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

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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Nov
15
Training
From Family Planning: Our health promotion teams deliver courses on all aspects of sexual and reproductive health and relationships. They offer courses suitable for teachers and support staff, guidance counsellors, school nurses, carers, social workers and others working with young people
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Nov
15
Training
From Research Centre for Better Outcomes: This one-day participatory training workshop is designed for practitioners working with young people who are, or will be, transitioning from care. This workshop is designed specifically for practitioners, including social workers, FGC coordinators, transition workers, personal advisors, youth support workers and residential workers who, in working with young people at any or all stages in their transition from care, want to enhance their practice quality, effectiveness, and outcomes. Tuesday 10 December, 9am-4.30pm, Manukau OR Wednesday 11 December, 9am-4.30pm, Central Auckland
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Nov
15
Training
Organised by Community Research. In this free webinar, join renowned writer, trainer and speaker Dr Robin DiAngelo to better understand how you can engage and partner more effectively in cross-cultural dialogue, anti-racist action and change. Tuesday 17 December 2019, 10-11am, online
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Nov
15
Training
From Child Matters: The Child Protection Studies Programme is a nationally recognized, NZQA accredited programme providing specialist education in child protection. The content covered in the programme is comprehensive and practical, and is designed to enhance the skills of those who have a responsibility or role in the safety of children. It is also an excellent opportunity for networking and collaboration with others who work with children in your community. Auckland: 17 - 21 February 2020
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