Child Protection & Wellbeing Seminar 2023

In our schools we have a legal and moral obligation to build a culture of child protection and everyone has a role to play in supporting the wellbeing of students. This seminar provides you with the relevant tools and information to ensure student wellbeing at your school.

Cancellation Policy:  All cancellations will incur a $50 administration fee.  Cancellations within 14 days will receive a partial refund only. 

6/7/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
New Zealand Standard Time
The George Hotel 50 Park Terrace Christchurch, 8013 NEW ZEALAND

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Wednesday, 07 June 2023

Guy Pascoe, Chief Executive, ISNZ.  Sharing inputs from the pre-seminar questionnaire. Introducing the concept of the Issues Wall.
9:00 AM
6/7/2023 9:00 AM
Ashleigh Inder, Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson and Sarah Jane Lloyd, Simpson Grierson.  Ashleigh will provide an update on recent legal changes, including those around search and seizure, physical restraint guidelines, and legal requirements around reporting and record keeping. She will present case studies and challenge delegates to consider how they would  respond to various legal scenarios.
9:15 AM
6/7/2023 9:15 AM
Anjiie Webster, Founder Generation Online. Unfazed and Ready\ Navigating online incidents and managing regulatory, pastoral, and community needs. Navigating the complexities of harmful incidents involving digital technologies can be daunting. It may feel like you need the skills of a paramedic, the calm insights of an international referee, and the support of an army-sized team. From students to staff, the impact of these incidents can be far-reaching and challenging.   The diversity of online issues and incidents spans from primary-aged students’ social jostling and conflict through to serious and illegal activities in which students, community, and/or staff maybe involved.
10:00 AM
6/7/2023 10:00 AM
11:15 AM
6/7/2023 11:15 AM
Ilia Lindsay,  Psychology Lead Child & Family Psychologist , Komodo. This workshop examines the information on typical and a-typical student behaviour. We will define what risk behaviour is and explore solution focused strategies for how to manage difficult conversations with solutions.
11:30 AM
6/7/2023 11:30 AM
12:30 PM
6/7/2023 12:30 PM
Jo Robertson, Sex Therapist, The Light Project. School staff operate in loco parentis. This includes addressing sensitive topics related to sexual behaviour, regardless of the student's age. School staff often find themselves required to inform and intervene on behalf of their charges. The scope of this workshop will include a diverse set of topics related to sex, bodies, pornography, and consent. It will equip you to have those difficult conversations when it is appropriate to do so, and how you manage the potential fall-out.
1:30 PM
6/7/2023 1:30 PM
Guy Pascoe, Chief Executive, ISNZ. Delegates are invited to raise any topic for discussion and to review the thoughts posted on the Issues Wall.
3:30 PM
6/7/2023 3:30 PM
Followed by Afternoon Tea
4:00 PM
6/7/2023 4:00 PM