Te Kāinga te Ūkaipō - Promise of Home - NZAP Conference 2017 - Nelson - 9-12 Mar; Post-conference workshop - 13 Mar 2017

When: 9 - 12 March 2017.

13 March 2017, Post-conference Workshop with Poh Lin Lee.

Where: Whakatu Marae and Founders Heritage Park, 99 & 98 Atawhai Drive, Nelson.

Organised by the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.

Cost: Various options - see website; Post-conference Workshop, $120. Register now

Keynote speaker Poh Lin Lee will share her experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers, trying to create a feeling of belonging and safety during whatever time she has with clients. Her talks are entitled “Making now precious - narrative ideas for responding to torture, trauma and displacement” and “Starting with goodbye - conversation with children and young people far from home.”

John and Hilary Mitchell are researchers who have gathered the oral history of local iwi for Waitangi Tribunal hearings. They have wide experience of hearing stories and have published 4 volumes of the history of Te Tau Ihu o te Waka a Maui. Their keynote is entitled “Research in the Māori World.”

There will be 4 sessions for papers and workshops. One of the streams will focus on working with children and adolescents. Presenters do not need to be NZAP members.

Information about the speakers

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