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Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire seminar - video transcript

(Linda Pannekoek is a Senior Advisor and researcher at the Ministry of Health)Good morning everyone and thank you all for coming.  I see a few familiar faces in the room here so I hope that there's always something new coming out of a presentation.  Just for my own interest, who of you is aware of what the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire or the SDQ is?  Okay, that's a fair few hands.  That's great.  I'll start with a bit of an introduction of what the Strengths a...

Contacts

This table provides the direct contacts for Children's Teams. Important – please never email referrals or any personal information about tamariki or their whānau to the Children’s Team. Children’s Team Email Phone number Rotorua Rotorua.childrensteam@mvcot.govt.nz (07) 921 5081 Whangarei Whangarei.childrensteam@mvcot.govt.nz 029 237 9147 Horowhenua/Ōtaki horowhenuaotaki.childrensteam@mvcot.govt.nz (06) 949 4271 Marlborough Marlborough...

Services in schools

Services in Schools Social Workers in Schools (SWiS)SWiS is a primary and intermediate-school based community social work service. SWiS social workers are available to support selected primary, intermediate, composite and Kura Kaupapa Māori schools; working primarily with children in years one to eight (ages 5 -12).Referrals can be made by the children or family themselves, the school, or community or government a...

Becoming a caregiver

Who can care? Caregivers are as diverse as the tamariki they look after. Learn more Applying to be a caregiver If after talking to us you decide you'd like to apply to become a caregiver, you'll need: a completed application form (we'll send you one when you call) a police check proof of your identity a full doctor's medical report the names and addresses of two refe...

Care standards - video transcript

(Children speaking)I should know lots about the people who are going to look after me before I meet them.I want to know why I’m in care and what will happen next.I want to be included in decisions made about me. (Oranga Tamariki CE, Gráinne Moss speaking)We want all tamariki to be in loving whānau and communities, in safe and stable homes.Children in care are no exception. To support this, new Care Standards have been launched – a first for New Zealand.The Care Standard...