Regional Conference 2017

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Welcome Message from Laurie Pedlar, General Manager FWN

I wish to extend a very warm welcome to all participants attending the Family Works Northern Regional Conference 2017 – ‘Social Services in the Future – Inform, Challenge, Inspire’.

The next two days are an opportunity for all participants, as valued members of the PSN Family Works team, to strengthen relationships with fellow colleagues and explore opportunities to reconfirm and align our work to PSN’s Strategic Plan 2013—2018.

As you know, we have a strong focus on ‘Becoming Wow’. We can all contribute to achieving this, but often we will need to be patient as well as enthusiastic, and prepared to persist in sharing our great ideas. Communication is the key towards achieving this goal so I invite you to share your views and/or ideas professionally and clearly and make the most of this opportunity.

I would like to thank those who have worked hard to bring this forum together, especially Ian Tomkins and Kelly Hynd. It takes a great team to make these events happen and all those involved have strived to make the workshops topical and interesting. We hope you also have some fun along the way!

Thank you once again for your commitment and participation.

Laurie Pedlar

Venue

Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B

Corner Greenlane West & Manukau Road Epsom

Tue 18- Wed 19 July, 2017

  • 9:30am-10:00am: Registration & Welcome
  • 10:00am – 10:55am: Opening Ceremonies – Powhiri
  • All staff please go through the Main Entrance of the Function Centre where you will be met by a Family Works Representative and guided to the function rooms.
  • Staff from Auckland sites i.e. North Shore, Waitakere, Lesley Centre, East and Te Hononga proceed to Rutherford Room by 9-30am to register for the conference and prepare for the Powhiri.
  • Staff from all other sites: please assemble and wait outside Delightful Lady Foyer by 9-30am as manuhiri, to register and prepare for the Powhiri.

Conference Workshops – Day 1

Tuesday, 18th July 12:00PM – 1:00PM Workshops

Please note: Workshop spaces are limited so please register to save your seat. Register/RSVP for yourself only. Only book 1 workshop from the table below.
Deadline for workshop registrations is Wednesday, 12th of July 2017.

Workshop PresenterRoomRegister for workshops
Working with Families (30 seats)Ian Tomkins & Eva CorsonLyell Creek 1Sign up to this workshop
Practice Based RBA Questions with Practice Value (5 seats)Emma O’Neill & Fujiko KatoPresident Suite 2Sign up to this workshop
Responding to Children’s Stressful Incidents (25 seats)Alistair HoustonDelightful Lady FoyerWORKSHOP FULL
Building Trust through good Privacy Practice (50 seats)Daimhin WarnerDelightful Lady LoungeSign up to this workshop
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (35 seats)Rose HawkinsRutherford RoomSign up to this workshop
Turning Data into Information (10 seats)Sally Kennedy & Fatemeh RazzaghiPresident Suite 1Sign up to this workshop
How to Work with Trauma (25)Margie MatthewsLyell Creek 2WORKSHOP FULL

Late Afternoon Workshops – Day 1

Tuesday, 18th July 3:15PM – 4:30PM Workshops

Please note: Workshop spaces are limited so please register to save your seat. Register/RSVP for yourself only. Only book 1 workshop from the table below.
Deadline for workshop registrations is Wednesday, 12th of July 2017.

Workshop PresenterRoomRegister for workshops
Every Whanau has a Story – What’s Yours? (30 seats)Paul WatkinsLyell Creek 1Sign up to this workshop
Building Financial Capability (20 seats)Financial Mentors Team (PSN)Lyell Creek 2Sign up to this workshop
Self Harm & Youth Suicidality (30 seats)Pramila LalaPresident SuiteWORKSHOP FULL
Working with Cultural Diversity (30 seats)Sue LimDelightful Lady FoyerSign up to this workshop
My Redemption Journey – Day 1 Workshop (35 seats) Phil PaikeaDelightful Lady LoungeWORKSHOP FULL
Building Trust Through Good Privacy Practice – Workshop 2 (35 seats)Daimhin WarnerRutherford RoomSign up to this workshop

Conference Workshops – Day 2

Wednesday, 19th July 10:30AM – 12:00PM Workshops

Please note: Workshop spaces are limited so please register to save your seat. Register/RSVP for yourself only. Only book 1 workshop from the table below.
Deadline for workshop registrations is Wednesday, 12th of July 2017.

Workshop PresenterRoomRegister for workshops
Tamariki Ora: Opportunities to better support children that are exposed to domestic violence (35 seats)Katarina GordonLyell Creek 1WORKSHOP FULL
The Dynamics of Whanaungatanga – A Maori Systematic Model of Wellbeing (40 seats)Albert RobertsonDelightful Lady FoyerSign up to this workshop
The Experience of Childhood Adversity (40 seats)Hilary NobiloRutherford RoomSign up to this workshop
Practice based RBA Questions with Practice Value (Day 2) (5 seats)Emma O’Neill & Fujiko KatoPresident SuiteSign up to this workshop
My Redemption Journey (Day 2) (40 seats)Phil PaikeaDelightful Lady LoungeSign up to this workshop
Strength Based Writing and SMART Goals & Actions (20 seats)Amanda SmithLyell Creek 2WORKSHOP FULL
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