QLD Professional Development

CCAA(Q) encourages Supervisors to source supervision professional development via the Australasian Association of Supervision (AAOS) which holds events in Brisbane each year.  The AAOS Calendar of Supervision PD can be found at http://www.supervision.org.au/calendar/ 
Supervision Groups - Please refer to listings under Supervision on the Membership Pages.


This one-day workshop is aimed at practitioners who work with children, young people, adults, couples, families, and/or organisations supporting clients with emotional, relational, social and/or mental health issues. This workshop will introduce participants to Systemic Family Therapy as a framework for practice that is helpful for individuals of all ages as well as couples and families, and ways of working that broaden our understanding of the “client’s problem” and provide practical skills for intervening to help our clients with the challenges they are facing. This workshop will be interactive, experiential and self-reflective in order to enhance participant learning.

This workshop will cover:
What is Family Therapy? And how does it fit within the broader community of Psychotherapies?
What are the different types of Family Therapy?
Contemporary practice in Family Therapy including Integration with other Psychotherapies
The evidence base for Family Therapy
How does Family Therapy help achieve change in the lives of those we work with?
How to engage clients in therapy...and how to engage with clients when there is more than one person/family member in the room
Key foundational concepts/language in Family Therapy relevant to practice
Guidelines for conducting the assessment session and using assessment as an intervention
Essential micro-skills for assessment and intervention


Event date 13-04-2019 8:30 am
Event End Date 13-04-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 10-04-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 40
Registered 7
Available place 33
Individual Price $192.50
Location Christian Heritage College


Ethical practice demands that counsellors bracket their own values, and while Christian counsellors can know this explicitly, the practical experience of being confronted with clients who hold very different values and beliefs can create dilemmas for some developing and experienced counsellors. This presentation will introduce some observations on potential difficulties created in trying to integrate a Christian worldview, with the many historical and philosophical influences that have travelled alongside it. Discussion around some of the common dilemmas faced by Christian counsellors regarding spirituality and worldview issues will be invited throughout the presentation with direct questions being presented to the participants (so come ready to participate!).

Special General Meeting will be held at start of meeting (approximately 5 minutes)

Event date 16-05-2019 7:30 pm
Event End Date 16-05-2019 9:00 pm
Cut off date 15-05-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 40
Registered 0
Available place 40
Individual Price $52.50
Location Christian Heritage College

2019 LogoMore details to follow soon. - Refer also Conference Page

Event date 13-09-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 15-09-2019 3:00 pm
Capacity 120
Available place 120
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