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Thursday 2nd May Student Series: Social Workers in Practice - Social Work Practice in Aged Care; an Inpatient and Community Lens - by video
Seminar

The Student Series: Social Workers in Practice provides opportunity for students to hear from professional social workers about their work and build connections within the profession. There are 8 events planned for 2019, between March and November.

Our May speakers will be Melissa Efstathiou and Erin Riley.

Melissa Efstathiou is a social worker in the area of geriatric medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Erin Riley has ten years of aged care social work experience, currently working in the Short Term Aged Response Team (START), a case management service based out of RPA that sees vulnerable older people in their own homes, providing advocacy, referrals and complex case management.

AASW NSW Branch Office, Suite 501, Level 5, 24 Hunter St, PARRAMATTA NSW 2150
Thursday 16th May NSW Branch Environmental Social Work Practice Group - 16 May 2019 - by video
Meeting

1.5 CPD hours

Any interested social worker or student is invited to attend the next meeting of the Environmental Social Work Practice Group.

Video conferencing available.

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Thursday 6th June Student Series: Social Workers in Practice - Child Protection - by video
Seminar

The Student Series: Social Workers in Practice provides opportunity for students to hear from professional social workers about their work and build connections within the profession. There are 8 events planned for 2019, between March and November.

Our June speakers will be Biljana Milosevic and Aisha Akkawi

Biljana Milosevic is employed as the Director of the Jannawi Family Centre, an NGO specialist child protection service located in Wiley Park which works with children at risk aged 0-12 years and their families. She began working there in 200 and has significant experience working directly with children and families who have experienced violence. She believes strongly in resilience based practice and maintaining hope. She is also the current chair of CASAC Inc., a non-funded peak representing community based child sexual assault counsellors in NSW.

Aisha Akkawi is a Social Worker employed as a Family Counsellor at Jannawi. Her role is to provide specialist counselling and support to parents and children who have experienced interpersonal abuse and violence. She believes in the human right for all children to live in safe homes and the need to advocate for children in adult systems. Aisha also provides support and external supervision to social work students on placement.

AASW NSW Branch Office, Suite 501, Level 5, 24 Hunter St, PARRAMATTA NSW 2150
Friday 7th June Social Workers in Disability (SWID) meeting - 7 June - by video
Meeting

2 CPD hours

SWID is an AASW practice group for social workers working in the field of disability services, both in government and non-government organisations. Its main purpose is to facilitate support, networking, lobbying and professional development. Any social worker in the field of disability, from any organisation is welcome to join.

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Wednesday 26th June NSW Branch - Palliative Care Social Worker Practice Group meeting - 26 Jun 2019 - by video
Meeting

3 CPD hours

The next Palliative Care Social Workers Practice Group meeting will be held on Wednesday 26th June at the AASW NSW Branch office.

The Palliative Care Social Worker Practice Group is open to qualified social workers and social work students who work with palliative care patients in hospice, community settings and hospital settings.

Video/teleconferencing available

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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers