Social Service Providers Aotearoa
SSPA is a voice and support for non-profit organisations that turn lives around in their work with vulnerable children, young people and families/whanau.
Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, New Plymouth
Nicola Atwool, associate professor at Otago University, will talk about some of the challenges of social work and lead a workshop on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues.
Morning session agenda (9.00am - 12.30pm): 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 (1.00pm - 4.00pm): What is trauma and trauma-informed practice? The impact of trauma on brain development Implications for social work - children, adults, and perpetrators
Friday 22 March 2019, 9.00am to 4.00pm Copthorne Hotel, 42 Powderham Street, NEW PLYMOUTH.
Refreshments and lunch provided.
FEES $70 for SSPA members $80 for non SSPA members.