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

Sep
10
Training
Organised by ECLIPSE - Family Violence Services Ltd. ECLIPSE: Family Violence Services Ltd is a specialist family violence training provider, that offers services across Aotearoa, New Zealand. We have a targeted focus on increasing whānau safety and well-being by educating on the dynamics and impacts of Coercive Control and the resulting Invisible Walls© and Whole of Person Entrapment©. Monday 20 September - Wednesday 22 September 2021, 10-12noon each day, online
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Aug
27
Training
Werry Workforce Whāraurau is offering some additional webinars to support you in your mahi with infant, children and young people during this time. The first of these is 'Resources to support positive parenting during Covid'. Thursday 2 September, 12-1pm, online
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Aug
27
Training
The Grief Centre have a range of upcoming webinars: The Nature of Trauma - Wednesday 1 September, 1pm – 3pm, online | The Impact of Domestic Violence - Wednesday 8 September, 1pm – 3pm | Living in the Shadow of Depression - Thursday 30 September, 1pm – 3pm
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Aug
27
Training
From Child Matters: Child Protection is complex work that can present various practice challenges for those working directly with tamariki, families & whanau. In this interactive workshop we examine the concept of ‘professional dangerousness’ and take a reflective approach looking at how mismanagement of this can negatively impact on our practice as well as on ourselves as practitioners. Wednesday 8 September 2021, 9am-4pm, South Auckland
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Aug
27
Training
Organised by NZLS CLE Ltd, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice. This forum is a must for all law practitioners involved in family violence cases (or who might be in the future). Wednesday 17 November 2021, 10am-4:30pm, Wellington and online
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Aug
20
Training
Organised by Rob Veale Ltd. It is critical that agencies, professionals and the wider community recognise the signs, symptoms and dynamics associated with strangulation in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV). Described as ‘a red flag on the trajectory to homicide’, strangulation together with other associated risk markers should be considered in all risk assessment and safety planning processes. Friday 24 September 2021, 10am-2:30pm (Extended session), Three Kings, Auckland
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