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Date Event Location
23rd August 2017 Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers: Superannuation and Insurance Disability Benefits
Seminar

2 CPD Hours

This seminar is suitable for social workers working with people who have been injured or have an illness. The information presented will provide an introductory overview on each topic but also delve into the detail. There will also be an opportunity in the sessions to ask lawyers with expertise in their fields of practice specific questions, however, individual legal advice cannot be provided.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
24th August 2017 Geelong Student and New Graduate Seminar 2017
Panel Presentation and Q&A Session

This seminar will commence with an optional 30 minute webinar presentation with Glenda Lapsley, Professional Officer - International Qualifications Assessment (IQA) to offer insights into the services offered by the AASW about the social work landscape in Australia. This will be followed by a seminar on Securing Your First Social Work Role to support final year social work students and recent graduates to best prepare for their first social work role. An expert panel will provide insights and hints around developing your CV, addressing key selection criteria, preparing for a job interview and more.

Geelong, Vic
6th September 2017 Securing Your First Social Work Role - Student and New Graduate Seminar Series 2017
Panel Presentation and Q&A Session

This workshop aims to support final year social work students and recent graduates to best prepare for their first social work role. An expert panel will provide insights and hints around developing your CV, addressing key selection criteria, preparing for a job interview and more.

Limited places available.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
20th September 2017 Mindful Relationships: cultivating intimacy with ourselves and others
Workshop

5 CPD Hours

Mindfulness is the relationship we have with ourselves, others, the planet and with each moment.

This four hour experiential workshop facilitated by will teach you how to use mindfulness to:

  • increase self-awareness
  • be kinder and more compassionate towards yourself and others
  • enjoy increased emotional intimacy with yourself and the people around you
  • communicate better
  • resolve conflict more effectively.

Suitable for all interested social workers - both beginners and people who have existing experience with mindfulness and want to deepen their self-awareness and learn how to cultivate interpersonal mindfulness.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
4 October 2017 Health Social Work Research Symposium 2017
Symposium

The Victorian Health Social Work Director's Group is proud to host the:

8th Annual Health Social Work Research Symposium

Innovation by Design: Research & Quality in Health Social Work

The symposium is a platform for health and mental health social workers to share their learnings, across all stages of quality improvement innovations and research projects, i.e. development, implementation and the outcomes with a view to enhancing and expanding evidence-based practice in our field.

Registrations Are Now Open

Program To Be Announced

Western Health - Sunshine Hospital, St Albans
11th October 2017 Social Work Journeys: Transitioning From Student to Professional - Student and New Graduate Seminar Series 2017
Panel Presentation and Q&A Session

This seminar will explore the transition from social work student to professional drawing on insights and wisdom of a panel of experienced social workers from a diversity of fields of practice.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
10th November 2017 Self-Care for Social Work Students and New Graduates - Student and New Graduate Seminar Series 2017
Workshop

This one-day workshop aims to support developing social work practitioners build awareness of and competence in self-care practice. Suitable for final year social work students and new graduates.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
14th November 2017 Enhancing Professional Social Work Practice in a Challenging Climate
Workshop

7 CPD Hours

This practical and informative one-day workshop aims to support professional social workers by turning theory into evidence-based action and inviting you to take an active role in building your resilience and preventing psychological injury.

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