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.
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
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