Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group Meeting
|Date:||Tuesday 29 June 2021|
|CPD hrs:||1 hour|
|Organiser:||AASW Victorian Branch|
AASW Victorian Branch
(03) 9320 1000
- Event date has passed
- Registrations are closed
Out topic is a presentation by Jo Mensinga discussing..... “Is a personal yoga/meditation practice necessary requirement for social workers to use it in their professional practice?”
If members can access the article below in preparation.
Jo Mensinga (2021) A Narrative Inquiry Exploring Social Workers’ Understanding of Yoga and Its Application in Professional Practice,Australian Social Work, 74:2, 134-145, DOI: 10.1080/0312407X.2020.1828957
About the Practice Group
The purpose of the group is to build skills, and knowledge, and to provide a forum for discussing the social work perspective in using yoga and mindfulness practices in working with individuals and groups/communities.
The group will aim to engage in a broad range of activities drawing upon the expertise and interests of members such as: peer support, fostering networking and the opportunity to discuss professional issues for social workers with an interest and/or experience in yoga and mindfulness practices.
Sharing of contemporary and relevant information, resources (for clients and practitioners), research literature and continuing professional development opportunities. Plan, develop and provide advice to the AASW on continuing professional development activities or research that encourages the development and continuation of social work skills in the area of yoga and mindfulness practices (e.g. mental health, education, trauma, justice, aged care, asylum seekers and refugees).
The SWYMPG meetings and peer supervision sessions are proudly organised by the Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group. To see more information or get involved visit the Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group web page.
Who should attend?
Practice Group membership is open to social workers. The Practice Group currently does not have a paid membership base. Non-AASW members welcome to attend.
This meeting will take place by video-conferencing.
Details will be emailed to you a day prior to the meeting.
REGISTRATIONS WILL CLOSE A DAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
Please email SWYMPG@aasw.asn.au directly if you are a late registration.
No cost to attend
1 CPD Hour Category 3: Participation in a Practice Group
Non-AASW members welcome to attend