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Boot Camp policy is an Old Army Truck at Bottom of Cliff

Monday, 14 August 2017, 8:14 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

NZAP Press Release: Boot Camp policy is an Old Army Truck at the Bottom of the Cliff The Prime Minister, Bill English has offered a policy to send young serious offenders to Waiouru Military camp as an alternative to jail. New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists ... More >>

Are the kids alright?

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 9:47 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

“On International Youth day lets all do our bit to develop a kiwi culture that values young people gives them a fair go and connects them with resilience. “ says Lynne Holdem, Public Issues spokesperson for New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists. More >>

Hearing and Healing the Violence of State Care

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

New Zealand Psychotherapists are horrified that so many children suffered physical, emotional and sexual abuse while in the "care" of the State in NZ as shown on TV 3 program, The Hui recently. Psychotherapists often work closely with the effects ... More >>

A Safe Haven for Children in State Care

Monday, 12 December 2016, 10:07 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Psychotherapists are concerned about proposed changes to child welfare services in Amendments to the Children Young Persons and their Families Act including the removal of policies that have prioritised placement of Maori babies and children with whanau, ... More >>

Call for more mental health support following quakes

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists Canterbury Branch is concerned about the emotional wellbeing of the people of Kaikoura and throughout Canterbury following the recent 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. From our experience ... More >>

Certainty needed on funding for Earthquake Trauma Counseling

Monday, 21 November 2016, 10:32 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists is calling for swift action on dedicated emergency counselling funding for the mental health needs of those affected by the ongoing North Canterbury earthquakes. More >>

Psychotherapists support call for a Mental Health Review

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:11 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists is adding its voice to the call for a national review of mental health. More >>

Treating Victims Like Criminals

Friday, 13 May 2016, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Yesterday it was reported that 700 young people have been placed in police cells for more than 24 hours since 2010. More >>

Cost Cutting Costs Lives

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists supports calls for a nationwide enquiry into the Mental Health system, after more New Zealanders than ever before lost their lives to suicide last year. More >>

Mental Health Funding Cuts: Double blow for Canterbury

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 3:58 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

In the last 24 hours we have seen reports of both the Canterbury District Health Board being forced to reduce spending on public mental health services, despite already falling behind national average spending levels, and it being revealed that the Canterbury ... More >>

Review of Child Youth and Family

Monday, 28 September 2015, 11:05 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley has (September 24) released an expert panel's interim report on Child Youth and Family. More >>

Extended parental leave improves long term health outcomes

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 11:12 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

A Bill to extend paid parent leave is currently before select committee. T he Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave) Amendment Bill , will extend paid parental leave from 14 weeks to six months. More >>

Domestic Violence Review - consideration of treatment

Sunday, 9 August 2015, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

This week the Government announced a review of laws relating to family violence by Minister of Justice, Amy Adams. More >>

Social Bonds not about Recovery

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 10:58 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Yesterday the Government announced the extension of a pilot scheme described as “Social Incentive Bonds” which allows for the introduction of private funds, and profit driven incentives, in the area of social services. It stated it would be moving into ... More >>

Relationships Aotearoa closing devastating for Canterbury

Monday, 1 June 2015, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists is deeply concerned by this week's announcement that Relationships Aotearoa is being closed down. More >>

Relationship Services losses at high cost to New Zealand

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:13 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Today Relationships Aotearoa rejected accusations from the Social Development Minister Anne Tolley that its current deficit is due to being badly run. More >>

“Smacking” legal opinion hides real problem

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:18 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

In seeking to challenge and clarify the legal interpretation of section 59, the conservative political lobby group, Family First, are once more attempting to deny the very real psychological impact of physical discipline on our children. More >>

Colin Craig’s opinion on smacking out of step with evidence

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 9:18 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

Mr. Craig’s statement today in the press that that he continues to use physical discipline against his own daughter, is disappointing, and out of step with the research on the effectiveness of physical discipline as a parenting technique says Kyle MacDonald ... More >>

Psychological Aftershocks Still Felt

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 9:48 am | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

At the National Conference of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists, held over the weekend of the 20th and 21st of April, grave concern was expressed about the ongoing psychological struggles of the people of Christchurch. “The National ... More >>

ACC Sensitive Claims monitoring report a “fail” mark

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The 18 month follow up monitoring report of the ACC Sensitive Claims Clinical Pathway shows clearly that only three of the 14 recommendations have been fully met. “I consider this a fail mark” says Kyle MacDonald. “This report demonstrates how ... More >>

 

 

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