Good Information Sharing for Child Wellbeing

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Covid-19 update: With Aotearoa at alert level 1 we have managed to complete our first round of workshops for 2020.

Learning Outcomes

Introductory knowledge of the information sharing provisions, how it works in practice and how to respond.

  • Increased capability in NGOs to use the information sharing provisions that promote good information sharing practice that enhances positive outcomes for tamariki and whānau
  • Understanding of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 legislation and awareness of the information sharing guidance for the sector
  • Understanding of responsibilities for and application of good information sharing provisions within their organisation
  • Increased collaboration and introducing the idea of regional communities of practice

By the end of this seminar participants will be able to:

  • Locate the appropriate provisions to share information in the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989, the Privacy Act 2018 and the Family Violence Act 2018
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legislation and the ambiguity that will be evident in putting it in practice
  • Describe the principles of the Privacy Act and in DPUP and how they relate to working with others when sharing information
  • Identify what information needs to be shared, with whom and in what situations
  • Explain how they respond to different information requests as illustrated during group activities, case scenarios and evaluation exercises
  • Explain who they can request information from and under what circumstances
  • Describe their obligation to consult with tamariki where appropriate and practicable and assess the implications of that in decision-making
  • Identify good information sharing practice and organisational system changes required



Past Workshops:

Kaitaia - Wednesday 23rd September - Far North REAP

Whangarei - Wednesday 16th September - Barge Showgrounds 

Dargaville - Thursday 17th September - Lighthouse Function Centre, Dargaville Museum

Auckland (North) - Wednesday October 21st - Netball North Harbour 

Auckland (West) - Thursday October 15th - Te Pai Centre

Auckland (Central) - Tuesday October 20th - ATWC

Auckland (South) - Wednesday October 14th - Life Conference Centre 

Hamilton - Thursday 17th September - Wintec 

Tauranga - Thursday November 5th - Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard

Rotorua - Tuesday 22nd September - Cascades Room, Holiday Inn 

Gisborne - Friday November 6th - HB Williams Memorial Library

New Plymouth - Wednesday 16th September - Plymouth International 

Hastings - Thursday 24th September - Wine Country Motel

Palmerston North - Thursday 17th September - Awapuni racecourse 

Porirua - Monday 14th September - Te Rauparaha Arena

Wellington - Wednesday 16th September - St Johns in the City

Nelson - Wednesday 16th September - Greenmeadows Centre 

Nelson - Wednesday October 21st - Safeguarding Children, Sports House

Greymouth - Tuesday 13th October - Ashley Hotel

Christchurch - Wednesday 9th September - Aldersgate Centre 

Timaru - Friday 18th September - Caroline Bay Tearooms 

Dunedin - Thursday 17th September - Kakapo Room, Otago Museum