Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, Alexandra

Nicola Atwool, associate professor at Otago University, will talk about some of the challenges of social work and lead an interactive workshop on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues.

Morning session agenda:
Why are the two practices important? Changes in the NZ care and protection system
Dominant perspectives on care and protection
What is Child-Centred Practice and where did it come from?

Afternoon session agenda:
What is trauma and trauma-informed practice?
The impact of trauma on brain development
Implications for social work - children, adults, and perpetrators

Tuesday 12 September, 9.00am to 4.00pm
Springvale Room at The Cellar Door Function Venue
143 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra

Morning tea and lunch provided.

NOTE: It is possible to register for a half day—morning or afternoon. Morning session will cover child-centred practice, afternoon session will cover trauma-informed practice.

$30 for SSPA members ($15 for a half day).
$50 for non SSPA ($25 for a half day).

Event Properties

Event Date 12-09-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 12-09-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity 60
Individual Price 15 - 50
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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