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Branch Events

Date Event Location
19th August - 27th October 2021 Lunchbox series of workshops for SW Students
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - is a series of 6 lunchtime events aimed at Social Work Students who are undertaking their placements (and those who aren't) to supplement your learning with practical "life skills in the workplace" learning on several topics.

This sessions will be a candid discussions by Social Workers for Social Workers.

Online
Thursday, 23 September 2021 AASW VIC Talks: Opportunities for flexibility in Individual Funding
Webinar

AASW VIC Talks - all things social work practice!

Disability services are being transformed by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and aged care by consumer directed care (CDC) and new roles and opportunities are evolving that are available to social workers. Come along to our first episode of the AASW VIC Talks where we shed light on the Individual funding in disability and aged sectors and the opportunities for flexibility in the the initiative.

Online
Tuesday 28 September 2021 Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work - Peer Reflection Group (September)
Practice Group Discussion

The Victorian Branch is delighted to offer a new initiative developed by our Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group - A Peer Reflection Group with a focus on Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work.

We invite Victorian social workers working in mental health to join us for this monthly facilitated group running via Zoom.

Numbers are limited and registration is required to attend each session.

$10 per session

1.5 CPD Hours

Via video-conference
Tuesday 28 September 2021 Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group: Peer Supervision
Peer Supervision

Peer Supervision Session

1 CPD Hour

No cost to attend

Via video-conference
Friday 1 October 2021 Peer Supervision for School Social Workers (October Holidays)
Peer Supervision

Peer Supervision provides a video-conferencing opportunity for school social workers to engage in focussed supervision with an experienced practitioner.

Numbers are strictly limited (10), and open to Victorian school social workers in P-12 schools who follow AASW Practice Standards for School Social Workers.

Because of limited numbers, peer supervision is not provided for other professionals or private practitioners.

There are no minutes or recording due to the private professional and confidential content.

Participants should be ready to share a case, program or school issue for discussion.

Registration is essential. Cost: $5 AASW members, $10 non-members.

1 CPD Hour - Category 1: Receiving Supervision

07 October 2021 Play Therapy Webinar
Networking

The Barwon Social Work Practice Group(BSWPG) is a professional social work practice group of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

The BSWPG invites you to the Play Therapy webinar with Ms Belinda Dean.

This is a free event open to all social workers and interested professionals.

Online
Monday, 11 OCT 2021 VIC Branch Member Consultation: State Budget 2022
Consultation

Member Consultation: Victoria State Budget 2022

The AASW Victoria Branches will host a Member Consultation with it's members and the National Social Policy and Advocacy Team for the State Budget Submission and look at topics for local advocacy within Victoria

Online
Wednesday 13 October 2021 School Social Work Sessions 2021 (October)
Practice Group Discussion

School Social Work Sessions 2021 have been developed to include the variety of school social worker experiences and student issues. The sessions will take the form of discussions led by a convenor, so that peer exchange and support can occur.

These sessions are open to professionally qualified school social workers employed by P-12 schools or school systems. These events are also open to social work students on field placement in schools. AASW members and non-members are welcome.

1.25 CPD Hours

No cost to attend

Wednesday, 13th October 2021 Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Meeting - October
Meeting

Come along to Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group's October meeting!

Date: 13 October 2021

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Meeting details will be emailed closer to the meeting date.

Online
Thursday, 14 October 2021 AASW VIC Talks: Coping through Covid-19
Webinar

AASW VIC Talks - all things social work practice!

Topic: Coping through Covid- The Mental health of young people and Families experiencing Mental Illness

Online
Wednesday, 20 October 2021 Victorian Branch Annual Members' Meeting 2021
Annual Members' Meeting

The Victorian Branch Management Committee warmly invites members to join the 2021 Annual Members' Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Save the Date!

Full program to be announced shortly.

Via video-conference
Tuesday 26 October 2021 Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work - Peer Reflection Group (October)
Practice Group Discussion

The Victorian Branch is delighted to offer a new initiative developed by our Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group - A Peer Reflection Group with a focus on Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work.

We invite Victorian social workers working in mental health to join us for this monthly facilitated group running via Zoom.

Numbers are limited and registration is required to attend each session.

$10 per session

1.5 CPD Hours

Via video-conference
Tuesday 26 October 2021 Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

General Practice Group Meeting

1 CPD Hour

No cost to attend

Via video-conference
Wednesday 10 November 2021 Peer Supervision for School Social Workers (November)
Peer Supervision

Peer Supervision provides a video-conferencing opportunity for school social workers to engage in focussed supervision with an experienced practitioner.

Numbers are strictly limited (10), and open to Victorian school social workers in P-12 schools who follow AASW Practice Standards for School Social Workers.

Because of limited numbers, peer supervision is not provided for other professionals or private practitioners.

There are no minutes or recording due to the private professional and confidential content.

Participants should be ready to share a case, program or school issue for discussion.

Registration is essential. Cost: $5 AASW members, $10 non-members.

1 CPD Hour - Category 1: Receiving Supervision

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work - Peer Reflection Group (November)
Practice Group Discussion

The Victorian Branch is delighted to offer a new initiative developed by our Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group - A Peer Reflection Group with a focus on Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health Social Work.

We invite Victorian social workers working in mental health to join us for this monthly facilitated group running via Zoom.

Numbers are limited and registration is required to attend each session.

$10 per session

1.5 CPD Hours

Via video-conference
Tuesday 30 November 2021 Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group: Peer Supervision
Peer Supervision

Peer Supervision Session

1 CPD Hour

No cost to attend

Via video-conference
Wednesday 1 December 2021 School Social Work Sessions 2021 (December)
Practice Group Discussion

School Social Work Sessions 2021 have been developed to include the variety of school social worker experiences and student issues. The sessions will take the form of discussions led by a convenor, so that peer exchange and support can occur.

These sessions are open to professionally qualified school social workers employed by P-12 schools or school systems. These events are also open to social work students on field placement in schools. AASW members and non-members are welcome.

1.25 CPD Hours

No cost to attend

Monday 6 December 2021 Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

Welcoming social workers to our December meeting!

Our guest speaker will be announced shortly.

All welcome!!

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Via video-conference
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers