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Victorian Social Workers in Private Practice

Contact Co-Convenors

Suzanne Doorakkers – Sprague
Elisha Ebdon



The purpose of the practice group is to provide a forum for discussing the social work perspective in private practice and business.

Specifically the group will:

  • Provide opportunities for networking and collegial support
  • Possibilities for collaboration on funding options
  • Dissemination of Information that is specific to private practice
  • Provide advice to AASW and social workers in private practice
  • Function as a peer group in which contemporary professional issues can be discussed
  • Plan, develop and provide advice to AASW and Victorian social workers in private practice on continued professional development activities that encourages the development of social work in the area of private practice and private business


Victorian social workers in private practice with a current AASW Membership. VSWPP is exclusively for business owners or are in private practice/business.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings will be held every second month. Dates to be announced.

Past Meetings

  • 17 November, Ferntree Gully
  • 27 October, Geelong
  • 29 September, Mildura
  • 4 August 2019, Melbourne
  • 9 June 2019, Melbourne

Contact the Victorian Branch

Ravi Bodanam
Victorian Branch Services Coordinator
(Monday to Friday)

T: 03 9320 1000

Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne

PO Box 2008
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Parkville Vic 3050

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