Supporting Safe Practice - Preventing Professional Dangerousness, Christchurch

About the Workshop

This workshop for workers and supervisors provides an in-depth look at the concept of professional dangerousness in relation to child and family work and explores individual and organisation dangerous dynamics that can occur.  It offers strategies to prevent professional dangerousness from an individual and agency perspective. 

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of professional dangerousness
  • Name individual and agency dangerous dynamics
  • Describe the concepts of hostage theory and the professional accommodation syndrome
  • Identify individual and agency strategies to prevent professional dangerousness
  • Apply the concepts of self-awareness, self compassion, and reflexivity

Introducing.....

Dr Nicki Weld is currently a national social work advisor for Stand Children Services.  She is also a Director of CNZN Ltd, New Zealand, which provides training, facilitation, supervision, consultancy and solutions for child protection and social service management and workers.  Nicki is the author of E Ko te Matakahi - Therapeutic Social Work, A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions, The Whole Sphere - Supporting well-being, and recovery from relational trauma, The Three Houses Tool - A handbook for application.  She is the primary creator of the Three Houses tool used internationally.

 

Thursday 26 March 2020, 9.00am to 4.00pm

Garden Lounge, The McFaddens Centre, 64 McFaddens Road, St Albans, Christchurch

Morning tea and lunch provided.


FEES
$140 for SSPA members per workshop
$160 for non SSPA members per workshop
(including GST)

Workshop registration cancellation and refund policy:
Registration fees are to be paid prior to the event date.
Our cancellation policy is: cancellations received in writing 5 working days prior to the event will receive a refund of event fees.  If you cancel within 5 days of the workshop you are not eligible to receive a refund. 
If your schedule has changed you are more than welcome to send someone else in your place.  Please advise us of the changes in writing.
SSPA endeavours to provide affordable training and requires minimum numbers for each workshop to proceed.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 26-03-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 26-03-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 30
Cut off date 24-03-2020 5:00 pm
Individual Price $140/$160

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. 

15 February in Westport. 

Event Date 15-02-2019 8:45 am
Event End Date 15-02-2019 3:45 pm
Cut off date 14-02-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 60
Individual Price $70/ $80

Unfortunately due to the facilitator no longer being available on this date we have regrettably had to cancel this workshop.  We sincerely apologise for this.

 

Event Date 08-02-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-02-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 16-01-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $100/ $120

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.

 

Event Date 05-02-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-02-2019 3:30 pm
Cut off date 04-02-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $100/ $120

RASNZ is a specialist mental health agency that works with former refugee clients based in Auckland.

Keeping with our goal of supporting services working with former refugee clients, we are delivering a one-day training for health and allied professionals who support clients from a former refugee background.

 

Event Date 30-11-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 30-11-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date 29-11-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $70/ $90

The purpose of service design is to design according to the needs of customers or participants, so that the service is user-friendly, and relevant to the customers.

Service design is the activity of reviewing, planning and organising the components of a service in order to improve its quality and the interaction between service provider and customers. 

 

Event Date 15-11-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 15-11-2018 12:30 pm
Cut off date 14-11-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 20
Individual Price $50/ $60