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VMHSW Seminar 3: Prevention and management of eating disorders

Event Details
Date: 3rd September 2018
Time: 2:30pm - 5:15pm
Venue: AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 2.5 Hours
Cost:

Free

Organiser: Victorian Mental Health Social Work Practice Group
Contact

For VMHSW questions contact: VMHSW@aasw.asn.au

For administration and registration enquiries contact aaswvic@aasw.asn.au

Registration
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The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) is an initiative of the Australian Department of Health and is a collaboration of people and organisations with an interest or expertise in eating disorders. Their purpose is to develop a nationally consistent, evidence-based approach to the prevention and management of eating disorders in Australia. Join us to hear more about this topic.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise signs and symptoms of different types of eating disorders, including tackling common misconceptions
  • Know when and how to use common screening and assessment tools
  • Describe evidence-based treatment and management options in a multi-disciplinary context
  • Support and work effectively with someone with an eating disorder and their family and carers
  • Describe the building blocks of recovery and apply these in Social Work practice
  • Know the key referral pathways and relevant eating disorders support services​

Venue

AASW Melbourne Office
Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

The AASW office is close to Flemington Road and near the Royal Women's and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

Please note: Travel via public transport is recommended. The 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.

The Blackwood St Car Park (located on the ground level the AASW is located in) is currently offering a $9 flat rate per day per exit between 7:30am to 7:30pm. You must book online prior to arrival so you can be issued a pin number to enter and exit the car park. Visit Blackwood St Car Park.

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. Visit https://www.petermac.org/location/melbourne/getting-peter-mac/parking for details.

There are facilities available outside the building to lock bikes.

Registration

Includes afternoon tea and refreshments.

2.5+ CPD hours + duration of networking time.
CPD Category 2: Skills and Knowledge.

This is a free event

This workshop has reached capacity. Email aaswvic@aasw.asn.au to be added to a waiting list should cancellations occur. Priority will be given to AASW members.

If you have registered and are unable to attend please advise aaswvic@aasw.asn.au as soon as possible so we can offer the place to another interested social worker.

Share Your Professional Wisdom

Are you a social worker working with clients with an eating disorder?

Contribute to a new research project 'Social Work Services for Male Eating Disorders' and gain CPD hours by completing a brief survey. Survey closes 30 September 2018.

For more details, to access the survey or to contact the research team follow this link: Social Work Services for Male Eating Disorders

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers