Training opportunities

Use this page to find out about family violence and sexual violence related trainings available around Auckland as well as trainings provided by WAVES Trust.

WAVES is also able to design trainings or workshops to meet the particular needs of your agency.  Recent trainings have included-

  • family violence and abuse awareness trainings for in-home caregivers
  • family violence awareness for employers
  • family violence screening advice
  • impact of family violence on children (including training for Police)
  • workshops for teachers on recognising and responding to children living with family violence

WAVES also works with other agencies to deliver education opportunities, eg.

  • cultural awareness workshops in collaboration with Auckland Council, Settling In, and Ethnic service providers. 
  • legal education workshops with Waitakere Community Law Service
  • hosting community information sessions for MSD (eg. The Green Paper for Vulnerable Children)
  • contributing to family violence awareness trainings within other organisations

the_WAVE.jpgContact us to discuss training options to meet your particular needs.

Phone WAVES on 09 838 4834  or email administrator@waves.org.nz

Training News

Mar
15
Training
Learn how to support your clients through the legal aspects of family strain – care of children, domestic violence, Oranga Tamariki. March 27 2019, 10am – 12pm, Takapuna. Organised by ANCAD
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Mar
01
Training
Family Planning are holding a free half day training around teaching/talking about relationships and sexuality to young people. This training has a focus on primary/intermediate school age, and covers ideas such as healthy friendships, crushes, identity, body parts, boundaries, pubertal changes etc. Tuesday 26 March, 9am - 1pm at at Manutewhau Community Hub, West Harbour. Family Planning also have a range of other free training courses coming up in 2019
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Mar
01
Training
This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the prevalence, dynamics and effects of sexual abuse of children. Participants will also develop an understanding of child on child harmful sexual behaviours and the patterns of child sexual offender behaviour. Auckland North: 16th April 2019, 9am-4pm
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Feb
15
Training
Learn from an expert about the critical components, and the do’s and don’ts, of creating domestic violence policy and procedures for your organisation. Training provided by Shine. Tuesday 19 March, 9.00-10.15am, Auckland CBD
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Feb
15
Training
Specialist training to provide safe and effective workplace support for staff who experience domestic violence. Training provided by Shine. Tuesday 19 March, 10.45am-5pm, Auckland CBD
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Feb
15
Training
An introductory one-day training course offered by Shine. Tuesday 12 March, 9am-4pm, Kingsland
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