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AASW QLD & Griffith University World Social Work Day 2019

Event Details
Date: 19 March 2019
Time: 5.00pm to 7.30pm
Venue: Brisbane, Qld
State: Queensland

This is a free event

Organiser: AASW Qld / Griffith University
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World Social Work Day 2019

Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships

This year we welcome social workers to celebrate the profession with an evening of social networking, inspirational conversation, and an experiential exercise in human connection. Our event wraps at 7.30pm to give opportunity for people to connect further over dinner at one of South Banks many restaurants.

Venue: The Ship Inn, Southbank Parklands, Stanley St & Sidon St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

When: Tuesday 19 March 2019

5.00 - 6.00pm - The Human Connection Sculpture Experience - optional (on the grass next to the Ship Inn)

This will be a playful and experiential opportunity to connect and meet fellow social workers.
What you may like to know is:

  • That it is a facilitated space
  • That you are invited to arrive with a sense of joy and exploration and prepared to be part of a ‘human sculpture’ creation (to the level of your comfort)
  • That you are welcome to arrive at any time throughout the gathering although we encourage you arriving just before 5pm
  • Prepared to be part of a ‘human sculpture’ creation to the level of your comfort
  • All are welcome

6.00 - 6.45pm - Cocktail function - Canapes & Cash bar

6.45pm - 7.30pm - Guest Speaker Liz Crowe - the importance of human connection in social work practice

Liz Crowe is an Advanced Paediatric Social Worker who has expertise in grief, loss, crisis and bereavement in tertiary paediatric critical care settings. She should complete her PhD examining staff wellbeing in critical care to inform interventions of support and education in 2019. She is active in international research on staff wellbeing and is a passionate and humorous educator who regularly speaks internationally. Liz is the successful author of ‘The Little Book of Loss and Grief You Can Read While You Cry’. She is a proud member of the St Emlyn’s education team and an active member of #FOAMed, and can be found on Twitter @LizCrowe2.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers