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Date Event Location
Upon request Cultural Respect & Appreciation: Working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients
Endorsed CPD: 4 hour workshop

This course provides participants with an opportunity to discuss how Aboriginal culture & history continues to impact on current Aboriginal health.

Upon request Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This course teaches members of the public (18 years and over) how to assist an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander adult who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Upon request YOUTH Mental Health First Aid
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This course teaches members of the public (18 years and over) how to assist an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Upon request Asking the Identifying Question
Endorsed CPD: 2 hour workshop

This course provides participants with an opportunity to understand & teh reasons why the identifying question 'Do you identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?' must be asked.

Upon request Introduction to mental health in the workplace
Endorsed CPD: 2 hour workshop

This course provides participants with an opportunity to understand teh different mental health concepts that exist and how to identify & assist workers with mental health isues.

Upon request Cultural Appreciation: Practical Strategies when working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients & families
Endorsed CPD: 4 hour workshop

This course provides participants with an opportunity to discuss how Aboriginal culture & history continues to impact on current Aboriginal health.

Upon request Empowerment CBT
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

How to use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) training with a Social Work perspective. Linking Social Work knowledge, values and ethics within a CBT model.

**FPS Relevant activity**

**AASW member discount**

Upon request Domestic Violence and Homelessness
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Domestic Violence and Homelessness; Implementing a Strengths-based, Trauma informed, Person Centred response to promote personal recovery within a socially based intervention.

This training develops a strengths based, trauma informed, person-centred response to survivors of domestic violence who experience homelessness for direct practitioners. Experiences of domestic violence with homelessness are socially mediated and accordingly require a social response to their amelioration during direct practice welfare interventions. This training develops a socially informed mental health response at the direct practice level to help those with experiences of domestic violence with homelessness. In experiences of domestic violence with homelessness service users need to deal with problems of rebuilding their life in the context of violence and a dysfunctional housing market.

**FPS Relevant activity**

**AASW member discount**

Upon request Understanding Schizophrenia in Social Work Practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Social workers in all fields of practice come into contact with people with schizophrenia. People with schizophrenia can be amongst the most vulnerable in society and may experience such hardships as insecure employment, homelessness or be victims of violence. They can feel alone and frightened. It is up to social work to meet the needs of this population group in an evidenced manner.

**FPS Relevant activity**

**AASW member discount**

30th May 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

1st June 2018 Greening our Community Practice
Practice Group Seminar & Discussion

2 CPD Hours

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
4th June 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
4th June 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Practice Group Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
4th June 2018 Vic Branch: Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre, Multipurpose Room 1, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton
25th June 2018 Vic Branch: Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
25th June 2018 VMHSW Seminar 2: Social Work on the inside, complex clients, systems and working towards positive change
Seminar

2.5+ CPD Hours

You're invited to the second Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group seminar for the year: Social Work on the inside: complex clients, systems and working towards positive change.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
27th June 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

27th June 2018 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

2nd July 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

4 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
23 - 27 July 2018 National Suicide Prevention Conference 2018
Endorsed CPD: 4 day conference

Attracting over 500 delegates, the conference is recognised by governments, sector leaders and people with lived experience as an important vehicle for ensuring that those with responsibility for delivering services, are able to provide the best available support to those who are vulnerable, at-risk and/or disenfranchised in a timely and effective manner.

The conference focus on quality is designed to bring to the fore these thematic issues in suicide prevention and how they may help or hinder implementation of initiatives at the community level.

Adelaide, SA
25th and 26th July 2018 2 Day Introduction to Supervision Workshop presented by Susan Morwood
Workshop

14 CPD Hours

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
25th July 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

5th - 10th August 2018 'Come Play With Me Fiji!' Trauma is the Fun Killer - Educate, Invigorate and Capacity Build
Conference

Follow Moana across the Pacific to beautiful Fiji and join an array of world-class experts in exploring the worlds of trauma, play therapy and attachment.

6th August 2018 Vic Branch: Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group Meeting VIA SKYPE
Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

13th August 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Colloquium
Colloquium

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
29th August 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

29th August 2018 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

3rd September 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
3rd September 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Practice Group Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
3rd September 2018 Vic Branch: Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
6th September 2018 Health Social Work Research Symposium 2018
Symposium

9th ANNUAL HEALTH SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2018
Showcasing Social Work Practice through Research and Quality Improvement

7.75 CPD hours

St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy
20th September 2018 Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers: Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena
Seminar

2 CPD Hours

The AASW in conjunction with Slater & Gordon Lawyers is pleased to present this workshop which will provide the information you need to know to improve your daily social work practice to assist you to minimise your legal risks and survive the court process.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
24th September 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

4 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
26th September 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

17th October 2018 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

29th October 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Colloquium
Colloquium

1.5 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
31st October 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and 27th November 2018 5 day Supervision Course Presented by Dr Susan Lewis (ADVANCED)
5 Day Course

The course is suitable for practitioners who work in the Human Services sector at a managerial level who have had experience in providing supervision and for social workers and psychologists who offer supervision within their clinical practice.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
26th November 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
26th November 2018 Vic Branch: School Social Work Practice Group Meeting
Practice Group Meeting

2 CPD hours
No cost to attend.

AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
28th November 2018 Vic Branch: Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Peer Supervision
Supervision

1 CPD Hour
No cost to attend.

12th December 2018 Vic Branch: Rural Remote Social Work Action Practice Group Meeting
Meeting

1.5 CPD Hours
No cost to attend.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers