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Maltreatment and Family Violence – Fostering Kids NZ

Tuesday 25th February
9am-3.30pm

At 4 Echodale Place
Stoke, Nelson
Booking is essential

Fostering Kids is now the delivery arm of the new National Caregiver Training Workshops. These workshops are free and open to anyone in New Zealand who is caring for someone else’s child, as well as cargiver social workers and Non-Government Organisation (NGO) representatives. This includes agency caregivers, respite carers, and family/whānau caregivers. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Define maltreatment and list the four types of maltreatment
  • Recognise indicators of each type of maltreatment
  • Explain the impact of maltreatment and family violence on children and young people
  • Identify ways to support a child or young person who has experienced maltreatment or family violence
  • Demonstrate an appropriate response to a disclosure of abuse
  • Develop a plan to minimise repeated intergenerational maltreatment
Availability and booking can be done on the website http://schedule.fosteringkids.net/schedule.php
or by contacting Christine on 0800 693 323

Catriona Ward
0273693333
uppersouthsupport@fosteringkids.org.nz