Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, Rotorua

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

Morning session agenda (8.45am - 11.45am):
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 (12.15pm - 3.30pm):
What is trauma and trauma-informed practice?
The impact of trauma on brain development
Implications for social work - children, adults, and perpetrators

Thursday 30 August 2018, 8.45am to 3.30pm
Venue TBC

Refreshments and lunch provided.

$50 for SSPA members
$70 for non SSPA members.

Please note this workshop requires minimum registration of 40 to go ahead. Venue will be advised. 

Event Properties

Event Date 30-08-2018 8:45 am
Event End Date 30-08-2018 3:30 pm
Capacity 85
Cut off date 28-08-2018 5:00 pm
Individual Price $50/ $70

Past events

Events Archive

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Event Date Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Event End Date Friday, 20 July 2018
Cut off date Friday, 20 July 2018

Engaging with Trauma is a practical, interactive workshop that uses a range of awareness and sensory modulation tools to aid in the development of resilience, emotional processing skills and safe grounding when working with people who have experienced trauma.

Led by Dr Janine Joyce, social worker and lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, this is a skills-development workshop that builds on Nicola Atwool’s popular series of seminars on trauma-informed practice.

1 June, Auckland.

Event Date Friday, 01 June 2018
Event End Date Friday, 01 June 2018
Cut off date Tuesday, 29 May 2018

This aims to develop the skills and knowledge of participants to win contracts through tendering.

Margaret Gilbert, Director of Corporate Contracts Management, helps participants to understand the procurement process and how best to respond to tenders by having an effective proposal response.

Wellington, 11 April

Event Date Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Event End Date Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Cut off date Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Dr. Nicola Atwool from Otago University presenting on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues. 

15 February 2018 in Christchurch.

Event Date Thursday, 15 February 2018
Event End Date Thursday, 15 February 2018
Cut off date Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Beyond Boundaries: collaboration in action, Kei Tua o Pae: Kia Kotahi te Whakaaro

Te Papa – Wellington – Monday and Tuesday, 4 and 5 September

To download conference papers, go to Conference 2017 page.

Event Date Monday, 04 September 2017
Event End Date Tuesday, 05 September 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 31 August 2017