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14th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand
29 March - 1 April 2015

Sunday 29 March 2015

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr Teuila Percival, KidzFirst Children’s Hospital and Karanina Sumeo, Child, Youth and Family

Main Presentation Topics

  • Supporting SiblingsWhole of community approaches
  • Preventing child sexual abuse
  • Working effectively with children
  • Innovations in culturally secure practice
  • Statutory child protection practice

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Monday 30 March 2015

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Kate Morris, University of Nottingham
  • Moana Eruera and Dr Leland Ruwhiu, Child, Youth and Family
  • Dr Patrick Kelly, University of Auckland and Nicola Atwool, University of Otago

Presentation Topics

  • Family violence
  • Use of technology in practice
  • Reforming out of home care
  • Managing the risk of suicide
  • Children’s voices
  • Pregnancy and parenting
  • Assessment
  • Evidence and data

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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Keynote Speakers

  • Justice Peter McClellan
  • Dr Desmond Runyan, Kempe Center

Presentation Topics

  • Obesity as medical neglect
  • Out of home care
  • Parenting and family msupport
  • Research
  • Family support in First Nations communities
  • Out of home care: Contact with family
  • Forensic interviewing and the courts
  • Child safe organisations
  • Putting children at the mcentre of practice
  • Attitudes to child maltreatment and recurrence of harm
  • Issues in protecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
  • The impact of trauma and balancing child and parent needs

Panel

  • Brendan Boyle, Ministry of Social Development. - Peter Hughes, Ministry of Education. Chai Chuah, Ministry of Health.

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Wednesday 1 April 2015

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr Russell Wills, Children’s Commissioner, New Zealand

Presentation Topics

  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Issues of ethnicity
  • Preventing sexual abuse
  • Less thought about: Impacts of family relationships on children
  • Whole of community approaches
  • Child protection system reform
  • Out of home care
  • Trauma-informed therapeutic responses
  • From victim to young offender
  • Developing culturally safe approaches
  • Partnership in action
  • Responses to offending
  • Systemic therapeutic responses

Panels

  • Prof Arie Freiberg, Monash University, Dr Karen Gelb, Karen Gelb Consulting & Hugh Donnelly, Judicial Commission of New South Wales
  • Chair, Paul Nixon, Child, Youth and Family

Symposia and Workshops

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