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Child Matters 1-Day Workshops

January 18, 2019 at 8:59 AM

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The Impact of Family Violence on Children

1-Day Workshop (9am – 4pm)

Auckland South: 28th February 2019 

Tauranga: 6th March 2019 

Hamilton: 20th March 2019 

Rotorua: 10th April 2019 

Christchurch: 15th May 2019

Porirua: 15th May 2019

Venue: Confirmed on enrolment

Cost: $185.00 + GST* (*includes course fees and resources)

 

What will be covered:

  • The prevalence of family violence involving children in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • The causes, dynamics and cycle of family violence including concepts of power and control
  • The interrelated nature of intimate partner violence and child abuse and neglect
  • The effects of exposure to family violence on children and the impact on parenting
  • Understanding that adult victims of intimate partner violence who are parents, are not responsible for the abusive partner’s violence and its cessation
  • Supporting a child who is experiencing family violence and identify where to seek assistance for children
  • Being better equipped to identify best evidence-based interventions and good practice for responding to children exposed to family violence.

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The Dynamics of Sexual Abuse

1-Day Workshop (9am-4pm)

Auckland North: 16th April 2019

Hamilton: 30th April 2019

Venue: Confirmed on enrolment

 Cost: $185.00 + GST* (*includes course fees and resources)

 

What will be covered:

  • Sexual abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand and legislation relating to sexual violence including grooming
  • Identifying the signs and indicators that a child may have been sexually abused
  • Understanding how the internet can be used to groom and sexually abuse children and young people, and action that can be taken to prevent sexual abuse online   
  • Understanding myths associated with sexual abuse and what the reality is
  • Understanding the effects of sexual abuse on children
  • Identifying how to respond to disclosures of sexual abuse and the actions to take when concerned about a child at risk of sexual abuse
  • Understanding child on child harmful sexual behaviours
  • The dynamics, risks and behaviours of child sexual offenders
  • Support the needs of children who have been sexually abused, their families and whānau and offenders when abuse has happened. 

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Identifying and Responding to Vulnerability and Child Abuse

1-Day Workshop (9am-4pm)

Rotorua: 22nd February 2019

Hamilton: 27th February 2019

Wellington: 7th March 2019

Christchurch: 21st March 2019

Auckland: 15th May 2019

Venue: Confirmed on enrolment

Cost: $185.00 + GST* (*includes course fees and resources)

 

What will be covered:

  • Understanding the context of child abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand including the current national approach to preventing and addressing child abuse and neglect 
  • Understanding the concept of vulnerability and factors that contribute to vulnerability and risk
  • Understanding the barriers to intervening when children are at risk
  • Understanding the nature and effects of trauma specifically focusing on family violence, child abuse and neglect
  • Identifying the different types of child abuse and neglect including exploitation of children, and recognise indicators and signs of child abuse and neglect
  • How to identify and intervene early when children and young people are vulnerable to child abuse and neglect
  • How to respond to children and young people when abuse is suspected or disclosed
  • Understanding policy and legal requirements and processes for responding to, and reporting, child abuse and neglect.
  • Where to refer children, young people, families and whānau for support
  • An opportunity to implement new learning in practice through the use of case studies

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For more information about Child Matters' workshops contact Tracey Goodrick – phone 07 282 0685 or email traceyg@childmatters.org.nz



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