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June 2018

Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

June 29th, 2018|

The AASW WA Branch Symposium aims to enhance the awareness, develop practice skills and knowledge for social workers working in Trauma Recovery. This Symposium aims to highlight trauma informed best practice and to provide an opportunity for social workers and human service professionals to engage in the latest research, practice models and frameworks.

Call for abstracts

We invite you to share your knowledge, research, projects and programs for the Branch’s Trauma: Structuring Recovery, Creating Healing Spaces Symposium.

Trauma Informed Care is considered the gold-standard of […]

Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator Training

June 28th, 2018|

Re-membering Conversations and Internalised Other Interviewing

June 19th, 2018|

Re-membering Conversations and Internalised Other Interviewing (IOI) seek to reengage with significant people from personal history who have, in important ways, shaped who we have become. They belong to our life stories, to our prior selves. They contribute to a multivoiced, multibodied and multistoried sense of self. We will consider how people show this self to others and how they hold others in memory. Such explorations can have significant therapeutic implications.

Workshop Curriculum

 Producing the sense of a personal storied self
 Witnessing each other’s and our own storying making
 Performing […]

AASW WA Events Calendar

June 19th, 2018|

Date Event Location
22nd June 2018 Managing Vicarious Trauma

Endorsed CPD: 1 day workshop

This one-day interactive professional development training explores the nature, dynamics and risks of vicarious trauma (VT), contrasts it with burnout and compassion fatigue, and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work with people impacted by diverse traumas.

Perth, WA
12th – 13th August 2018 2 Day Intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Training for adults and adolescents – latest research from DBT skills training manual 2nd edition 2015 Marsha Linehan PhD

Endorsed CPD: 2 day workshop

This 2 day Intensive “Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training” is designed to assist practitioners gain knowledge […]

UnitingCare Queenslands Newpin Program is currently seeking a Service Leader – Cairns

June 6th, 2018|

UnitingCare Queenslands Newpin Program is currently seeking a Service Leader to join our team located in Cairns, on a full time basis.

In this role you will work directly with and lead our Newpin team day to day while also maintaining and continuing our commitment to culturally responsive, localised services, through a strong working relationship with our community partners at Wuchopperen. In addition you will ensure the appropriate delivery for the framework of the Newpin program for the Cairns Region.

The Newpin program is unique in its delivery and looks to harness the power of outcomes-focussed investment to deliver real change […]

May 2018

UCQ Townsville Family Counsellor to join their Targeted Family Support Service

May 31st, 2018|

UnitingCare Queensland, Child & Family Services is seeking a holistic Family Counsellor for their Targeted Family Support Service in Townsville on a full time basis.

Targeted Family Support provides support to families with teenage children, prioritising those engaged in high-risk behaviours in Townsville. Targeted Family Support aims to build the capacity of families to adequately nurture, protect and keep their children safe with the goal of improving the wellbeing and safety of children, young people and their families.

More Information HERE

Award for Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy in Australia Honour Roll

May 23rd, 2018|

1994- Margaret Topham and Moshe Lang

1995- Family Centre, Anglican Social Services, Lower Hutt, Aotearoa/NZ

1996- Bouverie Centre

1997- Colleen Brown

1998- Max Cornwell

1999- Kerrie James

2000- VAFT

2001- Brian Stagoll

2002-David Epston

2003- Anne Sved-Williams

2004- QAFT & Malcolm Robinson (Special 25th Anniversary Award)

2005- Carmel Flaskas

2006 – Tom Paterson

2007- Helen Pavlin

2008 – Glenn Larner

2009 – Amaryll Perlesz

2010 – Hugh and Maureen Crago

2011- Catherine Sanders

2012 – Laurie MacKinnon

2013 – Carolyn Quadrio

2014 – Banu Moloney

2015 – Pam Rycroft

2016 – Christine Hunt

2017 – Jeff Young

April 2018

Mastering EFT Interventions: Part 2 with Dr Jim Furrow

April 26th, 2018|


Book link – The Heart of Consulting

April 24th, 2018|

Click here for for purchase of the book ‘The Heart of Consulting’, an honest and insightful overview of the best aspects of consulting in the community and government sectors by consultants each with 30 years’ of experience across multiple assignments

Consultation with an experienced mediator – VIC

April 18th, 2018|

Consultation with an experienced mediator

Thursdays 8.00am – 12.00pm / 4.00pm – 8.00pm

Level 1, 105 Swan St Richmond


For the past 15 years, Clive Meltzer (BA DipEd MConfRes) has mediated parenting and property matters at Relationships Australia, amassing more than 7,500 hours of face-to-face time with clients. During this time, Clive has also supervised numerous interns, individual practitioners and whole teams. This experience underpins consultations and supervision commencing in May 2018.


Whether you mediate between family members or neighbours, across sectors, between professionals or within organisations, you can benefit from debriefing and reflecting on the challenges and impact of the work.


Call […]