top of page

Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Family Violence

ECLIPSE's Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Family Violence course explores the impacts of colonisation on Māori and relates this to the context of family violence. This course is for practitioners at the Essential Level of the Entry to Expert Family Violence Workforce Capability Framework. 

Course Length: 2 hours

Course Cost:

$85+GST (online)

About the Course

ECLIPSE’s Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Family Violence course provides participants with a greater understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The course introduces the impacts of colonisation and dynamics of whānau violence that may be experienced by tangata whenua. 

Through attending this course, you’ll gain a greater understanding of: 

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the impacts of colonisation and racism. 

  • The unique status and experiences of tangata whenua as indigenous people. 

  • Tikanga Māori beliefs, values, and collective practice. 

  • Different dynamics of whānau violence that may be experienced by tangata whenua. 

  • Racism at a structural level. 

  • The importance of supervision, particularly cultural supervision. 

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

Your Facilitator

Karen Cherry

Tēnā koutou katoa, ngā mihi nui ki a koutou.

Ko Rātāroa te maunga

Ko Pūkorokoro te awa

Ko Tainui te waka

Ko Ngāti Paoa te iwi

Ko Makomako te marae

Ko Karen Cherry tēnei.

 

As a mother, grandmother and a survivor of childhood abuse and family violence Karen passionate about whānau wellbeing. Karen has a long career in social work practice, with a belief in ensuring the right of tino rangatiratanga for tamariki, rangatahi and whānau Māori. When we stand strong in te ao Māori, we live a life that is built on aroha, free from violence.

Karen is a registered social worker, an educator and a kaitiaki. Karen has ten year’s experience working in social work education and is passionate about supporting people to understand their rights and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Karen Cherry.jpg

Upcoming Course Dates

11 June 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm
Online
29 November 2024
9.00am - 3.30pm
Greymouth
bottom of page