Engaging with Trauma - Whangarei

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.

This all-day workshop consists of short power-point presentation, group work, pair discussion and individual assessment.

Key learning outcomes are:

  • Understand the importance of self knowledge when engaging with people suffering the effects of trauma.
  • Practice three grounding techniques and learn the importance of emotional safety
  • Learn practical calming skills for client work.

If you and your organisation work with children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma, this training is not to be missed.

To make the most of the workshop, participants are encouraged to do some preparation. Either you will have attended a “Child-centred and Trauma-informed Practice” workshop by Dr Nicola Atwool, or complete free
modules from the Werry Centre. Further details will be sent once you’ve registered.

Tuesday 5th February 2019, 9.00am—3.30pm (morning tea and light lunch provided)

Distinction Hotel, 9 Riverside Drive, Riverside, WHANGAREI

$100 SSPA members / $120 Non-SSPA members (including GST)

Register online today as space is limited. 

Event Properties

Event Date 05-02-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-02-2019 3:30 pm
Capacity 50
Cut off date 04-02-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $100/ $120
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Past events

Events Archive

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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