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GRSWPG: Understanding Social Work Supervision

Event Details
Date: 5 June 2019
Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm
Venue: Ballarat, Vic
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 1.5
Organiser: Grampians Region Social Work Practice Group

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No cost to attend.

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Come and join the Grampians Region Social Work Practice Group and social workers in the region to participate in a 90 minute session which will cover main common principles and the framework in providing individual supervision to social workers and components in offering social work supervision.

The session will focus on fundamentals of Supervision.

Guest presenter

Lisa Derham has been a social worker since 1994. Her first role was as case manager in the homelessness sector and then as an alcohol and other drug counsellor in community health. Since 2003, she has worked in private practice, providing group and individual supervision to social workers and others in the welfare field. Lisa is based in Melbourne but also provides supervision via tele-conferencing to social and welfare workers in rural and remote areas of Australia. In 2012, Lisa also began providing external supervision to social work students on placement. She is passionate about supporting social workers to prioritise their well-being and develop a sustainable way of working. Lisa is a past member of the AASW Victorian Branch Management Committee and she has been involved in a range of AASW Vic Branch programs for students and new graduates, including information sessions on job seeking, reflective practice sessions, a peer group for new graduates and the current mentoring program. From 2011 to 2018, she was a co-editor of the AASW Vic Branch newsletter, Social Work Connect.


Ballarat Technology Park Central
Building T
106-110 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat
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Who can attend?

This practice group has been developed to provide support for social workers in the Grampians region to network and create a space for professional support and development.

There will be limited capacity with this event accommodating only no more than 25 social workers. This is due to the nature of the session and aimed at social workers with more than 2 years post qualifying experience as a minimum and want to learn more about Supervision skills.

If you RSVP and are offered a place, but then are unable to attend – please notify us at our email address so we can offer the place to someone on the waiting list.

Open to both members and non-members of the AASW with preference given to AASW members when capacity is reached

More about Grampians Social Work Practice Group

Visit the Grampians Region Social Work Practice Group web page for more information.

CPD Hours

1.5 CPD hours
Category 1: Supervision - receiving supervision
Attendance will be verified and logged by AASW post-attendance for AASW members.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers