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Branch Events

Date Event Location
Tuesday, 9 March 2021 SA Principles of Good Report Writing
Workshop

Half day workshop offers how to write best practice reports.

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 SA World Social Work Day 2021 Breakfast
Other

Note: Registrations for Special Dietary Requirements close 9 March

An International day of celebration to recognise the contribution of Social Work. World Social Work Day 2021 is themed "Ubuntu: I am Because We are – Strengthening Social Solidarity and Global Connectedness ´Ubuntu´ originates from the indigenous peoples of South Africa and was popularized across the world by Nelson Mandela. Ubuntu: ‘I am because we are’ is a word, concept and philosophy that resonates with the social work perspective of the interconnectedness of all peoples and their environments. It speaks to the need for global solidarity and also highlights indigenous knowledge and wisdom."

Network over breakfast and hear from keynote speaker Hon Kyam Maher MLC

16 - 18 March 2021 SA Supervision: A Reflective and Developmental Approach with Margaret Morrell - 3 day workshop
Workshop

FULLY BOOKED

New and experienced supervisors who want to encourage reflection and professional growth in their supervisees will benefit from this course.

Adelaide, SA
24 March 2021 SA Re-examining our relationship to suicide in the mental health space
Panel Discussion

Join us as we spend an evening re-examining our relationship to suicidality and how we support those experiencing it.

UniSA City West Campus
31 March 2021 SA FPS: What and how - Guided Visualisation and Relaxation Techniques in Social Work
Workshop

This workshop will explore the focused psychological strategies of relaxation, mindfulness, guided visualisation and positive self talk. These strategies are intervened within various psychotherapeutic modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.

1 April 2021 SA Green Social Work Practice Group Meeting 1 April 2021
Networking

Open only to AASW members.

Via video-conference
7 April 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Workshop Writing Legal Case Notes - Mt Gambier
Workshop

Gain skills in the combined areas of social work and legal frameworks in preparing case notes.

UniSA, Mount Gambier Campus
7 April 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Tour - Mt Gambier
Workshop

Meet and Greet Information Session

Meet Patricia Muncey, SA Branch President who will update you on what the AASW and particularly the SA Branch is doing, where Social Work Registration is up to in SA, and more.

Human Rights and social work Kerry Maxfield

Live webinar - This presentation will focus on the discussion on what are human rights and where do they come from, how do they operate and how they become embedded and applicable in Australian law? Can we rely on them when challenging the injustices we see in our communities and how do we empower clients in accessing them. The standard you walk past is the standard you accept – will be discussed in terms of human rights.

UniSA, Mount Gambier Campus
09 April 2021 SA Christians in Social Work Networking Meeting 9 April 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Christian Social Workers.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

13 April 2021 SA Adelaide Southern Networking Meeting 13 April 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Social Workers in the Adelaide area.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

Weekly Wednesdays 21 April to 26 May Focused Psychological Strategies for Social Workers - Live Online Workshop Program April/May 2021 (Wednesdays)
Online Workshop

Please note this workshop is now at capacity and no more registrations can be taken.

This online version of the ever-popular two-day workshop has designed offer a comprehensive and accessible exploration of the broad and eclectic strategies contained in the Medicare Protocol.

This program will being running on Wednesdays from April 21 through to May 26. We will have a parallel program running on Thursdays running from April 22 through to May 27. If the Thursday program suits you better, here is the registration link.

Online
Weekly Thursdays 22 April to 27 May Focused Psychological Strategies for Social Workers - Live Online Workshop Program April/May 2021 (Thursdays)
Online Workshop
This workshop has reach capacity. The waiting list is also at capacity.

This workshop has reach capacity. The waiting list is also at capacity.
This online version of the ever-popular two-day workshop has designed offer a comprehensive and accessible exploration of the broad and eclectic strategies contained in the Medicare Protocol.

Beginning with a brief historical overview of mental health interventions, we then investigate the theoretical underpinnings, diagnostic categories and treatment strategies of the four main therapeutic modalities: psychological (cognitive behavioural therapy and neuroscience), psychotherapeutic (the unconscious mind and ‘therapeutic relationship’), systemic (family and narrative) and holistic (mindfulness and mind/body).

This series of online workshops has been designed to support social workers looking continue their professional development in an interactive, virtual small group environment.

CPD: 9 hours - Category 2: Skills and Knowledge

**FPS Relevant Activity**

**Can count towards AASW Mental Health Accreditation CPD requirements**

This program will being running on Thursdays from April 22 through to May 27. We will have a parallel program running on Wednesdays running from April 21 through to May 26. If the Wednesday program suits you better, here is the registration link.

Online
28 April 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Tour - Berri
Workshop

Meet and Greet Information Session

Meet Patricia Muncey, SA Branch President who will update you on what the AASW and particularly the SA Branch is doing, where Social Work Registration is up to in SA, and more.

Human Rights and social work Kerry Maxfield

Live webinar - This presentation will focus on the discussion on what are human rights and where do they come from, how do they operate and how they become embedded and applicable in Australian law? Can we rely on them when challenging the injustices we see in our communities and how do we empower clients in accessing them. The standard you walk past is the standard you accept – will be discussed in terms of human rights.

Berri Hotel
28 April 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Workshop Writing Legal Case Notes - Berri
Workshop

Gain skills in the combined areas of social work and legal frameworks in preparing case notes.

Berri Hotel
5 May 2021 SA Adelaide Inner-West Networking Meeting 5 May 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Social Workers in the Adelaide area.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

Wheatsheaf Hotel
12 May 2021 SA Whyalla Networking Meeting 12 May 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Social Workers in the Whyalla and surrounding area.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

20 May 2021 SA Reflective Supervision in social work practice
Workshop

This one day workshop is for new and advanced supervisors to refresh their own ability to reflect within a busy and complex environment and to consolidate their ability to be present and responsive to the supervisee.

It will include ideas to support supervisors in guiding their own supervisees in bringing themselves and their professional dilemmas to meetings

27 May 2021 SA Adelaide Central Networking Meeting 27 May 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Social Workers in the Adelaide area.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

2 June 2021 SA Sex, sexuality and relationships in social work practice
Workshop

Sex, sexuality and relationships are areas of client identity that social workers often feel uncomfortable discussing. Drawing from the presenter’s own research and scholarship in this area, this workshop will equip practitioners to have conversations with clients about intimate relationships, sex and sexuality. Learning outcomes include:

  • gaining knowledge about human sexual response, desire and sexual ‘problems’;
  • learning how to have conversations with clients about sexuality, sex and their intimate relationships;
  • learn about the key theoretical perspectives around human sexuality including sexual identity.
Online
3 June 2021 SA Green Social Work Practice Group Meeting 3 June 2021
Networking

Open only to AASW members.

Via video-conference
07 June 2021 SA Christians in Social Work Networking Meeting 7 June 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Christian Social Workers.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

Thursday 10 June 2021 SA Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021 Dinner
Other

Gala Dinner to celebrate Social Workers and present the 2021 Awards.

The Beachouse
15 June 2021 SA Adelaide Southern Networking Meeting 15 June 2021
Networking

Opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with other Social Workers in the Adelaide area.

Students welcome. No cost to attend.

16 June 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Tour - Whyalla
Workshop

Meet and Greet Information Session

Meet Patricia Muncey, SA Branch President who will update you on what the AASW and particularly the SA Branch is doing, where Social Work Registration is up to in SA, and more.

Human Rights and social work Kerry Maxfield

Live webinar - This presentation will focus on the discussion on what are human rights and where do they come from, how do they operate and how they become embedded and applicable in Australian law? Can we rely on them when challenging the injustices we see in our communities and how do we empower clients in accessing them. The standard you walk past is the standard you accept – will be discussed in terms of human rights.

UniSA, Whyalla Campus
16 June 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Workshop Writing Legal Case Notes - Whyalla
Workshop

Gain skills in the combined areas of social work and legal frameworks in preparing case notes.

UniSA, Whyalla Campus
22 June 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Tour - Port Lincoln
Workshop

Meet and Greet Information Session

Meet Patricia Muncey, SA Branch President who will update you on what the AASW and particularly the SA Branch is doing, where Social Work Registration is up to in SA, and more.

Human Rights and social work Kerry Maxfield

Live webinar - This presentation will focus on the discussion on what are human rights and where do they come from, how do they operate and how they become embedded and applicable in Australian law? Can we rely on them when challenging the injustices we see in our communities and how do we empower clients in accessing them. The standard you walk past is the standard you accept – will be discussed in terms of human rights.

Port Lincoln Hotel
22 June 2021 SA 75th Birthday Regional Workshop Writing Legal Case Notes - Pt Lincoln
Workshop

Gain skills in the combined areas of social work and legal frameworks in preparing case notes.

Port Lincoln Hotel
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