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
Friday 21 July, 9.00am to 4.00pm Community Hall at Mornington Presbyterian Church, 16 Maryhill Terrace, Dunedin. 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.
FEES $30 for SSPA members ($15 for a half day). $50 for non SSPA ($25 for a half day).
Register your interest here to join in SSPA's bulk order of the Community Law Manual 2017-2018 edition. We will go ahead once we have more than 20 interests. So spread the word and make sure to register by 7 July, 5.00pm.