Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, Christchurch

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 (8.30am - 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 (12.30pm - 3.45pm):
What is trauma and trauma-informed practice?
The impact of trauma on brain development
Implications for social work - children, adults, and perpetrators

Thursday 15 February 2018, 8.30am to 3.45pm
Addington Raceway, Silks Lounge
75 Jack Hinton Dr, Addington, Christchurch

Refreshments 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.


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

Event Properties

Event Date 15-02-2018 8:30 am
Event End Date 15-02-2018 3:45 pm
Capacity 120
Cut off date 13-02-2018 5:00 pm
Individual Price 15 - 50
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
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Past events

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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

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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