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May
18
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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May
18
Police
Waitematā Police have just released their first Whāngaia Bulletin which is designed to advise and inform partner agencies about the new Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke model and the Waitematā Police’s transitional progress towards a new response to Family Harm in our community
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May
18
Newsletters
Welcome to this special Budget edition of the e-Update from the Multi-Agency Team on Family and Sexual Violence. The Multi-Agency Team is leading government efforts to create a coordinated, cross-government approach to preventing and responding to family and sexual violence
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May
18
Submissions
NZ Police are seeking feedback on proposed legislation for the Police vetting process
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May
18
Oranga Tamariki
Oranga Tamariki is hosting a series of hui around the country with social service providers, iwi and other organisations it has a relationship with. It will be an opportunity for you to hear about its work to date, provide input into what it has ahead, and discuss ways of working effectively together to meet the needs of children and whānau. Wednesday 20 June 2018: Henderson, Auckland
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May
18
Hosted by SSPA and Fonua Ola. Presenter: Janine Joyce. 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. Friday 1 June 2018, 9am-4pm, Auckland
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May
18
Policy and Legislation
The Justice Committee has released their final report on the Domestic Violence—Victims' Protection Bill. The Committee was unable to come to agreement about whether the bill should proceed
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May
18
E Tū Whānau has launched its 2018 song competition. The song competition highlights songs that inspire positive change and incorporate one or more of the six E Tū Whānau values: Aroha, Whanaungatanga, Whakapapa, Mana / Manaaki, Kōrero awhi, and Tikanga. Songs can be entered from 14 May 2018 - 11 June 2018. Voting opens on 21 May 2018.
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May
18
Training
This is a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge of trauma informed work with a series of one-day workshops across New Zealand. The workshop is developed from Nicki Weld’s and Stand Children's Services’ award-winning handbook – E Ko te Matakahi Maire - Therapeutic Social Work (2017)
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May
18
Job Vacancies
Lifewise Family Services (based in New Lynn) are looking for an experienced supervisor to play a key role in the development of an exciting new programme to support children to live safely within their own families and whanau. Applications close 27 May 2018
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May
18
Job Vacancies
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced person to be our NEET Programme Manager. This is a busy role so you will need to be organised and energetic, with the ability to build relationships with clients, employees, contractors and providers such as schools, government agencies and social services. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, fun environment to provide positive early intervention services and support for young people. Applications close Sunday 20 May
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May
18
Training
Upcoming Suicide Intervention Training – Auckland
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May
11
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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May
11
Government
The Government has announced additional funding for family violence services for the first time in 10 years. The additional $76.157 million will be spread over four years. It will primarily go to direct family violence service providers funded by the Ministry of Social Development. Of this, $72.497 million will be split between 'Stabilising current services' and 'Filling gaps in service delivery.' The remaining $3.660 million will go towards 'Funding for service development, co-design and evaluation.'
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May
11
Events
Organised by Child Matters and Oranga Tamariki. Auckland - 25 May, 6 June, 7 June & 4 July 2018. These seminars are an opportunity to create a child protection network in your community. Exploring the current landscape of child protection, what defines a vulnerable child and the role each person has in keeping children safe, this seminar provides a great foundation in how to work together for vulnerable kids. These seminars are designed for professionals working with children, including teachers, health workers, and social service providers.
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May
11
Government
The website and consultation document for the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction - Oranga Tāngata Oranga Whānau have been launched. The Clearinghouse has published a reading list on the links between abuse/violence, trauma, mental health issues and addictions, to support your submissions to the Inquiry.
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May
11
Job Vacancies
Inner City Women’s Group’s Service Coordinator – Community is going on extended leave, so we require a suitably skilled and experienced person to fill this role on a 4-month fixed term contract. The role is part time for 25 hours per week with the potential for the right candidate to be offered additional work during and post the term of this role.
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May
11
Government
Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni has announced the Government is seeking feedback on its proposed approach to "investing for social wellbeing," and a policy for the protection and use of personal information. From May to August 2018, the Social Investment Agency (SIA) will be talking with non-government organisations (NGOs), government agencies and people who use social sector services at public hui around the country. South Auckland: Thursday 31 May. Central Auckland: Friday 1 June.
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