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South Australia

Date Event Location
TBA Fighting Fair: Mediation & Conflict Resolution Training (Level 1)
Endorsed CPD: Two Day Workshop

This interactive and stimulating 2-day course will assist professionals to explore conflict and impart the essential principles and process of mediation. The structured 5-step mediation model and specific conflict resolution skills will be presented and practiced. The course can be utilised in many different areas of conflict e.g. client work, workplace disputes and interpersonal conflict.

* Discount for AASW members *

Adelaide, SA
31st May 2018 Working with Psychosis and Trauma – Masterclass
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This Masterclass is delivered by 2017 Mental Health Nurse of the Year, Matt Ball. Matt is renowned for his trauma-informed approach to working with people who experience psychosis or altered states.

Adelaide, SA
Thursday June 14, 2018 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session June 2018
Other

Thursday June 14, 2018

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

21st and 22nd June 2018 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
25th Jun 2018 Schema Therapy Mode Work (Workshop Two)
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This is the second 2-day workshop in the series of three that comprise the certification curriculum. “Workshop 2: Schema Therapy Mode Work ”will cover experiential techniques for imagery, mode dialogues and role-plays. Cognitive techniques specifically designed for schema modes and mode dialogues will be included, in addition to homework assignments and behavioural pattern breaking/change strategies. It is suitable for therapists who have attended a preliminary workshop previously, as well as those who are interested in working towards becoming certified in Individual Schema Therapy.

**FPS Relevant Activity**

Adelaide, SA
Thursday 28 June, 2018 Adelaide Central / Eastern Region Evening Networking Session June 2018
Networking

Thursday, 28 June, 2018

5.45pm arrival

Robin Hood Hotel, 315 Portrush Road, Norwood
(Bar 1862 Lounge area)

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:

Daniel Allevi
0414682 575

29th June 2018 Working with Complex Trauma: The Snow White Model
Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

Harnessing the fairytale of Snow White as a metaphor, this workshop provides practical strategies for the treatment of complex trauma. The concepts outlined are applicable to all trauma-related symptoms, behaviours and diagnosis.

** FPS Relevant Activity**

Hobart
2nd - 6th July 2018 Narrative Therapy Intensive Course - Level 1
Endorsed CPD: 5 Day Workshop (30 hours)

This introduction to Narrative Practice features an energetic blend of hands-on skills and rigorous reflection that will leave participants keen to explore more. Central practices of the narrative approach (as described by Michael White) will be unfolded, along with an accessible sampling of ideas that inform the practice.

Adelaide, SA
Wed 18 July 2018 Riverland Networking Group July 2018
Networking

Berri Hotel, Berri
1-2pm. buy lunch at the hotel if you like. Informal networking, information, connecting with other social workers in the region.

Wednesday 18 July 2018 Murray Bridge Evening Networking Session July 2018
Networking

Murray Bridge Networking Evening

Murray Bridge Golf Club
Lot 1/Ritter Street, Murray Bridge

Wednesday July 18, 2018, 5:30pm

There is no cost for attendance. Meals and drinks can be purchased at the club.

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:

Colleen Haskett

23 - 27 July 2018 National Suicide Prevention Conference 2018
Endorsed CPD: 4 day conference

Attracting over 500 delegates, the conference is recognised by governments, sector leaders and people with lived experience as an important vehicle for ensuring that those with responsibility for delivering services, are able to provide the best available support to those who are vulnerable, at-risk and/or disenfranchised in a timely and effective manner.

The conference focus on quality is designed to bring to the fore these thematic issues in suicide prevention and how they may help or hinder implementation of initiatives at the community level.

Adelaide, SA
24 - 26 July 2018 Clinical Professional Supervision Training
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

Supervision is an essential safeguard for clients, a support for counsellors, and a process through which practitioners can develop their skill and competence. This course can be distinguished from other courses as it offers
comprehensive training with opportunities for hand on experience,there is an emphasis on practical knowledge and skills with the content grounded in evidence-based search an years of practice which brings together psychological and management theories within a experiential model

Adelaide, SA
Thursday 26 July, 2018 Lefevre Peninsula (Port Adelaide) Evening Networking Session July 2018
Networking

Thursday, 26 July, 2018

5.45pm

The Railway Hotel
247 Vincent Street, Port Adelaide

AASW SA Coordinator - Jennie Charlton

Adelaide, SA
27th Jul 2018 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
Tuesday 14 August, 2018 Adelaide Southern Networking Session August 2018
Networking

Tuesday August 14, 2018
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

Wednesday 22 August, 2018 Adelaide Western Region Evening Networking Session August 2018
Other

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

5.30pm

Wheatsheaf Hotel 39 George Street, Thebarton
(Southern Lounge area)

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:

Julie O'Dea

Thursday August 23, 2018 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session August 2018
Networking

Thursday August 23, 2018

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

12th Sep 2018 Achieving anti-oppressive practice with a focus on reconciliation
Endorsed CPD: 3 day workshop

Using key theories and principles, this workshop is designed to assist participants to integrate theory with practice, in keeping with the AASW code of ethics, towards achieving anti-oppressive practice.

*Workshop postponed**
Adelaide, SA
Wed 19 Sept 2018 Riverland Networking Group September 2018
Networking

Berri Hotel, Berri
1-2pm. buy lunch at the hotel if you like. Informal networking, information, connecting with other social workers in the region.

Wednesday 19 September 2018 Murray Bridge Evening Networking Session September 2018
Networking

Murray Bridge Networking Evening

Murray Bridge Golf Club
Lot 1/Ritter Street, Murray Bridge

Wednesday September 19, 2018, 5:30pm

There is no cost for attendance. Meals and drinks can be purchased at the club.

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:

Colleen Haskett

20 - 21 September 2018 Creating spaces that Re-invigorate Professional Identity
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

Narrative approaches to supervision: creating spaces that re-invigorate professional identity.

Adelaide, SA
24th Sep 2018 Overcoming Therapeutic Impasses in Schema Therapy (Workshop Three)
Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This is the final 2-day workshop that comprises the certification curriculum and is suitable for Schema Therapists at all levels and clinicians who have some knowledge and experience in using the basic schema therapy model. The focus will be on core schema therapy interventions to work with the issues presented by clients with personality disorders (e.g. Borderline PD, Avoidant PD, Narcissistic PD) and features of these disorders.

**FPS Relevant Activity**

Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 16 October, 2018 Adelaide Southern Networking Session October 2018
Networking

Tuesday October 16, 2018
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

25th and 26th October 2018 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
Thursday November 15, 2018 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session November 2018
Networking

Thursday November 15, 2018

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

Wed 21 Nov 2018 Riverland Networking Group November 2018
Networking

Berri Hotel, Berri
1-2pm. buy lunch at the hotel if you like. Informal networking, information, connecting with other social workers in the region.

Wednesday 21 November 2018 Murray Bridge Evening Networking Session November 2018
Networking

Murray Bridge Networking Evening

Murray Bridge Golf Club
Lot 1/Ritter Street, Murray Bridge

Wednesday November 21, 2018, 5:30pm

There is no cost for attendance. Meals and drinks can be purchased at the club.

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:

Colleen Haskett

Tuesday 11 December, 2018 Adelaide Southern Networking Session December 2018
Networking

Tuesday December 11, 2018
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

Thursday January 24, 2018 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session January 2019
Networking

Thursday January 24, 2019

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

Tuesday 12 February, 2019 Adelaide Southern Networking Session February 2019
Networking

Tuesday February 12, 2019
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

Thursday March 21, 2019 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session March 2019
Networking

Thursday March 21, 2019

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

Tuesday 30 April, 2019 Adelaide Southern Networking Session April 2019
Networking

Tuesday April 30, 2019
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

Tuesday 18 June, 2019 Adelaide Southern Networking Session June 2019
Networking

Tuesday June 18, 2019
6.00pm to 8.00pm
Tonsley Hotel, Clovely Park

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with social workers in your region.

Coordinator:
Diane Cass
0406 646 665
Email Diane

Thursday June 20, 2019 SA Branch Private Practice Networking Session June 2019
Networking

Thursday June 20, 2019

6.00pm

La Scala
169 Unley Road

Come and join your colleagues for a catch up and the opportunity to make new contacts with Private Practitioner social workers in your region.

Information sharing and dinner

Coordinator:

Diane Cass

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers