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Date Event Location
19 September 2019 Student and New Graduate Seminar: Social Work Journeys - Transitioning From Student to Professional 2019
Seminar

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
20 September 2019 Health Strike for Climate in support of the School Strike for Climate
March

On 20 September, Australian health professionals will be supporting the Global School Strike for Climate.

The AASW supports action on climate change because, for social workers, climate change is an environment and social justice issue.

The Victorian Branch will be attending the Global School Strike for Climate in solidarity with the students. We invite members and the wider social work community to be present under the AASW Banner at this important occasion.

Treasury Gardens, Melbourne
24 September 2019 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

Via video-conference
29 September 2019 Victorian Social Workers in Private Practice: Mildura Network Meeting
Practice Group Discussion

General discussion and sharing of knowledge.

1.5 CPD hours

Food and drinks to be purchased at own cost.

Mildura
4 October 2019 New Graduate Social Work Network Practice Group 'Meet and Greet'
Practice Group Discussion

This is the first meeting for this newly endorsed AASW practice group.

2 CPD hours
Food and drinks to be purchased at own cost.

Chocolate Buddha
14th October 2019 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Tele-meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Via tele-conference
11 October 2019 Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group Discussion
Meeting

Topic: TBD

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon
14 October 2019 Vic Branch: Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

Speakers from Inclusion Melbourne, a leading, innovative disability service that moved away from day centres and provided individual services for years before the NDIS began, will discuss their work and opportunities for social workers in the NDIS.

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre, Multipurpose Room 1, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton
16 October 2019 How To Get The Best From Your Supervision
Workshop

7 CPD hours

This workshop explores elements of good supervision and being a reflective social worker. Specific tools will be given to enhance getting the best supervision you deserve.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
28 October 2019 School Social Work Practice Group Discussion
Practice Group Discussion

Topic TBD.

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
29 October 2019 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

Via video-conference
11 November 2019 Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group Discussion
Meeting

Topic: TBD

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon
14 November 2019 Exploring Mindfulness for clinical use: an advanced program exploring evidence-based mindfulness programs
Workshop

7 CPD hours

This one-day program will consist of some practice, a range of short talks and facilitated discussion around a range of topics. The program will overview a range of evidence-based programs (excluding ACT) using mindfulness and will explore issues, such as negative side-effects, use of inquiry, homework, formal and informal methods and use of mindfulness and concentration practices.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
18 November 2019 School Social Work Practice Group Colloquium
Colloquium

Topic: TBD

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
26 November 2019 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

Via video-conference
11th December 2019 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Tele-meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Via tele-conference
12 December 2019 Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group: Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena Seminar
Seminar

Topic: Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon
20 January 2020 School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

4 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
20 February 2020 Skilful use of mindfulness in therapeutic work with clients & individual practice
Workshop

6.5 CPD hours

This workshop will provide an opportunity to further your knowledge of mindfulness practises and directly apply it to client presentations.

**FPS Relevant Activity**

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
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