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

Feb
19
Training
A joint-venture capability development programme of SSPA and NZCCSS. This half day workshop will support the implementation of the information sharing provisions in the Oranga Tamariki Act that came into force on 1 July 2019. The interactive session aims to promote good information sharing. Held regionally in April at no cost to you. Registrations are now open for your region – Thursday 15 April 2021, 10am-1.30pm, Henderson
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Feb
19
Training
Organised by Shine. Specialist training to provide safe and effective workplace support for staff who experience domestic violence. Tuesday 16 March 2021, Kingsland, Auckland
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Feb
12
Training
Family Planning offer a range of free training courses and professional development for educators, parents and people working with young people
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Feb
12
Training
From the NZFVC: Safeguarding Children Webinar. Recognising & Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect training - Out Of School Care Providers. Wednesday 3 March 2021, 9.30am-12noon, online
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Feb
12
Training
From Child Matters: The 5-day Child Protection Studies Programme is a Level 3 NZQA accredited course that provides students with a broad base of skills to act protectively when children have been abused, and to intervene early when a child is at risk. The learning is supported by a number of guest speakers including MEDSAC, Lawyer for Child, Oranga Tamariki, NZ Police and a professional supervisor. 15-19 March 2021, Parnell, Auckland
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Feb
12
Training
From the NZFVC: Responding effectively to people experiencing family violence. Tuesday 23 March 2021, Kingsland, Auckland
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