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CPD (Endorsed by AASW)

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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 *
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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*

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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 *
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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

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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 *

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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

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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*

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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