Being Trauma-Informed in Practice, Dunedin

About the Workshop

This new workshop presented by Nicola Atwool will help participants develop a strong trauma-informed practice focus.  Building on previous SSPA workshops, there will also be oppportunities throughout the day for small group work so that material can be applied to your own work context.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Brief overview of trauma-informed practice
  • Knowledge base for trauma-informed practice
  • Skills to support trauma-informed practice
  • Self care
  • Trauma-informed systems


Friday 28 June 2019, 9.00am to 4.00pm
Kakapo room, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, DUNEDIN.

Morning tea and lunch provided.

$190 for SSPA members
$210 for non SSPA members.


Event Properties

Event Date 28-06-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 28-06-2019 4:00 pm
Capacity 50
Cut off date 27-06-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $190/ $210
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Past events

Events Archive

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

30 August in Rotorua. 

Event Date 30-08-2018 8:45 am
Event End Date 30-08-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 28-08-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 95
Individual Price $50/ $70

Engaging with Trauma is a practical, interactive workshop that uses a range of awareness and sensory modulation tools to aid in the development of resilience, emotional processing skills and safe grounding when working with people who have experienced trauma.

Led by Dr Janine Joyce, social worker and lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, this is a skills-development workshop that builds on Nicola Atwool’s popular series of seminars on trauma-informed practice.

6 July, Napier

Event Date 06-07-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-07-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 04-07-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $100/ $120

Register your interest here to join in SSPA's bulk order of the Community Law Manual 2018-2019 edition. We will place a bulk order once we have more than 20 interests. So spread the word and make sure to register your interest by 20 July 5.00pm.

Event Date 13-06-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 20-07-2018 5:00 pm
Cut off date 20-07-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: Unlimited
Individual Price TBA

This aims to develop the skills and knowledge of participants to win contracts through tendering.

Margaret Gilbert, Director of Corporate Contracts Management, helps participants to understand the procurement process and how best to respond to tenders by having an effective proposal response.

Wellington, 11 April

Event Date 11-04-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-04-2018 12:00 pm
Cut off date 10-04-2018 12:00 pm
Capacity: 10
Individual Price $70 - $90

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

15 February 2018 in Christchurch.

Event Date 15-02-2018 8:30 am
Event End Date 15-02-2018 3:45 pm
Cut off date 13-02-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 120
Individual Price 15 - 50