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 (8.45am - 12.15pm): 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 (12.45pm - 3.45pm): What is trauma and trauma-informed practice? The impact of trauma on brain development Implications for social work - children, adults, and perpetrators
Friday 15 February 2019, 8.45am to 3.45pm Westport Bridge Club, 12A Lyndhurst Street, WESTPORT.
Refreshments and lunch provided.
FEES $70 for SSPA members $80 for non SSPA members.