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School Social Work Practice Group Colloquium

Event Details
Date: 18 November 2019
Time: 4:30 - 6.00pm
Venue: AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 1.5
Organiser: AASW Vic Branch

Administration queries: or phone 9320 1012. For urgent queries phone 1800 630 124.

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This colloquium is proudly organised by the School Social Work Practice Group. To see more information or get involved visit the School Social Work Practice Group web page


School Social Work and Students with Dysregulated Emotions and Behaviour.

Discussion will include:

  • What knowledge informs us?
  • How can we refine what we are already doing?
  • How can we further influence the implementation of whole school trauma-informed practices?

Guest Speaker

Sue Wilkinson, DET Behaviour Specialist

Who should attend?

Practice Group membership is open to social workers employed by government and non-government primary and secondary schools and school systems, and who follow the AASW Practice Standards for School Social Workers. Former school social workers and social work students on placement in school settings are welcome to attend. The Practice Group currently does not have a paid membership base, but operates a mailing list. Members attend meetings when they are able.​

Venue location

Meetings will be held on Mondays at the AASW North Melbourne Office (Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne). Teleconference dial in is available for these sessions.

We recommend travelling via public transport if possible. Our office is close to the CBD and a short walk from the Haymarket Walk/Elizabeth Street tram stop (trams 19 & 59) and the Grattan Street tram stop (trams 55 & 59). Parking in the area is generally on-street, metered parking and is limited. There are limited 2 hour free street parking spaces near-by in Courtney Street or metered 4 hour parking in Blackwood Street, Howard Street and surrounds. There is also a parking facility at the VCCC building that offers safe car parking every day of the week from 6:00am to 9:00pm. Cost is $14 for 1-2 hours or $20. Read more here.There are facilities available outside the building to lock bikes.


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No cost to attend.
1 /2 CPD hours. Category 2: Skills and knowledge/practice groups
Non-AASW members welcome to attend.

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