn about the intricacies of the Workers Compensation Scheme in the ACT and how to support clients who are navigating this system due to work-related injuries.

The webinar will comprise a 45 minute presentation followed by a Q&A session.

We look forward to welcoming social workers from the ACT to this compact CPD opportunity!

Via video-conference
14 October 2020 Effective spiritual and faith-based interventions: Working with Muslim clients and communities
Workshop

The workshop will advance existing social work knowledge in relation to working culturally and religiously appropriately with Muslim clients.

Online
16 October 2020 Wellbeing in the Workplace
Presentation

Workplaces where staff have high levels of wellbeing are positive and productive. They are environments where people want to come to work and businesses people want to work for. Wellbeing is an essential part of your business strategy.

This session will provide expert guidance including:
  • A business case which demonstrates why it’s essential to invest in workplace-wellbeing
  • The key elements and effective strategies to create wellbeing in the workplace
  • Orientate you to a variety of programs, applications and initiatives available to help your workplace
  • Looking after your own wellbeing as a business owner
20 October 2020 Best Practice Social Work Responses to Child Abuse and Neglect
Workshop

Improving protective outcomes for children and families

  • Explore the qualities and skills of best practice social work that can be transferred across practice domains
  • Further our understanding of social work best practice in different child protection settings
  • Connect with the high priority challenges that shape our response to children and families across the child protection landscape
Online
Wednesday 21st October 2020 Documentation, Reports and Court Appearances- Slater and Gordon Legal Series
Seminar

The WA AASW is pleased to host Documentation, Reports and Court Appearances

This session will assist you to minimise your legal risks and survive the court process. It provides an overview of best practice for documenting clinical notes and writing reports for court: content, access, storage and litigation. Subpoenas and your obligations are explained. Attending court, giving evidence and your conduct in court are explored.

Via video-conference
22 October 2020 ACT Branch Annual Members' Meeting 2020
Annual Members' Meeting

The ACT Branch Management Committee warmly invites members to join the 2020 Annual Members' Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Guest Speaker To Be Confirmed

Join us for this free webinar. Full agenda to be announced shortly.

Via video-conference
Tuesday 27 October 2020 Transitioning From Student to Professional: Student and New Graduate Webinar
Webinar

This ever-popular webinar will explore the transition from social work student to professional, drawing on the insight and wisdom of a panel of experienced social workers from a diversity of fields of practice. An inspiring session that will help you consider how to prepare yourself to step out as a professional social worker and how to navigate the early stages of your career.

Hosted by the Victorian Branch, this event is open to social work students and new graduates throughout Australia.

Webinar
Wednesday 11 November ACT Branch November Student and New Graduate Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

Open to all social workers in their first two years post-graduation and current Social Work students.

ACT Practice Groups will meet via video and teleconference.

Canberra, ACT
18 November 2020 Unlocking immunity to change
Workshop

Understanding why we get stuck and how to achieve lasting improvements that are important to us to radically improve effectiveness and happiness.

Online
Tuesday 8 December ACT Branch December Private Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

Open to anyone working in private practice, considering working in private practice, or commencing or currently undertaking their Mental Health Accreditation

ACT Practice Groups will meet via video and teleconference.

Canberra, ACT
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers