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Vic Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group April Meeting

Event Details
Date: Monday 11 April 2022
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: Via video-conference
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 2 hours
CPD Category: Category 3: Professional Identity-participation in a practice group
Cost:

Free

Organiser: AASW Victorian Branch
Contact


AASW Victorian Branch
aaswvic@aasw.asn.au
(03) 9320 1000

Registration
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Meeting Focus

Welcoming social workers to our April meeting!

We are pleased to announce that Louise Pearson is our guest speaker, who is a member of this peer support group.

Louise has lived experience of disability and is self-managing her NDIS funds in flexible and creative ways to live a full and rewarding life. Louise is also a NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) working with the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL). Louise will tell us:

  • About her own story and how she self-manages her NDIS funding
  • Her work as a LAC with BSL
  • The different options available within the NDIS for managing funds.

All welcome!!

2 CPD hours

No cost to attend

General Information

This meeting is proudly organised by the Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group (IFSWPG).

The IFSWPG offers peer support and information sharing to any social worker interested in individualised funding services. This includes individual practice, community development and service system design in the disability and aged care fields amongst others. Disability services are being transformed by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and aged care by consumer directed care (CDC) and new roles and opportunities are evolving that are available to social workers.

To see more information or get involved visit the IFSWPG web page

Who Should Attend?

Open to all social workers with an interest in this field of practice.

AASW members and non-members welcome to attend.

Venue

Via Zoom Videoconference - Meeting link upon registration


Registrations

Register on the right hand side of this page

No cost to attend.

2 CPD hours. Category 3: Professional Identity - Participation in a Practice Group

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers