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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
   Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
   Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence
   White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Webinar
   Child Matters: 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies
   Child Matters: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection 2020
   Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

Weekly Media Roundup

May 01, 2014 at 10:00 AM

There has been a lot going on in the news this week!

 

Increased government support for victims of sexual violence:

The government is clearly getting the message that more needs to be done for victims of sexual violence. There have been two significant announcements this week.

ACC to cover rape therapy costs in full, giving victims more time for recovery

Government announces $10 million boost for funding for sexual violence support services

 

Government announces full ban on Legal highs until further testing carried out:

The government has responded to community pressure to ban the sales of legal highs. While this move has been widely welcomed by those impacted by the use of legal highs, there are questions raised about what support will be available for those who need to detox.    

All remaining Legal highs to be withdrawn from sale

Mixed reaction to legal high ban

Families elated at legal highs ban

 

Launch of Women's Refuge Flagship Store, Yellow Belle:

This week also saw the launch of the Women's Refuge flagship Yellow Belle store in Takapuna. This initiative will enable Refuge to tap into sustainable sources of revenue.

Opshop with a difference wants designer dresses for worthy cause

 

Men raising their voices for change:

Click here to see a great campaign from the UN, which sees high profile men calling for gender equality and empowerment for women.

 

Truancy Firm labels vulnerable children as "bullied', "dummies", "brats" and "CYF kids":

This article provides a disturbing picture of how private companies funded by the taxpayer view some of our most vulnerable and disengaged children. It raises serious questions over the role of companies who are driven by profit motives in "solving" some of society's most complext social problems.

Crude classification of truants upsets, while some contractors appear unable to meet targets.

 

Auckland man on trial for ex's murder:

Karl Eddy, 39, appeared in the High Court, charged with the murder of Alicia McCallion, 23.


NZs most prolific stalker released from prison:

Nzs worst stalker to go free - monitored by GPS



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