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. This workshop is a partnership between Fostering Kids NZ and Child Youth and Family. These workshops are free and open primarily to anyone in New Zealand who is caring for someone else’s child not in the care of their birth parents. This includes agency caregivers, respite carers, and family/whānau caregivers who care for children unable to live with their birth parents. Limited places are also open to caregiver social workers and Non-Government Organisation (NGO) representatives that support carers Booking is essential and can be done at http://schedule.fosteringkids.net/schedule.php
CNA has just had its biannual Hui – every second year we hold a hui to give members an opportunity to learn more about key issues affecting the community sector and to connect with others (in the year in-between we hold a national conference).
It was a fantastic day filled with lots of insightful kōrero. We were masterfully guided through the day by our MC Benita Jean Tauhuri, and thoroughly entertained by our two speakers Len Cook and Michael Macaulay. Len spoke about the importance of holding government to account and factors impacting on the policy environment. Michael talked about collaboration and how people can create and sustain collaborative relationships. Their presentations will be uploaded to the CNA website.
In the afternoon Karen Stockman skillfully guided us through a market place where attendees set the agenda and participated in discussions that most interested them. There was lots of interesting kōrero, with topics ranging from messages for Government to housing issues.
Importantly, earlier in the day we held our Annual General Meeting – at this meeting the new CNA Board was elected:
· Andrew Beyer – Andrew is an executive member of FRANCOSS and MECOSS in Auckland
· Tess Casey – Tess is the CEO of Neighbourhood Support NZ
· Jo Taylor – Jo is the General Manager for CAPS Hauraki
· Denise Lormans – Denise is the Manager of Southland Community Law Centre
· Holly Snape – Holly is the CEO of Community Waikato
· Chris Glaudel – Chris is the Deputy Director of Community Housing Aotearoa
· Liz Hawes – Liz is the new Kaituiora for the Social Equity and Wellbeing Network in Christchurch
· Liz Graham – Liz is the Chairperson of Tairawhiti Community Voice
Welcome to our new Board members and farewell and thank you to the outgoing member Christine West.
Community Networks Aotearoa
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