Lessons from the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry 2018

This lecture will examine the background to the 2018 inquiry, the process of hearing the voices of the people and the inquiry’s findings about the current state of mental health and addiction in New Zealand. The key recommendations of the inquiry report, He Ara Oranga, will be discussed.

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The KokoTālā App: Planning for a Brighter Future

KokoTālā is a tech start-up based in Mangere, Auckland. Our mission is to provide an opportunity for people to change their spending habits and financial behaviours and to empower them to dream big through saving and investing. We believe that the small changes we make every day create tiny gains that in turn create significant and positive financial effects over time. Users will be able to set a daily spending target, and save and connect with their family and friends, or even larger groups like a community or village.

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ANZASW AGM & Continuing Professional Development Event 2018

Theme: Talatalanoa - Effecting Positive Change through Meaningful Conversations Hosted by the ANZASW's Pasifika Group Friday 21st September 2018 Mandatory Registration & the Professionalization of Social Work Presented by Minister Carmel Sepuloni, SWRB CEO Sarah Clark & ANZASW Board President Shannon Pakura Swagnificent: Voices of Resiliency in Samoan Young People's involvement in NZ Blood Gangs Presented by Dr Moses Faleolo [...] » Read more

Youth and Gender Diversity

Tuesday 20 November 2018, 12.30 – 1.30pm   PowerPoint presentation>> Video https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/Gender-Diverse-Youth-Video-Nov18.mp4   Presenter: Ari Nicholson I have been a gender and sexuality educator and queer youth group coordinator for 10 years. I specialise in developing culture shift initiates for organisations seeking to develop their diversity knowledge. Alongside diversity work I spent 3 years working for Male Survivors of Sexual […]

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Being a Muslim Social Worker in Aotearoa

      Presenter: Radiya Ali Radiya Ali is a social worker who came to Aotearoa under the family re-unification programme. She arrived in Aotearoa at the age of 11, not knowing where she had come, not speaking or understanding any of the language. She completed her schooling and has trained as a social worker. In this webinar she talks […]

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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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