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Dec
20
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Dec
20
Newsletters
The December edition of the family violence and sexual violence work programme e-Update is now available and includes: Update from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary to Justice (Domestic and Sexual Violence) Jan Logie MP | Fiona Ross, Director of the Joint Venture, shares her proudest moments | Whānau Resilience: A new way of working with providers to help people live violence-free | Police: Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke ki Ōtepoti (WNPH) was officially launched in Dunedin | News snapshots | Submissions are open for the Sexual Violence Legislation Bill | Your national centre for research and information on family and whānau violence | Further information and support
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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
Reports
A new study led by Professor Denise Wilson explores the processes and strategies that Māori women use to keep safe in unsafe partner relationships
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Dec
20
Reports
Beehive Press Release: The Government is looking to turn around the long-term challenges of criminal justice by taking a new approach to break the cycle of offending to ensure there are fewer victims of crime. Justice Minister Andrew Little released two reports today, Turuki! Turuki! from Te Uepū Hāpai I te Ora, and Te Tangi o te Manawanui: Recommendations for Reform from the Chief Victims Advisor. Both recommend a fresh approach to the way criminal justice has been approached
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Dec
20
Submissions
Submissions are open on the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill. The deadline to make a submission is 27 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
20
Policy and Legislation
From the NZFVC: The International Labour Organization (ILO) is calling on member States to ratify the Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work and the Violence and Harassment Recommendation
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Dec
20
Reports
The country’s community and voluntary organisations are delivering services where they matter – to New Zealanders in need – even as they continue to grapple with a number of significant challenges. That’s one of the key findings from a survey of community and voluntary sector organisations carried out by their network ComVoices. The survey is carried out biennially to provide a snapshot of how community organisations are faring
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Dec
20
Newsletters
The December newsletter includes progress updates, advice to Ministers, evidence of the benefits of mindfulness programmes and the Real Talk parenting programme
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Dec
20
Events
Conference focus: The importance of genuine engagement with families through a nurturing system that lifts and supports. Tuesday 24 March 2020, Ellerslie, Auckland
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Dec
20
Events
TBF2020 is an innovative (inter)national, online and offline, Tiriti-based, anti-racism and decolonisation event in Aotearoa beginning on Race Relations Day. 21 - 30 March 2020
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Dec
13
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Dec
13
Reports
The Social Workers Registration Board annual report contains information about the current social work workforce in Aotearoa New Zealand
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Dec
13
Resources
A new Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social work in Aotearoa New Zealand was launched at the Talking Teaching tertiary event. The evidence-based and industry-agreed framework aims to provide a clearer pathway of support for social workers before and after the point of qualification, strengthening newly-qualified social worker’s preparedness to practise
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Dec
13
Events
Achieving health equity through community-based interventions among vulnerable indigenous populations. Organised by University of Auckland. Thursday 19 December 2019, 2-3pm, Grafton, Auckland
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Dec
13
Reports
The OCC have released two new reports: What Makes a Good Life? Follow-up report: Views of children and young people in care on wellbeing | What Makes a Good Life for Young Parents?
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Dec
13
Newsletters
The latest Oranga Tamariki newsletter includes the Oranga Tamariki 2018/19 Annual Report, an update on Transition Services, the Welcome to Our Home, Haere Mai ki Tō Tātau Kāinga booklet for tamariki going into care, and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the New Zealand Māori Council and Oranga Tamariki
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