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CPD (Endorsed by AASW)

Date Event Location
Ongoing Online Field Education Supervision Training
Endorsed CPD

This subject covers the theory and practice of student supervision for social workers and other human services workers who take students for field education placements. It covers the theory and practice of student supervision within a framework of adult learning and the developmental stages of supervision. It focuses on developing critical reflection and professional practice, knowledge and skills in student supervision.

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 Mental State Examination: eLearning course
Endorsed CPD: Online training

This interactive course is designed to build clinicians’ knowledge and skills in observing and recording information for a Mental State Examination (MSE).

* Free activity *

Online
Ongoing Managing Emotions: Online DBT program
Endorsed CPD: Online Workshop

Managing Emotions (ME) online 10 Session DBT program will offer health care professionals the opportunity to learn how to conduct a DBT informed Skills Training Program and ow to conduct DBT Informed Individual Sessions with clients. The 10 sessions includes skills from the modules Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance , Emotional Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness as well as instruction on how to do a diary and chain analysis.

* FPS Relevant *

Online
Ongoing Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning - 20+ online and face-to-face workshops
Endorsed CPD: Online Training

The Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning (Learning Centre) is a Queensland Health based training provider, offering a range of education options to mental health professionals and other health professionals who are seeking core mental health education.

Online and face-to-face learning opprotunities avaiable.

*FPS relevant activities*

*Free content for QLD Health staff*

Brisbane, Qld
Ongoing QC40: Capacity Assessment Training and Advance Health Directives (elearning)
Endorsed CPD: Online training

The Mental Health Act 2016 (MHA2016) Capacity Assessment and Advance Health Directives (AHDs) training package provides opportunities for clinicians to apply knowledge and skills to clinical scenarios, related to these components of the legislation.

The modules build on the knowledge covered in the MHA2016 online learning package.

* Free training *

Online
Ongoing Youth Mental Health
Endorsed CPD: Online course

This module covers essential skills and knowledge needed when seeing young people as a social worker, including best-practice recommendations and resources about:

  • Engaging young people
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Psychosis

* Free course *

Online
ongoing Advanced Trauma Therapy
Endorsed CPD: online training

In this series, Dr Janina Fisher helps us resolve our trauma and work through our trauma related disorders and emotions. This series consists of 29 individual therapy sessions, on topics including; Recognising Trauma, Cultivating Resources, Trauma and The Body, Traumatic Attachment, Dissociation & Fragmentation, Self-Alienation and Trauma, Trauma and Alcoholism, Trauma & Eating Disorders, Suicidality & Unsafe Behaviour, Trauma & Shame, Befriending Our Parts, Emotional Intelligence, Retrain the Brain and many more

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

The Clinical Supervision course is online and provides a flexible approach to learning. This course provides a structured experience and will form the basis of the core skills needed as a supervisor. It consists of seven self paced modules and will include presentations, video demonstrations (to convey concepts and demonstrate skills), reflective tasks, readings and relevant resources including templates to be used in clinical practice. A series of assessment tasks and quizzes are also included. These quizzes are not graded but aim to motivate participants and inform the students how learning is progressing but allows students to obtain feedback and address any gaps in their knowledge and skills.

Online
ongoing Using genograms in family therapy
Endorsed CPD: online module

Genograms provide an invaluable opportunity to map out the family history, patterns of behaviour, beliefs and values and can be used as a tool for engagement, assessment and treatment. This E-Learning course will provide participants with a solid understanding of how to use genograms therapeutically helping the client and their family tell their story and clarify patterns, rituals beliefs and values that shape family functioning. The course is suitable for health and welfare professionals who currently or intend to work with families. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 hours.

Online
ongoing Family assessments
Endorsed CPD: online module

This e-Learning module aims to provide participants with the knowledge required to conduct an initial family therapy interview, a thorough understanding of how to develop a systemic case formulation and when to work with individuals versus whole families. It considers child, adolescent and adult mental health practice. This module consists of 5 self paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short quiz. The course is suitable for health and welfare professionals who currently or intend to work with families. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 Hours.

Online
ongoing Structural family therapy and solution focused brief therapy
Endorsed CPD: online module

This e-Learning module provides participants with a solid understanding of both Structural Family Therapy and Solution Focused Based Therapy (SFBT).The aim of the first part of this module is to introduce participants to the basic ideas and practices of structural family therapy such as hierarchies and enmeshment and introduce techniques for working with families in a structural model. The second part of the module is on SFBT where the focus of therapy moves from the problems to describing exceptions and strengths and what clients are achieving in their lives to bring about change. Key ideas and principles are explored including interventions such as questioning techniques; the miracle question and scaling question. The module consists of 5 self-paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short quiz. The course is suitable for health and welfare professionals who currently or intend to work with families. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 Hours.

Online
ongoing Milan Systemic Therapy
Endorsed CPD: online module

This e-Learning module describes the Milan approach to systemic family therapy including key ideas and practices like hypothesising, circularity and neutrality and introduces systemic family interviewing skills and circular questioning.

Online
ongoing Bowen Family Systems Theory and Narrative Therapy
Endorsed CPD: online module

This e-Learning module provides participants with a solid understanding of both Bowen Family System and Narrative Therapy. Bowen Family Systems Theory (BFST) is an intergenerational approach to family therapy that emphasises the importance of a therapist understanding his/her own background when working with families. This online module explores the 8 key concepts of BFST and provides participants with a thorough knowledge of how to apply BSFT with a client or a family. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 Hours.

Online
ongoing Contemporary Family Therapy Models: Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT), Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and the Open dialogue approach
Endorsed CPD: online module

Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT), Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and The Open Dialogue Approach. This module covers four models of therapy providing an overview and the core concepts of how to apply the different approaches when working with clients. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 Hours. 10 – CPD hours

Online
ongoing QC42: An Introduction to the use of sensory approaches in mental health care
Endorsed CPD: online training

The ability of mental health consumers to impact their wellbeing by using sensory approaches is an exciting and innovative area of contemporary practice within mental health services. This course provides learners with an introduction to sensory approaches and their application within mental health services.

*Free 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
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
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
1st Feb 2020 Personal Change Fitness Program
Endorsed CPD: 12 week online program

The Personal Change fitness concept, helps build their own change fitness, helps them identify personal change fitness strengths and barriers in clients, and presents tools to assess and work with change fitness. The PCFP is delivered online as a blended learning program, and will help social workers gain a better understanding of the change process and the ' psychological resources needed for successful change.

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
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