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Mental Health Social Work and Contemporary Practice Symposium 2022

November 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

flagship Symposium for 2022

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About this event

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) invites you to join the flagship 2022 online symposium Mental Health Social Work and Contemporary Practice being held on Thursday 17 November.

The Symposium will bring to the fore the cutting-edge in mental health discussion and practice. With topics ranging from neurodiversity to EMDR therapy, keynote speakers and panel discussions will bring lively and thought-provoking debate to contemporary practice.

A rich and rewarding program will be offered, giving attendees practical learnings and take- aways.

Broad themes for 2022 include:
  • Latest trends and practices in the delivery of social work mental health services
  • Neurodiversity and inclusive practice
  • Trauma and neuroscience: therapeutic approaches and healing
  • Mental health promotion and the social determinants of health
  • COVID-19 and mental health awareness

Who will attend?

  • Social workers, allied health, health and social services practitioners
  • Researchers, educators and Higher Education Providers
  • Leaders and decision makers in the health, advocacy and social services sectors
  • Affiliated associations, agencies and organisations
  • Government Departments
  • Students of social work and other related health and social services courses

The Mental Health Social Work and Contemporary Practice Symposium will offer attendees a full day of insightful, practical and novel information that will challenge and promote new learnings.

To find out more- visit the AASW website.