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
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 Date||30-08-2018 8:45 am|
|Event End Date||30-08-2018 3:30 pm|
|Cut off date||28-08-2018 5:00 pm|
|Individual Price||$50/ $70|
Register your interest here to join in SSPA's bulk order of the Community Law Manual 2018-2019 edition. We will place a bulk order once we have more than 20 interests. So spread the word and make sure to register your interest by 20 July 5.00pm.
|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|