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Leadership in social work - transitioning from practitioner to manager

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 4 hours this includes recordings, reflection and activity time

AASW members: $99

AASW student members: $60

Non-members: $149

Organiser: AASW

This course discusses the topic of leadership and management. Dr Rosalie Pockett is an insightful and engaging presenter who will assist participants to gain an understanding of the different styles and approaches to leadership and how to commence the transition or develop a career plan to move into a leadership or management role.

Learning objectives

  • Have an overview of current ways of thinking about leadership and management with a particular focus on the social, health and human services context
  • Have an awareness of their own strengths and engagement with leadership and management
  • Be able to critically reflect on the opportunities and tensions of being a practitioner and manager
  • Have an understanding of inclusive approaches to leadership and management

Presenter details

Dr Rosalie Pockett is an experienced senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, the University of Sydney. Rosalie has extensive experience in hospital and health social work, where she held senior leadership and management positions in social work and allied health services. Prior to moving into academia Rosalie was the Area Director of Social Work and Deputy Director of Allied Health Services Western Sydney Area Health Service. Rosalie is an NH&MRC (National Health & Medical Research Council Australia), Travelling Fellowship recipient and a scholar of the Mount Sinai Social Work Leadership Program, New York.


  • Recordings of Dr Rosalie Pockett speaking about the topic
  • Exercises including reflective questions for the learner to engage in
  • References and further reading
  • Resources and examples


AASW members: $99

AASW student members: $60

Non-members: $149


Register for access by following the link to the right. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email - please read this email carefully, as it provides your access to the online course.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers