Trauma-informed Care National Training Day - Tuesday 6 July 2021

This event is now at capacity. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact Nicki Drummond: [email protected]



Werry Workforce Whāraurau, in collaboration with the South Canterbury DHB, invites you to attend the

Trauma-informed Care National Training Day for people working with tamariki and whānau

in Timaru on Tuesday 6 July 2021



Key Highlights:


Associate Professor Nicola Atwool 
from the University of Otago will talk about how to work with children and whānau with a trauma history, and how important it is to work in trauma-informed workplaces when supporting whānau in order to look after ourselves in the process.


Dr Moana Eruera

from Oranga Tamariki: Ministry for Children will talk about Mā te muka e tiaki ngā rito: Māori experiences of trauma and approaches to wellbeing, how Māori perceive trauma and the practice of empowering tamariki Māori.



Mekenna Cipres

holds a master of Science in Psychology. She has worked therapeutically with both adolescents and adults for the last 6 years. Currently, she works as a Child and Adolescent Counsellor at Mirror Services in Dunedin. 

Michelle Baughan 

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Social Studies (Counselling). Michelle has worked at MCS for the last 7 years as a Child and Adolescent Counsellor, Intake coordinator and now is the Kaihautū Oranga, Clinical Team Leader for the Counselling Team. 


These presentations will be recorded and posted on this webpage post-event. 

For enquiries regarding this event please contact Nicki Drummond:  [email protected]

Download flyer here.

There is no cost for attendance. Morning tea will be provided and tea/coffee will be made available throughout the day. 

Attendees are responsible for their own lunch.



Tuesday 6 July 2021
Venue information will be sent to attendees once registration closes.
Phone number: 
09 923 1267