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Suicidal Clients - When (and How) to Press the Panic Button

You don’t need to be afraid of working with suicidal clients. Helping suicidal clients is important work and as helping professionals we have a duty of care to assess and intervene effectively when our clients are suicidal. This course will provide everything you need to be able to properly assess risk, choose and implement the most appropriate interventions for managing suicidal risk of harm. Participants will also debunk common myths about suicide and learn how to have... [More]
$250 Limited GST free
Suicidal Clients - When (and How) to Press the Panic Button

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>You don’t need to be afraid of working with suicidal clients. </p><p>Helping suicidal clients is important work

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$250 Limited GST free
Suicidal Clients - When (and How) to Press the Panic Button

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>You don’t need to be afraid of working with suicidal clients. </p><p>Helping suicidal clients is important work

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Attachment Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Attachment based therapy for children and adolescents focuses on an in-depth understanding of attachment theory, why it is effective and how it has become the center of family therapy. With the increase in working hours and screen based stimulation, we have also seen a rise in young people being medicalised and medicated. This course aims to repeal the shift toward young people being prematurely labeled, and first take another look at family based interventions, with proven... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Attachment Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Attachment based therapy for children and

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$260 Limited GST free
Attachment Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Attachment based therapy for children and

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Introduction

Cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) is a widely utilised therapeutic approach with strong evidence for its treatment effectiveness in a range of commonly seen clinical problems such as anxiety and depression. This workshop will introduce you to theoretical concepts underlying the CBT approach and basic techniques and intervention strategies, providing useful knowledge and skills which can be applied in a range of casework and mental health contexts. You will explore how common... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Introduction

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) is a

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Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) is one of the evidence-based psychological therapies approved by Medicare for treatment under Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care. Enhance your skills to empower your clients to better meet their interpersonal needs at this experiential and practical workshop. Interpersonal Psychotherapy can enable clients to develop more successful interpersonal skills and improve psychological well-being by overcoming what is not working in their interpersonal... [More]
$520 Limited GST free
Interpersonal Psychotherapy

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) is one

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Self-Regulation Skills for Helping Professionals

Challenges from work and daily life commonly impair healthy functioning, yet emergency and helping work requires the ability to maintain a state of calm, centred responsiveness. Training for helping professionals rarely includes learning how to identify and respond to indicators of disquiet within the self and research shows that emergency and helping professionals experience far greater rates of PTSD and PTSD type symptoms than the general population. This one day workshop... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Self-Regulation Skills for Helping Professionals

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Challenges from work and daily life commonly impair healthy functioning, yet emergency and helping work requires

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Beyond Individual Mental Health Pathology – The Power Threat Meaning Framework, as an alternative to functional psychiatric diagnosis

Changes are beginning to occur around the world as practitioner’s and governments count the mounting cost of the individual pathologizing medical model that dominates the mental health field. Under the current individual pathology model of mental distress instead of people and populations becoming healthier there has been an explosion of mental health problems. The limits of the individual medical pathological model are now clearly evident. The Marmot review (Marmot, 2010) is... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Beyond Individual Mental Health Pathology – The Power Threat Meaning Framework, as an alternative to functional psychiatric diagnosis

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Changes are beginning to occur around the world as practitioner’s and governments count the mounting cost of the

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How Good is your Therapeutic Effectiveness? Strategies for Optimizing Outcomes within a Range of Current Approaches

How good is your therapeutic effectiveness? We know that not one type of therapy stands out (Muhlhauser 2016) in terms of overall effectiveness, however, individual counsellors clearly do. Within given approaches, research shows very significant variation between individual counsellors. The evidence suggests that the abilities of individual counsellors/therapists may be a more significant factor in determining outcome than therapeutic orientation. Research based on Hubble et al... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
How Good is your Therapeutic Effectiveness? Strategies for Optimizing Outcomes within a Range of Current Approaches

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>How good is your therapeutic effectiveness? We know that not one type of therapy stands out (Muhlhauser 2016) in

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Art and Play Therapy with Children

This one day workshop provides a practical introduction to counselling children using art and play therapy. As toys are children’s words and play is their language, play therapy optimises children’s self-expression and safety in counselling. Learn what play therapy involves and how to maximise success in engagement with and change for children using this method. Case presentations are based on the presenter’s 20 years' of experience with children. Consideration is given to the... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Art and Play Therapy with Children

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This one day workshop provides a

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$260 Limited GST free
Art and Play Therapy with Children

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This one day workshop provides a

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Introduction to Family Therapy

Exposure to theories of family dynamics is not typically provided in undergraduate programs and practitioners often lack this understanding and the associated skills. This two day course explores two major models of practice in contemporary family therapy: systems theory and behavioural family interventions and the key therapeutic strategies offered in each approach. The Milan model of family therapy will be the focus. Professionals will learn basic skills in how to intervene using... [More]
$520 Limited GST free
Introduction to Family Therapy

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Exposure to theories of family dynamics

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Psychological First Aid – a Crisis Intervention Model

Psychological First Aid is an evidence informed, modular approach for assisting people in the immediate aftermath of incidents and disasters to reduce initial distress and to foster short and long-term adaptive functioning. It is basic, non-intrusive pragmatic care with a focus on: listening but not forcing talk; assessing needs and ensuring that basic needs are met; encouraging but not forcing company from significant others; and protecting from further harm. First ‘do no harm’ is... [More]
$260 Limited GST free
Psychological First Aid – a Crisis Intervention Model

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Psychological First Aid is an evidence

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