Good Information Sharing for Child Wellbeing

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Covid-19 update: With Aotearoa at alert level 1 we will be providing workshops as we are able to and in compliance with government protocols.

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

 Upcoming Workshops:

Albany - Tuesday 23rd March, 10am to 1.30pm - Albany Tennis Centre, 321 Oteha Valley Road 

Waitakere - Thursday 15th April, 10am to 1.30pm - Te Pai Centre, 31-35 Te Pai Place, Henderson - Join waiting list

Greenlane - Wednesday 12th May, 10.30am to 2.00pm - The Parenting Place, 330 Great South Road - Registration is open

Pukekohe - Thursday March 18th, 9.30am to 1pm - Pukekohe Park, 222/250 Manukau Rd 

Hamilton - Tuesday 16th March, 9am to 12.30pm - Ethos Cafe conference room, 100 Morrinsville Road 

Rotorua - Wednesday 21st April, 9am to 12.30pm - Rotorua Youth Centre, 6 Te Ngae Rd - Registration is open

Tokoroa - 6th May, 9am to 12.30pm - South Waikato Sport and Event Centre, 25 Mossop Road-  Registration is open

Hāwera - 5th May, 9.30am to 1pm - West Lounge, TSB Hub, Camberwell Road - Registration is open

Napier - Friday 30th April, 9am to 12.30pm - Napier Sailing Club, 63 West Quay - Registration is open

Palmerston North - May 25th, 9am to 12.30pm - Palmerston North Conference Centre - Join waiting list

Palmerston North - June 1st, 9am to 12.30pm - Palmerston North Conference Centre - Registration is open

Blenheim - Thursday 8th April, 12.30pm to 4pm - Scenic Hotel Marlborough, 65 Alfred St. 

Nelson - Tuesday 23rd March, 9.30am to 1pm - Safeguarding Children, 142 Saxton Road East 

Christchurch - Tuesday 13th April, 9.30am to 1pm - McFaddens Centre, 64 McFaddens Road, St Albans - Join waiting list

Invercargill - 5th May, 1pm to 4.30pm - ILT Southen Stadium - Registration is open


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