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Social Work Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Group

Contact Convenors

Linda Kennedy
Email: SWYMPG@aasw.asn.au
Phone: 0422 026 869

Andrew Fitzpatrick
Email: andrew.fitzpatrick@monash.edu

Purpose

The purpose of the group is to build skills, and knowledge, and to provide a forum for discussing the social work perspective in using yoga and mindfulness practices in working with individuals and groups/communities.

The group will aim to engage in a broad range of activities drawing upon the expertise and interests of members such as: peer support, fostering networking and the opportunity to discuss professional issues for social workers with an interest and/or experience in yoga and mindfulness practices.

Sharing of contemporary and relevant information, resources (for clients and practitioners), research literature and continuing professional development opportunities. Plan, develop and provide advice to the AASW on continuing professional development activities or research that encourages the development and continuation of social work skills in the area of yoga and mindfulness practices (e.g. mental health, education, trauma, justice, aged care, asylum seekers and refugees).

2019 Events

Group meetings and peer supervision will be held by video conference on the following dates.

View AASW CPD event listing to find the SWYMPG meeting or supervision in chronological order and register.

Email SWYMPG@aasw.asn.au or aaswvic@aasw.asn.au for details.

Group meetings
6:30 - 7:30pm

Peer Supervision
6:30 - 7:30pm

  • 19 February
  • 30 April
  • 25 June
  • 27 August
  • 29 October
  • 26 March
  • 28 May
  • 30 July
  • 24 September
  • 26 November

Contact the Victorian Branch

Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne

PO Box 2008
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Parkville Vic 3050

Phone: 03 9320 1012
Email: aaswvic@aasw.asn.au
Website: www.aasw.asn.au/vic

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers