Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, Nelson

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

Thursday 19 October 2017, 9.00am to 4.00pm
Lecture Theatre A211
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
322 Hardy St, Nelson

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).

Event Properties

Event Date 19-10-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 19-10-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity 90
Individual Price 15 - 50
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Past events

Events Archive

An interactive workshop on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues. 12 Sep in Alexandra.

Event Date Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Event End Date Tuesday, 12 September 2017

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