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Responding to perpetrators of family violence - Seminars

November 10, 2016 at 4:24 PM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

Auckland - 30 November 2016, 1-2.30pm.
Room 732-201, Tāmaki Campus, Gate 1, 261 Morrin Road, St Johns, Auckland.
Free. Registration closes 28 November 2016. Register now

Wellington - 2 December 2016, 10am-12noon.
Wharewaka Function Centre, Taranaki Wharf, Odlins Square, Wellington Waterfront.
Free.  Registration closes 30 November 2016. Register now

Presenter: Dr Devon Polaschek.
Organised by New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse and Superu.
The Wellington seminar will also be live streamed on the Superu Facebook page.

You are invited to attend this seminar, in Auckland, hosted by the New Zealand Family Clearinghouse, or in Wellington, hosted by Superu, or live streamed on Facebook (on 2 December).

Dr Devon PolaschekPhD DipClinPsyc, is a clinical psychologist and professor of criminal justice psychology at Victoria University of Wellington.

This presentation is based on the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse Issues Paper, Responding to perpetrators of family violence (November 2016).

At this seminar, Dr Polaschek will provide an overview of research on achieving positive change with people perpetrating family violence. She will outline the need for integrated safety-oriented system responses, including the range of long-term supports needed for perpetrators to achieve and maintain non-violence. She will conclude with suggestions for ways forward.

Please register for either the Auckland or Wellington event. Spaces are limited. If you register and are unable to attend please cancel your registration so that tickets can be released to people on the waitlist.



Category: Training