Supporting Safe Practice – Preventing Professional Dangerousness

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

Date and Venue

27 August 2020, 9.00am—4.00pm (Morning tea and lunch provided)

Venue: The McFaddens Centre, 64 McFaddens Road, St Albans, Christchurch


$140 for SSPA members per workshop

$160 for non SSPA members per workshop

(including GST)

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Event Properties

Event Date 27-08-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 27-08-2020 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-07-2020 10:00 am
Capacity 30
Cut off date 25-08-2020 5:00 pm
Individual Price $140.00