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   Weekly Media Roundup
   ComVoices: 2020 State of the Sector Survey Snapshot
   Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19 - Virtual Briefing
   Mental Wellness and Community Collective Care in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic
   Disclosures - Training webinar
   INSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children
   Weekly Media Roundup
   MSD Family Violence and Sexual Violence Service Provider Update
   White Ribbon 2020 and 16 days of activism against gender based violence
   Pasefika Proud ethnic specific family violence prevention training 2020-21
   SSPA: Learn More About Responding to Section 7AA
   RFP for resources to support new Relationships and Sexuality Education guidelines
   Child Protection for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) sector: training webinar
   Information sharing: training webinar
   Online Community Seminar: Preventing the Removal of Infants by the State
   Government and NGO interim CEDAW reports set out work to be done
   Social Determinants of Health Webinar: COVID-19, social determinants and violence
   Weekly Media Roundup
   New Minister for Prevention of Family & Sexual Violence, other positions announced
   Kia whiti tonu - "To shine brightly"
   Latest research report from Growing Up in New Zealand released
   Free Young Mum Support Program next intake 2021
   Aotearoa Sustainable Development Goals Summit Series Hui #1: See the Change
   Te Kupenga: 2018
   Creating a level playing field for ALL women - Experiences & issues for disabled women

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

When: Thursday 27 April 2017, 3.30-6pm.

Where: OGGB3, Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland.

Keynote contribution from: Judge Andrew Becroft, Aotearoa New Zealand Children’s Commissioner.

Organised by the Childhood, Youth Research Network supported by the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education and Social, Work, University of Auckland.

Free. All welcome. Registration required

In 2016 the New Zealand government announced the launch of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children - Oranga Tamariki. This will see the current CYF system replaced by a completely new model that claims to address the short and long-term wellbeing of at-risk children and support their transition into adulthood. The new Ministry was officially launched in April 2017.

Public Seminar aims to:

  • Provide a forum for discussion of the proposed changes and their consequences for people working with children and young people in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • To bring together a wide range of professionals working in Child and Youth Welfare, Youth Development, Health, Education and Youth Justice to discuss some of the opportunities and challenges they may face in light of this major policy change.
  • To discuss the perceived challenges, opportunities, and priorities for the new Ministry of Vulnerable Children
  • To identify a range of possible policy priorities that could help improve professional practice and Child and Youth Welfare outcomes in the future.

Keynote speaker:

  • Judge Andrew Becroft, Aotearoa New Zealand Children's Commissioner

Panelists:

  • Prue Kapua, National President, Te Ropu Wahine Māori Toko i te Ora Māori Women's Welfare League
  • Dr Julia Ioane, Lecturer/Clinical Psychologist, School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, AUT
  • Dr Patrick Kelly, Service Clinical Director, Te Puaruruhau (Child Protection Team), Starship Children’s Hospital and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland
  • Anya Satyanand, Executive Officer, Ara Taiohi, the Peak Body for Youth Development in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Discussant Dr Ian Hyslop, Senior Lecturer, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland

Target Audience: Service Managers and Professionals working in Social Service, Public Health and the community sector. Programme Designers, Public Servants academics and social researchers who are working in the social and community services space.

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