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Jun
22
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Jun
22
Newsletters
The Ministry of Social Development's (MSD) latest email update for Family Violence and Sexual Violence Service Providers covers a number of areas of work.
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Jun
22
Training
Oral language is part of what we all do every day and plays a key role in successful participation and learning at school and in the community. It is needed to develop literacy and is also a protective factor for well-being and successful relationships. Unfortunately for some children and young people, talking and understanding others are challenging tasks. Talking Trouble Aotearoa NZ (TTANZ) is running a series of workshops for anyone who works with children and young people. Thursday 2nd August – Takapuna. Friday 26th October – Otara.
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Jun
22
Training
North Shore, Auckland, 23-27 July 2018. Child Matters recommends that every organisation/school has at least one Child Protection Champion. Our 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies will give them a NZQA Level 3 qualification and a broad base of skills and knowledge. Students will gain the confidence to act as true advocates on behalf of children in the future.
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Jun
22
Government
In May, Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni announced an expert advisory group to undertake a broad-ranging review of the welfare system. The Welfare Expert Advisory Group (WEAG) will report to Government on "ways to ensure people have an adequate income and standard of living, are treated with respect, can live in dignity, and are able to participate meaningfully in their communities."
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Jun
22
Funding
From Grow - Building a Fundraising Programme that Delivers. Monday 6 August 2018, Auckland.
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Jun
22
Community Notices
Rape Prevention Education – Whakatu Mauri (RPE) is looking for motivated and energetic Board Members. Are you interested in supporting their kaupapa and bringing your skills to their growing organisation?
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Jun
22
New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse Co-Director Janet Fanslow has been recognised on the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Other family violence prevention leaders Judy (Jude) Simpson and William (Bill) O'Brien and sexual violence legal specialist Professor Elisabeth McDonald were also appointed Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM).
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Jun
22
Research
Stats NZ has launched a survey that will give a better picture of the social, cultural and economic well-being of Māori.
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Jun
22
Government
People across Aotearoa New Zealand will soon be able to apply for funding to celebrate 125 years of voting for women, the Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has announced.
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Jun
22
Training
Melbourne, Australia - 18-21 Sep 2018. Domestic violence-informed practice requires skills in assessment, interviewing, documentation and case planning. The CORE Practice Training, the Safe & Together Model’s foundational skills training, has been significantly redesigned and updated. While focused on child welfare, this course is for anyone who works with children and families.
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Jun
15
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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