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SA Branch Practice Groups

Practice Groups operating at Branch level serve the function of providing a forum for social workers operating in different areas of practice or in specific regions to:

  • meet and share common practice issues and knowledge;
  • promote and provide expertise within the group, to the AASW and the wider community;
  • develop and provide education sessions, symposiums and other functions.

The South Australian Branch have a number of very active Practice Groups. If you are interested in getting involved in an existing Practice Group, you are invited to contact the Practice Group Convenor/s directly via the contact details outlined on each Practice Group website page listed below.

Practice Groups

Aged Care

Convenor - John-Paul Kristensen
John-Paul.Kristensen@unitingcommunities.org

Practice Group meets 6.00-7.30pm bi-monthly on Wednesdays in person and via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, 2 February 2022
Wednesday, 6 April 2022
Wednesday, 1 June 2021

Wellbeing and Mental Health

Convenor - Azmiri Mian
azmiri.mian@gmail.com

Practice Group meets 6.00-7.30pm bi-monthly Wednesdays in person and via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Child Protection

Convenor - Rotating Roster
aasw.sa@aasw.asn.au

Practice Group meets 12.00-2.00pm six weekly on Wednesdays in person and via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, 2 February 2022
Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Green Social Work

Convenor - Tim Walsh

timwalsh@adam.com.au

Practice Group meets 5.30-7.30pm bi-monthly on Thursdays in person and via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Dates for 2022 TBA

Rural, Regional and Remote

Convenor - Cate Hudson
Cate.Hudson@unisa.edu.au

Practice Group meets 7.00-8.00pm monthly on Mondays via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Monday, 20 December 2021
Monday, 21 February 2022
Monday 21 March 2022

Family and Domestic Violence

Convenor - Colin Sparrow
colinsparrow@mac.com

Usually meets 6.00-8.00pm bi-monthly on Wednesdays in person and via Zoom

Upcoming dates:
Dates for 2022 TBA
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers