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VIC - A day in the life of a humanitarian social worker

Event Details
Date: Thursday, 23 June 2022
Time: 6pm-7pm
Venue: Online
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 1
CPD Category: 3: Professional Identity - Attending an AASW Event
Cost:

Members: Free

Non-members: $10

Organiser: AASW VIC Branch
Contact

Please contact AASW VIC branch on aaswvic@aasw.asn.au for any enquiries.

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AASW VIC Talks - all things social work practice!

AASW VIC Branch presents "A day in the life of a social worker" series where the panellists from unique and diverse areas of social work practice discuss the nuances of the practice, the pathways and opportunities that lie within the industry.

Topic: A Day in the Life of a Humanitarian Social Worker

The presentation will provide an overview of what it takes to be a social worker, the role of social work in working with the asylum seeker and refugee communities, future direction, and opportunities for social workers in such settings, followed by a Q&A session.

Presenter: Jaryd Stobaus, Crisis Intervention Social Worker at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

Jaryd Stobaus is a crisis intervention social worker at The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and a volunteer for the I am Woman: Rural India project, with experience in research, project design and front line service delivery. Jaryd has experience working and studying social work in humanitarian contexts in Nepal, India and Australia and is currently studying a Master’s of International Development to compliment his existing skills and knowledge in this area. He also has experience working in the homelessness, family violence and disability fields of practice.

In this session you will get to know:
- What is a humanitarian social worker
- The role of social work in humanitarian action
- Jaryd’s pathway to humanitarian social work
- A day in the life of... at the ASRC
- A day in the life of… at I am Woman

Q&A at the end

CPD Category 3: Professional Identity - Attending an AASW Event

Cost: Members FREE / Non-members $10

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers