Child-centred & Trauma-informed Practice, New Plymouth with Nicola Atwool
Date(s) - 22/03/2019
Copthorne Hotel Grand Central
Nicola Atwool, associate professor at Otago University, will talk about some of the challenges of social work and lead a workshop on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues.
Morning session agenda (9.00am – 12.30pm):
Why are the two practices important? Changes in the NZ care and protection system
Dominant perspectives on care and protection
What is Child-Centred Practice and where did it come from?
Afternoon session agenda (1.00pm – 4.00pm):
What is trauma and trauma-informed practice?
The impact of trauma on brain development
Implications for social work – children, adults, and perpetrators
Copthorne Hotel, 42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth
Refreshments and lunch provided.
$70 for SSPA members
$80 for non SSPA members.