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Sexual harm service update

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Ministry of Social Development........s ........MSD........ latest update on ........sexual harm........ service development provides a brief summary of progress on the national helpline
The Ministry of Social Development's (MSD) latest update on "sexual harm" service development provides a brief summary of progress on the national helpline, services that were out for tender, and service evaluation plans. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/sexual-harm-service-update1/

Election 2017 - political parties' policies and family and whānau violence

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ A range of organisations and networks have compared political parties........ policies relevant to family and wh
A range of organisations and networks have compared political parties' policies relevant to family and whānau violence ahead of the General Election on 23 September 2017. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/election-2017-political-parties-policies-and-family-and-whnau-violence1/

UN Racial Discrimination Committee recommends inquiry into abuse in state care

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has published.... its Concluding observations on the combined twenty
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has published its Concluding observations on the combined twenty-first and twenty-second periodic reports of New Zealand. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/un-racial-discrimination-committee-recommends-inquiry-into-abuse-in-state-care/

Report on Family Violence Summit and Cabinet paper (April 2017) published

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Multi Agency Team of the Government........s Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme has sent out an update. The update includes
The Multi Agency Team of the Government's Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme has sent out an update. The update includes a report on the views from the Family Violence Summit held in June 2017 and associated online survey. It also includes an… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/report-on-family-violence-summit-and-cabinet-paper-april-2017-published/

Government announces details of mental health "social investment" package

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman have announc....ed details of the
Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman have announced details of the $100 million "social investment" fund for mental health. The fund was announced in Budget 2017. The funding will go to 17 initiatives. One of the… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/government-announces-details-of-mental-health-social-investment-package/

ACC partners with NZUSA on sexual violence prevention in tertiary education

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Accident Compensation Corporation ........ACC........ has provided ........1.4 million for a three year partnership with the New Zealand Union of Students
The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) has provided $1.4 million for a three year partnership with the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) to prevent sexual violence in tertiary education settings. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/acc-partners-with-nzusa-on-sexual-violence-prevention-in-tertiary-education1/

Suicide mortality review committee gains ongoing funding

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Peter Dunne have announced tha....t the Ministry of Health will extend funding for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Peter Dunne have announced that the Ministry of Health will extend funding for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC). http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/suicide-mortality-review-committee-gains-ongoing-funding/

Evaluation of Integrated Safety Response pilot published

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Government has published an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response ........ISR........ pilot. The........nbsp
The Government has published an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/evaluation-of-integrated-safety-response-pilot-published1/

Regulatory impact statement and Cabinet papers on mandatory social worker registration

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Ministry of Social Development ........MSD........ has released a Regulatory Impact Statement ........RIS........ about mandatory registration for social workers. The statement
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has released a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) about mandatory registration for social workers. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/regulatory-impact-statement-and-cabinet-papers-on-mandatory-social-worker-registration/

MSD: Sexual Violence Service Development Update

31 July 2017 Welcome Welcome to the July update on the developm....ent of sexual violence services. In this update you........ll find information about
Welcome to the July update on the development of sexual violence services http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/msd-sexual-violence-service-development-update3/

MSD: Sexual Violence Service Development Update

Open Competitive Tender for Kaupapa M............ori Harmful Sexual Behaviour Services Pilot He nui te mahi t............kino t............ngata i Aotearoa nei. Me mahi ng............tahi te hapori wh
The Ministry of Social Development is running an open competitive tender to procure the delivery of a kaupapa Māori Pilot service to address harmful sexual behaviour. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/msd-sexual-violence-service-development-update/

Family violence frameworks and mandatory social worker registration launched at summit

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ At the Family Violence Summit held on 7 June 2017 in Wellington........ ministers announced the launch of the Workforce Capability Framework
At the Family Violence Summit held on 7 June 2017 in Wellington, ministers announced the launch of the Workforce Capability Framework, Risk Assessment Management Framework and mandatory registration for social workers. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/family-violence-frameworks-and-mandatory-social-worker-registration-launched-at-summit/

Update from Multi-Agency Family Violence team

Welcome to the latest update from the Multi Agency Team of the Government........s Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme. Family Violence Summit concludes T
Welcome to the latest update from the Multi Agency Team of the Government's Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/update-from-multi-agency-family-violence-team/

Budget 2017 - Family violence funding focused on continuing pilots

........From the........nbsp........New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The NZ Government announced the 2017 Budget on 25 May. The budget includes........nbsp............37.2 million in funding for family violence. The bulk of the funding
The NZ Government announced the 2017 Budget on 25 May. The budget includes $37.2 million in funding for family violence. The bulk of the funding, $22.4 million, is allocated to extending the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots for another two ye… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/budget-2017-family-violence-funding-focused-on-continuing-pilots/

Tender now open for National Sexual Violence Helpline

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The competitive tender is now open for the new national sexual violence helpline. The ....tender was released on the Government Electronic Tender Service
The competitive tender is now open for the new national sexual violence helpline. The tender was released on the Government Electronic Tender Service (GETS) website. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/tender-now-open-for-national-sexual-violence-helpline/

Update on government Family and Sexual Violence work programme announces new team

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The latest government family and sexual violence work programme update announced that ....a new multi
The latest government family and sexual violence work programme update announced that a new multi-agency team has been established to coordinate and drive the work programme. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/update-on-government-family-and-sexual-violence-work-programme-announces-new-team/

Government announces independent review of client level data IT system

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced an independent review of the Min....istry of Social Development
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced an independent review of the Ministry of Social Development's (MSD) individual client level data IT system. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/government-announces-independent-review-of-client-level-data-it-system/