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Presented by experts in health and ageing, the webinars cover a wide range of issues related to working with older adults such as cognitive impairment, life-stage transitions, late-life emotional experiences and psychosocial approaches for aged care residents and their families.

Webinar schedule 2023

Our webinars are free and open to anyone. They are conducted online from 4.45–6pm Melbourne/Sydney time. 

Module Presenter Date

Introduction to counselling approaches in residential aged care settings

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Mark Silver and panel Friday 3 March

Cognitive behavioural therapy for older adults

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Dr Deborah Koder Friday 17 March

Technological solutions for aged care

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Michelle Eunson Friday 31 March

Technology initiatives for dementia care

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Dr Tanya Petrovich Friday 14 April

Trauma focussed treatments with older adults

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Dr Monica Cations Friday 28 April

Safe and inclusive care for forgotten Australians, care leavers and older people with complex trauma

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Meg Schwarz Friday 12 May

Dementia support services

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Dr Sarah Elder and Tom Gauci Friday 26 May
Reminiscence therapy Professor Sunil Bhar Friday 9 June
Elder abuse, dementia and decision making capacity – An intersectional approach Dominique Horne Friday 23 June
Writing illness: A narrative approach to the psychological challenges of illness Professor Richard Freadman and panel Friday 7 July
Voluntary assisted dying: What you need to know Kristen Kappel Friday 21 July

Parkinson’s disease: What you need to know

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Victor McConvey Friday 4 August

Grief and loss

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Chris Hall Friday 18 August
Delirium and trauma issues with older adults Dr Dianne Clifton Friday 1 September
Neuropsychological aspects of dementia Dr Luke Smith Friday 15 September

End of life and palliative care: What you need to know

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Jo Wood and Dr Leeroy William Friday 13 October
Family carer support in residential aged care Denise Wissmann Friday 27 October
Art, music and dance therapy programs with older adults Romy Engelbrecht, Jackie Burden, Xanthe Golenko Friday 10 November
Intergenerational programs in aged care Mark Silver and panel Friday 24 November

Past webinar recordings

Missed a webinar?

Most webinars are recorded and most presenters share their presentation slides. You can find these in our webinar schedule (for 2023 and 2022) or by searching for the relevant webinar name on Swinburne Commons.

Module Presenter Date

Issues in rural and regional aged care in Australia

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Dr Sue Wilson and panel Friday 4 March

Introduction to counselling approaches in residential aged care settings

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Mark Silver and panel Friday 18 March

Cognitive behavioural therapy for older adults

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Dr Deborah Koder Friday 1 April

Conducting research in residential aged care: benefits, challenges and lessons learned

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Dr Jo Walsoszek Friday 29 April

Trauma-focused treatments with older adults

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Dr Monica Cations Friday 13 May

The Office of the Public Advocate: powers of attorneys and understanding capacity

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Katie Riceputo Friday 27 May

Technological solutions for residents in aged care

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Dr Tanya Petrovich Friday 10 June

Recognising and responding to elder abuse

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Gary Ferguson and Jacinta Woehl Friday 24 June

Reminiscence therapy

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Professor Sunil Bhar Friday 8 July

End of life and palliative care: what you need to know

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Dr Dianne Clifton and Sheena Appleyard Friday 22 July

Volunteering and the digital story program

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Rebecca Collins and panel Friday 5 August

Stroke: what you need to know

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Boroondara Stroke Support Group Friday 19 August

Grief and loss

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Chris Hall Friday 2 September
Neuropsychological aspects of dementia Dr Luke Smith Friday 16 September

Parkinson's disease: what you need to know

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Victor McConvey  Friday 14 October

Living with significant health issues: a life story perspective

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Professor Richard Freadman and panel Friday 28 October

Dementia: an introduction

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Denise Wissmann Friday 11 November

Art, dance and music therapy programs with older adults

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Xanthe Golenko, Jackie Burden and Zara Thompson Friday 25 November

Intergenerational programs in aged care

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Mark Silver and panel Friday 9 December

Frequently asked questions

No, unfortunately we are unable to issue certificates of attendance.

The webinars are conducted online through Zoom. You need to have access to a phone or a computer. You also need internet connection to see the presentation slides and the speaker, but you can hear the webinar live through a phone by dialling the number provided.

To register for a webinar, please go to the registration form by clicking the relevant link in the webinar schedule. Registrations are generally open two weeks before the webinar.

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