Child fatality reviews continue to show us that while families engage in dangerous dynamics that lead to harm so unfortunately can the professionals and agencies working with them.   Inadvertently contributing to a poor outcome for a child, young person or family member can have a devasting effect on workers and often leads to resignation from the profession. This one-day workshop with facilitator Dr Nicki Weld provides an in-depth look at the concept of professional dangerousness in relation to child and family work and explores individual and organisation dangerous dynamics that can occur.

26 March 2020, 9am-4pm in Christchurch. 

Event Date 26-03-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 26-03-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 30
Cut off date 24-03-2020 5:00 pm
Individual Price $140/$160

This workshop for supervisors facilitated by Dr Nicki Weld provides an overview of relational trauma, and then explores indirect trauma impacts on workers and ways to mitigate these in supervision.  The concepts of parallel process and counter-transference are also examined along with reflective practice based questions and tools.

27 March 2020, 9am-4pm in Christchurch. 

Event Date 27-03-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 27-03-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 30
Cut off date 24-03-2020 5:00 pm
Individual Price $140/$160

Past events

Events Archive

Location: The Dunedin Centre, 1 Harrop Street, Dunedin

Online registrations are now closed however please call Brenda Pilott on 027 430 6016 if you would like to attend

Activate – the place where social service leaders and practitioners come together and connect with decision makers.

The Dunedin Centre, 21 – 22 October 2019, Dunedin.
Please go to the Conference Page to view full information

Event Date 21-10-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 22-10-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 16-10-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 280
Individual Price $60 - $415

Location: The Dunedin Centre, 1 Harrop Street, Dunedin

Activate – the place where social service leaders and practitioners come together and connect with decision makers.

The Dunedin Centre, 21 – 22 October 2019, Dunedin.
Please go to the Conference Page to view full information

Event Date 21-10-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 22-10-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 16-10-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 280
Individual Price $60 - $415

Location: The Dunedin Centre, 1 Harrop Street, Dunedin

Activate – the place where social service leaders and practitioners come together and connect with decision makers.

The Dunedin Centre, 21 – 22 October 2019, Dunedin.
Please go to the Conference Page to view full information

Event Date 21-10-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 22-10-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 16-10-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 280
Individual Price We will invoice you at the discounted rate

Dr. Nicola Atwool from Otago University will present a new workshop on being trauma-informed in practice. 

28 June in Dunedin. 

Event Date 28-06-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 28-06-2019 4:00 pm
Cut off date 27-06-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $190/ $210

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

22 March in New Plymouth. 

Event Date 22-03-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 22-03-2019 4:00 pm
Cut off date 21-03-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 80
Individual Price $70/ $80