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South Australia

Date Event Location
Mind the Gap: a professional development course for health professionals addressing mental health and psychological distress for people living with advanced chronic and terminal illness in the last year of life
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This course will support and enhance the skills and knowledge required by Health Care Professionals across a variety of health care settings, to effectively acknowledge and respond to the complex mental health needs and psychological issues of people living with an advanced chronic and terminal illness, and that of their family and caregivers as they approach the last year of life. Health Care Professionals, especially Social Workers, encounter people living with the impacts of advanced chronic and terminal illness or their families and loved ones. Knowing how to screen and assess for psychological distress or mental health issues and then having access to evidence based therapeutic skills and knowledge to respond appropriately and in a timely, patient centered manner can impact positively on the individual's quality of life and that of their loved ones.

* Free event *

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Various
11 Feb - 16 Sep 2017 Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis in Psychotherapy
Endorsed CPD - Diploma

This course is designed to teach hypnosis to clinicians working primarily as psychotherapists. Participants have the choice of learning the fundamentals only, or developing more advanced hypnotic skills by completing the entire program. The use of hypnosis enhances effectiveness across a range of presenting problems, including depression, anxiety, pain, insomnia and PTSD and is thus a very useful adjunct to most interventions.

*FPS Relevant Activity*

Adelaide, SA
26th Feb 2017 2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Training for adults and adolescents - latest research from DBT skills training manual 2nd edition 2015 Marsha Linehan PhD
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2 day Intensive “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. Training can be tailored to specific region’s needs and information on how to set up a DBT program including Therapists Consult groups is also detailed. DBT for Adolescents and Children is also detailed in the training.

Adelaide, SA
Thursday March 9, 2017 Aboriginal Emotional Wellbeing Film & Discussion Evening - Babakiueria
workshop

This evening will be hosted by SA Social Justice Committee in recognition of National Close the Gap Day.

After Babakiueria was screened at the Message Sticks Festival in 2012, Mahjid Heath, a member of the public, noted that "issues we were struggling with in the early 80's are still relevant and still define the political and national discourses today (Heath, Mahjid (3 April 2012). "Message Sticks Festival 2012" "Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 21 December 2014, accessed online 8/11/2016.)

17-18 Mar 2017 Schema Therapy Mode Work
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2-day workshop is the second of a series of three that comprise our certification curriculum entitled Schema Therapy Mode Work.

Adelaide, SA
Friday March 17, 2017 The Impact of Domestic Violence & Parental Substance Abuse on Children
Workshop

Learn how trauma and maladaptive parenting affects the mental health of children using case studies. This workshop will cover the impact of trauma on attachment and how mental health difficulties develop in children.
Suitable for all allied health staff and nurses.

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh, SA
21 March 2017 AASW SA World Social Work Day Breakfast
Workshop

AASW SA World Social Work Day Breakfast with Speaker Cathy Taylor, Chief Executive, Department of Child Protection.

Adelaide Pavilion, cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide
29th Mar 2017 Mindfulness and awareness in end of life care - 3 day workshop
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

A three day course for medical, nursing, allied health and volunteer workers seeking to enhance their capacity to care for and communicate with people who are dying in health and residential aged care settings. The program brings together practical, contemplative resources and the skills and knowledge of contemporary palliative care in a way that is accessible for health professionals and trained volunteers.

Adelaide, SA
Wednesday the 5th of April, 2017 Introducing Marte Meo
Workshop

The Marte Meo Program was developed by Maria Aarts in the late 1970’s in the Netherlands, and is now established in over 40 countries. The program provides a practical approach to supporting development through relationships in everyday communication.

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh, SA
6 - 7 Apr 2017 Schema Therapy for couples
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2-day workshop discusses Schema therapy for couples.

Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 2-Thursday 4 May 2017 Supervision1: A Reflective and Developmental Approach
Workshop

Supervision 1: A Reflective and Developmental Approach
3 day workshop
Presented by Margaret Morrell

New & experienced supervisors who want to encourage reflection & professional growth in their supervisees will benefit from this course.

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh, SA
8-9 Jun 2017 Treating PTSD with Dr Leah Giarratano
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two-day workshop presents a highly practical and interactive workshop (case-based) for treating PTSD patients; the content is applicable to both adult and adolescent populations

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Adelaide, SA
14th Jun 2017 Foundation for trauma informed care and practice
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one-day foundational interactive professional development training alerts attendees to the possibility that clients, staff members and/or practitioners may have experiences of trauma/s, from childhood, or more recently, which are affecting their health, wellbeing, and daily interactions and functioning.

Mt Gambier, SA
15th Jun 2017 A three phased approach - working therapeutically with complex trauma clients
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This two-day interactive professional development training presents the 3-phased approach for working therapeutically with complex trauma clients. The training is interactive and involves role plays, vignettes and case studies. Participants will leave the training with insights and tools which foster hope, recovery, enhance client and staff wellbeing and minimise the risks of re-traumatisation.

Adelaide, SA
20 June, 2017 Understanding Grooming Behaviours and Child Safety
Workshop

This introductory workshop provides participants with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the prevalence of child abuse in our community and impact of sexual abuse for children.

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh, SA
28th Jul 2017 Mental health and wellbeing of young people seminar
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar equips social workers and other frontline professionals with practical knowledge, skills and tools that they can apply directly in their work to support young people improve and maintain their mental and emotional wellbeing.

Adelaide, SA
17-18 Aug 2017 Advanced techniques for difficult to treat populations
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This is the final 2-day workshop in the series that comprise our certification curriculum entitled Advanced Techniques for Difficult to Treat Populations.

Adelaide, SA
26-27 Oct 2017 Treating Complex Trauma with Dr Leah Giarratano
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

The emphasis of this two-day training program is upon imparting practical, accessible skills to use immediately with survivors of complex trauma (especially child abuse and neglect).

* FPS Relevant Activity *
Adelaide, SA
8-9 Nov 2017 Overcoming therapeutic impasses in the client or therapist using Schema Therapy interventions
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2-day Master Class with the legendary Joan Farrell. PhD, is suitable for Schema Therapists at all levels and clinicians who have some knowledge and experience in using the basic schema therapy model, and want to learn more about core schema therapy interventions.

Adelaide, SA
8, 9, 10 & 13 Nov 2017 Child and Adolescent Schema Therapy: Hand puppets, imagery and mode dialogues
Endorsed CPD: 4 day workshop

In this interactive workshop you will gain both a theoretical understanding of the ST model and practical skills in the application of Schema Therapy with children, adolescents, and their families. The workshop will teach participants to design developmentally appropriate approaches to implement experiential mode work with children and adolescents, including drawing, puppets, imagery, mode dialogues, imagery rescripting and story-telling.

Adelaide, SA
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers