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Apr
20
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Apr
20
Service
A new helpline has been launched to support people affected by 'sexual harm' and sexual violence. Safe to talk - He pai ki te kōrero launched nationwide on 16 April 2018. The helpline provides 24/7 access to free and confidential information and support by phone, text, email or online chat. People can get advice and support from trained specialists and be connected to support services in their community. The www.safetotalk.nz website also provides information and resources.
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Apr
20
Training
Engaging with Trauma is a practical, interactive workshop that uses a range of awareness and sensory modulation tools to aid in the development of resilience, emotional processing skills and safe grounding when working with people who have experienced trauma.1 June, 9.00am - 4.00pm, Butterfly Creek, Papillon room 10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland
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Apr
20
Funding
2018 COGS funding round opens: Wednesday 11 Apr 2018. When does the next COGS funding round close? Wednesday 23 May 2018.
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Apr
20
Job Vacancies
Parent Aid Waitakere requires 3 x on-call casual fieldworkers to work between the hours of 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday
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Apr
20
Reviews
The Minister for Whānau Ora, Peeni Henare, has announced an independent panel will review the Whānau Ora model. The review will look at how a whānau-centred approach can be applied across government, particularly in the social sector. The panel will be led by Caren Rangi as Chair. The other members are Tania Lee Hodges, Te Raumawhitu Kupenga, Donna Matahaere-Atariki, Mereana Kim Ngārimu and Brenda Steele
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Apr
20
Training
Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) webinar. Wednesday 2 May 2018, 3-4pm NZST, online. This webinar will outline emerging evidence on developmental differences in children that are linked to exposure to early adversity and toxic stress. In particular, this webinar will highlight four key developmental differences and the implications for psychologists, mental health social workers and therapeutic specialists.
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Apr
20
Funding
Do you have an idea for an initiative that will reduce stigma and discrimination and increase social inclusion for people living with mental illness or distress in your local community/iwi/hapu/church? The Like Minds, Like Mine Community Grants Fund has been designed to help bring these initiatives to life, enabling your community to support the Like Minds, Like Mine kaupapa and make a real impact on the lives of friends, and whānau experiencing mental distress or illness.
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Apr
20
Programmes
From Hearts and Minds. Free Wellbeing Support Groups in Henderson: Managing Emotions and Finding Balance | Moving Past Depression and Anxiety | Art Therapy. These groups are free with a referral from a GP or health professional and are facilitated by qualified counsellors
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Apr
20
Reports
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has published their concluding observations on the fourth periodic review of human rights in New Zealand.
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Apr
20
Community Notices
Here’s the list of everything happening at the AWC in Term 2: Drama and Storytelling | Memoir Writing | Get Knitting | CV and Job Interview Skills | Regenerative Yoga | Aroha Dance | Single Mum’s Meetup | Feminist Action | Rainbow Women’s Social Night
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Apr
13
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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