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

Dec
20
Training
From the University of Auckland: These courses are designed to develop the knowledge and skills of those whose work includes a focus on helping children and / or adolescents with mental health difficulties. The deadline to apply is January 2020
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Dec
20
Training
In this webinar, Angie Tangaere and Dr Penny Hagen will describe their work with The Southern Institute empowering whānau to be active participants in their well-being by leading the co-design process to develop systems and services that support their tamariki to have the best start in life. Monday 24 February 2020, 11am-12noon, online. Organised by Community Research
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Dec
13
Training
Pacific Competency (Addressing Family Violence through Pacific Cultural Frameworks). The Nga Vaka Conceptual Frameworks inform eight ethnic specific programmes. The programmes provide participants with an in-depth insight to cultural approaches to achieving family wellbeing, especially when dealing with family violence. 23 -25 January 2020, Henderson. Organised by Pasefika Proud. NOTE: This programme is specifically for Pacific peoples attendance only
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Dec
13
Training
Pacific Competency (Addressing Family Violence through Pacific Cultural Frameworks). The Nga Vaka Conceptual Frameworks inform eight ethnic specific programmes. The programmes provide participants with an in-depth insight to cultural approaches to achieving family wellbeing, especially when dealing with family violence. 13 -15 February 2020, West Auckland. Organised by Pasefika Proud. NOTE: This programme is specifically for Pacific peoples attendance only
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Nov
22
Training
The Impact of Family Violence on Children - 4 December 2019, 9am-4pm, Auckland South | Dynamics of Sexual Abuse - 13 February 2020, 9am-4pm, Central Auckland | Identifying and Responding to Vulnerability and Child Abuse - 18 March 2020, 9am-4pm, Auckland
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Nov
22
Training
Organised by Pasefika Proud. Understanding the fundamentals to practising in the area of Family Violence is crucial to our Pacific communities. This programme seeks to equip, support and strengthen participants’ understanding of what defines family violence and its effect on Pacific. 28 - 29 February 2020, Manukau, Auckland. Free. NOTE: This programme is specifically for Pacific peoples attendance only. Use the register for this event button to express your interest to attend
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