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Branch Events

Date Event Location
8th July 2020 Private Practitioners & AMHSW Networking Group July
Meeting

AASW WA Branch Private Practitioners & AMHSW Practice Group - A group for AASW Private Practitioners & AMHSW Social Workers.

Via video-conference
22nd July 2020 Social Workers in NDIS and Disability Networking evening
Meeting

This meeting will be for Social Workers working with NDIS in their agency or private practice and Social Workers working in the disability field.

Via video-conference
Wednesday 29th July 2020 Medical Law Demystified - Slater and Gordon Legal Series
Seminar

Medical Law Demystified

Social Workers are often the first health professional a patient and their family talk to when they have a concern. Medical law is explained including: what constitutes negligence; the claims process; common causes of actions against health professionals; and specific areas of risk for social workers.

Via video-conference
5th August - 28th October 2020 Lunchbox series - Complete Series Registration
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - is a series of 7 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. Register for the series here and save.

Online
5th August 2020 Lunchbox series - Introduction
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Introduction will give you a taster from each of the presenters we have coming up in the series and is 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.

Online
5th August 2020 North West Practice Group August Meeting
Meeting

AASW WA Branch North West Practice Group - A group for AASW social workers residing and working in the Kimberley & Pilbara regions of WA.

Via video-conference
19 August 2020 New Grad and Student Networking Group
Meeting

AASW WA Branch New Grad and Student Networking Group - A group for AASW social work students and new graduates.

Via video-conference
20th August 2020 Lunchbox series - Rural Social Work
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Rural Social Work is 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 session will be a candid discussion of the complexities of rural social work practice and professional use of self in a small town.

Online
Thursday 27th August 2020 Asbestos and Silicosis Claims - Slater and Gordon Legal Series
Seminar

Asbestos and Silicosis Claims

Via video-conference
2nd September 2020 Lunchbox series - Trauma and Behaviour Support Strategies
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Trauma and Behaviour Support Strategies is 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 session will be a discussion on understanding Trauma and Behaviour Support Strategies

Online
17th September 2020 Lunchbox series - Assessing Risk and Maintaining Safety
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Assessing Risk and Maintaining Safety is 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 session will be a discussion of Assessing Risk and Maintaining Safety while carrying out your job.

Online
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena - Slater and Gordon Legal Series
Seminar

Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena

Capacity is defined from legal and medical perspectives and how it relates to informed consent for adults and minors. An explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply is provided. The role of the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) for Guardianship and Administration Orders is discussed. Advance care planning and end of life decisions are explored.

Via video-conference
30th September 2020 Lunchbox series - Mental Health
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Mental Health is 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 session will be a candid discussion of Ryan’s insights into the field of mental health.

Online
15th October 2020 Lunchbox series - Maintaining Social Work Identity
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Maintaining Social Work Identity is 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 session will be a candid discussion of Helen's insights into maintaining core Social Work values while working in settings that subscribe to different values and work cultures.

Online
28th October 2020 Lunchbox series - Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue
Seminar

The Lunchbox Series - Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue is 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.

Join three of our panel for insights into Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue. This raw, honest and insightful panel discussion will help students entering field placements and new grads entering the workforce consider how they can put their critical reflection skills to good use.

Online
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