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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Psychopharmacology: Fundamentals for Social Workers:

Wednesday 7 November 2018, 12.30 -1.30pm   PowerPoint Presentation>>  Video https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/Psycho-Pharmaco-therapy-for-Social-Workers-Video-Nov18-.mp4   Presenter Guna Kanniah Guna Kanniah is currently a senior regional mental health specialist pharmacist in Waikato DHB. He is the lead mental health pharmacist  for Mental Health & Addictions Services and  Midland regional Forensic psychiatric services. He has been  serving in this capacity since 2006. He holds a […]

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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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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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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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