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Children and Family Violence

ECLIPSE's Children and Family Violence training explores the intersection between family violence and child protection. This course is designed for practitioners who want to understand more about how to respond appropriately when concerns for the safety and wellbeing of children exist due to family violence.

About the Course

ECLIPSE's Children and Family Violence training course

provides participants with a greater understanding of the impacts of

family violence on children and whānau. This course will introduce you to

important aspects of child protection, the complexities produced by family

violence, legislation, and practitioner obligations and responses.


Through attending this course you'll:

  • Be introduced to the dynamics and impacts of family violence and child abuse.

  • ​Have a greater understanding of child development and the effects of family violence on children's development.

  • Learn about the impacts of family violence on parenting and the protective nature of relationships.

  • Be exposed to legislation relating to family violence and child protection.

  • Learn about how practitioners can respond to concerns for children when family violence exists, including how to work with Oranga Tamariki.

  • Grow in your knowledge and confidence to work with whānau when there are concerns for the safety or wellbeing of children.

ECLIPSE training courses align with the principles of Te Aorerekura: National Strategy to Eliminate Family Violence and Sexual Violence.

Course Length: 6 hours

Course Cost:

$150+GST (online)

$195+GST (in person)

"He mihi kau ana kia koe e te whaea a Keino. Ko to matauranga te koha mo matou katoa.
Your knowledge is a gift for us all." 


"Keino is an extremely skilled and knowledgeable facilitator. She worked well with our multicultural team. Importantly, she listened to and understood the cultural issues we work with."


"Thank you for the great training. It increased my understanding of reports of concern and the legislation surrounding child protection."


Upcoming Course Dates

9-10 April 2024

9:00am - 12:30pm

15-16 May 2024

9:00am - 12:00pm

22 July 2024

9:00am - 4:00pm

23 July 2024

9:00am - 4:00pm

26 July 2024

9:00am - 4:00pm

Greymouth - West Coast
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