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Branch Events

Date Event Location
27 October 2020 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

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 28 October 2020 Webinar: Documentation of alternative stories and skills of living with young people who have mental health struggles: Barwon Social Work Practice Group
Webinar

Documentation of alternative stories and skills of living with young people who have mental health struggles with special guest David Newman

A webinar proudly hosted by the Barwon Social Work Practice Group


2 CPD Hours - Category 2 - Skills and Knowledge or Category 3 - Professional Identity

Via video-conference
Weekly 5 November to 10 December 2020 Live Online Workshop Series - Focused Psychological Strategies for Social Workers (Victorian Branch)
Online Workshop

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.

Online
Thursday 12 November 2020 Victorian Green Social Work Gathering
Meeting


We warmly welcome Victorian members and social workers to join us for this friendly gathering to bring our Green Social Work Practice Group back to life. Now more than ever, this group has a critical role to play in our own lives, and in the wider community.

We look forward to coming together, albeit online, to reimagine this group, to support each other and to explore opportunities to deepening our understanding and practice around green social work.

Please join us!

1.5 CPD Hours - Category 3 - Professional Identity

Via video-conference
Tuesday 17 November 2020 From Virtual Field Placement to Real World Job: Student and New Graduate Webinar
Webinar

We know that the pandemic has significantly impacted social work students throughout 2020 and we also know the sector has been forced to adapt to meet this dynamic and evolving situation.

In this webinar, we explore how to draw on your virtual field placement to secure a professional social work role, how to approach virtual interviews, and how to position yourself to be successful in these unusual times.

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

Webinar
24 November 2020 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

Via video-conference
9 December 2020 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Tele-meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Via tele-conference
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers