Child Matters: Child Protection in Aotearoa/NZ

Tuesday28 August 2018, 12.30-1.30pm      PowerPoint Presentation  Video Presenter: Alan McGlade   Alan joined Child Matters as a Child Protection Consultant in April 2016 after spending 25 years with the NZ Police, with experience in Child Abuse Investigations, and more recently as the supervisor of the Police-led initiative, The Family Safety Team, working alongside high risk, complex needs, and […]

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Advance Care Planning

Thursday 30 August 2018, 12.30-1.30pm      PowerPoint Presentation Video   Jane Goodwin BN (1st Class Hons), MHealSc. Advance Care Planning is a topic I am passionate about. I was first introduced to the concept while researching my Master Thesis in 2006 and have been involved in End of Life and Advance Care Planning Initiatives in the Waitaha region ever […]

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Child-Centred Social Work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Fad or Foundation? with Judge Andrew Becroft

Tuesday 9th October 2018, 3.00-4.00pm Register Now>> PowerPoint Presentation TBA Audio TBA Judge Andrew Becroft was appointed the Children’s Commissioner for New Zealand for an initial two year period from June 2016.  Prior to that he was the Principal Youth Court Judge of New Zealand from 2001 to 2016; and was appointed a District Court Judge in 1996. After graduating […]

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Transnational Social Work:

Wednesday 22 August 2018, 12.30 – 1.30pm   PowerPoint Presentation TBA Audio    Presenter: Liz Beddoe Liz practised as a health social worker for 12 years, specializing in women’s health. She has taught since 1994 and established the new School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work in 2008. Liz was a founding member of the Social Workers Registration Board, […]

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Meth til Death

Tuesday 03 July 2018 2018 12.30-1.30pm     Meth Till Death PowerPoint Audio Presenter: Rangi Pou Coming from a challenging neighbourhood, Rangi Pou grew up in Napier, Hawke’s Bay and as a young man growing up surrounded by Gang culture, Drug and alcohol abuse and constant violence he sought to make his own mark in the world through similar means. […]

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Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and how it works

Tuesday 4 September 2018, 12.30-1.30pm   PowerPoint Presentation Video   Presenter Tunde Lendvai Tunde Lendvai is a behaviour specialist with Explore Specialist Advice NZ. She has over 22 years of experience working within the disability field in various roles and countries. This webinar aims to provide an introduction to Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). PBS is an evidence-based approach with the primary […]

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Recognising and Responding to Elder Abuse

Thursday 14 June 2018, 1.00-2.00pm      PowerPoint Presentation Audio   Presenters: Jane Kay & Ruth Mazengarb Jane Kay has worked with people with dementia for many years. She is now working in the field of elder abuse. She has a background of teaching and also has vast experience in the aged care sector. Ruth Mazengarb is a social worker. […]

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Leg Up Trust: A Second Chance in Life

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 12.30-1.30pm PowerPoint Presentation Audio:  Presenter: Ros Rowe   Ros Rowe is the founder and operator behind Leg Up Trust. The Leg-Up Trust reaches out to disadvantaged youth who suffer social, behavioural or emotional problems by teaching them how to engage and communicate with horses. These young people have been put in the ‘too hard’ basket and […]

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Introducing Anne & Emanuel plus Member Feedback

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 12.30-1.30pm   Audio A webinar introducing two new staff members: Emanuel Stoakes, Communications and Advocacy Coordinator; and Anne MacAulay, Continuing Professional Development Co-ordinator. We are also looking for feedback from attendees: What ideas do you have for CPD?: topics, presenters. How would you like this presented: webinars, on line training, mailed out material, seminars. Advice and […]

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Animal Abuse as a Significant Marker for Family Violence and At-Risk Children

Thursday, 26 April 2018 12.30-1.30pm Powerpoint Presentation>> Audio:  Presenter Nicole Robertson Nicole Robertson B.S.W., (Uni. of Syd.) P.G.Dip.S.W., (Massey Uni.). Nicole is the National Targeted Interventions Manager, RNZSPCA. A Clinical Social Worker, Family Therapist and Dialectical Behaviour Therapist.  Nicole has held practice leadership roles in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry, Multi-Systemic Therapy and NGO social services. RNZSPCA Targeted Intervention was […]

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