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Ongoing National Symposium 2013 - What is happening with field education? Contemporary issues and challenges National Symposium 2013 - What is happening with field education? Contemporary issues and challenges
AASW Social Work Online Training - Recording

This is a recording of a panel presentation from the AASW National Symposium in November 2013. The panel discuss the impact the implementation of the ASWEAS and Practice Standards has/will have on field education. As well as how the marketisation of tertiary education and the influence of education is becoming more consumer driven.

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing Theory and Skill into Practice Theory and Skill into Practice
Online

Theory and Skill into Practice. 80 Social Work Skills for Practice: Translating 'knowing what' into 'knowing how', presented by Dr Pamela Trevithick

​* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing Mental Health, Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse Mental Health, Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse
Online

In this course, Bryan Jeffrey examines key topics in mental health, neuro-chemistry, depression, suicide and substance abuse. Highly rated by our test participants, this course provides both a solid introduction to the topics and advanced knowledge.

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing Working with men who have been sexually abused Working with men who have been sexually abused
AASW SWOT: Online training

The Living Well Introductory Practitioner Interview Series has been developed to support those meeting and working with men who have been sexually abused in childhood and their partners, families and friends. This video series draw on the practical knowledge and skills of professionals who have between 3 and 30 years of experience working with men who have been sexually abused or sexually assaulted. They are part of an expanding series of online resources that Living Well are developing to support practitioners.

* Free course *

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Ongoing Traditions In Transition - Female Genital Cutting Traditions In Transition - Female Genital Cutting
Online

Traditions in Transition focuses on Female Genital Cutting.

This course comprises:

an introduction lecture to the topic that explains what FGC is, why it is done, where it happens and the consequences for women and girls
The documentary Traditions in Transition where women of African origin speak openly and directly about the topic
A recording of a discussion forum that took place at RMIT
Recommended further reading

This course can count for 2 hours of CPD for AASW members. Please remember to add it to your CPD Record after you have completed the course.

*Free *

Online
Ongoing Becoming an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Becoming an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Online

In this course you will learn about the steps involved in becoming an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing Social Workers Working in Partnerships in Private Practice & Organisations - Challenges & Opportunities - with Dr. Deb Absler Social Workers Working in Partnerships in Private Practice & Organisations - Challenges & Opportunities - with Dr. Deb Absler
Online

Working within collaborative partnerships is fundamental to providing responsive social work practice for service users across a range of sectors. Yet working collaboratively can be extremely challenging. This course will support social workers operating in private practice and organisational settings to develop and sustain their skills in cross-discipline partnerships and collaborative approaches.

* Discount for AASW Members *

Online
Ongoing Collaborative Partnerships to Support Children & Young People in the School Setting Collaborative Partnerships to Support Children & Young People in the School Setting
Online

With increasing emphasis on the needs of “vulnerable children”, and the requirement to support their educational outcomes, many social workers find themselves collaborating more closely with school personnel and an institutional setting that can be at times baffling. This CPD activity will describe the goals of school social work as a particular mode of practice; demonstrate the potential but also address some of the shared frustrations of collaboration.

Online
Ongoing Talking With Children – An Overview For Social Workers, with Dr. Deb Absler Talking With Children – An Overview For Social Workers, with Dr. Deb Absler
Online

This first course in a series is aimed to address the natural concerns that social workers may have when they find themselves needing to engage with children and adolescents. The course addresses these concerns by identifying them, exploring why it is important to engage with children, provides an understanding of children's development and builds skills and strategies for talking effectively with children.

Online
Ongoing Getting the most out of child protection case planning meetings Getting the most out of child protection case planning meetings
Online

This course covers what a social worker needs to know to get the most out of a child protection case planning meeting or a conference. The course covers how to setup a case planning meeting, who should attend, interagency issues, differing perspectives and parental attendance.

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing Responding to disclosures of sexual assault Responding to disclosures of sexual assault
Online

Sarah McGregor, an expert social worker in the field, presents an informative session on how to respond when a client discloses that they have been sexually assaulted.

Online
Ongoing Walk in their shoes - understanding families and other carers affected by mental illness Walk in their shoes - understanding families and other carers affected by mental illness
AASW Online: Recording of a presentation

"Walk in their shoes" - Understanding families and other carers affected by mental illness is a recording of a presentation provided by Susan Hunt and Lauri Andriske.

Online
Ongoing National Symposium 2015 - Creating collectively consenting communities National Symposium 2015 - Creating collectively consenting communities
AASW Online

This is a recording of one of the concurrent workshops from the AASW National Symposium in November 2015. The workshop was presented by Joanne Petrovic on the topic "Creating collectively consenting communities". Joanne speaks about how to best engage communities, how to create socially just communities and how to lead by consent.

* AASW Member Discount *

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Ongoing National Symposium 2015 - But-ton Kidn Doon-ga: Black Women Know - Re-presenting the lived experiences of Australian Indigenous women with mental health and wellbeing issues and or cognitive disabilities in criminal justice systems National Symposium 2015 - But-ton Kidn Doon-ga: Black Women Know - Re-presenting the lived experiences of Australian Indigenous women with mental health and wellbeing issues and or cognitive disabilities in criminal justice systems
AASW Online

This is a recording of one of the concurrent workshops from the AASW National Symposium in November 2015. The workshop was presented by Elizabeth McEntyre and Professor Eileen Baldry on the topic "But-ton Kidn Doon-ga: Black Women Know - Re-presenting the lived experiences of Australian Indigenous women with mental health and wellbeing issues and or cognitive disabilities in criminal justice systems". Elizabeth and Eileen speak about their research into Australian Indigenous women in the criminal justice system, sharing stories and making comment on how this research and future research in this are needs to be transformational.

* AASW Member Discount *

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Ongoing National Symposium 2015 - Uncovering your personal practice model and assisting others to discover theirs National Symposium 2015 - Uncovering your personal practice model and assisting others to discover theirs
AASW Online

This is a recording of one of the concurrent workshops from the AASW National Symposium in November 2015. The workshop was presented by Carolyn Cousins on "Unconvering your personal practice model and assisting others to discover theirs".

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
Ongoing National Symposium 2015 - The journey from the talk to the walk: the teaching of self care and emerging social worker experiences National Symposium 2015 - The journey from the talk to the walk: the teaching of self care and emerging social worker experiences
AASW Online

This is a recording of one of the concurrent workshops from the AASW National Symposium in November 2015. The workshop was presented by Rosemary Qummouh and Sera Harris on "The journey from the talk to the walk: the teaching of self care and emerging social worker experiences".

* AASW Member Discount *

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Ongoing PACTS: An innovative Primary care program Advancing Competency To Support family violence survivors PACTS: An innovative Primary care program Advancing Competency To Support family violence survivors
AASW SWOT: Online training

The PACTS project has developed an open access online teaching and learning resource, concerning family violence, for use with primary healthcare students.

* Free course *

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Ongoing Pathways into Research Pathways into Research
AASW Social Work Online Training (SWOT)

Research is a key activity in social work practice. Not only can research be used for evaluation or assessing resources, it can inform the creation of new programs, practice frameworks and policies. Contemplating where or how to start carrying out research can be overwhelming. Pathways into Research is an online module that has been developed by the National Research Committee of the Australian Association of Social Workers. It was developed in response to AASW members contacting the Association and asking how they could get more involved with research.

* Free for AASW members *

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Ongoing Recording of Victorian Branch World Social Work Day Breakfast speech from Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM Recording of Victorian Branch World Social Work Day Breakfast speech from Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM
SWOT: Recording

Recording of Victorian Branches World Social Work Day Breakfast 2019 speech from Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM - CEO and founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

*Free for AASW members*

Online
Ongoing AASW Webinar Recording - Social Work, Telehealth and You
Webinar Recording

Have you been delivering online social work services recently? Are you craving for input on tips and strategies on how to flourish in the online environment? Do you feel like you just need some support?

Watch the 1 hour recording of the AASW webinar "Social Work, Telehealth and You' to delve into the professional practicalities of delivering social work services online and by distance.

This webinar is hosted by Angela Scarfe from the AASW and is joined by Carolyn Cousins and Nicki Owen. This is your opportunity to learn from these practitioners on how to make it work online, and ensuring you are looking after yourself.

Free for members!
Non-members can register at member prices: $60 (incl GST)

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next live webinar 12 August AASW Webinar Program: Social Workers for Climate Action ..
Webinar (3-part package)

Join us for the Social Workers for Climate Action webinar program.

The Social Workers for Climate Action program introduces the novel area of green or eco-social work practice as it relates to the present and future serious risks posed by uncontrolled climate change. The program aims to give learners a broad understanding of the science underpinning the risk assessment of climate change impacts; and some of the possible implications of that risk assessment process for future social work service delivery.

This program is a three-part series designed to support Social Workers to make a difference to climate change within their practice.

Part 1 ‘Setting the Scene’ presents a global and local overview of climate change from the perspective of social work practice.
Part 2 ‘Talking it Through’ gives participants the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of experts.
Part 3 ‘Making it Real’ will showcase real-life case studies where social workers are making a difference and the lessons learned.

15% discount applies to purchase of three-part package
Individual sessions are also available to purchase

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Ongoing AASW Webinar Recording - Social Workers for Climate Action 'Setting the Scene'
Webinar Recording

Watch the 1 hour recording of AASW webinar Social Workers for Climate Action 'Setting the Scene'

The Social Workers for Climate Action program introduces the novel area of green or eco-social work practice as it relates to the present and future serious risks posed by uncontrolled climate change. The program aims to give learners a broad understanding of the science underpinning the risk assessment of climate change impacts; and some of the possible implications of that risk assessment process for future social work service delivery.

This webinar is a part of a series designed to support Social Workers to make a difference to climate change within their practice.

Part 1 ‘Setting the Scene’ presents a global and local overview of climate change from the perspective of social work practice.
Part 2 ‘Talking it Through’ gives participants the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of experts.
Part 3 ‘Making it Real’ will showcase real-life case studies where social workers are making a difference and the lessons learned.

15% discount applies to purchase of three-part package - click here

Online
Ongoing Working With Family Violence and Violence Against Women- with Marianne Ibrahim Working With Family Violence and Violence Against Women- with Marianne Ibrahim
Online

This is an introductory course to working with family violence and violence against women (this topic is also known as domestic violence).

Online
Ongoing Empowering Excellence: NDIS series
SWOT: Online CPD

This new AASW online course provides an overview of the NDIS, together with targeted information for social workers on how to practice under the scheme as private practitioners and support coordinators.

Participants will have the opportunity to consolidate the material through participation in three live webinars, hosted by the presenter Brooke Kooymans. Watch PREVIEW here.

The course is part of the AASW's Empowering Excellence SWOT series.

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT)
Social Work Online Training

This 2-hour online course on Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT), is delivered by Dr Bruno Cayoun, Clinical Psychologist and principal developer of Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT). The course aims to introduce the main therapeutic principles of MiCBT, its theoretical foundation, and its effects across conditions.

This workshop is best suited for social workers and other alilied health professionals, specialising (or interested in specialising) in mental health practice. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant Activity**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Social Work Online Training

This 2.5 hour online workshop will introduce therapists to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The workshop demonstrates ways in which ACT processes can be applied in the therapy room, and makes use of video role-play demonstrations and experiential exercises. This workshop is presented by Clinical Psychologist Brendon Knott.

Purchase both Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Masterclass: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Flexibly for a reduced price. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Flexibly – Beyond Metaphors and Formal Exercises
Social Work Online Training

This two hour online presentation will explore what ACT looks like in the therapy room when moving beyond formal exercises and metaphors. The course assumes an introductory level of prior knowledge of the ACT model, and makes use of video role-play demonstrations and experiential exercises. This workshop is presented by Clinical Psychologist Brendon Knott.

Purchase both Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Masterclass: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Flexibly for a reduced price.

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Social Work Online Training

This 1.5 hour online course provides an introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), presented by Assoc Prof Monica O'Kelly. After outlining the underlying theory, the presentation focuses on putting CBT into action with clients, guiding participants through the key steps in the CBT sequence. The presentation concludes with a demonstration between clinician and client.

This workshop is best suited to social workers (and other allied health practitioners) specialising in, or interested in specialising in) mental health practice. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to reduce substance use problems and improve mental health and wellbeing
SWOT

This 1.5 hour online workshop offers a holistic approach to clinical practice with co-occurring mental ill-health and substance use problems, drawing on Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) techniques. It is suited to a range of social workers and/or other allied health practitioners, working across mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and/or other community health and welfare settings.

The workshop is presented by clinical psychologist Professor Amanda Baker; Senior Research Fellow at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Winner of the 2014 AACBT Distinguished Career Award. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
SWOT

This one hour online course provides an introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, presented by Dr Carla Walton. This course covers the origins of the treatment and theoretical underpinnings, together with an overview of the core components of the treatment. This includes skills training, individual therapy, phone coaching and consultation teams.

This workshop is best suited to social workers (and other allied health practitioners) specialising in, or interested in specialising in) mental health practice. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Military Populations
Social Work Online Training

This 1 hour course provides an introduction to the key principles and practices associated with mental health practice with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with a focus on military populations. The webinar is presented by Dr Madeline Romaniuk, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Senior Clinical Psychologist, and Leader of the Veteran Mental Health Initiative.

This workshop is best suited to social workers (and other allied health practitioners) specialising in, or interested in specialising in) mental health practice. Watch PREVIEW here.

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: The transition from service provider to service manager with Dr Elizabeth Shannon
Social Work Online Training

This course aims to assist professionals in the welfare, health and community services sectors to strengthen their leadership and management skills as they transition into management and leadership roles. The course is also suitable to current managers seeking to further their leadership aspirations and pathways, and those contemplating the transition into management in the future.

This workshop is suited to a range of social work and/or other community and Allied Health workers, across community, health, Government and welfare settings. Watch PREVIEW

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Becoming a social work supervisor: An interview with Jane Wexler
SWOT

In this informative interview, the AASW’s Lauren Paul engages supervision expert and consultant Jane Wexler via a series of pertinent questions regarding the path to becoming a supervisor.

Drawing on Jane’s extensive experience supervising new graduates to CEOs, and her expertise training other supervisors, Lauren takes Jane through a series of focused questions about supervision, social work and the best way for social workers to begin their own supervisor journey. Watch PREVIEW

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: An introduction to infant mental health and infant-led work with families
Social Work Online Training

This 2.5 hour course provides an introduction to infant-led practice and infant mental health in the context of family practice The webinar is presented by experienced clinical social worker Dr Wendy Bunston, associate teacher at La Trobe University and director of wb training and consultancy.

This course is relevant to social workers (and other counsellors and allied health professionals) working with individuals, families, groups and/or wider communities; including within clinical mental health settings.

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: A Narrative Therapy approach to men’s violence towards women
Social Work Online Training

This online course applies both narrative therapy and feminist approaches to working with both women who have been impacted by intimate partner violence, as well as men who have perpetrated violence. The course is presented by Helen Wirtz social worker and experienced family therapist.

This workshop is best suited to social workers (and other allied health practitioners) specialising in, or interested in specialising in) family violence, mental health practice and couples interventions. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Social Work Online Training

This one hour online course provides an introduction to Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). It is presented by Anthony Hillin (B. Soc. Stud (SW), M Adol MH, IPT Certified Interpersonal Psychotherapy Trainer), a social worker and one of Australia's leading experts in IPT .

This workshop is best suited to social workers (and other allied health practitioners) specialising in, or interested in specialising in) mental health practice. Watch PREVIEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Narrative Therapy and Community Work
Social Work Online Training

This 2 hour online course provides an engaging introduction to the key principles and practices of Narrative Therapy and Community Work. It is delivered by leading Narrative practitioner and academic Dr David Denborough, co-Director of the Dulwich Centre and co-ordinator of the Master of Narrative Therapy at the University of Melbourne. The course also provides an additonal two hours of online links to further learnring via the Dulwich Centre website.

This course is relevant to social workers (and other counsellors and allied health professionals) working with individuals, families, groups and/or wider communities; including within clinical mental health settings. Watch PREViEW

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Empowering Excellence: Evidence-Based Relaxation Therapy and Psychoneuroimmunology with Dr Judy Lovas
Social Work Online Training

This 1.5 hour course provides a theoretical and practical introduction to Evidence-based Relaxation Therapy modalities and Psychoneuroimmuology (PNI). The course is presented by the experienced and passionate presenter Dr Judy Lovas, and comprises three modules :

  • Introduction to Relaxation Therapy and Deep Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Introduction to Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)

This workshop is suited to a range of social workers and/or allied health/caring professionals, in particular those specialising in mental health and counselling practice, and/or integrated health (the science of mind, body and health).

**FPS Relevant**

**AASW Member Discount**

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Ongoing Rural Remote Social Work Conference 2013 - Travelling Across the Mountains and Canyons of Evidence Rural Remote Social Work Conference 2013 - Travelling Across the Mountains and Canyons of Evidence
AASW Social Work Online Training - Recording

This is a recording of a presentation at the Rural Remote Social Work Conference in July 2013. Professor Evelyne De Leeuw discusses the nexus between research, policy and practice.

* AASW Member Discount *

Online
09 July 2020 Webinar - Online Training Module 3 - Supporting Recovery from Trauma
Webinar

Live Webinar

  • Introduction to People with Intellectual Disability - presented by Siobhan Gibbs, Victim of Crime Support Worker - delivered 11 June 2020
  • Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence - presented by Siobhan Gibbs, Victim of Crime Support Worker- delivered 18 June 2020
  • Postponed to 09 July 2020 - Supporting Recovery from Trauma - presented by Jill Olver, Psychologist and Counsellor

Webinar
17-19 Jul 2020 EFT Tapping (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner Certification
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

The EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Certification is a 3 day engaging and deeply interactive course which has been reformulated into an online session. Over the 3 days you will learn how to use EFT for yourself, with individual clients and in groups. There is also a short pre training to complete online. The wide range of benefits of EFT as a therapeutic tool is being increasingly recognised, largely due to numerous research studies conducted to assess the benefits of the modality. You will learn to use EFT to reduce stress, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, cravings, pain, phobias and more… The EFT Certification is suitable for participants from all levels of the Social work profession – from student to advanced practitioner.

* AASW Member Discount *

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Ongoing The Essentials: Training Clinicians In Eating Disorder
Endorsed CPD: Online Training

The Essentials Program addresses the nature, identification and assessment of the eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, OSFED, and Binge Eating Disorder.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Online
Ongoing Eating Disorder Inpatient Management
Endorsed CPD: Online Training

Eating disorders in their severe forms often require a period of hospitalisation for medical stabilisation and to initiate refeeding. This elearning program addresses this component of the treatment journey. It includes screening, assessment, medical and psychological management, admission and discharge planning processes. Broader concepts such as engagement, patient-centered care, working with families/carers and communication strategies are also addressed.

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Online
31 Jul and 14 Aug 2020 Deep Dive - Sexual Attitudes Reassessment virtual
Endorsed CPD: 2 day online course

The primary purpose of a Deep Dive SAR is to assist participants to evaluate their biases, values, attitudes, and feelings regarding a variety of sexuality topics.
This two-day intensive course utilises multimedia, speakers, panels, and small group discussion to provoke an experiential, cognitive, and affective deep dive exploring the range of human sexual expression and behaviour. This course has been reformated into a virtual learning.

*AASW member discount*

Online
12 Aug 2020 AASW Webinar: Social Workers for Climate Action 'Talking it Through'
Webinar

Join us for this webinar Social Workers for Climate Action 'Talking it Through' on 12 August 2020 6-7pm (AEST)

The Social Workers for Climate Action program introduces the novel area of green or eco-social work practice as it relates to the present and future serious risks posed by uncontrolled climate change. The program aims to give learners a broad understanding of the science underpinning the risk assessment of climate change impacts; and some of the possible implications of that risk assessment process for future social work service delivery.

This webinar is a part of a series designed to support Social Workers to make a difference to climate change within their practice.

Part 1 ‘Setting the Scene’ presents a global and local overview of climate change from the perspective of social work practice.
Part 2 ‘Talking it Through’ gives participants the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of experts.
Part 3 ‘Making it Real’ will showcase real-life case studies where social workers are making a difference and the lessons learned.

15% discount applies to purchase of three-part package - click here

Online
17, 18 and 21 Aug 2020 LIVE web based - Prolonged Exposure Therapy Training Program and Workshop with Dr Darryl Wade
Endorsed CPD: 3 day online workshop

Do You Treat Clients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Related Conditions? PTSD is an often complex and challenging mental health condition for practitioners to treat. Many practitioners see a significant number of clients with PTSD, whether the result of single incident or more chronic traumatic experiences.

This experiential training will equip you with effective PE therapy skills that you can immediately put into practice for lasting impacts on your clients’ lives.

*FPS Relevant Activity*

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20-21 August 2020 Treating Complex Trauma (Day 3-4) with Dr Leah Giarratano
Endorsed CPD: online workshop

This two-day training has been reformulated into an online program. It will focus on the imparting practical, accessible skills to use immediately with survivors of complex trauma (especially child abuse and neglect).

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Online
ongoing Alcohol, other drugs and mental health (dual diagnosis) training online and live
Endorsed CPD: online training

Optimal Health Group delivers live and ONLINE training programs as well as rolling out the Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs in partnership with the Australian Anti Ice Campaign (AAIC) as explained here: www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/community-development

Online
14 Oct 2020 AASW Webinar: Social Workers for Climate Action 'Making it Real'
Webinar

Join us for this webinar Social Workers for Climate Action 'Making it Real' on 14 October 2020 6-7pm (AEDT)

The Social Workers for Climate Action program introduces the novel area of green or eco-social work practice as it relates to the present and future serious risks posed by uncontrolled climate change. The program aims to give learners a broad understanding of the science underpinning the risk assessment of climate change impacts; and some of the possible implications of that risk assessment process for future social work service delivery.

This webinar is a part of a series designed to support Social Workers to make a difference to climate change within their practice.

Part 1 ‘Setting the Scene’ presents a global and local overview of climate change from the perspective of social work practice.
Part 2 ‘Talking it Through’ gives participants the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of experts.
Part 3 ‘Making it Real’ will showcase real-life case studies where social workers are making a difference and the lessons learned.

15% discount applies to purchase of three-part package - click here

Online
Ongoing Supervisor e-Learning Level 1
Endorsed CPD: Online training

This innovative, flexible e-learning course teaches participants the foundational skills of a supervisor working with multi-disciplinary teams. Using professionally designed education technologies and custom made video scenarios, it adapts our successful face-to-face supervision training into interactive e-learning that engages participants with authentic workplace situations in order to grow skills quickly and build confidence.

* Discount to AASW members *

Online
Ongoing Strengths Approach to Practice
Endorsed CPD: Online Course

The 'Strengths Approach to Practice' course will help you build the skills to support others to identify, celebrate and mobilise their strengths. Why is this useful? When people are aware of their strengths and resources, they are much more likely to feel empowered to find solutions

Online
ongoing Applied Mental Health in Residential Aged Care: Practical Program for Clinicians
Endorsed CPD: online training

This 8 hour self directed online training course aims to enhance and up skill mental health professionals in the provision of clinical mental health services to support people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF). This training program forms part of Government funded project to better support residents who are at risk of, or diagnosed with, a mental disorder who are currently ineligible to receive some Medicare rebated psychological services through Better Access initiative.

*Free course for social workers until 31 December 2020*

Online
to be confirmed Deep Dive - Sexual Attitudes Reassessment
Endorsed CPD: online training

The primary purpose of a Deep Dive SAR is to assist participants to evaluate their biases, values, attitudes, and feelings regarding a variety of sexuality topics.
This event was originally a two-day intensive course, however it will be reformatted to suit an online environment. With discussions on experiential, cognitive, and affective deep dive exploring the range of human sexual expression and behaviour.

*AASW member discount*

Online
ongoing Child sexual abuse (CSA) and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities: An education program for services providers
Endorsed CPD: Online training

This online CPD program prepares social workers and their organisations for how to deliver culturally sensitive services to CALD victims/survivors of child sexual abuse. It breaks the current silence and takes an honest in-depth look at why that silence occurs. To see more visit: https://www.nomoresilence.info/considering-accreditation

Online
on demand Introduction to Vicarious Trauma (eLearning)
Endorsed CPD: online course

This interactive online workshop will assist frontline workers in identifying the impacts of vicarious trauma, as well as reflecting on evidence-based strategies which can support individuals in offsetting impacts.

Online
ongoing Core Skills In Family Therapy Practice Online Course
Endorsed CPD: online training

The Core concepts and Models of Practice in Family Therapy provides the opportunity for social workers interested in family therapy to up skill and, for those more experienced clinicians to further develop their competence in systemic family therapy.

The emphasis in the 6 Modules in systemic family therapy is on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are relevant to high-quality family intervention practices. A strong theoretical framework underpins the 6 Modules in systemic family therapy. This is reflected in the content and format within the short courses. Students will be introduced to the core ideas and skills of family theory and review the major models of contemporary family therapy.

The course is self-paced and will include presentations, video demonstrations, reflective tasks,readings and relevant resources. It is equivalent to 60 CPD hours.

Online
ongoing Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision elearning course
Endorsed CPD: Online training

This e-Learning course provides the opportunity for social workers and allied health professionals interested in clinical supervision to up skill and, for those more experienced clinicians to further develop their competence in clinical supervision.
The course aims to increase confidence and skills in setting up and the delivery and evaluation of supervision considering wider systems issues, the client and agency. There are 7 self-paced modules including videos, reflective learning tasks, practical examples and demonstrations.

Online
ongoing Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Online Intensive Training
Endorsed CPD: online training

This online Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training is designed to assist practitioners gain knowledge of how to work with DBT as individual therapists/health care workers and also as skills group trainers/facilitators.

Online
ongoing Difficult Conversations with Parents and Foster Carers
Endorsed CPD: online training

This online and fully self paced training course invites you to explore and build on your conversational style when working with carers. Learn a trauma informed conversational pathway and improve your confidence and skills in turning difficult interactions into opportunities for growth with the carers that you work with.

Online
ongoing E-Learning - Relationship & Couples Therapy
Endorsed CPD: online training

This online module will provide participants with a solid understanding of a number of different models and approaches to working with couples, review challenges of working with couples and provide ideas and structured exercises to enhance your knowledge and skills in working with couples who present with relationship difficulties. The models introduced in this online course include Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) (Johnson; Greenberg), Collaborative Couples Therapy (Wile), Gottman Couples Therapy, and Discernment Counselling (Doherty). The e-learning course provides a readings and links to webinars and online teaching videos and self-reflective learning tasks. Specific issues in couple therapy are also addressed with links to relevant and resources.
This online course is equivalent to 10 CPD hours of professional development.

Online
ongoing On Being the Supervisee - Elearning course
Endorsed CPD: online training

Course Outline
This online course will introduce students to the principles of clinical supervision and some ideas about how to get the most out of the supervision. The course is divided into two sections:

Module 1: (Pre-supervision and preparing for supervision) and

Module 2: (Principles and practice of how to use supervision effectively). There are a number of links to readings that students are encouraged to access and also a number of videos that will demonstrate some of the skills.

Online
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers