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Sunshine Coast Practice Group (Mar)

Event Details
Date: 18 Mar 2021
Time: 6.30pm onwards
Venue: Sunshine Coast, QLD
State: Qld
CPD hrs: 1.5
Organiser: Sunshine Coast Practice Group
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Join the Sunshine Coast Practice Group as a networking meeting at Kawana Waters Hotel!

Topic/Discussion: Social catch-up and networking activities facilitated by Lauren May and Gerard Jefferies

When: Thursday 18 March 2021 - 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Kawana Waters Hotel, Nicklin Way, Kawana Waters, QLD, 4575


The purpose of the practice group is to provide a regular forum for social workers and social work students practicing in the Sunshine Coast region.

Specifically the group will:

  • Promote the profession and strengthen the identity of social workers on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Provide advocacy for relevant issues occurring in the Sunshine coast region.
  • Facilitate the exchange and dissemination of information relevant to social work, and relevant to local area.
  • Link with other professions and organisations in the local area through networking opportunities.
  • Host or participate in annual community awareness groups such as (Mental Health Week, Social Work Day, Refuge Week, National Youth Week, International Day of People with Disability)
  • Share information on upcoming professional development training in the local area.
  • Supportive discussions on social work practice and work place reflections.
  • Offer professional support and stimulus
  • Provide a forum for the interchange of ideas
  • Encourage guest speakers to attend meetings to further educate members.
  • Prioritise, develop, implement and advocate social policy responses, strategies and forums for Practice Group matters and link with national Company forums such as National Committees.

Convenor contact details:

Lauren May -

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers