Workshops

Senior practitioners at Bower Place & national & international guest presenters conduct workshop and presentations on a range of topics.

Practitioners at Bower Place have extensive experience in working with complex systems and families. Bower Knowledge & Training is presented through this complexity lens. Bower Place offer a range of training options:

  • Face to face workshops
  • Online workshops
  • Specifically designed professional development tailored to team & organisational needs
    Consulting

Who would be suited to these Bower Place workshops?

  • Practitioners, service delivery agencies, regulatory & funding bodies.
  • Bower Place and TAFE SA ( who completed qualifications at Bower Place) Alumni
  • Current students studying human services related qualifications
  • Organisations & human services workers dealing with complex matters
  • Individuals, couples & families to access ideas & information

Face to Face workshops

Face to face full day workshops are held at Bower Place 9.30am – 5pm throughout the year.

Workshops may include a combination of knowledge, theory & practical clinical observations or case examples.

For enquiries, please email info@bowerplace.com.au or call (08) 8221 6066

Click here to apply

2019 Bower Place workshop series to be announced:

  • 15th March 2019 – TBA
  • 31st May 2019 – TBA
  • 26th July 2019 – TBA
  • 20th September 2019 – TBA
  • 25th October 2019 – TBA

What is the cost of the Bower Place workshops?

Cost of guest presenter series to be announced.

Guest Presenters

Workshops by invited guest national & international guest presenters are located within the Bower Place conceptualization of itself as an organisation that deals with clinical practice, knowledge & training.  

2019 Bower Place guest presenter series to be announced.

Who would be suited to these guest presenter workshops?

  • Practitioners, service delivery agencies, regulatory & funding bodies.
  • Organisations & families dealing with complex matters

What is the cost of the guest presenter workshops?

Cost of guest presenter series to be announced.

Online Workshops

Course content

  • A coherent systemic methodology through which to address complex clients
  • An understanding of the part of all those involved in creating and maintaining complexity
  • A way of thinking that addresses constraints to change
  • Practical tools to explore and understand each client
  • Strategies and intervention to address presenting difficulties

Bower Systemic Complexity Series

  • Topic 1: A theoretical frame for understanding & working with complex cases
  • Topic 2: Working with complex children & families
  • Topic 3: Working with complex adolescents & families
  • Topic 4: Working with complex adults & families

Who are the presenters?

The series will be presented by the director and practitioners of the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic:

  • Malcolm Robinson, Director of the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic, social worker and family therapist
  • Catherine Sanders, clinical psychologist and family therapist
  • Ann Weir and Melissa Minney, psychologists
  • Ecaterina Eltahir and Charles Maddison, social workers & counsellors

Who would be suited to these online workshops?

  • All mental health practitioners: psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health social workers, family therapists, counsellors, mental health nurses and case coordinators. Post-graduate students in relevant disciplines will also benefit.
  • Service delivery agencies, regulatory & funding bodies.
  • Organisations & families dealing with complex matters

Please note: The knowledge presented in topic 1 provides the foundation for all following workshops. To maximise learning, it is assumed that participants will complete topic 1 as a pre-requisite, which is expanded upon throughout the other topics.

Professional Development points

Psychologists and social workers are eligible to claim Continuing Professional Development points:

  • Theory topic + 1 Topic = 3 CPD points
  • Theory topic + 2 Topics = 5 CPD points
  • Theory topic + 3 Topics = 7 CPD points

What is the cost of the online Complexity Series Workshops?

  • Theory topic + 1 Topic = $150
  • Theory topic + 2 Topics = $200
  • Theory topic + 3 Topics = $250

prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Group discount for 4 topics

  • One person = $250
  • 2-5 people = $250 per person – 10% discount each
  • 6-10 people = $250 per person – 20% discount each

prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

How do I enrol?

Click here to enrol online.