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Inspiring Cultural Connections in Practice

with Dr Lance O'Sullivan
16 November 2017
Dr Lance has some challenging ideas on how schools and communities can support and work with rangitahi in order to enhance well-being and success. This day will be of real interest to educators and health workers who deal with young people and children affected by poverty and social disadvantage.

Protecting & Validating Identity in a Digital World

with John Parsons
11 August 2017
John Parsons is an outstanding presenter and one of NZ’s leading experts in issues around digital safety and health. His cutting-edge ideas & insight have equipped many to deal more effectively with the digital world we live in. This seminar is geared towards professionals working with children & youth (teachers, counsellors, health workers etc).

Relationships at Work

with Margaret Thorsborne
23 - 24 November 2017
This 2 day workshop will provide participants with a better understanding of, and skill in, what’s needed to create, maintain and repair workplace relationships. It is designed for those staff who have line management or supervisory responsibilities e.g. Senior leadership teams, Heads of Faculty, Syndicate and other team leaders, Deans, BOT members.

Inclusive Education: Engaging Disconnected Students in Learning

with Melanie Woodfield
Thursday 9th November 2017
This day will be of interest to any teacher, RTLB, special education areas or anyone interested in children’s learning. During this day Dr Woodfield will cover topics including the time-out controversy, validation and praise, managing challenging behaviours in the classroom, factors that drive students to misbehave and practical ways to address these, evidence-based interventions available in NZ for teachers and families, autism, ADHD and FASD students.

Restorative Conference Facilitation Skills

with Margaret Thorsborne

20 - 22 Nov 2017
This workshop will be of interest to anyone who would like to learn the skills of being a restorative conference facilitator. At the end of the 3-Day intensive workshop, participants will be able to confidently lead a restorative conference.