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Professional Development Seminars

Injury Prevention Aotearoa supports professional development in the sector.
Events Coming up:

Dr Paul Quigley on Reducing Alcohol Harm through screening and brief interventions in Emergency Departments.

New Plymouth, Friday 12 February - 2 sessions,
- Public session - 2pm - 4pm - Register here. View More information
- For Taranaki DHB Staff only - 10am - 12 noon - Register here.  View More information

Family Violence and Sexual Abuse workshops with Joy Te Wiata and Russell Smith of Korowai Tumanako,

Levin, 18 and 19 February - fully subscribed Workshop panui  - View More information

A further Family Violence and Sexual Abuse workshop is planned for Whanganui on Monday, 18 April. To be kept informed of further details as they are finalised please email us.

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Injury Prevention Aotearoa is a national voice for injury prevention in New Zealand. We bring together the injury prevention sector and advocate for the prevention and reduction of intentional and unintentional injury.

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How to amaze your funders with watertight evidence - Community Research Free Webinar - New Zealand - 9 Feb 2016

Exult Sustainable Funding WorkshopsPalmerston North: Thursday 11th February, 9.30am - 4pm, Auckland: Thursday 18th February, 9.30am - 4pm, Wellington: Wednesday 24th February, 9.30am - 4pm
Tauranga: Thursday 3rd March, 9.30am - 4pm

Research-based Injury Prevention - University of Otago, Wellington, Public Health Summer School, Wellington, 12 February 2016

Dr Paul Quigley on Reducing Alcohol Harm through screening and brief interventions in Emergency Departments - DHB Staff event, New Plymouth, 12 February 2016

Dr Paul Quigley on Reducing Alcohol Harm through screening and brief interventions in Emergency Departments - Public event, New Plymouth, 12 February 2016

Sexual Violence Prevention Workshops (2) with Joy Te Wiata and Russell Smith of Korowai Tumanako - Co-hosted by Te Runanga o Raukawa and Injury Prevention Aotearoa - Levin, Thursday 18 and Friday 19 Feb 2016

A New Deal? Changing approaches to drugs in 2016 | AUCKLAND - NZ Drug Foundation, 22nd February, Manurewa Marae, Auckland

A New Deal? Changing approaches to drugs in 2016 | WELLINGTON - NZ Drug Foundation, 23 February, Drug Foundation office, Level 4, 265 Wakefield Street, WELLINGTON.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Workshops 'Moving Forward' - Whangarei 16 Feb, Rotorua 18 Feb,  Nelson 23 Feb, Christchurch 25 Feb - Fostering Kids, Alcohol Healthwatch, FASD-CAN Inc

ANROWS Inaugural National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children - Melbourne, Australia - 23-25 Feb 2016

SUPERU - Tackling Child Health Inequalities - what we can learn from England's experience with Prof Catherine Law - Wellington, 26 Feb 2016

Responding effectively to victims of domestic violence - Shine training - Auckland - 9 Mar 2016

Safety 360 Exhibition and Seminars - Skycity, Auckland, 14-16 March

Occupational Health Conference - Skycity, Auckland, 14 March 2016

Evidence to Action Conference - Superu, Wellington, 5 April 2016

Christchurch Health and Development Study: Overview of 40 Years of Findings - Superu, Wellington, 5 April 2016

National Falls Prevention Conference - Tampa, Florida, March 30th to April 1st 2016

The 7th National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Vancouver, Canada - 6-9 April 2016

Domestic violence: Safety first - shine* training - Auckland - 12-13 Apr 2016

Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2016 - Skycity, Auckland, 25-26 May 2016

International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) conference - Seoul, South Korea, 16-18 May 2016

Hui Whakapiripiri -  'Reflections of Māori health research - acknowledging, strengthening, extending' - Health Research Council of New Zealand, Te Papa, Wellington, 5-6 July 2016

AIFS Conference 2016 - Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne, Australia - 6-8 Jul 2016

International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Brisbane, Australia, 2-5 August 2016

12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion - Safety 2016 - Tampere, Finland, 18-21 September 2016

Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference 2016 - 21st NNVAWI Conference - Melbourne, Australia - 26-28 Oct 2016