Clinical and Mental Health Practice Group - Meeting/Teleconference (May)
|Date:||08 May 2019|
|Time:||5.30pm - 7.00pm|
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Guest Speaker: Claire Walsh - Understanding Non Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) in Young Adults
Claire Walsh is a senior social worker with an interest in mental health. Claire currently works in the youth AOD sector where clients often present with co-occurring substance use and emotional health concerns some of which are engaged in NSSI. She has previously also spent 4 years within a QLD Health Hospital setting where some of the patient engagement involved assessing and supporting those presenting with mental health concerns.
Contribution: $5 for catering
When: Wednesday 08 May 2019
Time: 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Teleconference Details – Participant - Available to AASW Qld Branch Members
Teleconference details will be emailed to you prior to the meeting - please ensure you register to receive the details.
Please note if calling in via mobile phone you will be charged the call rates of your telecommunication provider. Rates for dialling in via the local number or 1800 number will vary depending on your carrier.
Clinical and Mental Health Practice Group
Practice Groups are a way to share, increase and disseminate knowledge between social workers with a particular sphere of interest or regional base.
Key benefits of the Clinical and Mental Health Practice Group:
- Get connected with a group of peers who share your practice interests and/or geographical area.
- Contribute to social policy and social justice initiatives under the auspices of the professional association for social work.
- Resource sharing and access to evolving information in the field.
- Involvement in Practice Groups collects Category 3 CPD hours.
- Contribute to research activity and hear about what is happening in our area
- Work to address systemically issues arising for individual Mental Health Social Workers
What is the Clinical and Mental Health Practice Group?
The CMHPG provides a forum for social workers to network and participate in skill building processes. It is ideal for social workers currently working in the field of Mental Health or Clinical Social Work or those who are considering pursuing a career in this field of practice. The Group works to assist members to develop best practice and remain up to date with current trends in the field and in research.
What are the Clinical and Mental Health Practice Group's main activities?
The CMHPG bi-monthly events often host guest speakers with expertise in topical issues, we have networking events and when the opportunity arises we have larger events to cater to the needs of membership.
How can I get involved?
Membership is open to all Social Workers and students of Social Work.
Registration is FREE. Contact AASW (QLD) at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the CMHPG email listing.
Agendas and any papers for upcoming meetings are circulated to members registered on the CMHPG email list.
Brisbane meetings are held bi-monthly at 36-40 Clarence Street, South Brisbane.
An agenda or indication of the topic for the meeting will be circulated or uploaded closer to the meeting.
The practice group leadership includes:
Jessica Lambert - (Chair) - email@example.com
Rebecca Medway (Secretary) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sally Young, Susan Hunt and Claire Walsh (Leadership Members)
Further Information on the Practice Group.