Youth Forensic Forum

Sector Leaders' Day - Engaging the Voices of Our Sector


The National Youth Forensic Network and Werry Workforce Whāraurau joined together 

to offer an event for youth forensic clinicians in Aotearoa on 5 Whiringa ā rangi (October) 2018.


Julia Whaipooti 

Keynote Address

View video of presentation (31:32)


Dr Ian Lambie

"It's never too early, it's never too late"

Findings from the discussion paper on youth offending.

View video of presentation (29:47)

Judge FitzGerald

Judge FitzGerald has a special interest in therapeutic jurisprudence and solution-focussed approaches to the cases of those people who come before the court with mental health concerns.  

View video of presentation (1:01:26)


Regional Forensic Services

View video of presentations (51:34)

  • James Knight, Te Korowai Whariki - Hawkes Bay  (0:00-7:06)
  • Sarah Goldsbury, Te Korowai Whariki - Hawkes Bay (7:10-26:00)
  • Tracy Boon, Canterbury DHB (26:07-42.30)
  • Helene Zdrenka & Kim Lapham, Southern DHB (42:31-51:34)

Current details may be subject to change. Full agenda and presentation information will be circulated once confirmed

Please see our flyer for more.

There is no cost for attendance. Places will be limited so please register early.

Please note that registstration is not confirmation of a place at this event.

For queries about the event please contact




5pm Thursday 4th October: powhiri, whakawhānaungatanga and noho marae. Presentations start 9am Friday 5th October 2018
Manawanui Marae
Phone number: 
09 923 1267
There is no cost to attend this event.
Who Should Attend: 

Youth Forensic Clinicians

Other Information: 

This event is to be held in the Manawanui Whare at Whatua Kaimarie Marae

Download the waiata lyrics for the Pōwhiri here.


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