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Identifying and Responding to Vulnerability and Child Abuse

March 26, 2021 at 1:16 PM

From Child Matters

This workshop focuses on understanding the concept of vulnerability and explores factors that contribute to vulnerability, risk and child abuse. Participants will learn how to identify when children and young people are vulnerable to abuse and neglect, and how to intervene early.

The Identifying and Responding to Vulnerability and Child Abuse workshop covers:

  • The context of child abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • The concept of vulnerability and risk
  • The barriers to intervening when children are at risk
  • The nature and effects of trauma specifically focusing on family violence, child abuse and neglect
  • Identifying the different types, signs and indicators of child abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Responding to children and young people when abuse is suspected or disclosed
  • Understanding policy and legal requirements relating to child abuse and neglect
  • Referring children, young people, families and whānau for support

Thursday 13 May 2021, 9am-4pm, Auckland

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Category: Training